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Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique, Les Nuits D'ete / Horne, Munch, Hetu, Et Al

Berlioz / Munch / Horne / Hetu / Orch Radio Canada
Release Date: 03/09/2004 
Label:  Video Artists International   Catalog #: 4273  
Composer:  Hector Berlioz
Performer:  Marilyn Horne
Conductor:  Charles MunchPierre Hétu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Radio Canada OrchestraMontreal Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This DVD release features the music of Berlioz from two previously-released VHS editions: Charles Munch's definitive performance of the Symphonie Fantastique (1963) with the Orchestre de Radio-Canada is coupled here with Marilyn Horne's atmospheric reading of the composer's glorious song cycle, Les nuits d'éte (1966), with the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal under the direction of Pierre Hétu. Insert includes texts and translations for Les nuits d’été. 82 min., Black & White, Mono.

Orchestre Symphonique de Radio-Canada
Charles Munch leading the Orchestre Symphonique de Radio-Canada
(Telecast date: December 19, 1963)
This DVD release features the music of Berlioz from two previously-released VHS editions: Charles Munch's definitive performance of the Symphonie Fantastique (1963) with the Orchestre de Radio-Canada is coupled here with Marilyn Horne's atmospheric reading of the composer's glorious song cycle, Les nuits d'éte (1966), with the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal under the direction of Pierre Hétu. Insert includes texts and translations for Les nuits d’été. 82 min., Black & White, Mono.

Orchestre Symphonique de Radio-Canada
Charles Munch leading the Orchestre Symphonique de Radio-Canada
(Telecast date: December 19, 1963)
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Works on This Recording

1. Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14 by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Radio Canada Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; France 
2. Les nuits d'été, Op. 7 by Hector Berlioz
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Pierre Hétu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840-1841; France 

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