[ ber-lee-ohz; French ber-lyawz ]
/ ˈbɛr liˌoʊz; French bɛrˈlyɔz /
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Louis Hec·tor [lwee-ek-tawr], /lwi ɛkˈtɔr/, 1803–69, French composer.
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How to use Berlioz in a sentence
These stops greatly excited the ire of Berlioz, who declaims against them in his celebrated work on orchestration.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building|George Laing Miller
The orchestration is very rich, and on the whole original, although the influence of Berlioz is sometimes noticeable.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky|Modeste Tchaikovsky
But it is much more the artistic than the social attitude taken up by Chopin towards Berlioz and romanticism which interests us.
This must have been at Berlioz's concert, which I mentioned on one of the foregoing pages of this chapter.
Berlioz says it is the finest thing he has heard in England; and this opinion of his induced me to go.George Eliot's Life, Vol. I (of 3)|George Eliot
British Dictionary definitions for Berlioz
/ (ˈbɛəlɪˌəʊz, French bɛrljoz) /
Hector (Louis) (ɛktɔr). 1803–69, French composer, regarded as a pioneer of modern orchestration. His works include the cantata La Damnation de Faust (1846), the operas Les Troyens (1856–59) and Béatrice et Bénédict (1860–62), the Symphonie fantastique (1830), and the oratorio L'Enfance du Christ (1854)
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