Hector Berlioz (1803-1869)

Born December 11, 1803 in La Côte Saint-André. Died March 8 1869 in Paris.

Roman Carnival Overture (Le carnaval romain)

Composed June 1843 – January 1844.

First Performance: February 3, 1844 at the Salle Herz, Paris conducted by Berlioz.

Instrumentation: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, english horn, 2 clarinets, 4 bassoons, More >