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Berlioz: Requiem - Grande Messe Des Morts

Antonio Pappano, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

Hector Berlioz

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Berlioz composed his Requiem at the request of a French government minister to commemorate the soldiers who died in the July Revolution in 1830. The Requiem would become one of Berlioz’s most popular works, among other things because of its imaginative instrumentation and gigantic orchestration,

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