Mardi Gras – 1/06/21

Karneval in Rom (detail) /
Johannes Lingelbach (ca. 1650)


To listen simply press on the audio player below
(you can also download the file –
click on the three dots on the right):


How, according to Berlioz, not to write an overture: Ferdinand Hérold‘s Zampa


… and how it should be done – the Berlioz version:


…and here’s another concert overture by BerliozLe Corsaire:


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