Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Fantastic Symphony” as Want to Read:
Fantastic Symphony
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Fantastic Symphony

4.35  ·  Rating Details  ·  17 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Music examples and charts illustrate the analyses, and each essay is fully annotated by the editor. In some cases, the results of the original research by the editor or by others working in the field are published here for the first time. Much of the material has never before appeared in English.

A score embodying the best available musical text.

Historical background what i
...more
Paperback
Published May 17th 1971 by W. W. Norton & Company
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Fantastic Symphony, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Fantastic Symphony

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 52)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Melissa
Jun 27, 2010 Melissa rated it it was amazing
The last time I enjoyed a book this much was the Guernsey Ladies Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. I love Smith's No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency books for their lyrical prose and their gentle glimpse of everyday life in one African country. But I don't like his other series. But this book--not part of any series--is another story entirely. The prose is lovely--simple and yet evocative. The love story is gentle and unpredictable. This is a real story about a real person dealing with real life ...more
Messiah
May 10, 2008 Messiah rated it it was amazing
یه وقتی یه فیلم سه ساعت و ... دقیقه ویدیویی ساختم که بیست و ... دقیقه شو به کشیدن طناب دار با اشک و آه ... این قطعه ی برلیوز - که زود مُرد - رو می شنیدید. بخش نخست اش خاص کودکی و پناه دوم به جوانی و عشق و سیم پیری و درد، اما چه کنم که سیزده روز عید هشتاد رو براش نهادم و تدوین اش کردم ... نهایتن سوزوندم اش
Sean Smith
Sean Smith marked it as to-read
May 20, 2016
Steven Chang
Steven Chang marked it as to-read
May 03, 2016
Greg Gardner
Greg Gardner marked it as to-read
Mar 28, 2016
Pete Readman
Pete Readman is currently reading it
Feb 12, 2016
Deniz
Deniz marked it as to-read
Dec 26, 2015
Ali Tavakoli
Ali Tavakoli marked it as to-read
Nov 12, 2015
Kristy
Kristy rated it really liked it
Jul 07, 2015
Sophie Beatrix Petticrew
Sophie Beatrix Petticrew rated it it was amazing
Feb 05, 2016
Bethany
Bethany marked it as to-read
Apr 18, 2015
Brian
Brian rated it liked it
Apr 10, 2015
Ema
Ema marked it as to-read
Feb 21, 2015
Bailey
Bailey rated it really liked it
Dec 20, 2014
Alan Beggerow
Alan Beggerow rated it it was amazing
Dec 05, 2014
Yacob
Yacob marked it as to-read
Apr 30, 2014
Tyonce
Tyonce added it
Apr 25, 2014
Joel
Joel rated it really liked it
Apr 15, 2014
David
David added it
Feb 02, 2014
Chris
Chris marked it as to-read
Sep 28, 2013
Sarah
Sarah rated it it was amazing
Apr 19, 2013
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
27838
Hector Berlioz (December 11, 1803 – March 8, 1869) was a French Romantic composer, conductor, music critic and author, best known for his compositions Symphonie fantastique and Grande messe des morts (Requiem). Berlioz made significant contributions to the modern orchestra with his Treatise on Instrumentation (1844). He specified huge orchestral forces for some of his works; as a conductor, he per ...more
More about Hector Berlioz...

Share This Book