The Chastening of Berlioz

A Mini-Opera in 3 Parts

A story of betrayal, jealousy, vengeance and redemption


Under the Hood: This musical piece uses attention-grabbing metric modulations, "secco" recitative (free meter), word painting, rhetorical text repetition, anacrustic phrasing and antiphonal melodic segmentation.

 REVIEWS: Giovanni Artusi: "This opera is half hippopotamus, half hyena, 1/4 woodpecker and 1/8 depressed sloth, making it more than an accurate description of Berlioz's state of mind "


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