Happiness as Anarchy #118: Berlioz

Opium fuelled orchestral music at it’s finest! Un Bal from Berlioz’ Symphonie Fantastique is one of my favourite pieces of all time. It is pure escapism to turn it up and wallow in the decadent romanticism of 1830. As Bernstein said, “Berlioz tells it like it is. You take a trip, you wind up screaming at your own funeral.

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