Tuesday, September 21, 2010

An episode in the life of an artist

Listening To Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique this am, here's a snippet from the first movement above and a brief synopsis via Wikipedia below:
The symphony is a piece of program music which tells the story of "an artist gifted with a lively imagination" who has "poisoned himself with opium" in the "depths of despair" because of "hopeless love."
read more here
Thoroughly enjoying the piece while the slightest nip in the air had me frantically searching for my scarf this morning

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