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Sounds Magnificent

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The Story of the Symphony Andre Previn with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra leader BARRY GRIFFITHS
In Paris on 11 September 1827, the French composer
Hector Berlioz fell head over heels in love with an actress, an Irish girl called Harriet Smithson. For years she avoided him, but the intensity of his infatuation and the twists and turns of their relationship became inextricably entangled with a symphony he was to compose. The work - Andre Previn conducts in tonight's programme - Berlioz's
Fantastic Symphony is one of the most extraordinary and original compositions ever written.
Vision mixer ANGELA WILSON
Videotape editor ROGER HARVEY Designer KEITH HARRIS
Lighting KEN MACGREGOR Sound RAY ANGEL
Written and directed by HERBERT CHAPPELL
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Contributors

Unknown: Andre Previn
Leader: Barry Griffiths
Unknown: Hector Berlioz
Unknown: Harriet Smithson.
Unknown: Andre Previn
Editor: Roger Harvey
Designer: Keith Harris

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