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Miscellaneous (9)

All pictures on this page have been scanned from items in our own collection. All rights of reproduction reserved.

The following are postcards published in France, notably by the Musée Hector Berlioz and the Bibliothèque municipale de Grenoble.

A manuscript page from the 
Traité d’instrumentation et d’orchestration

See also on this site: Extracts from the Treatise on Instrumentation and Orchestration



Quotation from Benvenuto Cellini (act II)

There is no date of publication on the reverse of the card.

Quotation from the last movement of the Symphonie funèbre et triomphale

This postcard, published by the Musée Hector-Berlioz in La Côte-Saint-André reproduces an album leaf dated 18 February 1843 in Berlioz’s hand. We are most grateful to Madame Chantal Spillmaecker, conservateur of the Musée Hector-Berlioz, for sending us a copy of this postcard.

Roméo et Juliette


Chasse à la grosse bête

The notebook of 1842-1848 from which this page is taken in discussed in the page concerning Berlioz’s visit to Hechingen in winter 1842-43.





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