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5th Movt.: Dream Of A Witches Sabbath

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  1. Aug 19,  · The next moment [and the fifth movement, the Dream of a Witches’ Sabbath] he is surrounded by a hideous throng of demons and sorcerers, gathered to celebrate Sabbath night At last the melody.
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  3. Dreams, Passions 2nd Movt.: A Ball 3rd Movt.: Scene In The Fields 3rd Movt.: (Cont.) Scene In The Fields 4th Movt.: March To The Scaffold 5th Movt.: Dream Of A Witches' Sabbath.
  4. Dream of a Witches' Sabbath by Hector Berlioz song meaning, lyric interpretation, video and chart position. This is the fifth and final movement from French romantic composer Hector Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique, which is otherwise known as An Episode in the Life of an Artist. Its five sections trace the hero of the work as he falls in love.
  5. Oct 21,  · The fifth and final movement is called "Dreams of a Witches' Sabbath". The music describes the funeral of the young man: There are witches dancing around, they're cackling which you'll hear right away in the beginning, there are bubbling cauldrons And the beloved makes an appearance, but she's a witch now too, and her melody is distorted.
  6. 6. Hector Berlioz - Dream of a Witches' Sabbath from Symphonie Fantastique. Berlioz uses a range of orchestral effects to create the scene of a gathering of witches - violins using the backs of their bows to create bubbling cauldron sounds, the sound of a funeral bell and outbursts of musical laughter.
  7. Now everything descends into the thrillingly horrific Dream Of A Witches’ Sabbath, which weaves in the medieval Dies Irae plainchant. The artist’s perfect beloved transforms into a whore and is cast into Hell (symbolically, perhaps, for Smithson was rumoured to be having an affair with her manager at the time).

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