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Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique, H 48: II. Un bal
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Mozart: Die Zauberflöte, K. 620, Act I: 'Der Vogelfänger bin ich ja'
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Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67: I. Allegro con brio
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Symphony No. 4 in C minor D.417, 'Tragic': I. Adagio molto - Allegro vivace
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Symphony No. 6 in C major D589: I. Adagio - Allegro

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Sir Roger Norrington

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Sir Roger Arthur Carver Norrington is one of the leaders and best-known figures of the British "authentic performances" movement. Coming from a musical family, he was a boy soprano and began studying violin at age ten. He won choral scholarship at Clare College, Cambridge, where he studied English literature and, in addition to the required singing in the College chapel choir, played instrumental music and conducted. He played violin and sang as a professional tenor part-time,... Read more

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