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La Damnation de Faust (The Damnation of Faust) FR - 1846
Hector Berlioz 1803 - 1869 FR 2*
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Frustrated at his lack of opera commissions, Berlioz composed this "dramatic legend" for concert performance. In recent years, it has been successfully staged as an opera, though the critic David Cairns describes it as "cinematic".