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19 Oct 2006

Berlioz's `Troyens' Has Battles, Wooden Horse at Paris Opera

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601088&sid=abbAyruCvk6Q&refer=muse

By Jorg von Uthmann [Bloomberg.com, 19 October 2006]

Oct. 19 (Bloomberg) -- Hector Berlioz never saw a complete performance of his monumental opera ``Les Troyens.'' Only in 1921, 52 years after his death, did the Paris Opera dare to stage all five acts, though with substantial cuts.

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