Berlioz - The Tempest overture
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The overture to Shakespeare's The Tempest was the first of his pieces to play at the Paris Opéra. An hour before the performance, a sudden storm created the worst rain in Paris for 50 years, meaning the performance was almost deserted.
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Observation contributed by: John Bryant