Musical Borrowing
An Annotated Bibliography

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[+] Garlington, Aubrey S. "LeSueur, Ossian, and Berlioz." Journal of the American Musicological Society 17 (Summer 1964): 206-8.

Berlioz probably derived the title to his Symphonie fantastique from a scene in Act IV of Ossian ou Les Bardes, by LeSueur, in which the words simphonie fantastique were printed in the full score. Similarities, both orchestral and programmatic, between the two works strengthen the connection.

Index Classifications: 1800s

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