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The Damnation of Faust

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The Damnation of Faust is work for orchestra, voices, and chorus written by Hector Berlioz (he himself called it a "légende dramatique").

The libretto was adapted by Berlioz from Goethe's Faust. It was first performed in Paris in 1846.

The Damnation of Faust is performed regularly in concert halls and occasionally staged as an opera. There are a number of recordings of it.

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