Berlioz, Louis Hector 11.dec.1803-8.mar.1869 France, Cote Saint Andre - Paris

Title Parts


Waverly Overture. 1828. op1b
Montreal SO / Charles Dutoit. Decca 452480

Overture to Les Franc-juges. op3
Bergen PO / John Nelson

Hymne sacre. Wind sextet. 1844
premiered 3 Feb 1844 with Adolf Sax on bass sax
Residentie Orkest / Etienne Siebens

Requiem. Grande messe des morts. op5
433 singers and 147 musicians
Stuart Neill t, Philharmonia Chorus, Choir and Orchestra Guildhall School of Music London, Choir and Orchestra Paris Conservatory / Colin Davis
1 - Requiem and Kyrie
2 - Dies Irae
3 - Quid sum miser
4 - Rex tremendae
5 - Quaerens me
6 - Lacrymosa
7 - Offertory
8 - Hostias
9 - Sanctus
10 - Agnus Dei
Les nuits d'ete. Songcycle. Soprano and orchestra. 1841 orch 1856. op7
Janet Baker, New Philh / John Barbirolli r1967. HMV 573446
1 - Villanelle
2 - Spectre de la rose
3 - Sur les lagunes
4 - Absence
5 - Au cimetiere
6 - L'lle inconnue
Reverie et Caprice. Violin and orchestra. 1841. op8
Arthur Grumiaux, New Philh / Edo de Waart. Philips 469118

Overture Le Carnaval Romain "Caracteristique". 1844. op9
Philharmonia Orchestra / Herbert von Karajan. EMI 569579

Symphonie Fantastique "Episode de la vie d'un artiste". 1830. op14
London SO / Eugene Goossens r1959. Everest 9017
* 1 - Reveries: Largo, allegro agitato e appassionato assai
2 - Un Bal: Valse, allegro non troppo
3 - Scene aux champs: Adagio
4 - Marche au supplice: Allegretto non troppo
5 - Songe d'une nuit du sabbat: Larghetto, allegro, ronde du sabbat
Harold en Italie. Viola and orchestra. 1834. op16
Nobuko Imai, London SO / Colin Davis r1975. Philips 416431
1 - Harold aux montagnes
2 - Marche des pelerins
3 - Serenade d'un montagnard des abruzzes a sa maitresse
4 - Orgie des brigands
Romeo et Juliette dramatic symphony op17
Daniela Barcelona s, Kenneth Tarver t, Orlin Anastassov b, London SO / Colin Davis

Tristia. Choir and orchestra. 1848. op18
John Alldis Choir, London SO / Colin Davis. Philips 416431
1 - Meditation religieuse
2 - La mort d'Ophelie
3 - Marche Funebre pour la derniere scene d'Hamlet
Zaide. Soprano and orchestra. op19/1
Charlotte Margiono, Dutch Radio SO / Frederic Chaslin

Overture Le Corsaire. 1844. op21
BRSO / Rafael Kubelik r1962. Orfeo 499991

Te Deum. (for 900 performers). 1849. op22
Francisco Araiza t, Martin Haselbock organ, London Symphony Chorus, London Philh Choir, Wooburn Singers, St.Alban's School Choir, Haberdashers Askes School Choir, Southend Boys Choir, Desborough School Choir, Forest School Choir, High Wycombe Parish Church Choir, European Community Youth Orchestra / Claudio Abbado r1981. DG 410696
in 5 parts
Herminie. Scene lirique. Cantata. Mezzosoprano and orchestra. 1828
2nd Prize Prix de Rome 1828
Monica Groop, Netherlands Radio PO / Edo de Waart

La Damnation de Faust. Dramatic legend. 1856. op24
Maria Peronne s, Janet Baker s, Nicolai Gedda t, Gabriel Baquier bt, Paris Opera Choir, Paris Orchestra / Georges Pretre r1969. EMI 568583
Act I
Act II
Act III
Act IV
22a - D'amour l'ardente flamme. Act IV
Maria Callas, Orchestra Societe des Concerts du Conservatoire / Georges Pretre r1963. EMI 749059
La mort de Cleopatre. Scene Lirique. Soprano and orchestra. 1829
Jessye Norman, Paris Orchestra / Daniel Barenboim. DG 439404

L'Enfance du Christ. Oratorio. 1854. op25
Yvonne Naef a, Mark Padmore t, Ralf Lukas bt, Christopher Maltmann b, RIAS Kammerchor, Berlin SO / Roger Norrington
1 - Le songe d'Herode
2 - La fuite en Egypte
3 - L'Arrivee a Sais
Messe solennelle. 1824 rediscovered 1991
Genia Kuehmeier s, Pavol Breslik t, Ildar Abdrazakov b, Orchestre Nationale de France / Riccardo Muti

Benvenuto Cellini. Opera. Paris 1838
Burkhard Fritz t, Laurent Naouri bt, Brindley Sherratt b, Mikhail Petrenko b, Maija Kovalevska s, Vesselina Kasarova m, Xavier Mas, Roberto Tagliavini, Sung-Keun Park t, Wiener Opernchor, Wiener Philharmoniker / Valery Gergiev

Beatrice et Benedict. Opera. Baden-Baden 1862
Christophe Fel speaker, Joyce di Donato s, Charles Workman t, Nicolas Cavallier b, Natalie Manfrino s, Jean-Francois Lapointe bt, Jean-Philippe Laffont bt, Elodie Mechain s, Choir Radio France, Orchestre National de France / Colin Davis

Les Troyens (The Trojans). Opera. 1863
Deborah Polaski, Gaele le Roi, Jon Villars, Anne Salvan, Franck Ferrari, Choir, Childrens Choir and Orchestra National Opera Paris / Sylvain Cambreling
Act 2: Action 2:
* - Chasse et Orage (first 10 min)
Chris Merritt t, Karen Armstrong s, Henk Smit b, Omroepkoor, Radio Filharmonisch Orkest / Henry Lewis
- Nuit d'ivresse et d'extase infinie. Duet
Angela Gheorghiu, Roberto Alagna, Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra / Richard Armstrong. EMI 556117
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