Masses and other choral works

Masses and other sacred works

L’Enfance du Christ
Messe solennelle  
Resurrexit (revised version)
Grande Messe des morts (Requiem)
Te Deum
Veni Creator, Tantum ergo, Pater noster, Adoremus  
Veni Creator
Quartetto e coro dei Maggi
Other choral works (with/without soloists)

La Damnation de Faust
Huit Scènes de Faust
Le Cinq mai
Chant des chemins de fer
Scène Héroïque
L’Impériale
Fantaisie sur la Tempête de Shakespeare
Tristia:
Méditation religieuse, La Mort d’Ophélie,
Marche funèbre pour la dernière scène d’Hamlet

* See also Compilations

MASSES AND OTHER SACRED WORKS

L’Enfance du Christ

Conductor Orchestra/Chorus Date of recording Company Catalogue number Soloists
Davis The Goldsbrough Orchestra/
St Anthony Singers
1961 Decca 443 461-2 Pears/Morison/
Cameron/Frost
Davis London Symphony Orchestra
John Alldis Choir
1976 Philips 416 949-2 Baker/ Allen/ Tappy/
Bastin/ Rouleau
Gardiner Orchestre de l’Opéra de Lyon/
Monteverdi Choir
1988 Erato 2292-45275-2 Von Otter/ Cachemaille/
Van Dam/ Bastin/ Rolfe-Johnson
Best Corydon Singers/
Corydon Orchestra/
St Paul’s Cathedral Choristers
1994 Hyperion CDA66991/2 Rigby/ Finley/
Miles/ Evans
Herreweghe La Chapelle Royale/
Collegium Vocale/
Orchestre des Champs Elysées
1997 harmonia mundi HMC 901632/3  HMX 290 1632/3 Gens/ Agnew
Lallouette
Dutoit Chœur et Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal 2000 Decca 458 915-2 Graham/ Le Roux/ Cokorinos/ Ainsley/ Wentzel
Baudo Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana/
Coro della Radio Svizzera
2000 Forlane 268102 Osada/ Saelens/ Theruel/ Cognet/ Reinhart
Norrington Radio Symfonieotchester Stuttgart/
SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart
2003 Hässler Classic CD93.091 Oelze/ Maltmann/ Padmore/ Lukas/ Hartmann
Casadesus Serre Chœur l’lle de France
Orchestre National de Lille 
2003 Naxos 8.553650-51 Bernadi/ Garci/ Lagrange/ Piquemal/ Serre/ Vandier/ Viala
Without conductor Ensemble Carpe Diem
without chorus
arr. Jean-Pierre Arnaud
2003 Ambroisie AMB9939 Drieux/ Peintre/ Fromont
Cleobury Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/
King’s College Choir/
Winchester Cathedral Choir
2004 issue Classics for Pleasure 5 86172-2 Murray/ Tear/ Allen/
Wilson-Johnson
Davis London Symphony Orchestra/
Tenebrae Choir
2006 LSO Live  LSO0606 Beuron/ Cargill/ Dazeley/ Matthew Rose/Peter Rose
Camberling Orchestre philharmonique du Luxembourg/
EuropaChorAkademie
2007 Glor Classics GC08130 Henschel/ Beuron/ Rouillon / Bretz/  Martin-Bonnet
Bolton Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg/
Salzburger Bachchor
2009 issue Oehms Classics OH 917 Lyon/ Wilson-Johnson
Delunsch/ Tsuji/ Dazeley
Ticciati Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra and Chorus 2012; 2013 issue Linn Record CKD440 Gens, Miles, Beuron, Loges

Messe solennelle

Conductor Orchestra/Chorus Date of recording Company Catalogue number Soloists
Penin Krakow Philharmonic Chorus and Orchestra 1993 Accord 204492 Pfeiler/Perroni
Velasquez/
Gardiner Orchestre Révolutionnaire
et Romantique/ Monteverdi Choir
1993 Philips 442 137-2 Brown/Viala/
Cachemaille
Reilly Lewis Washington National Cathedral Choral Society & Orchestra/ 1994 Koch/
Schwann
3-7204-2 Lamoreaux/Tucker/
Cook
Kühlewein Chœur et Orchestre Franco-Allemand de Paris Collegium vocale Freiburg 1996 Selbstverlag 13507
CFA 96001/2
von Falkenhausen/
Mammel/ Serre

Resurrexit (from Messe solennelle), revised version

Conductor Orchestra/Chorus Date of recording Company Catalogue number
Loré Chœur et Orchestre Français d’Oratorio 1987 Esoloun MOS1001

Grande Messe des morts (Requiem)

Conductor Orchestra/Chorus Date of recording Company Catalogue number Soloists
Fournet Passani Chorus and Paris Radio Orchestra 1943-44 Malibran CDRG 107 Jouatte
Mitropoulos Wiener Philharmoniker/
Wiener Staatsopernchor
1956 Orfeo C 457 971 B
Mono
Simoneau
Mitropoulos Hamburg and Cologne Radio Choir/
Cologne Radio Symphony Orchestra
 1956 Andromeda
(reissue)
ANDRCD 9038
Mono
Gedda
Beecham Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus 1957 BBC Music
BBCL 4011-2
Lewis
Scherchen  Orchestre du Théâtre National de l’Opéra de Paris/ Chœurs de la Radiodiffusion Française  1958 TAHRA WEST  3001-3002 Giraudeau
Munch Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra 1967 Deutsche Grammophon DG 439 705-2
DG 477 7561
Schreier
Munch Boston Symphony Orchestra 1959 RCA  6210-2-RC Simoneau
Davis London Symphony Orchestra & Chorus 1969 Philips 416 283-2 Dowd
Abravanel Utah Symphony Orchestra
University of Utah A Capella Choir 
University of Utah Civic Chorale
1969 Vanguard SVC 100/01 Bressler
Bernstein Orchestre National de France/  Orchestre Philharmonique et Chœurs de Radio France 1975 Sony Classical  SM2K89565 Burrows
Maazel Cleveland Orchestra and Chorus 1978 Decca 425 056-2 Riegel
Prévin London Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir 1981 EMI 5 69512 2 Tear
Shaw Atlanta Symphony Orchestra/Chorus 1985 Telarc CD 801109 Aler
Loré Orchestre Français d’Oratorio (composed of a number of orchestras, with 200 musicians)/
Chœur Français d’Oratorio (composed of many chorales, with 600 choristers)
1987 Esoloun MOS1001 10 tenors belonging to the Choeur de l’armée francaise, the Ensemble vocal Michel Piquemal, and the Choeur de l’orchestre de Paris
Levine Ernst-Senff-Chor/Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra 1989 Deutsche Grammophon DG 429 724-2 Pavarotti
Hopkins Orchestra and Choirs of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and Willoughby Symphony Choir 1992 Washington
Classics
2WAL 8000-2 Hamilton
Ozawa Boston Symphony Orchestra 1993 RCA 09026-62544-2 Cole
Dutoit Chœur et Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal 1999  Decca  458 921-2  Ainsley 
Norrington Radio-Sinfonieorchesters Stuttgart/
Vokalensemble Stuttgart/
MDR Rundfunkchor Leipzig
2003 Hänssler HAN093131 Spence
Spano Atlanta Symphony Orchestra/Chorus 2004 Telarc CD-80627
SACD-60627
Lopardo
Camberling SWR Sinfonieorchester  Baden-Baden und Freiburg/ EuropaChorAkademie 2004 Glor Classics GC08031 Groves
de Billy ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien
Wiener Staatsopernchor
Wiener Singakademie
2005 Oehms Classics OC 906
BRO Code: 150349
Sabbatini
Davis Staatskapelle Dresden 2007 issue Profil PH07033 Ikaia-Purdy
McCreesh Gabrieli Consort and Players
Wroclaw Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra
2011 issue Signum Classics SIGCD280 Murray
Davis London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus/ London Philharmonic Choir 2012; 2013 issue LSO Live LSO0729 Banks

Te Deum

Conductor Orchestra/Chorus Date of recording Company Catalogue number Soloists
Beecham Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/ Dulwich College Boys’ Choir/London Philharmonic Choir 1953 Philips
Sony Classics
A01397L
SMK87964
Young (tenor)
Vaughan (organ)
Davis LSO and Chorus/Wandsworth School Boys’ Choir 1969 Philips 416 660-2 Tagliavini (tenor)
Kynaston (organ)
Barenboim Orchestre de Paris/
Choeur de l’Orchestre de Paris/
Chœur d’enfants de Paris/
Maîtrise de la Résurrection
1976 CBS  CBS 76578 Dupouy (tenor)
Guillou (organ)
Abbado European Community Youth Orchestra/
London Symphony Chorus/London  Philharmonic Choir/Wooburn Singers/
Boys Choirs
1982 Deutsche Grammophon 410 696-2 Araiza (tenor)
Haselböck (organ)
Loré Chœur et Orchestre français doratorio
(this recording includes the prelude and march)
1990 EROL 90 005 Raffalli(tenor)
Pincemaille(organ)
Inbal   Choruses and Radio-Sinfonie
Orchester Frankfurt
(this recording includes the prelude and march)
1990 2009 reissue Denon Brilliant Classics CO-76142 93945 Lewis (tenor)
Eisenberg (organ)
Guouinguene Chœurs de Paris/Maitrise des Hauts-de-Seine/
Orchestre du Conservatoire de Meudon
1991 Thesis N/A Bardot (tenor)
Taddei (organ)
Keene Voices of Ascension Chorus and Orchestra 1997 Delos DE 3200 Aler (tenor)
Kruczek (organ)
Davis Dresden Philharmonic Children’s Chorus/
Dresden Philharmonic Chorus/
Dresden Singakademie/
Dresden Staatskapelle/
Dresden State Opera Chorus/
1998 Profil Medien PH06039 Neill (tenor)
Schöne (organ)
Nelson Orchestre de Paris/Chœur de l’Orchestre de Paris/ Chœur d’enfants de l’Union Européenne/
Maîtrise d’Antony
(this recording includes the prelude and march)
2001 Virgin Classics 5 45449 2 Alagna (tenor)
Alain (organ)
Cousteau Société des Chanteurs de Saint-Eustache 2003 Church of Saint-Eustache STE 2002 N/A
Davis Eltham College Choir/
London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra
2009; 2014 issue LSO Live LSO 0766 Lee (tenor)
Alley (electronic organ)

Veni Creator, Tantum ergo, Pater noster, Adoremus

Conductor Orchestra/Chorus Date of recording Company Catalogue number
Dutoit Chœur et Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal 1999 Decca 458 921-2

Veni Creator

Conductor Chorus Date of recording Company Catalogue number
Hans Pritschet

Renner Ensemble Regensburg [mens’ voices]
Christoph Krückl (organ)
2014, issued in 2016

Ars produktion

ARS 38 202 2016

Quartetto e coro dei Maggi

Conductor Orchestra/Chorus Date of recording Company Catalogue number
Loré Chœur et Orchestre français doratorio 1988 EROL 90 005

OTHER CHORAL WORKS (with /without soloists)

La Damnation de Faust

Conductor Orchestra/Chorus Date of recording Company Catalogue number Soloists
Colonne (Marche hongroise, with cuts) Orchestre Colonne 1908 Symposium, 2005 reissue Cascavelle, 2006 reissue 1351 3066

Coppola
(excerpts)
Orchestre Pasdeloup 1930  Pearl GEMM CD 9080 Trévi/Berton/
Panzéra/Morturier
Beecham
(Danse des Sylphes)
London Philharmonic Orchestra 1937 His Masters Voice ALP 1870/1

Beecham
(Marche hongroise, Menuet des follets)
London Philharmonic Orchestra 1937 Columbia 69173-D/70544-D

Toscanini NBC Symphony Orchestra 1941 Music & Arts CD4614 N/A
Fournet Chœurs Émile Passani/
Orchestre Symphonique de Radio Paris
1943-44 Malibran CDRG 107 Laurena/ Cabanel/ Jouatte/Pactat
Furtwangler Lucerne Festival Orchestra and Chorus 1950 Urania Archipel URLP 7061 0008 Schwarzkopf/
Hotter/Vroons
Munch Boston Symphony Orchestra/
Harvard Glee Club/ Radcliffe Choral Society
1954 RCA RCA-BMG 82876-60393-2 Poleri/Danco/
Singher/Gramm 
Beecham
(Danse des Sylphes)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 1957 His Masters Voice ALP 1533/ ASD 259

Markevitch
(with cuts)
Orchestre de l’Association des Concerts Lamoureux/ Chœurs Elisabeth Brasseur/
Chœur des Enfants de la RTF
1959 Deutsche Grammophon 437 931-2 Verreau/Rubio/
Roux/Mollet
Markevitch Chœur et Orchestre National de la RTF 1959
(Montreux Festival)
2010 reissue
Andromeda ANDRCD9063 Gedda/ Crespin/ Blanc
Cluytens Chœurs et Orchestre du Théâtre National de l’Opéra Paris 1959 EMI EMI 5 73094 2 Gedda/Gorr/ Souzay
Monteux
London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra 1962 BBC Legends BBCL 4006-7 Turp/Crespin/
Roux/Shirley-Quirk
Fournet  Groot Omroepkoor/ Radio Philharmonisch Orkest 1963 Bella Voce BLV107202 Fouché/Crespin/
Roux/van der Bilt
Maag Coro e Orchestra del Teatro di San Carlo di Napoli
[sung in Italian]
1964  Estro Armonico EA 037 Bondino/Simoniato/ Bastianini
Prêtre Chœurs de l’Opéra de Paris/Orchestre de Paris 1969 EMI 2C065-02019/
02020X (LP)
7243-5 68 583-2 (CD)
Gedda/Baker/
Bacquier/Thau
Prêtre Coro e Orchestra Sinfonica di  Roma della RAI 1969 Opera d’Oro OPD 1290 Gedda/Horne/
Soyer/Petkov
Davis London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra/
Wandsworth School Boys’ Choir/Ambrosian Singers
1973 Philips 416 395-2 Gedda/Bastin/
Veasey/van Allan
Ozawa Boston Symphony Orchestra/
Tanglewood Festival Chorus/
Boston Boys’ Choir
1973 Deutsche Grammophon 453 019-2 Mathis/Burrows/  McIntyre/Paul
Barenboim Orchestre de Paris/
Choeur de l’Orchestre de Paris/
Chœur d’Enfants de Paris
1978 Deutsche Grammophon 474 440 2 Domingo/Fischer-Dieskau/ 
Minton/Bastin/
Ozawa (Marche hongroise) Boston Symphony Orchestra 1979 Boston Symphony Orchestra BSO-CD1

Solti Chicago Symphony Chorus and Orchestra 1981 Decca D259D 3 (LP)
414 680-2 (CD)
Riegel/von Stade/
van Dam/King
Gardiner  Orchestre de l’Opéra de Lyon/
Edinburgh Festival Chorus
1987 Philips  426-199-2  Von Otter/Myers/
Lafont/Schirrer
Inbal Kölner Rundfunkchor/ Südfunk-Chor Stuttgart/
Chor des NDR/ 
Radio-Sinfonie-Orchester Frankfurt
1989

2012 reissue

 Denon

Brilliant Classics

CO-77 200-1

94391

Gulyas/Ewing/
Lloyd/Volz
Neuhold Städtischer Musikverein zu Düsseldorf/
Koninklijk Filharmonisch Orkest van Vlaanderen
1990 Bayer BR 500 017/108 Olsen/Larmore/
Wilson-Johnson/Claessens
Dutoit Chœur et Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal 1994  Decca 444 812-2 Leech/Pollet/
Cachemaille/Philippe
Nagano
Orchestre et Chœur de l’Opéra de  Lyon 1995 Erato 0630-10692-2 Moser/Graham/
van Dam/Caton
Chung Philharmonia Orchestra/
Philharmonia Chorus/
Eton College Boys’ Choir
1996 Deutsche Grammophon 453500-2 Lewis/von Otter/
Terfel/von Halem
Haitink Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra/
Netherlands Radio Choir
1999; 2011 issue Challenge Classics CC72517 Margiono/Cole/
Quasthoff/Huijpen
Davis London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra 2000 LSO Live LSO 0008 Sabbatini/Shkosa/
Pertusi/Wilson-Johnson
Casadesus Orchestre national de Lille/
Slovak Philharmonic Choir
2003 Naxos  8.660116-17 Todorovitch/Myers/
Vernhes/Schirrer
Bertini Transylvania State Philharmonic Choir, Cluj
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
2012 Helicon HEL029648 Kuebler/Grundheber/
Uria-Monzon/ Sedov

Huit Scènes de Faust

Conductor Orchestra/Chorus Date of recording Company Catalogue number Soloists
Sado Chœur/Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France 2000 Erato 8573-80234-2 Kirchschlager/
Fouchécourt/
Caton/Zibi
Dutoit Chœur/Orchestre de Montréal 2003 Decca 475 0972 Graham/Mentzer/
Le Roux/Ainsley

Le Cinq mai

Conductor Orchestra/Chorus Date of recording Company Catalogue number Soloists
Fournet Dutch Radio Choir/ Symphony Orchestra 1988 Denon CO-72886 Lieuwe Visser

Scène Héroïque

Conductor Orchestra/Chorus Date of recording Company Catalogue number Soloists
Fournet Dutch Radio Choir/ Symphony Orchestra 1988 Denon CO-72886 van der Meer, Lieuwe Wisser

Chant des chemins de fer

Conductor Orchestra/Chorus Date of recording Company Catalogue number
Guhl Rundfunkchor Berlin
Rundfunksinfonieorchester Berlin
1953 N/A N/A
Butterworth

(in English)

Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra/ College of Rippon & York St John Choir/ Saddleworth Musical Society 1978
issued on tape for the National Railway Museum York
Decca/National Railway Museum York NRMC 7801
Plasson Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse/ Chœur Les Elements 2003 EMI Classics  724355763327

L’Impériale

Conductor Orchestra/Chorus Date of recording Company Catalogue number
Fournet Dutch Radio Choir/ Symphony Orchestra 1988 Denon CO-72886

Fantaisie sur la Tempête de Shakespeare

Conductor Orchestra/Chorus Date of recording Company Catalogue number
Fournet  Venice Teatro la Fenice Orchestra and Chorus 1997 Mondo Musica MFON 10124

Tristia: Méditation religieuse, La Mort d’Ophélie, Marche funèbre pour la dernière scène d’Hamlet

Conductor Orchestra/Chorus Date of recording Company Catalogue number
Davis LSO/John Alldis Choir 1980 Philips 416 431-2
Gardiner Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique 1996 Philips 446 676-2
Boulez Cleveland Orchestra
Cleveland Chorus
1996; 1997 issue Deutsche Grammophon 453 432-2
Fournet 
(nos 2 & 3)
Venice Teatro la Fenice Orchestra and Chorus 1997 Mondo Musica MFON 10124
Dutoit Chœur et Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal 2001 Decca 458 011-2

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