SYMPHONIES

Symphonie funèbre et triomphale
Symphonie fantastique
Symphonie fantastique – piano version  
Symphonie fantastique organ version (Yves Rechsteiner’s transcription) 
Symphonie fantastique with Lélio
Lélio (on its own)
Roméo et Juliette
Harold en Italie
Harold en Italie – piano version

* See also Compilations

Symphonie funèbre et triomphale

Conductor Orchestra/Chorus Date of recording Company Catalogue number
Dondeyne Musique des Gardiens de la Paix /
Chorale Populaire de Paris
1958 Erato  3984-24229-2
Davis
London Symphony Orchestra/ John Alldis Choir 1969 Philips 416 283-2
Dutoit Chœur et Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal 1986 Decca 417 302-2
Wallace The Wallace Collection 1989 Nimbus Records Ltd NI 5175
Boulanger Orchestre d’Harmonie de la Garde Republicaine 1998 Valois V 4836
Ferro Orchestre d’Harmonie des Gardiens de la Paix de la Préfecture de Police de Paris/Le Chœur Colonne 2002  Calliope  CAL 9327 

Symphonie fantastique

Conductor Orchestra Date of recording Company Catalogue number
Pierné Colonne Orchestra 1928 Lys  287
Monteux Orchestre Symphonique de Paris 1930 Cascavelle VEL 3037
LYS 368
Meyrowitz Orchestre Symphonique de Paris 1934 Historic Recordings HRCD00037
Scherchen Royal Philharmonic Orchestra  N/A TAHRA TAH 413/6
Fried USSR State Symphony 1937 Lys 
DTO
280
DCD6006
Walter Paris Conservatory Orchestra 1938-39 VAIA VAIA 1081
Monteux San Francisco Symphony 1945 2013 reissue

RCA Archipel

N/A ARPCD0146

van Beinum Concertgebouw Orchestra 1946 Beulah 117
Barbirolli Halé Orchestra

1947 Membran International 224043
BRO Code: 153998
Monteux Concertgebouw Orchestra 1948 TAHRA  TAH 175-178
TAH 541-542
Munch Orchestre national de la RTF 1953 Cascavelle VEL3112
Martinon NHK Symphony Orchestra 1953 NHK CD/ King KICC 3028
Walter New York Philharmonic 1954 Urania 22257
Beecham Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Francaise 1957-58 His Masters Voice ALP 1633
Karajan Orch. Sinfonica di Milano RAI 1954 Urania 22266
Cluytens French National Radio Orchestra 1955 Testament  SBT 1234
Mitropoulos New York Philharmonic Orchestra 1957 Urania
Andromeda (réédition)
22342
ANDRCD 9038 Mono
Paray Detroit Symphony Orchestra 1958-1959 Mercury Living Presence 475 6622
Monteux Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra 1959 RCA VICS 1031
Kempe Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra   1959 Testament 4967712722
SBT1272
Rozhdestvensky Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra 1960 BBC Legends  4163-2
Dervaux Orchestre Colonne 1962 Pathé Marconi EMI TOCE-13386
Klemperer Philharmonia Orchestra 1963 EMI/Angel 67034
Davis London Symphony Orchestra 1963 Philips 422 253-2
Ansermet Orchestre de la Suisse Romande 1967 London 433 713
Rozhdestvensky All-Union State Radio and TV Symphony Orchestra 1967 CD Melodiya MEL CD 10 01433
Bernstein New York Philharmonic 1968  Sony SMK 60968
Stokowski New Philharmonia Orchestra 1968 BBC Legends BBCL40182
Davis Concertgebouw Orchestra  1974 Philips 411 425-2
Karajan Berliner Philharmoniker  1975 Deutsche Grammophon 463 080-2
Bernstein Orchestre National de France 1976 EMI/Angel 73338
Fournet Orchestre de l’Île-de-France 1979 Céreste  CER 75007
Prévin London Symphony Orchestra 1979 EMI 5 69512 2
Mehta New York Philharmonic 1979 Decca LDR-10013 (LP)
400 046-2; 448 987-2
Kubelik Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra 1981 Orfeo 9622346
Norrington The London Classical Players 1989 EMI CDC 7 49541 2
Plasson Orchstre du Capitole de Toulouse 1989 EMI CDC 7 54010 2
Jansons Concertgebouw Orchestra N/A EMI/Angel 54479
Vandernoot Belgian RTBF Orchestra 1990 Weitblick SSS 0001-2
Davis Wiener Philharmoniker 1990 Philips 432 151-2
Reuter Orchester der Komischen Oper Berlin 1990 (probably) Edel Classics 0185362BC
Gardiner Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique 1991 Philips 434 402-2
A Davis BBC Symphony Orchestra 1993 BBC Music BBC MM113
Nanut Radio Symphony Orchestra Ljubjana 1994 issue Classica D’Oro 5020
Boulez  Cleveland Orchestra 1996; 1997 issue Deutsche Grammophon 453 432-2
Fournet Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra 1998 Denon 38C37-7087
Davis London Symphony Orchestra 2000 LSO Live LSO 0007
Järvi Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra 2001 Telarc CD-80578
Eschenbach Orchestre de Paris 2002 Naïve V4935
Loughran Hallé Orchestra 2002 EMI Classics for Pleasure 5755622
Minkowski Mahler Chamber Orchestra/
Les Musiciens du Louvre
2003 Deutsche Grammophon B474 2092
Gergiev Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra 2003 Universal 475 0952
Norrington Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra 2004 Hänssler Classic CD93.103
Skrowaczewski Saarbrücken Radio Symphony Orchestra 2004 Oehms Classics OEH-319
Markevitch Berliner Philharmoniker 2004 reissue Deutsche Grammophon 4749872
Kojian Utah Symphony Orchestra 2004 Reference Recordings RR-11
Menuhin Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 2004 reissue Virgin Classics 5624862
Tilson Thomas San Francisco Symphony 1998 BMG/RCA Red Seal 82876608592
09026689302
Bertini Cologne Radio Symphony Orchestra 2006 issue Capriccio CAP71094
Rattle Berliner Philharmoniker 2008 issue EMI Classics 216 2240
van Immerseel Anima Eterna Brugge 2010 issue Zig-Zag Territoires ZZT100101
Roth Les Siècles 2009; 2010 issue Les Siècles Live/
Actes Sud Musicales
ASM 02
BRO Code: 151526
Janowski Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra 2009; 2010 issue Pentatone Classics 5186-338>
Nézet-Séguin Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra 2011 issue Presto Classical BIS-SACD-1800
Ticciati Scottish Chamber Orchestra 2011; 2012 issue Linn Records CKD 400
Tremblay Orchestre de la Francophonie Canadienne 2012 issue Analekta 29998
Slatkin Lyon National Orchestra 2012 issue Naxos 8.572886
NBD0029 (Blu-Ray Audio)
Orozco-Estrada Tonkünstler-Orchestra Niederösterreich 2013 issue Oehms Classics OC 869
Barenboim West-Eastern Divan Orchestra

2009 BBC Proms,
2013 issue
Universal Vertrieb ISBN 0028947853503
Marris Jansons Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks 2013; 2014 issue BR Klassik  900121
Noseda  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra 2014 Helicon Classics HEL029673

 

Symphonie fantastique – piano version

Pianist Date of recording Company Catalogue number
François-René Duchâble 1980 EMI 7637292 
Leslie Howard 1989 (idée fixe only) Hyperion CDA66346
Leslie Howard 1991 Hyperion CDA66433
Idil Biret 1992 Naxos 8.550725
Pierre Réach 2000 Arcobaleno AAOC 93222
Roger Muraro 2011 Decca ASIN : B004EU7VXG

  

Symphonie fantastique – organ version

Organist Date of recording Company Catalogue number
Yves Rechsteiner 2013 VDE-GALLO Records.  CD 1416

  

Symphonie fantastique with Lélio

Conductor Orchestra/Chorus Date of recording  Company Catalogue number Soloists
Boulez LSO & Chorus 1967 Sony SM3K 64 103 Barrault/ Mitchinson/  Shirley-Quirk
Martinon Orchestre National de l’ORTF  1973 EMI Classics CZS5696502 Topart/ van Gorp/ Gedda
Dutoit Chœur et Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal 1985 Decca 458 011-2 Wilson/ Clement/ 
Gietz/ Rouillon
Macal Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Chorus 1994 Koss 1012
ASIN: B000004ANJ
Klemperer
Tislon Thomas San Francisco Symphony 
(excerpts of Lélio)
2004 RCA 82876608592 N/A

Lélio ou le retour à la vie

Conductor Orchestra/Chorus Date of recording Company Catalogue number Soloists
Leibowitz  New Paris Symphony Association 1954 or 55 Lyrichord  LL 71 Bacquier/ Charpak
Davis LSO/ John Alldis Choir 1980 Philips 416 961-2 Carreras/Allen
(without narrator)
Reuter Berlin Komische Oper Orchestra/ 
Berlin Radio Chorus (in German)
1994 reissue 2008

Berlin/Edel classics

Berlin Classics
7027954

0021492BC
Grabowski/ Minetti/ Rabsilber
Dausgaard Danish National Symphony Orchestra/ Danish National Choir 2004 Chandos CHAN10416 Henning-Jensen/ Hjerrild

Roméo et Juliette

Conductor Orchestra/Chorus Date of recording Company Catalogue number Soloists
Toscanini NBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus 1947 Guild GHCD2218-20 Swarthout/ Garris
Moscona
Munch Boston Symphony orchestra/
Harvard Glee Club
Radcliffe choral society
1953
(Boston, 22-23 February)
RCA Victor  LM 6011 Roggero/ Chabay/ Kwei Sze
Munch RTF National Orchestra and Chorus 1953
(Paris, 25 June)
Cascavelle VEL3112 Kolassi/ Peyron/ Lovano
Munch Boston Symphony orchestra/
New England Conservatory Chorus
1961 (Boston 23-24 April)
1962 issue
1974 reissue
RCA Victor

RCA Victrola
LDS 6098

AVL 2 0676
(with Symphonie fantastique)
Elias/ Valletti/ Tozzi
Maazel Orchestra Sinfonica e Coro della RAI di Roma 1958 Andromeda ANDRCD9073 Aubery-Lucchini/ Maurane
Rehfuss
Monteux London Symphony Orchestra & Chorus 1962
2001 reissue
Westminster (The Legacy)
Deutsche Grammophon
471 242-2 Resnik/ Turp/ Ward
Davis London Symphony Orchestra & Chorus/ John Alldis Choir 1968 Philips 416 962-2 Kern/ Tear/ Shirley-Quirk
Giulini Chicago Symphony orchestra & chorus 1969 EMI 5685862 (excerpts only?)
Maazel Wiener Philharmoniker/
Wiener Staatsopernchor
1972 Decca BA-367
411 764-1
Ludwig/ Sénéchal/ Ghiaurov
Osawa Boston Symphony orchestra/ 
New England Conservatory Chorus
1975 Deutsche Grammophon 2707 089 Hamari/ Dupouy/ Van Dam
Gardelli Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor/ ORF-Chor ORF-Symphonieorchester 1984 Orfeo C087842H Fassbaender/ Gedda/
Shirley-Quirk
Dutoit  Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal/ L’Ensemble vocal Tudor de Montréal 1986  Decca 417 302-2  Quivar/ Cupido/ Krause
Inbal Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra
Cologne Radio Chorus
Stuttgart Radio Chorus
RIAS Kammerchor Berlin
1988 Denon 0 0 CO-73210/1 Denize/ Cole/ Lloyd
Davis Wiener Philharmoniker/ Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks  1993
2011 reissue
Philips
Newton Classics
442 134-2; 470 543-2
8802046
Borodina/ Moser/ Miles
Gardiner Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique/ Monteverdi Choir 1995; 1998 issue Philips 454 454-2 Robbin/ Fouchécourt/ Cachemaille
Cambreling SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden und Freiburg EuropaChorAkademie 2001 issue  Hanssler 93 005 Denize/ Beczala
Davis London Symphony Orchestra & Chorus 2000 LSO Live LSO 0003 Barcellona/ Tarver/ Anastassov
Boulez Cleveland Orchestra and Chorus 2003 Universal 474 2372 Diener/ Tarver/ Sedov
Muti Philadelphia Orchestra 2008 issue EMI Gemini 217 6402 Norman/ Aler/ Estes

Harold en Italie

Conductor Orchestra Date of recording Company Catalogue number Soloist
Toscanini NBC Symphony Orchestra 1939 Music & Arts CD4614 Primrose
Koussevitzky Boston Symphony Orchestra 1944 HMV DB6261/5
Dutton CDEA 5013
Primrose
Beecham Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 1951 Columbia 33CX1019
Sony SMK91167
Primrose
Toscanini NBC Symphony Orchestra 1953 HMV ALP1438 Cooley
Scherchen London Symphony Orchestra 1954  TAHRA TAH 413/6 Riddle
Beecham Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 1956 BBC Music BBCL 4065-2 Riddle
Markevitch Berliner Philharmoniker 1956/57 Archipel Records ARPCD0452 Kirchner
Bernstein New York Philharmonic 1961 Sony SMK 60696 Lincer
Davis Philharmonia Orchestra 1962 EMI 372 452 Menuhin
Kubelik Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra 1964 Topazio  TP 2604.12 Schmid
Oïstrakh Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra 1967 Melodiya (LP) N/A Barshaï
Davis London Symphony Orchestra 1975 Philips 416 431-2 Imai
Bernstein Orchestre National de France 1976 EMI/ANGEL 73338 McInnes
Chung Orchestre de l’Opéra Bastille N/A Deutsche Grammophon  447 102-2 Verney
Gardiner Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique 1996 Philips 446 676-2 Caussé
Fournet Venice Teatro la Fenice Orchestra  1997 Mondo Musica MFON 10124 Caussé
Ormandy Philadelphia Orchestra  N/A Sony Essential Classics SBK 53 255 de Pasquale
Diederich Orchestre Philharmonique Regional Montpellier N/A Forlane UCD 16568 Pasquier
Taddei New Zealand Symphony Orchestra 2001 Concordance CCD03 Erdélyi
Davis London Symphony Orchestra 2003 LSO Live LSO0040 Zimmermann
Camberling SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden und Freiberg 2009 issue Hänssler HAEN93241 Soucy
Ashkenazy Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra 2011 issue Ondine ODE 1188-2 Carpenter
Minkowski. Les Musiciens du Louvre-Grenoble 2011 issue Naive V5266 Tamestit

Harold en Italie – piano version

Soloists Date of recording Company Catalogue number
Heisser (piano)
Pasquier (viola)
1986 harmonia mundi HMA 1901246
HMA 1951246
Howard (piano)
Coletti (viola)
1992 Hyperion CDA66683
Piers Lane (piano)
Philip Dukes (viola)
2013 Naxos 8573011
ASIN: B00D2K20AI

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