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

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
195
(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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