OPERAS, MELODIES AND OTHER VOCAL WORKS

Operas

Béatrice et Bénédict
Benvenuto Cellini
Les Troyens
Prix de Rome cantatas

La Mort d’Orphée (1827)
Herminie (1828)
Cléopâtre (1829)
Sardanapale (1830) (surviving fragments)
Melodies for one or more voices

Les Nuits d’été
La belle voyageuse
La captive
Le chasseur danois
Le jeune pâtre breton
Le Trébuchet
Zaïde
Aubade
La Mort d’Ophélie

La Mort d’Ophélie – piano version 
Hélène
Irlande
Pleure, pauvre Colette

* See also Compilations

OPERAS

Béatrice et Bénédict

Conductor Orchestra/Chorus Date of recording Company Catalogue number Principal soloists
Davis London Symphony Orchestra/
The St Anthony Singers (without dialogue)
1963 Decca 448 113-2 Veasey/ Cantelo/ Mitchinson/ Cameron/ Watts/ Shirley-Quirk
Davis London Symphony Orchestra/
John Alldis Choir
1977 Philips 416 952-2
4752212
Baker/ Tear/ Eda-Pierre/ 
Watts/ Allen/ Bastin/ Van Allan
Barenboim Orchestre de Paris/
Orchestre de Paris Chorus
1981 Deutsche Grammophon Brilliant Classics 4495772
BRIL93923
Minton/ Domingo/ Contrubas/ Denize/ Fischer-Dieskau/ Soyer/ Macurdy/ Page
Nelson Orchestre et Chœur de l’Opéra de Lyon (with original French dialogue) 1992 Erato 2292-45773-2 Graham/ Viala/ McNair/ Robbin/ Bacquier/ Cachemaille/ Le Texier
Davis London Symphony Orchestra & Chorus (without dialogue) 2000 LSO Live LSO 0004 Shkosa/ Tarver/ Gritton/ Mingardo/ Wilson-Johnson/  Robinson/ Naouri

Benvenuto Cellini

Conductor Orchestra/Chorus Date of recording Company Catalogue number Principal soloists
Tenner Vienna Radio Orchestra 
(sung in German)
1952 
(first release 2006)
Walhall WLCD0137 Uhl/ Wiener/ Kermer/  Heppe/ With/ Brichta
Dorati BBC Symphony Orchestra 1964 Music & Arts CD-618 Garrard/ Carlyle/ Lewis/ Cameron/ Veasey/ Kentish
Pritchard Royal Opera House Orchestra and Chorus 1966 Gala 7575474152 Gedda/ Bisson/ Massard
Davis BBC Symphony Orchestra/ Chorus of the Royal Opera House 1972 Philips 416 955-2 Gedda/ Bastin/ Massard/ Soyer/ Blackwell/ Lloyd/ Cuenod/ Herincx
Osawa RAI Orchestra and Chorus of Rome
Weimar version
1973 Opera d’Oro 1373 Bonisolli/ Zylis-Gara/ Steiner
Caldwell Opera Company of Boston (sung in English) 1975 VAI Audio 1214-2 Vickers/ Wells/ Williams/ Beni/ Gramm
Nelson Orchestre National de France/
Chœur de Radio France Paris 1 version
2003 EMI /
Virgin Classics
5457062 Kunde/ Ciofi/ Donato/ Lapointe/ Naouri
Norrington MDR Rundfunkchor Leipzig/
Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart des SWR

Weimar version
2003 SWR music /
Hänssler Classic
HAN093105 Ford/ Claycomb/ Groop/ Maltman/ Hawlata/Lukas/ Chum/ Mayr
Davis London Symphony Orchestra/
London Symphony Chorus
2007 LSO Live LSO0623 Kunde/ Claycomb/ Jeffery/ Coleman-Wright/ Kennedy/ Cals/ Imbrailo/ Relyea/ Foster-Williams/ Elliott

Les Troyens

Conductor Orchestra/Chorus Date of recording Company Catalogue number Principal soloists
Beecham 
(Chasse royal et orage)
London Philharmonic Orchestra 1945 RCA Victor 11-9667/8,
119671/70

Beecham 
(Marche troyenne)
London Philharmonic Orchestra 1945 RCA Victor 11-9668, 11-9669

Beecham 
(with cuts)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/ BBC Theatre Chorus 1947 Malibran-Music unspecified Cambon/ Ferrer/ Giraudeau / Joachim
Scherchen 
Acts III,  IV, V (Les Troyens à Carthage)
Orchestre de la Société des
Concerts du Conservatoire
Paris/Ensemble Vocale de Paris
1952 Ducretet-Thomson Tahra DTL 93001-3 (LP) TAH 143-4 (CD) Mandikian/ Gallet Giraudeau/ Dran/  Collard/ Rolle/ Depraz
van Otterloo
(Les Troyens à Carthage; excerpts)
Radio Philharmonic Orchestra/ Groot Omroepkoor 1952 Gala  GL 100-609 Mandikian/ Chabal/  Derenne/ Voyer/ Dobbs
Beecham
(Lamento, Marche troyenne)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 1954 Philips G03626L

Kubelik 
(with cuts)
Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden 1957 Testament SBT4 1443 Thebom/ Vickers/ Shuard/ Walters/ Elms/ Kelly/ Langdon/ Carlyle
Beecham 
(Marche troyenne)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 1959 His Masters Voice ALP 1862/ASD 432

Lawrence 
(selection)
unspecified 1959 and 1960 VAI VAIA 1006 Resnik/ Cassilly/ Singher/ Sarfaty/ Dennison/Lewis/ Wyatt/Smith/ Watson/ Peterson/ Steber
Kubelik 
(with cuts)
La Scala Milan Orchestra and Chorus 
(sung in Italian)
1960
2011 reissue
Myto Records
Walhall
unspecified
WLCD0347
Simionato/ del Monaco/ Rankin/ Puglisi
Sebastian
(abridged)
Orchestra and Chrous of the Teatro Colón 1964; 2014 issue Malibran MR769 (2CDs) Crespin/ Souza/ de Retes/
Chauvet/ de Narke/ Falzetti/ 
Drewsen/ Maddalena/
Boschetti
Davis Chorus and orchestra of the Royal Opera House 1969 Philips 416 432-2 Vickers/ Veasey/ Lindholm/ Glossop/ Begg/ Soyer/ Raffell/ Howells/ Partridge
Prêtre 
(abridged)
Orchestra e coro di Roma della RAI 1969 Opera d’Oro OPD-1376 Horne/ Gedda/ Verrett
Albrecht
(abridged)
Vienna State Opera Chorus & Orchestra 1976 Gala  GL 100-609 Dernesch/ Ludwig/ Chauvet
Divall  
(abridged)
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra/  Melbourne Chorale/ Victoria State Opera Chorus (sung in English) 1985 Gala GL100630 Elkins/ Allman/ Remedios/ Johnston/ Elms/ Begg/ Greager
Dutoit Chœur et Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal 1994 Decca 443 693-2 Lakes/ Voigt/ Pollet/ Quilico/ Perraguin/ Courtis/ Ainsley/ Maurette/ Philippe
Davis London Symphony Orchestra & Chorus 2000 LSO Live LSO 0010  Heppner/ Lang/ DeYoung/ Mingardo/ Mattei/ Milling/ Tarver
Prêtre 
(excerpts)
Orchestre de l’Opéra National de Paris 2003 reissue EMI ASIN : B00008LOM3 Crespin/ Chauvet
Nelson Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg
Chœur de l’OPS
Chœur de l’Opéra national du Rhin
Badische Staatsopernchor
2017 Warner Music-Erato Erato 9029576220
Barcode: 0190295762209
CD with DVD
Di Donato/Spyres/ Degout/Lemieux/
Crebassa/Hipp/Sly

PRIX DE ROME CANTATAS

La Mort d’Orphée

Conductor Orchestra/Chorus Date of recording Company Catalogue number Soloists
Fournet Dutch Radio Choir/ Symphony Orchestra 1988 Denon CO-72886 Garino
Casadesus Orchestre National de Lille/ Chœur Régional Nord/Pas de Calais 1996 Harmonia Mundi HMC 901542
Naxos 855 5810
Vallejo

Herminie

Conductor Orchestra/Chorus Date of recording Company Catalogue number Soloists
Davis London Symphony Orchestra 1969 Philips 416 960-2 Baker
Herreweghe Orchestre des Champs Élysées 1995 Harmonia Mundi HMC 901522 Delunsch
Casadesus Orchestre National de Lille 1996 Harmonia Mundi HMC 901542
Naxos 855 5810
Lagrange
Villaume Venice Teatro la Fenice Orchestra 1999 Mondo Musica MFON 10124 Alperyn
Sanderling Orchestre de Bretagne 2001 Arion ARN68585 Pollet
Minkowski Mahler Chamber Orchestra/
Les Musiciens du Louvre
2003 Deutsche Grammophon B474 2092 Legy
Axelrod Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire 2012 issue Ondine ODE12002 Gens 
Manacorda Het Gelders Orkest 2013, 2014 issue Challenge Classics CC72639 1CD [48.51] Larsson

Cléopâtre

Conductor Orchestra/Chorus Date of recording Company Catalogue number Soloists
Bernstein New York Philharmonic 1950 CBS, now on Pearl Pearl GEM 0198 Tourel
Bernstein New York Philharmonic 1961 Sony SMK 60696 Tourel
Del Mar BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra 1961 Preiser CD 89993 Vayne
Davis The Goldsbrough Orchestra 1967 Decca 443 462-2 Pashley
Gibson London Symphony Orchestra 1969 EMI 562 8372 and 2435627892 Baker
Boulez BBC Symphony Orchestra 1976 Sony SM3K 64 103 Minton
Davis LSO 1979 Philips 416 960-2 Baker
Amy Nouvel Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France 1980 Erato
Ultima and Warner 
(CD)
2564-62183-2 Denize
Barenboim Orchestre de Paris 1982 Deutsche Grammophon 410 966-2 Norman
Casadesus Orchestre National de Lille 1996 Harmonia Mundi HMC 901542
Naxos 855 5810
Uria-Monzon
Langrée Orchestre de l’Opéra National de Lyon 2001 Virgin Classics 5 45422 2 Gens
Gergiev Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra 2003 Universal 475 0952 Borodina
de Billy ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien 2005 Oehms Classics OC 906
BRO Code: 150349
Urmana
Rattle Berliner Philharmoniker 2008 issue EMI Classics UPC:
509992 16224 0 3
Graham
Kalmar Grant Park Orchestra 2006 Cedille  CDR90000 104 Lamore
Nézet-Séguin Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra 2011 issue Presto Classical BIS-SACD-1800 Antonacci
Ticciati Scottish Chamber Orchestra 2013 issue Linn Records CKD 421 Cargill
Manacorda Het Gelders Orkest 2013, 2014 issue Challenge Classics CC72639 1CD [48.51] Larsson
Gergiev London Symphony Orchestra 2014 issue LSO Live LSO0760 Cargill
Storgards Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra 2015 issue Ondine ODE 1261-2 Soile Isokoski

Sardanapale

Conductor Orchestra/Chorus Date of recording Company Catalogue number Soloists
Casadesus Orchestre National de Lille/Chœur Régional Nord/Pas de Calais 1996 Harmonia Mundi HMC 901542
Naxos  855 5810
Vallejo

MELODIES FOR ONE OR MORE VOICES

Les Nuits d’été

Conductor Orchestra Date of recording Company Catalogue number Soloists
Johnson Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra 1951 Decca LXT 2605
Pearl 2002-10-22
Danco
Mitropoulos New York Philharmonic Orchestra 1953
(first release 2006)
Walhall WLCD0137 Steber
Schwarz BBC Symphony Orchestra 1957 BBC L4101-2 de Los Angeles 
Reiner Chicago Symphony Orchestra 1964 RCA  LSC-2695 Leontyne Price
Barbirolli New Philharmonia Orchestra 1968 HMV 5 73446 2
EMI 217 6402
Baker
Varviso Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra 1968 Bluebell ABCD 096 Gedda
Davis London Symphony Orchestra 1969 Philips 416 961-2 Armstrong/ Veasey/ Patterson/ Shirley-Quirk
Mitropoulos Columbia Symphony Orchestra 1972 CBS M61430 Steber
Boulez BBC Symphony Orchestra 1976 Sony SM3K 64 103 Minton/ Burrows
Barenboim Orchestre de Paris 1982 Deutsche Grammophon 410 966-2 Te Kanawa
Shaw Atlanta Symphony Orchestra 1985 Telarc CD-80084 Ameling
Effron Eastman Chamber Ensemble 1989, 1990 issue Bridge BCD 9017 Jan DeGaetani
Levine Berliner Philharmoniker 1990 Deutsche Grammophon 445 823-2 von Otter
Gardiner Orchestre de l’Opéra de Lyon 1990 Erato 2292-45517-2 Montague/ Robbin/ Crook/ Cachemaille
Davis London Symphony Orchestra 1990 Polygram Records  412493 1990 Norman
Jordan Orchestre philharmonique de Montecarlo 1993 FNAC Musique  592275 Pollet
Davis English Chamber Orchestra 1993 EMI Classics 2344022 Hendricks
Steinberg ORF – Symphonieorchester 1994 RCA  09026 68008-2 Kasarova
Herreweghe Orchestre des Champs Élysées 1995 Harmonia Mundi HMC 901522 Balleys
McGegan Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra 1995; 2011 issue Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra ASIN: B004K4T6E8 Hunt Lieberson
Nelson Orchestra of the Royal Opera House 1997 Sony SK 62730 Graham
Sinaisky BBC Philharmonic 1999 BBC Music BBC MM92 Karnéus
Ansermet Suisse Romande Orchestra 1963 DG Panorama 2GP2 469118
Decca460973-2
Crespin

Piano 2000 Cypres CYP 9611
BRO Code: 150381
Lemieux (contalto)
Daniel Blumenthal (piano)
Langrée Orchestre de l’Opéra National de Lyon 2001 Virgin Classics 5 45422 2 Gens
Bernardi C. B. C. Orchestra 2001 CBC SM 5000 Series SMCD 5137 Maguire
Sanderling Orchestre de Bretagne 2001 Arion ARN68585 Pollet
Boulez Cleveland Orchestra and Chorus 2003 Universal 474 2372 Diener/ Tarver/ Sedov
Nelson Ensemble Orchestrale de Paris 2004 Virgin 545 6462 David Daniels
Shaw Atlanta Symphony Orchestra 2004 Telarc Classics   CD80084 Ameling
Eyron (piano) version for piano 2004 Bluebell  ABCD 096 Gedda
Talmi Quebec Symphony Orchestra 2006 issue CBC Records 5236 Bruggergosman
Nagano Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin 2007 issue Harmonia Mundi HMC901932 Fink
Curtis Orchestra of the Swan 2009 Somm Recordings SOMMCD245 Shipp
Daniel Orchestre Philharmonique Royal de Liège 2010; 2011 issue Aeon AECD 1113 Gillet
Minkowski Les Musiciens du Louvre-Grenoble 2011 issue Naive V5266 von Otter
Axelrod Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire 2012 issue Ondine ODE12002 Gens 
Krafft Southbank Sinfonia 2011; 2013 issue Opera Rara ORC47 Bemsch/ Hipp/ Gaspar
Steffens Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz 2013 issue Berlin Classics 0300523BC Doufexis
Ticciati Scottish Chamber Orchestra 2013 issue Linn Records CKD 421 Cargill
Storgards Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra 2015 issue Ondine ODE 1261-2 Soile Isokoski

La belle voyageuse, Le chasseur danois, La captive, Le jeune pâtre breton, Zaïde, Aubade, La Mort d’Ophélie 

Conductor Orchestra Date of recording Company Catalogue number Soloists
Morel Columbia Symphony Orchestra 1972 CBS M61430 Steber
Davis London Symphony Orchestra 1969 Philips 416 960-2 Armstrong/ Veasey/ Patterson/ Shirley-Quirk
Gardiner Orchestre de l’Opéra de Lyon 1990 Erato 2292-45517-2 Montague/ Robbin/ Fournier/ Crook/ Cachemaille
Manacorda Het Gelders Orkest 2013, 2014 issue Challenge Classics CC72639 1CD [48.51] Larsson

Hélène

Conductor Orchestra Date of recording Company Catalogue number Chorus
Dausgaard Danish National Symphony Orchestra Version for chorus 2004 Chandos CHAN10416 Danish National Choir/DR

Irlande – 9 mélodies

Versionr for piano Content Date of recording Company Catalogue number Soloists
Tunnard (piano) Complete 1963 Decca 44 113-2 Watts/ Tear/ Slater
Parsons (piano) Nos 1, 4, 7, 8, 9 only 1994 EMI 5 55047 2 Hampson
Schoonderwoerd
(1836 Pleyel pianoforte)
Nos 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
and 7 other songs
(see also Compilations)
2002 Alpha Production ALPHA024 Correas

La Mort d’Ophélie

Version for piano Date of recording company Catalogue number Soloist
Michael McMahon (piano) 2014, édition 2015 NoMadMusic NMM 025 Kimy McLaren

Pleure, pauvre Colette, Le Trébuchet

Version for piano Date of recording Company Catalogue number Soloists
Johnson (piano) 1990 EMI CDC 7-49930-2 Lott/Murray

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