Berlioz, Hector (1803 – 1869)

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Overtures


Date

Title

Performers

Parameters
1828 The Waverly Overture, Opus 1
  1. Orchestra drawn from Alumni of the National
    Orchestra Association
    Leon Barzin, musical director
  1. Columbia ML5176 (1956)
    10:34, 9898, s
     
1831 King Lear Overture, Opus 4
  1. Scottish National Orchestra
    Sir Alexander Gibson
  1. Chandos CHAN 8316 (1982) DDD
    14:24, 20240, S
1831 Rob Roy Overture
  1. Scottish National Orchestra
    Sir Alexander Gibson
  1. Chandos CHAN 8316 (1982) DDD
    13:05, 18388, S
1843 Roman Carnival Overture, Opus 9
  1. Scottish National Orchestra
    Sir Alexander Gibson
  1. Chandos CHAN 8316 (1982) DDD
    9:13, 12952, S
1844 The Corsair Overture, Opus 21
  1. Scottish National Orchestra
    Sir Alexander Gibson
  1. Chandos CHAN 8316 (1982) DDD
    8:08, 11436, S
1862 Béatrice et Bénédict, Overture
  1. Scottish National Orchestra
    Sir Alexander Gibson
  1. Chandos CHAN 8316 (1982) DDD
    7:43, 10849, S
1856-
1858
March Troyenne
  1. Houston Symphony Orchestra,
    Sergiu Comissiona
  1. Pro Arte CDM 821 (1992) DDD
    5:10, 7270, S

Symphonies

Date
Title
Performers
Parameters
1830 Symphonie fantastique, Opus 14
Épisode de la vie d'un Artiste ... en cinq parties
  1. Rêveries – Passions
  2. Un bal
  3. Scène aux champs
  4. Marche au supplice
  5. Songe d'une nuit de sabbat
  1. The Cleveland Orchestra,
    Lorin Maazel 
  2. Paris Conservatoire Orchestra,
    Ataulfo Argenta
  1. Telarc CD-80078 (1982) DDD
    I: 12:34, 17665, S
    II: 6:08, 8611, S
    III: 16:22, 23003, S
    IV: 4:09, 5839, S
    V: 9:22, 13165, S  
  2. London STS 15006 (1965) LP
    50:36, 71068, S
1839
Roméo et Juliette
  1. (Instrumental Excerpts)
    David Oistrakh (violin),
    Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch
  1. RCA Red Seal LM-1988 LP
    27:56, 39229, M
1840 Funeral and Triumphal Symphony. Opus 15
  1. Funeral March
  2. Funeral Oration
  3. Apotheosis
  1. Wiener Kammerchor, The Great
    Symphonic Brass and String Orchestra
    of the Vienna State Opera
    Ernest Graf
  2. Ensemble Populaire de Paris, Musique
    de Gardiens de la Paix de Paris
    Desire Dondeyne
  1. Urania US-5100 () LP
    27:10, 38227, S
  2. MHS 1276 (1978) LP
    34:19, 48225, S
     

Vocal Music


Date

Title

Performers

Parameters
1828 La damnation de Faust
(The Damnation of Faust), Opus 24, excerpts
  1. Ballet of the Sylphs
  2. Minuet of the Will o the Wisps
  3. Hungarian March (Rakoczy)
  1. Orchestra drawn from Alumni of the National
    Orchestra Association
    Leon Barzin, musical director
  1. Columbia ML5176 (1956)
    I: 2:38, 2485, s
    II: 5:31, 5181, s
    III: 4:02, 3787, s
1837 Grande Messe des morts, Opus 5 (or Requiem)

Introit
  1. Requiem aeternam & Kyrie: Introitus
Sequence
  1. Dies irae: Prosa, Tuba mirum
  2. Quid sum miser
  3. Rex tremendae
  4. Quaerens me
  5. Lacrymosa
Offertory
  1. Domine Jesu Christe
  2. Hostias
  1. Sanctus
Agnus Dei
  1. Communion
  1. John Aler (tenor),
    Atlanta Symphony and Chorus,
    Robert Shaw
  2. Leopold Simoneau (tenor),
    New England Conservatory Chorus,
    Boston Symphony,
    Charles Munch 
  1. Telarc CD-80109 (2) (1985) DDD
    I: 11:21, 15955, S
    II: 12:16, 17241, S
    III: 2:48, 3943, S
    IV: 5:49, 8181, S
    V: 4:50, 6806, S
    VI: 10:39, 14964, S
    VII: 8:40, 12180, S
    VIII: 3:34, 5022, S
    IX: 11:58, 16810, S
    X: 12:29, 17536, S
  2. RCA Victor SORIA LDS 6077
    (1959) LP
    I-II: 24:07, 33896, S
    III-V: 14:00, 19675, S
    VI-VIII: 22:13, 31221, S
    IX-X: 23:00, 32327, S

Documentaries and Collateral Material

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Title

Cast

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For documentaries about musical topics, see
http://www.thegbcc.info/Misc/w-nf/Music_and_the_Other_Arts.html