Charles Munch (conductor and violinist)

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Charles Munch (French pronunciation: ​[ʃaʁl mynʃ]; born Charles Münch; 26 September 1891 – 6 November 1968) was an Alsacian symphonic conductor and violinist. Noted for his mastery of the French orchestral repertoire, he was best known as music director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

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Album

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1966 Gaite Parisienne Jacques Offenbach; New Philharmonia Orchestra, Charles Munch 1
1967 Requiem - Grand Messe des Morts Hector Berlioz; Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Charles Munch 1
1987 Boléro / Rapsodie espagnole / Pavan for a Dead Princess / La Valse / "Mother Goose" Suite Ravel; Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch 2
1988 Beethoven: Symphony no. 5 / Leonore Overture no. 3 / Schubert: Symphony no. 8 "Unfinished" Beethoven, Schubert; Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch 2
1988 Symphonie fantastique (1962 recording) Berlioz; Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch 4
1988 Symphony No. 1 In C / Francesca Da Rimini, Op.32 Bizet,Tchaikovsky-Charles Munch and Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 1
1991 La Mer Debussy; Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch 2
1993 Saint-Saëns: Symphony no. 3 / Debussy: La Mer / Ibert: Escales Saint-Saëns, Debussy, Ibert; Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch, Berj Zamkochian 2
1993 Daphnis et Chloé (1955 recording) Ravel; Boston Symphony, Charles Munch 3
1993 Overtures / Queen Mab Scherzo Berlioz; Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch 1
1993 Requiem, op. 5 / Harold en Italie Berlioz; Charles Munch, Igor Markevitch 1
1994 Symphonie fantastique (1954 recording) Berlioz; Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch 3
1998 Violin Concertos Beethoven, Mendelssohn; Jascha Heifetz, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch 2
1998 Symphonie Fantastique / Romeo and Juliet Hector Berlioz; Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch 2
1998 Symphonie fantastique / Ouvertures Berlioz; Orchestre National de France, Charles Munch 1
2004 Le Mer / Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune / Images / Nocturnes Claude Debussy; Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch 1
2004 Requiem Hector Berlioz; Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch 1
2005 Ravel: Boléro / La valse / Rapsodie espagnole / Debussy: Images Ravel, Debussy; Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch 1
2007 Harold en Italie / Ouvertures Hector Berlioz; Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch, William Primrose 1
Bolero / Benvenuto Cellini Overture / The Corsair Overture Maurice Ravel, Hector Berlioz; Paris Conservatory Orchestra, Charles Munch 1
Grieg: Peer Gynt / Bizet: Carmen Suite Grieg, Bizet; Oivin Fjeldstad, London Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch, Philharmonia Orchestra 1
Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Minor Rachmaninov; Byron Janis, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch 1
Symphonie Fantastique Berlioz; Hungarian Radio and Television Orchestra; Charles Munch 1
Symphonie Fantastique Berlioz; Orchestre de Paris, Charles Münch 1
Symphony no. 9 in C major / Symphony no. 8 in B minor "Unfinished" Franz Schubert; Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1967 Carmen & L’Arlésienne Suites Bizet; Philharmonia Orchestra, Charles Munch 1
1986 Violin Concertos Sibelius, Prokofiev, Glazunov; Jascha Heifetz, Walter Hendl, Charles Munch 5
1987 Requiem / Symphonie Fantastique Berlioz; Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch 1
1988 Piano Concerto no. 1 / Sonatas nos. 12 & 22 Beethoven; Sviatoslav Richter, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch 2
1991 Piano Concertos nos. 2 & 3 Rachmaninoff; Brailowsky, Janis, San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Jorda, Munch 2
1992 Bolero / Rapsodie Espagnole Ravel; The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy, Charles Munch 1
1993 Cello Concertos Dvořák, Walton; Gregor Piatigorsky, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch 3
1994 Bizet: Carmen Suite / L'Arlésienne Suite / Jeux d'enfants / Offenbach: Gaîté Parisienne / Dukas: L'Apprenti Sorcier / Chabrier / Saint-Saëns Bizet, Offenbach, Dukas, Chabrier, Saint-Saëns; Munch, Martinon, Ansermet, Solti 1
1997 Piano Concertos nos. 1 & 3 Rachmaninoff; Byron Janis, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Fritz Reiner, Charles Munch 2
1998 The French Touch Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch 1
2000 Franck: Symphony in D minor / Le Chasseur maudit / Dukas: L'apprenti sorcier / Ibert: Escales César Franck, Paul Dukas, Jacques Ibert; Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch 1
2003 Adagio / Meditation de Medée etc. Barber; Leonard Slatkin, Charles Munch 1
2005 5th Symphony / 6th Symphony “Pastoral” Beethoven; Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch 1
2006 Symphonies Nos. 3 - 5 / Overtures Mendelssohn; Claus Peter Flor, Charles Munch 1
2006 Italian and Reformation Symphonies Mendelssohn; Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch 2
Brahms: Piano Concerto no. 2 / Beethoven: Piano Concerto no. 1, Sonatas nos. 23, 12, 22 Brahms, Beethoven; Leinsdorf, Munch, Richter 1
Symphonie fantastique / Les nuits d'été / Ouvertures Berlioz; Charles Munch, Victoria de los Ángeles 1

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1990 Violin Concertos Ludwig van Beethoven, Johannes Brahms; Jascha Heifetz, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Fritz Reiner 1

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