Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 La damnation de Faust: Part I, Scene 1. "Le vieil hiver" Hector Berlioz 6:24
2 La damnation de Faust: Part I, Scene 1. "Les bergers quittent leurs troupeaux" / Scene 2. "Mais d'un éclat guerri" Hector Berlioz 4:21
3 La damnation de Faust: Part I, Scene 2. Marche hongroise Hector Berlioz 4:57
4 La damnation de Faust: Part II, Scene 3. "Sans regrets j'ai quitté les riantes campagnes" Hector Berlioz 5:36
5 La damnation de Faust: Part II, Scene 3. Chant de la Fête de Pâques "Christ vient de ressusciter!" Hector Berlioz 5:58
6 La damnation de Faust: Part II, Scene 3. "Hélas! doux chants du ciel" Hector Berlioz 1:07
7 La damnation de Faust: Part II, Scene 4. "Ô pure émotion!" Hector Berlioz 2:14
8 La damnation de Faust: Part II, Scene 5. "A boire encor!" Hector Berlioz 2:34
9 La damnation de Faust: Part II, Scene 5. "Certain rat, dans une cuisine" / "Fugue sur le thème de la chanson" Hector Berlioz 3:42
10 La damnation de Faust: Part II, Scene 5. "Vrai Dieu, messieurs" Hector Berlioz 1:10
11 La damnation de Faust: Part II, Scene 5. "Une puce gentille" Hector Berlioz 1:26
12 La damnation de Faust: Part II, Scene 5. "Assez! fuyons ces lieux" Hector Berlioz 2:23
13 La damnation de Faust: Part II, Scene 6. "Voici des roses" Hector Berlioz 2:38
14 La damnation de Faust: Part II, Scene 6. "Dors! heureux Faust" Hector Berlioz 6:51
15 La damnation de Faust: Part II, Scene 6. Ballet des Sylphes Hector Berlioz 2:30
16 La damnation de Faust: Part II, Scene 7. "Margarita!" Hector Berlioz 1:13
17 La damnation de Faust: Part II, Scene 7. "Villes entourées" / "Jam nox stellata" Hector Berlioz 5:09
18 La damnation de Faust: Part III, Scene 7. Prelude "La retraite" Hector Berlioz 1:07
19 La damnation de Faust: Part III, Scene 8. "Merci, doux crépuscule!" Hector Berlioz 4:50
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 La damnation de Faust: Part III, Scene 9. "Je l'entends!" Hector Berlioz 1:03
2 La damnation de Faust: Part III, Scene 10. "Que l'air est étouffant!" Hector Berlioz 3:11
3 La damnation de Faust: Part III, Scene 10. "Autrefois un roi de Thul" Hector Berlioz 5:39
4 La damnation de Faust: Part III, Scene 11. "Esprits des flammes inconstantes" Hector Berlioz 1:57
5 La damnation de Faust: Part III, Scene 11. Menuet des Follets / Scene 12. "Maintenant chantons à cette belle" Hector Berlioz 6:06
6 La damnation de Faust: Part III, Scene 12. "Devant la maison" Hector Berlioz 2:07
7 La damnation de Faust: Part III, Scene 13. "Grands dieux!" / "Ange adoré!" Hector Berlioz 5:45
8 La damnation de Faust: Part III, Scene 14. "Allons, il est trop tard!" / "Je connais donc enfin" Hector Berlioz 4:39
9 La damnation de Faust: Part IV, Scene 15. "D'amour l'ardente flamme" Hector Berlioz 8:37
10 La damnation de Faust: Part IV, Scene 15. "Au son des trompettes" Hector Berlioz 2:20
11 La damnation de Faust: Part IV, Scene 16. "Nature immense" Hector Berlioz 5:37
12 La damnation de Faust: Part IV, Scene 17. "A la voûte azurée" Hector Berlioz 3:12
13 La damnation de Faust: Part IV, Scene 18. "Dans mon choeur retentit sa voix" Hector Berlioz 3:31
14 La damnation de Faust: Part IV, Scene 19. "Has! Irimiru Karabrao!" / "Tradioun marexil" Hector Berlioz 4:25
15 La damnation de Faust: Part IV, Scene 20. "Alors, l'Enfer se tut" Hector Berlioz 1:21
16 La damnation de Faust: Part IV, Scene 21. "Laus! Laus" / "Remonte au ciel, âme naïve!" Hector Berlioz 4:56

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
London, England, United Kingdom (1973-07) (tracks 1–19)
composer:
Hector Berlioz (composer) (tracks 1–19)
conductor:
Sir Colin Davis (English conductor) (1973-07) (tracks 1–19)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (1973-07) (tracks 1–19)
compiled in:
arrangements:
Danse des Sylphes, S. 475 (for solo piano, Liszt) (track 15)
Marche hongroise de "La damnation de Faust" (for organ, Büsser) (track 3)
Rákóczi March from La Damnation de Faust (for organ, Best) (track 3)
is the basis for:
part of:
La damnation de Faust, op. 24 (tracks 6, 8, 10, 12, 16)
La Damnation de Faust, op. 24: Deuxième Partie (tracks 4–5, 7, 9, 11, 13–15, 17)
partial recording of:
La Damnation de Faust, op. 24: Deuxième Partie (1973-07) (tracks 6, 8, 10, 12, 16)
parts:
recording of:

CD 2

recorded in:
London, England, United Kingdom (1973-07) (tracks 1–16)
composer:
Hector Berlioz (composer) (tracks 1–15, 15–16)
conductor:
Sir Colin Davis (English conductor) (1973-07) (tracks 1–16)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (1973-07) (tracks 1–16)
compiled in:
part of:
partial recording of:
parts:
recording of:

Release

bass vocals [Brander]:Richard van Allan (operatic bass-baritone)
bass vocals [Méphistophélès]:Jules Bastin (operatic bass)
choir vocals:Ambrosian Singers (aka Ambrosian Opera Chorus / Ambrosian Chorus / Ambrosian Choir)
London Symphony Chorus
Wandsworth School Boys’ Choir
mezzo-soprano vocals [Marguerite]:Josephine Veasey (mezzo soprano)
mezzo-soprano vocals [voic céleste]:Gillian Knight (mezzo-soprano)
tenor vocals [Faust]:Nicolai Gedda (tenor)
liner notes:David Cairns (liner notes author)
ASIN:US: B00000E35N [info]
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/9036218 [info]