Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphonie fantastique, op. 14: 1. Rêveries, Passions (Largo - Allegro agitato ed appassionato assai)
Hector Berlioz 15:22
2 Symphonie fantastique, op. 14: 2. Un Bal (Valse: Allegro non troppo)
Hector Berlioz 6:18
3 Symphonie fantastique, op. 14: 3. Scène aux champs (Adagio)
Hector Berlioz 17:13
4 Symphonie fantastique, op. 14: 4. Marche au supplice (Allegretto non troppo)
Hector Berlioz 6:48
5 Symphonie fantastique, op. 14: 5. Songe d'une nuit de Sabbat (Larghetto - Allegro - Ronde du Sabbat: Poco meno mosso)
Hector Berlioz 10:02
6 Tristia, op. 18: 3. Marche funèbre pour la dernière scène d'Hamlet (Allegretto moderato)
Hector Berlioz 9:00
7 La Damnation de Faust, op. 24: Menuet des follets
Hector Berlioz 5:46
8 La Damnation de Faust, op. 24: Marche hongroise
Hector Berlioz 4:58
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Lélio ou Le retour à la vie, op. 14b: 1. Le pêcheur
Hector Berlioz 4:24
2 Lélio ou Le retour à la vie, op. 14b: 2. Cœur d'ombres
Hector Berlioz 5:16
3 Lélio ou Le retour à la vie, op. 14b: 3. Chanson de brigands
Hector Berlioz 4:04
4 Lélio ou Le retour à la vie, op. 14b: 4. Chant de bonheur
Hector Berlioz 4:55
5 Lélio ou Le retour à la vie, op. 14b: 5. La harpe éolienne - Souvenirs
Hector Berlioz 2:48
6 Lélio ou Le retour à la vie, op. 14b: 6. Fantaisie sur la Tempête de Shakespeare
Hector Berlioz 14:27
7 Grande symphonie funèbre et triomphale, op. 15: 1. Marche funèbre (Moderato un poco lento)
Hector Berlioz 17:30
8 Grande symphonie funèbre et triomphale, op. 15: 2. Oraison funèbre (Adagio non tanto - Andantino un poco lento e sostenuto)
Hector Berlioz 8:17
9 Grande symphonie funèbre et triomphale, op. 15: 3. Apothèose (Allegro non troppo e pomposo)
Hector Berlioz 9:07
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Harold en Italie, op. 16: 1a. Harold aux montagnes (Adagio)
Hector Berlioz 7:32
2 Harold en Italie, op. 16: 1b. Harold aux montagnes (Allegro)
Hector Berlioz 7:39
3 Harold en Italie, op. 16: 2. Marche des pèlerins (Allegretto)
Hector Berlioz 8:37
4 Harold en Italie, op. 16: 3. Serenade (Allegro assai - Allegretto)
Hector Berlioz 6:38
5 Harold en Italie, op. 16: 4. Orgie de Brigands
Hector Berlioz 11:53
6 Les Troyens à Carthage: Prelude from Part II, Act 3
Hector Berlioz 5:52
7 Les Troyens (Act IV): N° 29. Chasse royale et orage - Pantomime
Hector Berlioz 9:33
8 Les Troyens (Act IV): N° 32. Marche pour l'entrée de la reine
Hector Berlioz 1:25
9 Les Troyens (Act IV): N° 33. Ballets: a. Pas des Almées
Hector Berlioz 4:17
10 Les Troyens (Act IV): N° 33. Ballets: b. Danse des esclaves
Hector Berlioz 4:21
11 Les Troyens (Act IV): N° 33. Ballets: c. Pas d'esclaves nubiennes
Hector Berlioz 1:31
12 Rêverie et Caprice, op. 8
Hector Berlioz 7:26
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Romeo et Juliette, op. 17: Part I. Introduction
Hector Berlioz 4:25
2 Romeo et Juliette, op. 17: Part I. Prologue: "D'anciennes haines endormies"
Hector Berlioz 5:18
3 Romeo et Juliette, op. 17: Part I. Strophe 1: "Premiers transports que nul n'oublie"
Hector Berlioz 3:13
4 Romeo et Juliette, op. 17: Part I. Strophe 2: "Heureux enfants aux cœurs de flamme"
Hector Berlioz 3:22
5 Romeo et Juliette, op. 17: Part I. Recitatif et Scherzetto: "Beintôt de Roméo" - "Mab! la massagère" - "Bientôt la mort est souveraine"
Hector Berlioz 3:20
6 Romeo et Juliette, op. 17: Part II. Roméo seul - Tristesse - Concert et Bal
Hector Berlioz 6:44
7 Romeo et Juliette, op. 17: Part II. Grande fete chez les Capulets
Hector Berlioz 5:53
8 Romeo et Juliette, op. 17: Part III. "Ohe! Capulets! Bonsoir, bonsoir!"
Hector Berlioz 3:46
9 Romeo et Juliette, op. 17: Part III. Scène d'amour
Hector Berlioz 16:02
CD 5
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Romeo et Juliette, op. 17: Part IV. Scherzo: La reine Mab ou la fée des songes
Hector Berlioz 7:50
2 Romeo et Juliette, op. 17: Part IV. Convoi funèbre de Juliette: "Jettez des fleus pour la vierge expirée"
Hector Berlioz 9:50
3 Romeo et Juliette, op. 17: Part IV. Roméo au trombeau des Capulets
Hector Berlioz 8:03
4 Romeo et Juliette, op. 17: Part IV. Finale. Cœurs et Récitatif du Père Laurence: "Quoi! Roméo de rétour!"
Hector Berlioz 4:28
5 Romeo et Juliette, op. 17: Part IV. Finale. Air du Père Laurence: "Pauvres enfants que je pleure" - "Mais notre sang rougit leur glaive"
Hector Berlioz 8:53
6 Romeo et Juliette, op. 17: Part IV. Finale. Serment de réconciliation: "Jurez donc"
Hector Berlioz 5:28
CD 6
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Béatrice et Bénédict
Hector Berlioz 7:53
2 Benvenuto Cellini
Hector Berlioz 9:44
3 Le roi Lear, op. 4
Hector Berlioz 15:51
4 Les Francs-juges, op. 3
Hector Berlioz 12:48
5 Waverley, op. 1
Hector Berlioz 10:30
6 Le corsaire, op. 21
Hector Berlioz 8:42
7 Canaval romain, op. 9
Hector Berlioz 9:01

Credits

CD 1

choir vocals:
The John Alldis Choir (1969-06) (track 6)
composer:
Hector Berlioz (tracks 6–8)
Hector Berlioz (1830) (tracks 1–5)
conductor:
Sir Colin Davis (1969-06) (track 6)
Sir Colin Davis (1973-07) (tracks 7–8)
Colin Davis (1974-01) (tracks 1–5)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (1969-06) (track 6)
London Symphony Orchestra (1973-07) (tracks 7–8)
Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest (1974-01) (tracks 1–5)
producer:
Vittorio Negri (tracks 1–5)
Erik Smith (British producer, pianist and harpsichordist) (track 6)
recording engineer:
Ko Witteveen (engineer) (1974-01-09 – 1974-01-10) (tracks 1–5)
recorded at:
Brent Town Hall (Wembley Town Hall) in Brent, London, England, United Kingdom (1969-06) (track 6)
Brent Town Hall (Wembley Town Hall) in Brent, London, England, United Kingdom (1973-07) (tracks 7–8)
Concertgebouw (Amsterdam) in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (1974-01-09 – 1974-01-10) (tracks 1–5)
arrangements:
Marche au supplice de la Symphonie fantastique, S. 470a no. 2 (for piano solo, Liszt, revised version) (track 4)
Marche hongroise de "La damnation de Faust" (for organ, Büsser) (track 8)
Rákóczi March from La Damnation de Faust (for organ, Best) (track 8)
Symphonie fantastique, S. 470: I. Rêveries - Passions (for piano solo, Liszt) (track 1)
Symphonie fantastique, S. 470: II. Un bal (for piano solo, Liszt) (track 2)
Symphonie fantastique, S. 470: III. Scène aux champs (for piano solo, Liszt) (track 3)
Symphonie fantastique, S. 470: IV. Marche au supplice (for piano solo, Liszt) (track 4)
Symphonie fantastique, op. 14: IV. Marche au supplice (catch all for arrangements) (track 4)
is the basis for:
Shining (track 5)
later versions:
Symphonie fantastique, op. 14: II. Un bal (alternative version with cornet obbligato) (track 2)
part of:
Tristia, op. 18 (track 6)
recording of:

CD 2

clarinet:
Roy Jowitt (1980-07) (track 5)
piano:
John Constable (1980-07) (track 1)
harp:
Renata Scheffel-Stein (1980-07) (track 5)
trombone:
Denis Wick (1969-06) (tracks 7–9)
baritone vocals:
Sir Thomas Allen (baritone) (1980-07) (track 3)
choir vocals:
The John Alldis Choir (1969-06) (track 9)
The John Alldis Choir (1980-07) (tracks 2–3, 6)
composer:
Hector Berlioz (tracks 7–9)
Hector Berlioz (1831) (tracks 1–6)
conductor:
Sir Colin Davis (1969-06) (tracks 7–9)
Sir Colin Davis (1980-07) (tracks 1–6)
lyricist:
Hector Berlioz (tracks 1, 4)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (1969-06) (tracks 7–9)
London Symphony Orchestra (1980-07) (tracks 1–6)
tenor vocals:
José Carreras (1980-07) (tracks 1, 4)
vocals:
The John Alldis Choir (1969-06) (tracks 7–9)
recorded at:
Brent Town Hall (Wembley Town Hall) in Brent, London, England, United Kingdom (1969-06) (tracks 7–9)
Watford Colosseum in Watford, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom (1980-07) (tracks 1–6)
later versions:
Oraison funèbre (for trombone and wind ensemble, Macdonald) (track 8)
part of:
recording of:

CD 3

violin:
Arthur Grumiaux (Belgian violinist) (1970-10) (track 12)
viola:
Nobuko Imai (1975-05) (tracks 1–5)
choir vocals:
composer:
Hector Berlioz (1834) (tracks 1–5)
Hector Berlioz (1841) (track 12)
Hector Berlioz (1856 – 1858) (tracks 7–11)
conductor:
Sir Colin Davis (1969-06) (track 6)
Sir Colin Davis (1969-10) (tracks 7–11)
Edo de Waart (1970-10) (track 12)
Sir Colin Davis (1975-05) (tracks 1–5)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (1969-06) (track 6)
New Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1970-10) (track 12)
London Symphony Orchestra (1975-05) (tracks 1–5)
producer:
Vittorio Negri (track 12)
recorded at:
Brent Town Hall (Wembley Town Hall) in Brent, London, England, United Kingdom (1969-06) (track 6)
Brent Town Hall (Wembley Town Hall) in Brent, London, England, United Kingdom (1969-10) (tracks 8–11)
Brent Town Hall (Wembley Town Hall) in Brent, London, England, United Kingdom (1970-10) (track 12)
Brent Town Hall (Wembley Town Hall) in Brent, London, England, United Kingdom (1975-05) (tracks 1–5)
compiled in:
part of:
Catalogue of the Works of Hector Berlioz (number: H. 88) (track 12)
arrangements:
Marche des pèlerins chantant la prière du soir, S. 473/1 (for solo piano, Liszt - early version) (track 3)
part of:
Harold en Italie, op. 16 (Symphonie en 4 parties avec un alto principal) (tracks 1–5)
Les Troyens: Acte IV (tracks 7–11)
partial recording of:
recording of:
Rêverie et caprice, op. 8, H. 88 (1970-10) (track 12)

CD 4

choir vocals:
The John Alldis Choir (1968-04) (tracks 2–5)
composer:
Hector Berlioz (tracks 1–3, 5–9)
conductor:
Sir Colin Davis (1968-04) (tracks 1–9)
lyricist:
Émile Deschamps (poet) (tracks 1–3, 5, 9)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Patricia Kern (mezzo-soprano) (tracks 2–4)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (1968-04) (tracks 1–9)
tenor vocals:
Robert Tear (track 5)
vocals:
The John Alldis Choir (1968-04) (track 8)
recorded at:
Brent Town Hall (Wembley Town Hall) in Brent, London, England, United Kingdom (1968-04) (tracks 1–9)
part of:
Roméo et Juliette, op. 17 (tracks 1–3, 5–9)
partial recording of:
recording of:

CD 5

bass-baritone vocals:
John Shirley‐Quirk (bass-baritone) (tracks 4–6)
choir vocals:
The John Alldis Choir (1968-04) (tracks 2, 4–6)
London Symphony Chorus (1968-04) (tracks 4–6)
composer:
Hector Berlioz (tracks 1–6)
conductor:
Sir Colin Davis (1968-04) (tracks 1–6)
lyricist:
Émile Deschamps (poet) (tracks 2, 4–6)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (1968-04) (tracks 1–6)
recorded at:
Brent Town Hall (Wembley Town Hall) in Brent, London, England, United Kingdom (1968-04) (tracks 1–6)
part of:
partial recording of:
Roméo et Juliette, op. 17: VII. Finale (1968-04) (tracks 4–6)
recording of:

CD 6

composer:
Hector Berlioz (tracks 2, 4, 6)
Hector Berlioz (1828-02) (track 5)
Hector Berlioz (1831) (track 3)
Hector Berlioz (1843) (track 7)
Hector Berlioz (1862) (track 1)
conductor:
Sir Colin Davis (1965-10) (tracks 3–7)
Sir Colin Davis (1972-07) (track 2)
Sir Colin Davis (1977-12) (track 1)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (1965-10) (tracks 3–7)
BBC Symphony Orchestra (1972-07) (track 2)
London Symphony Orchestra (1977-12) (track 1)
recorded at:
Walthamstow Assembly Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1965-10) (tracks 3–7)
Brent Town Hall (Wembley Town Hall) in Brent, London, England, United Kingdom (1972-07) (track 2)
part of:
Catalogue of the Works of Hector Berlioz (number: H. 23D) (track 4)
Catalogue of the Works of Hector Berlioz (number: H. 26) (track 5)
Catalogue of the Works of Hector Berlioz (number: H. 53) (track 3)
Catalogue of the Works of Hector Berlioz (number: H. 76B) (track 2)
Catalogue of the Works of Hector Berlioz (number: H. 95) (track 7)
Catalogue of the Works of Hector Berlioz (number: H. 101) (track 6)
arrangements:
Ouverture des Francs-Juges, S. 471 (for piano, Liszt) (track 4)
Ouverture du Roi Lear, S. 474 (for solo piano, Liszt) (track 3)
part of:
recording of:
Overture "Le Corsaire", op. 21 (H 101) (1965-10) (track 6)
Overture "Le roi Lear", op. 4 (1965-10) (track 3)
Béatrice et Bénédict: Overture (1977-12) (track 1)