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Berlioz: La damnation de Faust

    1. La damnation de Faust: Marche Hongroise
    2. La damnation de Faust: "D'amour l'ardente flamme"
    3. La damnation de Faust: "Maintenant chantons a cette belle ... Devant la maison ... finale"
  • Catalogue Number LSO0008
    UPC 822231100829

    James Mallinson producer
    Tony Faulkner sound engineer

    Recorded October 2000, Barbican, London

    176.4kHz (high density PCM) recording
    Notes and libretto in English / en Francais

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Sir Colin Davis, London Symphony Orchestra


A magnificent cast, led by Giuseppe Sabbatini on blistering form, revel in Berlioz's dramatic account of the Faust tale. Sir Colin Davis leads a peerless performance and breathes new life into the much-loved masterpiece.


Composer   Berlioz
Conductor   Sir Colin Davis
Performers   London Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Chorus
Soloists   Giuseppe Sabbatini, Enkelejda Shkosa, Michele Pertusi, David Wilson-Johnson

Track list
Disc 1
1. La damnation de Faust: Scene 1 - "La vieil hiver"
2. La damnation de Faust: Scene 2/3a - "Les bergers quittent ... Mais d'un eclat guerrier"
3. La damnation de Faust: Scene 3b - Hungarian March
4. La damnation de Faust: Scene 4a - "Sans regrets j'ai quitte les riantes campagnes"
5. La damnation de Faust: Scene 4b - "Christ vient de ressusciter"
6. La damnation de Faust: Scene 4c - "Helas! Doux chants du ciel"
7. La damnation de Faust: Scene 5 - "O pure emotion"
8. La damnation de Faust: Scene 6a - "O boire encor!"
9. La damnation de Faust: Scene 6b - "Certain rat, dans la cuisine"
10. La damnation de Faust: Scene 6c - "Amen"
11. La damnation de Faust: Scene 6d - "Vrai dieu messieurs"
12. La damnation de Faust: Scene 6e - "Une puce gentille"
13. La damnation de Faust: Scene 6f - "Assez! Fuyons ces lieux"
14. La damnation de Faust: Scene 7a - "Voici des roses"
15. La damnation de Faust: Scene 7b - "Dors! Heureux Faust"
16. La damnation de Faust: Scene 7c - Dance of the Sylphs
17. La damnation de Faust: Scene 7d - "Margarita!"
18. La damnation de Faust: Scene 8 - "Villes entourees ... Jam nox stellata Velamina Pandit"

Disc 2
1. La damnation de Faust: Scene 9a - Prelude
2. La damnation de Faust: Scene 9b - "Merci, doux crepuscle!"
3. La damnation de Faust: Scene 10 - "Je l'entends!"
4. La damnation de Faust: Scene 11a - "Que l'air est etouffant!"
5. La damnation de Faust: Scene 11b - "Autrefois un roi de Thule"
6. La damnation de Faust: Scene 12a - "Esprits des flammes inconstantes"
7. La damnation de Faust: Scene 12b - Minuet of the Will-o'-the-Wisps
8. La damnation de Faust: Scene 12c - "Maintenant chantons a cette belle ... Devant la maison ... finale"
9. La damnation de Faust: Scene 13 - "Grand Dieu! ... Ang adore"
10. La damnation de Faust: Scene 14 - "Allons, il est trop tard! ... Je connais donc enfin"
11. La damnation de Faust: Scene 15a - "D'amour l'ardente flamme"
12. La damnation de Faust: Scene 15b - "Au son des trompettes"
13. La damnation de Faust: Scene 16 - "Nature immense"
14. La damnation de Faust: Scene 17 - "A la voute azuree"
15. La damnation de Faust: Scene 18 - "Dans mon coeur retentit sa voix"
16. La damnation de Faust: Scene 19 - "Ha! Irimiru Karabrao ... Tradioun marexil"
17. La damnation de Faust: Epilogue a - "Alors, lenfer se tut"
18. La damnation de Faust: Epilogue b - "Laus! Hosanna! ... Romante au ciel, ame naive"

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