Faust discography

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This is a list of recordings of Faust by Charles Gounod (1818–1893).

Year Cast
(Faust,
Mephistopheles,
Marguerite)
Conductor,
Opera house and orchestra
Label[1]
1908 Karl Jörn,
Paul Knüpfer,
Emmy Destinn
Bruno Seidler-Winkler (de)
Grammophone Orchestra Berlin
Chorus of the Court Opera Berlin
(sung in German)
Audio CD: Supraphon
Cat: 11 2136-2
1911-12 Léon Beyle,
André Gresse,
Jeanne Campredon
François Ruhlmann,
Unknown Orchestra and Chorus
Pathé Opera Series
Audio CD: Marston Records [2]
Cat: 53007-2
1920 Giuliano Romagnoli,
Fernando Autori,
Gemma Bosini
Carlo Sabajno,
Teatro alla Scala Orchestra and Chorus
(sung in Italian)
Audio CD: Divine Art "Historic Sound"
Cat: DDH 27810
1929 (?) Antonio Melandri,
Nazzareno de Angelis,
Gina Cigna
Lorenzo Molajoli,
Teatro alla Scala Orchestra and Chorus
(sung in Italian)
Audio LP: Columbia
1929-30 Heddle Nash,
Robert Easton,
Miriam Licette
Thomas Beecham,
BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
(sung in English)
Audio CD: Opera d'Oro
Cat: OPD 9010
1930 César Vezzani,
Marcel Journet,

Mireille Berthon

Henri Büsser,
L'Opéra de Paris Orchestra and Chorus
Audio CD: Membran
Cat: 231136
1936 Antonio Melandri,
Nazzareno de Angelis,
??
Lorenzo Molajoli,
Teatro alla Scala Orchestra and Chorus
(sung in Italian)
Audio CD: Preiser Records
Cat: 89134
(not a complete recording: only Act 1 recorded)
1937 Helge Rosvaenge,
Georg Hann,
Margarete Teschemacher
Joseph Keilberth,
Orchestra and Chorus of the Reichssender Stuttgart
(sung in German)
Audio CD: Arkadia
Cat: 5054
1938 Helge Rosvaenge,
Michael Bohnen,
Hilde Singenstreu
Heinrich Steiner,
Orchestra and Chorus of the Reichssender Berlin
Audio CD: Myto Records
Cat: MCD992H030
1940 Richard Crooks,
Ezio Pinza,
Helen Jepson
Wilfrid Pelletier,
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Audio CD: Naxos Historical
Cat: 8.110016-17
1947 Ivan Kozlovsky,
Mark Reizen,
Elizaveta Shumskaya
Vassili Nebolsin,
Orchestra and Chorus of the Bolshoi Theatre
(sung in Russian)
Audio CD: Dante Lys
Cat: 301-3
1947-48 Georges Noré,
Roger Rico,
Géori Boué
Thomas Beecham,
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus
Audio CD: Naxos Historical
Cat: 8.110117-18
1948 Ivan Kozlovsky,
Alexander Pirogov,
Elizaveta Shumskaya
Vassili Nebolsin,
Orchestra and Chorus of the Bolshoi Theatre
(sung in Russian)
Audio LP: Melodia
Cat: 05776-83
1949 Giuseppe Di Stefano,
Italo Tajo,
Dorothy Kirsten
Wilfrid Pelletier,
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Audio CD: Myto Records
Cat: MCD001H037
1950 Jussi Björling,
Cesare Siepi,
Dorothy Kirsten
Fausto Cleva,
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Audio CD: Naxos Historical
Cat: 8.111083-85
1951 Eugene Conley,
Cesare Siepi,
Eleanor Steber
Fausto Cleva,
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Audio CD: Preiser Records
Cat: 20015
1953 Nicolai Gedda,
Boris Christoff,
Victoria de los Ángeles
André Cluytens,
Théâtre National de l' Opéra de Paris Orchestra and Chorus
Audio CD: EMI
Cat: CMS 5 65256-2;
Malibran
Cat: CMS5652562 (mono)
1954 Ferruccio Tagliavini,
Boris Christoff,
Anna Maria Rovere
Gabriele Santini,
Orchestra & Chorus of the Teatro di San Carlo, Naples
(sung in Italian)
Audio CD: Bongiovanni
Cat: HOC009
1956 Gianni Poggi,
Raffaele Arié,
Marcella Pobbe
Fausto Cleva,
Orchestra & Chorus of the Teatro di San Carlo, Naples
(sung in Italian)
Audio CD: Andromeda
Cat: ANDRCD5054;
Bongiovanni
Cat: HOC041/42
1958 Nicolai Gedda,
Boris Christoff,
Victoria de los Ángeles
André Cluytens,
Théâtre National de l' Opéra de Paris Orchestra and Chorus
Audio CD: EMI Classics,
Cat: 65256-2 (stereo)
1958 Nicolai Gedda,
Jerome Hines,
Hilde Gueden
Jean Morel,
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Audio CD: Walhall
Cat: WLCD0270
1959 Jussi Björling,
Cesare Siepi,
Elisabeth Söderström
Jean Morel,
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Audio CD: Myto Records
Cat: MCD00174
1959 Ilija Jossifov,
Nicolai Ghiaurov,
Katja Popova
Atanas Margaritov,
Orchestra and Chorus of the Sofia National Opera, Bulgaria
Audio CD: Gala
Cat: GL100625
1960 Eugenio Fernandi,
Nicola Rossi-Lemeni,
Renata Scotto
Armando La Rosa Parodi,
RAI National Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Audio CD: Myto Records
Cat: MCD00246
1960 Gustave Botiaux,
Xavier Dupraz,
Andrea Guiot
Jésus Etcheverry,
unnamed orchestra and choir
Audio LP: Orphée
Cat: ? (excerpts)
1966 Franco Corelli,
Nicolai Ghiaurov,
Joan Sutherland
Richard Bonynge,
London Symphony Orchestra and the Ambrosian Opera Chorus
Audio CD: Decca
Cat: 470563-2
1967 Gianni Raimondi,
Nicolai Ghiaurov,
Mirella Freni
Georges Prêtre,
Teatro alla Scala Orchestra and Chorus
Audio CD: Opera d'Oro
Cat: OPD1294
1968 Michele Molese,
Norman Treigle,
Beverly Sills
Julius Rudel,
"Live" performance of the New York City Opera
Audio CD: Opera Depot
Cat: 10772-02
1971 Nicolai Gedda,
Nicolai Ghiaurov,
Heather Harper
Gianandrea Gavazzeni,
Teatro Colón Orchestra and Chorus
Audio CD: Opera d'Oro
Cat: OPD1443
1973 Alfredo Kraus,
Nicolai Ghiaurov,
Renata Scotto
Paul Ethuin,
NHK Symphony Orchestra and the Ambrosian Opera Chorus
Audio CD: Nota Blu
Cat: ?
1973 György Korondy,
Kolos Kováts,
Sylvia Sass
Ervin Lukács,
Hungarian State Opera House Orchestra,
Hungarian Radio and Television Chorus, Honved Ensemble Male Choir
(sung in Hungarian)
Audio CD: Hungaroton
Cat: HCD32411 (excerpts)
1976 Giacomo Aragall,
Paul Plishka,
Montserrat Caballé,
Alain Lombard,
Orchestre philharmonique de Strasbourg,
Choeurs de l'opéra du Rhin
Audio CD: Erato
Cat: 45685
1978 Plácido Domingo,
Nicolai Ghiaurov,
Mirella Freni
Georges Prêtre,
Théâtre National de l' Opéra de Paris Orchestra and Chorus
Audio CD: EMI Classics,
Cat: 5 09166
1986 Francisco Araiza,
Yevgeny Nesterenko,
Kiri Te Kanawa
Colin Davis,
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Audio CD: Philips,
Cat: 475 7769
1991 Richard Leech,
José van Dam,
Cheryl Studer
Michel Plasson,
Toulouse Capitole Orchestra and Chorus, French Army Chorus
Audio CD: EMI Classics,
Cat: CDS 5 56224-2
1993 Jerry Hadley,
Samuel Ramey,
Cecilia Gasdia
Carlo Rizzi,
Welsh National Opera Orchestra and Chorus Orchestra
Audio CD: Warner Classics
Cat: 4 509-90 872-2
1999 Paul Charles Clarke,
Alastair Miles,
Mary Plazas
David Parry,
Philharmonia Orchestra, Geoffrey Mitchell Choir
(sung in English)
Audio CD: Chandos,
Cat: 3014(3)
2009 Piotr Beczała,
Kwangchul Youn,
Soile Isokoski
Bertrand de Billy,
Vienna State Opera Orchestra and Chorus Orchestra
Audio CD: Orfeo
Cat: C 805 103 D

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