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Title/Work Faust (Act 3)
Author(s)/Composer(s) Charles Gounod (1818-1893)

High resolution audio (Flac) FLAC, FLAC (Commons)
Compressed audio (Ogg Vorbis) none
Genre(s) Opera terminology
Content Ballade of the King of Thule
Description HMV C 3674
Lyricist(s) Jules Barbier (1825-1901) and Michel Carré (1821-1872) based on Carré's play "Faust et Marguerite" (adapted from the original work of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's (1749-1832) Faust, Part 1); English libretto by Henry Chorley (1808-1872)
Music arranger(s) none
Conductor(s) Warwick Braithwaite (1896-1971)
Performer(s) Philharmonia Orchestra; Joan Hammond (1912-1996)
Vocal range Soprano with orchestra accompaniment
Label His Master's Voice
Cat. no. C 3674
Order number 2EA 11658
Matrix/StamperID 2EA 11658-I
Place of recording London (United Kingdom)
1st recording date 18 March 1947[1]
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1st release date 1947
PD CH 1 January 1998
PD EU 1 January 2018
PD USA 1 January 1998
PD INT 1 January 2018


  1. CHARM: Composer: GOUNOD, Work: Faust - The king of Thule, Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra, Date: 1947-03-18; Catalogue: Gray; CatNum: C3674; Date: 1947-03-18; Venue: London, EMI Studio No. 1, Abbey Road; Label: HMV; Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra; Conductor: Braithwaite, Warwick; Composer: GOUNOD; Title: Faust - The king of Thule; Issue_78_45: C3674; Num: 2EA 11658; Performer: Joan Hammond, soprano; Conductor: Braithwaite, Warwick, CSV of the record


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