His music

The works down below were performed by Willem Mengelberg and have, on one or more occasions, been recorded.  If you click on a certain work (e.g. Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3) you will see the various recorded performances that we know of. Almost all performances indicated are available to you for listening purposes.

Used abbreviations:

  • CGO: (Amsterdam) Concertgebouw Orchestra
  • NYPO: New York Philharmonic Orchestra
  • BBCSO: BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • BerlPH (or similar): Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Parijs: Grand Orchestre de Radio Paris
  • WiePh: Wiener Philharmoniker
  • GBRO: Grosses Berlin Rundfunk Orchester

Go to the performance of your choice, select a track, click again - and get carried away by Mengelberg’s music!

More information regarding Mengelbergs recordings can be found in: 
Discography Mengelberg (PDF,32 KB) or Discography Mengelberg (XLS, 98KB)
Discography Mengelberg compiled by Takeshi Hasegawa on October 2, 2001. PDF (176 KB)

List of works

Hendrik Andriessen

Georges Bizet

Luigi Cherubini

Alphons Diepenbrock

Christoph Willibald Gluck

Engelbert Humperdinck

Rudolf Mengelberg

Giacomo Meyerbeer

Willem Pijper

Giacomo Puccini

Camille Saint-Saëns

Ernest Schelling

Robert Schumann

Franz von Suppé