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- Physical Description: 2 audio discs (2 hr., 10 min., 40 sec.) : digital, stereophonic ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 pamphlet (172 pages : illustrations, portraits)
- Publisher: [Baarn, Netherlands] : Philips Classics, 
- Copyright: ℗1981
Compact discs. Analog recording.
Sung in French.
Libretto by Edouard Blau, Paul Milliet and Georges Hartmann, after the novel by Goethe.
Programme notes in English by Arthur Holmberg, in German by Wulf Konold, and in French by Philippe Dulac; synopsis by Konold with English and French translations; performer notes in English, German and French; and libretto with German translation by Krista Thiele and English translation by Lionel Salter laid in pamphlet.
|Participant or Performer Note:||
Frederica von Stade, Isobel Buchanan, José Carreras, Thomas Allen, Robert Lloyd, and other soloists ; Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden ; Sir Colin Davis, conductor.
|Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:||
Recorded in London, Feb. 1980.
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