OP0924. FAUST, recorded 1911, Pathé, w.Ruhlmann Cond. Léon Beyle, Jeanne Campredon, André Gresse, Jean Noté, Pierre Dupré, etc. 3-Marston 53007. Transfers by Ward Marston. - 638335300726
"To my ears, the star is Léon Beyle, a beautiful lyric tenor with just the right ‘heft’ for this taxing role….As Méfistofélès, André Gresse offers a salutary reminder of the number of fine French bassos of the period….[All remaining artists] offer insights into the performing style of a period when there were a considerable number of superb Francophone singers performing at the Opéra and Opéra-Comique in Paris….As ever with Marston, the set is well documented, the booklet a model of its kind."
- Stanley Henig, CLASSIC RECORD COLLECTOR, Autumn, 2006