Sibelius discography: help wanted


A Sibelius discography is being compiled that will be made available via this website.

In the interests of making this discography as complete as possible, all Sibelius enthusiasts and Sibelius One members are invited to send in details of recordings in their collection and we shall add the information to what is already on file here.

At present work is in a preliminary stage. As soon as possible we shall make available a file listing those recordings already included, and alternative methods of submitting information.

In the meantime, if you would like to send details of your discs already, we would ask for as much as possible of the following information to be included:

  • Work title and opus/JS/HUL number
  • If only part of a work is performed, please specify which part(s)
  • Soloist(s)
  • Ensemble/orchestra
  • Chorus
  • Conductor
  • Recording date
  • Live recording?
  • Release date
  • Record label and catalogue number
  • Format (e.g. LP, CD, mono/stereo)
  • Country of release
  • Any other relevant information

Please send the information to Ian Maxwell (click here).

Thank you very much for your help!

You can also submit details of Sibelius recordings using this form. Fill in the boxes and then press 'Send'. Thank you!

Your Name:*
Work recorded
Opus/JS/HUL no.
If incomplete, specify which parts are performed
Recording date
Release date
Live recording?
Record label
Catalogue no.
Format (LP/CD, mono/stereo etc.)
Country of release
Other relevant info

3 thoughts on “Sibelius discography: help wanted

  1. This is a great idea and I would love to help. It seems likely to be a mammoth task: to make it as efficient as possible, could I suggest you make the existing list available online so that people don’t waste time posting duplicates? Or better still, post it as a password-protected Google doc that members can update?

    As you are no doubt aware, there are online resources available that could be trawled for information. As examples, Archiv Music and Discogs list 853 and 829 Sibelius recordings, respectively, the former being those currently available for purchase in the USA, the latter including many earlier vinyl recordings. See:

    1. Yes! The existing list will be made available as soon as possible and we’ll be experimenting with additional ways of submitting the information.

  2. The core of his oeuvre is his set of seven symphonies which, like his other major works, continue to be performed and recorded in his home country and internationally. His best-known compositions are

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