℗ 1959 Parlophone Records Limited; A Warner Classics release,
 

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6, Op. 74 "Pathétique"

Sir John Barbirolli, Hallé Orchestra

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Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique"  
1.1
I. Adagio - Allegro non troppo
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky; Sir John Barbirolli; Hallé Orchestra
18:17
1.2
II. Allegro con grazia
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky; Sir John Barbirolli; Hallé Orchestra
7:32
1.3
III. Allegro molto vivace
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky; Sir John Barbirolli; Hallé Orchestra
9:31
Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op. 74, "Pathétique"  
1.4
IV. Finale. Adagio lamentoso
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky; Sir John Barbirolli; Hallé Orchestra
9:31
Total Playing Time    44:51
Sir John Barbirolli heads the Hallé Orchestra in this rendition of Tchaikovsky's "Pathetique" Symphony. The Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74 is Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's final completed symphony, written between February and the end of August 1893. The composer entitled the work "The Passionate Symphony", employing a Russian word, Патетическая (Pateticheskaya), meaning "passionate" or "emotional", which was then (mis-)translated into French as pathétique, meaning "solemn" or "emotive". Warner Classics releases this stunning recording as part of a brand new series, The Complete Warner Recordings. Spanning over 40 years, these recordings trace the career of Sir John Barbirolli, a conductor of proverbial warmth and generosity, a transformative force in British music and a legendary figure who collaborated with the greatest artists of his time. Shortly before his death in 1970 he completed a Sibelius cycle with the Hallé Orchestra, whose fortunes he had steered for nearly three decades, and among other composers closely linked with his name are Elgar, Delius, Brahms, Mozart, Mahler and Puccini. The wide-ranging contents of this landmark set, which comprises all the recordings Barbirolli made for HMV and PYE. Everything has been remastered in high definition, LP-era recordings from the original tapes, and 78-era recordings from the best available sources.
192 kHz / 24-bit, 96 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Warner Classics Studio Masters

Tracks 1-4 – contains high-resolution digital transfers of material originating from an analogue master source

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