℗ ℗ 1967 Parlophone Records Limited; A Warner Classics release,
 

Ireland, Bax & Delius: English Tone Pictures

John Barbirolli, London Symphony Orchestra

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1.1
A London Overture
John Ireland; John Barbirolli; London Symphony Orchestra
12:24
1.2
Tintagel
Arnold Bax; John Barbirolli; London Symphony Orchestra
15:06
Delius / Arr. A Village Romeo and Juliet  
1.3
The Walk to the Paradise Garden
Frederick Delius; Thomas Beecham; John Barbirolli; London Symphony Orchestra
9:51
1.4
Irmelin Prelude
Frederick Delius; John Barbirolli; London Symphony Orchestra
5:50
1.5
Song of Summer
Frederick Delius; John Barbirolli; London Symphony Orchestra
11:29
Total Playing Time    54:40
Sir John Barbirolli heads the Hallé Orchestra in this programme spanning the works of Ireland, Bax, and Delius, entitled English Tone Pictures. A symphonic poem or tone poem is a piece of orchestral music, usually in a single continuous movement, which illustrates or evokes the content of a poem, short story, novel, painting, landscape, or other (non-musical) source.

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

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