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Beethoven: Symphony No. 5, Op. 67 - Weber: Overture from Euryanthe

John Barbirolli, Hallé Orchestra

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Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67  
1.1
I. Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven; John Barbirolli; Hallé Orchestra
8:11
1.2
II. Andante con moto
Ludwig van Beethoven; John Barbirolli; Hallé Orchestra
10:25
1.3
III. Scherzo. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven; John Barbirolli; Hallé Orchestra
5:09
1.4
IV. Finale. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven; John Barbirolli; Hallé Orchestra
8:41
Euryanthe, Op. 81, J. 291  
1.5
Overture
Carl Maria von Weber; John Barbirolli; Hallé Orchestra
8:03
Total Playing Time    40:29
Sir John Barbirolli heads the Hallé Orchestra in this programme of Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 and Weber's Overture from Euryanthe. The Symphony No. 5 in C minor was written between 1804 and 1808. It is one of the best-known compositions in classical music and one of the most frequently played symphonies, and it is widely considered one of the cornerstones of western music. Euryanthe (J. 291, Op. 81) is a German grosse heroisch-romantische opera, first performed at the Theater am Kärntnertor in Vienna on 25 October 1823. Only the overture, an outstanding example of the early German Romantic style (heralding Richard Wagner), is regularly played today.

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.
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Track 5 – 44.1 kHz / 4610000.0-bit PCM, mastered in 96 kHz / 4610000.0-bit; 44.1 kHz / 9220000.0-bit PCM, mastered in 192 kHz / 9220000.0-bit

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