℗ 1959 Parlophone Records Limited; A Warner Classics release,
Released August 7, 2020
Duration 52m 47s
Genre Classical
 

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5, Op. 64 & Slavonic March, Op. 31

John Barbirolli, Hallé Orchestra

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Symphony No. 5 in E Minor, Op. 64  
1.1
I. Andante - Allegro con anima
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky; John Barbirolli; Hallé Orchestra
13:23
1.2
II. Andante cantabile, con alcuna licenza
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky; John Barbirolli; Hallé Orchestra
11:53
1.3
III. Valse. Allegro moderato
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky; John Barbirolli; Hallé Orchestra
6:01
1.4
IV. Finale. Andante maestoso - Allegro vivace
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky; John Barbirolli; Hallé Orchestra
12:43
1.5
Slavonic March, Op. 31
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky; John Barbirolli; Hallé Orchestra
8:47
Sir John Barbirolli heads the Hallé Orchestra in this programme of Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5 and the "Slavonic March". The Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64 was composed between May and August 1888 and was first performed in St Petersburg at the Mariinsky Theatre on November 17 of that year with Tchaikovsky conducting. It is dedicated to Theodor Avé-Lallemant. The "Slavonic March" in B-flat minor, Op. 31, is an orchestral tone poem published in 1876. It was written to celebrate Russia's intervention in the Serbo-Turkish War. 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 1-5 – contains high-resolution digital transfers of material originating from an analogue master source
Track title
Peak
(dB FS)
RMS
(dB FS)
LUFS
(integrated)
DR
Album average
Range of values
-1.04
-3.33 to 0.00
-20.83
-26.42 to -17.18
-16.30
-22.90 to -12.40
11
9 to 14
1
I. Andante - Allegro con anima
-0.42-20.28-15.111
2
II. Andante cantabile, con alcuna licenza
-0.41-21.27-16.011
3
III. Valse. Allegro moderato
-3.33-26.42-22.914
4
IV. Finale. Andante maestoso - Allegro vivace
0.00-19.00-15.111
5
Slavonic March, Op. 31
0.00-17.18-12.49

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