℗ 1963 Parlophone Records Limited; A Warner Classics release,
Released August 28, 2020
Duration 35m 12s
Record Label Warner Classics
Genre Classical

Nielsen: Symphony No. 4, Op. 29 "The Inextinguishable"

Sir John Barbirolli, Hallé Orchestra

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Symphony No. 4, Op. 29 "The Inextinguishable"  
I. Allegro
Carl Nielsen; Sir John Barbirolli; Hallé Orchestra
II. Poco allegretto
Carl Nielsen; Sir John Barbirolli; Hallé Orchestra
III. Poco adagio quasi andante
Carl Nielsen; Sir John Barbirolli; Hallé Orchestra
IV. Allegro
Carl Nielsen; Sir John Barbirolli; Hallé Orchestra
Sir John Barbirolli heads the Hallé Orchestra this legacy performance of Danish composer Carl Nielsen's Symphony No. 4, Op. 29, also known as "The Inextinguishable". Composed against the backdrop of the First World War, this symphony is among the most dramatic that Nielsen wrote, featuring a "battle" between two sets of timpani. 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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-20.30 to -1.19
-39.57 to -18.61
-36.20 to -13.90
9 to 12
I. Allegro
II. Poco allegretto
III. Poco adagio quasi andante
IV. Allegro

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