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Sir John Barbirolli – Vaughan Williams: Oboe Concerto & Tuba Concerto (1956/2020) [Official Digital Download 24bit/192kHz]

Sir John Barbirolli – Vaughan Williams: Oboe Concerto & Tuba Concerto (1956/2020)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time – 33:02 minutes | 618 MB | Genre: Classical
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download | Front Cover | © Warner Classics

Born in London of Italian-French parents, Sir John Barbirolli (1899–1970) trained as a cellist and played in theatre and café orchestras before joining the Queen’s Hall Orchestra under Sir Henry Wood in 1916. His conducting career began with the formation of his own orchestra in 1924, and between 1926 and 1933 he was active as an opera conductor at Covent Garden and elsewhere. Orchestral appointments followed: the Scottish Orchestra (1933–36), the New York Philharmonic (1936–42), the Hallé Orchestra (1943–70) and the Houston Symphony (1961–67). Barbirolli guest conducted many of the world’s leading orchestras and was especially admired as an interpreter of the music of Mahler, Sibelius, Elgar, Vaughan Williams, Delius, Puccini and Verdi. He made many outstanding recordings, including the complete Brahms and Sibelius symphonies, as well as operas by Verdi and Puccini and much English repertoire.

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Sir John Barbirolli – Schubert: Symphony No. 9, D. 944 “The Great” (Remastered) (2021) [Official Digital Download 24bit/192kHz]

Sir John Barbirolli – Schubert: Symphony No. 9, D. 944 “The Great” (Remastered) (2021)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time – 48:22 minutes | 907 MB | Genre: Classical
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download | Front Cover | © Warner Classics

Born in London of Italian-French parents, Sir John Barbirolli (1899–1970) trained as a cellist and played in theatre and café orchestras before joining the Queen’s Hall Orchestra under Sir Henry Wood in 1916. His conducting career began with the formation of his own orchestra in 1924, and between 1926 and 1933 he was active as an opera conductor at Covent Garden and elsewhere. Orchestral appointments followed: the Scottish Orchestra (1933–36), the New York Philharmonic (1936–42), the Hallé Orchestra (1943–70) and the Houston Symphony (1961–67). Barbirolli guest conducted many of the world’s leading orchestras and was especially admired as an interpreter of the music of Mahler, Sibelius, Elgar, Vaughan Williams, Delius, Puccini and Verdi. He made many outstanding recordings, including the complete Brahms and Sibelius symphonies, as well as operas by Verdi and Puccini and much English repertoire.

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Sir John Barbirolli – Handel: Concertos for Oboe & Organ, Suites from Serse & Rodrigo (2021) [Official Digital Download 24bit/192kHz]

Sir John Barbirolli – Handel: Concertos for Oboe & Organ, Suites from Serse & Rodrigo (2021)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time – 54:05 minutes | 2,14 GB | Genre: Classical
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download | Front Cover | © Warner Classics

Born in London of Italian-French parents, Sir John Barbirolli (1899–1970) trained as a cellist and played in theatre and café orchestras before joining the Queen’s Hall Orchestra under Sir Henry Wood in 1916. His conducting career began with the formation of his own orchestra in 1924, and between 1926 and 1933 he was active as an opera conductor at Covent Garden and elsewhere. Orchestral appointments followed: the Scottish Orchestra (1933–36), the New York Philharmonic (1936–42), the Hallé Orchestra (1943–70) and the Houston Symphony (1961–67). Barbirolli guest conducted many of the world’s leading orchestras and was especially admired as an interpreter of the music of Mahler, Sibelius, Elgar, Vaughan Williams, Delius, Puccini and Verdi. He made many outstanding recordings, including the complete Brahms and Sibelius symphonies, as well as operas by Verdi and Puccini and much English repertoire.

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Sir John Barbirolli – Grieg: Suite No. 1 from Peer Gynt, Two Elegiac Melodies & Symphonic Dances (1958/2021) [Official Digital Download 24bit/192kHz]

Sir John Barbirolli – Grieg: Suite No. 1 from Peer Gynt, Two Elegiac Melodies & Symphonic Dances (1958/2021)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time – 52:11 minutes | 1,97 GB | Genre: Classical
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download | Front Cover | © Warner Classics

Born in London of Italian-French parents, Sir John Barbirolli (1899–1970) trained as a cellist and played in theatre and café orchestras before joining the Queen’s Hall Orchestra under Sir Henry Wood in 1916. His conducting career began with the formation of his own orchestra in 1924, and between 1926 and 1933 he was active as an opera conductor at Covent Garden and elsewhere. Orchestral appointments followed: the Scottish Orchestra (1933–36), the New York Philharmonic (1936–42), the Hallé Orchestra (1943–70) and the Houston Symphony (1961–67). Barbirolli guest conducted many of the world’s leading orchestras and was especially admired as an interpreter of the music of Mahler, Sibelius, Elgar, Vaughan Williams, Delius, Puccini and Verdi. He made many outstanding recordings, including the complete Brahms and Sibelius symphonies, as well as operas by Verdi and Puccini and much English repertoire.

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Sir John Barbirolli – Grainger: Shepherd’s Hey, Mock Morris, Molly on the Shore & Londonderry Air (1958/2021) [Official Digital Download 24bit/192kHz]

Sir John Barbirolli – Grainger: Shepherd’s Hey, Mock Morris, Molly on the Shore & Londonderry Air (1958/2021)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time – 13:57 minutes | 277 MB | Genre: Classical
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download | Front Cover | © Warner Classics

Born in London of Italian-French parents, Sir John Barbirolli (1899–1970) trained as a cellist and played in theatre and café orchestras before joining the Queen’s Hall Orchestra under Sir Henry Wood in 1916. His conducting career began with the formation of his own orchestra in 1924, and between 1926 and 1933 he was active as an opera conductor at Covent Garden and elsewhere. Orchestral appointments followed: the Scottish Orchestra (1933–36), the New York Philharmonic (1936–42), the Hallé Orchestra (1943–70) and the Houston Symphony (1961–67). Barbirolli guest conducted many of the world’s leading orchestras and was especially admired as an interpreter of the music of Mahler, Sibelius, Elgar, Vaughan Williams, Delius, Puccini and Verdi. He made many outstanding recordings, including the complete Brahms and Sibelius symphonies, as well as operas by Verdi and Puccini and much English repertoire.

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Sir John Barbirolli – Bach: Violin Concerto, BWV 1042 – Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto, Op. 35 (2021) [Official Digital Download 24bit/192kHz]

Sir John Barbirolli – Bach: Violin Concerto, BWV 1042 – Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto, Op. 35 (2021)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time – 54:40 minutes | 1,85 GB | Genre: Classical
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download | Front Cover | © Warner Classics

Sir John Barbirolli, CH (2 December 1899 – 29 July 1970), né Giovanni Battista Barbirolli, was a British conductor and cellist. He is remembered above all as conductor of the Hallé Orchestra in Manchester, which he helped save from dissolution in 1943 and conducted for the rest of his life. Earlier in his career he was Arturo Toscanini’s successor as music director of the New York Philharmonic, serving from 1936 to 1943. He was also chief conductor of the Houston Symphony from 1961 to 1967, and was a guest conductor of many other orchestras, including the BBC Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, the Philharmonia, the Berlin Philharmonic and the Vienna Philharmonic, with all of which he made recordings.

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Sir John Barbirolli – Bach: Keyboard Concertos, BWV 1056 & 1061 – Haydn, Raff & Saint-Saens: Works for Keyboard and Orchestra (2021) [Official Digital Download 24bit/192kHz]

Sir John Barbirolli – Bach: Keyboard Concertos, BWV 1056 & 1061 – Haydn, Raff & Saint-Saëns: Works for Keyboard and Orchestra (2021)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time – 33:05 minutes | 922 MB | Genre: Classical
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download | Front Cover | © Warner Classics

Born in London of Italian-French parents, Sir John Barbirolli (1899–1970) trained as a cellist and played in theatre and café orchestras before joining the Queen’s Hall Orchestra under Sir Henry Wood in 1916. His conducting career began with the formation of his own orchestra in 1924, and between 1926 and 1933 he was active as an opera conductor at Covent Garden and elsewhere. Orchestral appointments followed: the Scottish Orchestra (1933–36), the New York Philharmonic (1936–42), the Hallé Orchestra (1943–70) and the Houston Symphony (1961–67). Barbirolli guest conducted many of the world’s leading orchestras and was especially admired as an interpreter of the music of Mahler, Sibelius, Elgar, Vaughan Williams, Delius, Puccini and Verdi. He made many outstanding recordings, including the complete Brahms and Sibelius symphonies, as well as operas by Verdi and Puccini and much English repertoire.

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Renata Scotto, Carlo Bergonzi & Sir John Barbirolli – Puccini – Madama Butterfly (1967/2020) [Official Digital Download 24bit/192kHz]

Renata Scotto, Carlo Bergonzi & Sir John Barbirolli – Puccini – Madama Butterfly (1967/2020)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time – 02:21:33 minutes | 5,58 GB | Genre: Classical
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download | Front Cover | © Warner Classics

Born in London of Italian-French parents, Sir John Barbirolli (1899–1970) trained as a cellist and played in theatre and café orchestras before joining the Queen’s Hall Orchestra under Sir Henry Wood in 1916. His conducting career began with the formation of his own orchestra in 1924, and between 1926 and 1933 he was active as an opera conductor at Covent Garden and elsewhere. Orchestral appointments followed: the Scottish Orchestra (1933–36), the New York Philharmonic (1936–42), the Hallé Orchestra (1943–70) and the Houston Symphony (1961–67). Barbirolli guest conducted many of the world’s leading orchestras and was especially admired as an interpreter of the music of Mahler, Sibelius, Elgar, Vaughan Williams, Delius, Puccini and Verdi. He made many outstanding recordings, including the complete Brahms and Sibelius symphonies, as well as operas by Verdi and Puccini and much English repertoire.

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Marina de Gabarain, Halle Orchestra & Sir John Barbirolli – Falla – 7 Popular Spanish Folksongs (1958/2020) [Official Digital Download 24bit/192kHz]

Marina de Gabaráin, Hallé Orchestra & Sir John Barbirolli – Falla – 7 Popular Spanish Folksongs (1958/2020)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time – 13:06 minutes | 259 MB | Genre: Classical
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download | Front Cover | © Warner Classics

Born in London of Italian-French parents, Sir John Barbirolli (1899–1970) trained as a cellist and played in theatre and café orchestras before joining the Queen’s Hall Orchestra under Sir Henry Wood in 1916. His conducting career began with the formation of his own orchestra in 1924, and between 1926 and 1933 he was active as an opera conductor at Covent Garden and elsewhere. Orchestral appointments followed: the Scottish Orchestra (1933–36), the New York Philharmonic (1936–42), the Hallé Orchestra (1943–70) and the Houston Symphony (1961–67). Barbirolli guest conducted many of the world’s leading orchestras and was especially admired as an interpreter of the music of Mahler, Sibelius, Elgar, Vaughan Williams, Delius, Puccini and Verdi. He made many outstanding recordings, including the complete Brahms and Sibelius symphonies, as well as operas by Verdi and Puccini and much English repertoire.

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London Symphony Orchestra & Sir John Barbirolli – Strauss – Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40 (2021) [Official Digital Download 24bit/192kHz]

London Symphony Orchestra & Sir John Barbirolli – Strauss – Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40 (2021)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time – 50:35 minutes | 1,84 GB | Genre: Classical
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download | Front Cover | © Warner Classics

Born in London of Italian-French parents, Sir John Barbirolli (1899–1970) trained as a cellist and played in theatre and café orchestras before joining the Queen’s Hall Orchestra under Sir Henry Wood in 1916. His conducting career began with the formation of his own orchestra in 1924, and between 1926 and 1933 he was active as an opera conductor at Covent Garden and elsewhere. Orchestral appointments followed: the Scottish Orchestra (1933–36), the New York Philharmonic (1936–42), the Hallé Orchestra (1943–70) and the Houston Symphony (1961–67). Barbirolli guest conducted many of the world’s leading orchestras and was especially admired as an interpreter of the music of Mahler, Sibelius, Elgar, Vaughan Williams, Delius, Puccini and Verdi. He made many outstanding recordings, including the complete Brahms and Sibelius symphonies, as well as operas by Verdi and Puccini and much English repertoire.

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