Holiday Shop


WGBH Radio WGBH Radio theclassicalstation.org

Sir John Barbirolli - Boston Symphony Historic Telecasts

Brahms / Walton / Delius / Barbirolli / Bso
Release Date: 01/25/2005 
Label:  Video Artists International   Catalog #: 4304  
Composer:  Johannes BrahmsSir William WaltonFrederick DeliusSir John Barbirolli
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Low Stock: Currently 3 or fewer in stock. Usually ships in 24 hours, unless stock becomes depleted.  

Notes and Editorial Reviews

The only extant video of Sir John’s work with the BSO, this 1959 telecast finds the conductor in exemplary form, leading performances of Brahms’s Symphony No. 2, Walton’s Partita for Orchestra, Delius’s "The Walk to the Paradise Garden" (from A Village Romeo and Juliet), and Barbirolli’s own arrangement of selections from the Fitzwilliam Virginal Book, entitled An Elizabethan Suite. Black & White, 94 minutes. Mono with an alternate stereo soundtrack provided. Playable in all regions. The only extant video of Sir John’s work with the BSO, this 1959 telecast finds the conductor in exemplary form, leading performances of Brahms’s Symphony No. 2, Walton’s Partita for Orchestra, Delius’s "The Walk to the Paradise Garden" (from A Village Romeo and Juliet), and Barbirolli’s own arrangement of selections from the Fitzwilliam Virginal Book, entitled An Elizabethan Suite. Black & White, 94 minutes. Mono with an alternate stereo soundtrack provided. Playable in all regions. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 73 by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; Austria 
2.
Partita for Orchestra by Sir William Walton
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; England 
3.
A Village Romeo and Juliet: Walk to the Paradise Garden by Frederick Delius
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1900-1901; France 
4.
An Elizabethan Suite by Sir John Barbirolli
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; Vancouver, Canada 

Customer Reviews

Be the first to review this title
Review This Title
Review This Title Share on Facebook




YOU MUST BE A SUBSCRIBER TO LISTEN TO ARKIVMUSIC STREAMING.
TRY IT NOW FOR FREE!
Sign up now for two weeks of free access to the world's best classical music collection. Keep listening for only $19.95/month - thousands of classical albums for the price of one! Learn more about ArkivMusic Streaming
Aleady a subscriber? Sign In