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Gustav Holst
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1874-09-21
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Gustav Theodore Holst (born Gustavus Theodore von Holst; 21 September 1874 – 25 May 1934) was an English composer, arranger and teacher. Best known for his orchestral suite The Planets, he composed a large number of other works across a range ...

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Gustav Theodore Holst (born Gustavus Theodore von Holst; 21 September 1874 – 25 May 1934) was an English composer, arranger and teacher. Best known for his orchestral suite The Planets, he composed a large number of other works across a range of genres, although none achieved comparable success. His distinctive compositional style was the product of many influences, Richard Wagner and Richard Strauss being most crucial early in his development. The subsequent inspiration of the English folksong revival of the early 20th century, and the example of such rising modern composers as Maurice Ravel, led Holst to develop and refine an individual style.

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BBC Symphony Orchestra, Gustav Holst, Edward Gardner, The BBC Symphony Chorus
The Planets
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The Planets The Planets The Planets The Planets
Chamber Choir AVE, Andraz Hauptman & Gustav Holst
Ave Maria [Hail Mary]
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Ave Maria [Hail Mary] Ave Maria [Hail Mary] Ave Maria [Hail Mary] Ave Maria [Hail Mary]
Walsh, Guitar Trek & Gustav Holst
St Paul's Suite [arr. for guitar quartet]
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St Paul's Suite [arr. for guitar quartet] St Paul's Suite [arr. for guitar quartet] St Paul's Suite [arr. for guitar quartet] St Paul's Suite [arr. for guitar quartet]
Timothy Reynish, Gustav Holst & Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra
March from Suite for military band no.2
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March from Suite for military band no.2 March from Suite for military band no.2 March from Suite for military band no.2 March from Suite for military band no.2
Ulster Orchestra, Gustav Holst & JoAnn Falletta
Walt Whitman Overture, Op.7, H42
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Walt Whitman Overture, Op.7, H42 Walt Whitman Overture, Op.7, H42 Walt Whitman Overture, Op.7, H42 Walt Whitman Overture, Op.7, H42
Gustav Holst, Finzi Singers, Rachel Wheatley & Paul Spicer
This have I done for my true love , The Dream-city and Betelgeuse
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This have I done for my true love , The Dream-city  and Betelgeuse This have I done for my true love , The Dream-city  and Betelgeuse This have I done for my true love , The Dream-city  and Betelgeuse This have I done for my true love , The Dream-city  and Betelgeuse
Gustav Holst, Timothy Pooley, Sir Mark Elder & Hallé Orchestra
Lyric movement for viola and orchestra
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Lyric movement for viola and orchestra Lyric movement for viola and orchestra Lyric movement for viola and orchestra Lyric movement for viola and orchestra
Gustav Holst, RNCM Wind Orchestra & Timothy Reynish
Hammersmith prelude and scherzo Op.52 vers. for orchestra
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Hammersmith prelude and scherzo  Op.52 vers. for orchestra Hammersmith prelude and scherzo  Op.52 vers. for orchestra Hammersmith prelude and scherzo  Op.52 vers. for orchestra Hammersmith prelude and scherzo  Op.52 vers. for orchestra
Gustav Holst, City of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox & Patrizia Kwella
12 Songs Op.48 for voice and piano [words: Humbert Wolfe]
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12 Songs  Op.48 for voice and piano [words: Humbert Wolfe] 12 Songs  Op.48 for voice and piano [words: Humbert Wolfe] 12 Songs  Op.48 for voice and piano [words: Humbert Wolfe] 12 Songs  Op.48 for voice and piano [words: Humbert Wolfe]
Gustav Holst, Hilary Davan Wetton & City of London Choir
The Song of the coming of Christ
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The Song of the coming of Christ The Song of the coming of Christ The Song of the coming of Christ The Song of the coming of Christ
Gustav Holst, Garry Cutt & Grimethorpe Colliery Band
A Moorside suite for brass band
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A Moorside suite for brass band A Moorside suite for brass band A Moorside suite for brass band A Moorside suite for brass band
Gustav Holst, Wing Commander Duncan Stubbs & R A F Central Band
Suite no. 1 in E flat major Op.28`1 for military band
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Suite no. 1 in E flat major Op.28`1 for military band Suite no. 1 in E flat major Op.28`1 for military band Suite no. 1 in E flat major Op.28`1 for military band Suite no. 1 in E flat major Op.28`1 for military band

Suite no. 1 in E flat major Op.28`1 for military band

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Wing Commander Duncan Stubbs
R A F Central Band
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Gustav Holst, Wing Commander Duncan Stubbs & R A F Central Band
Suite (Op.28`2) in F major, arr. Sydney Herbert for brass band [orig. military band]
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Suite (Op.28`2) in F major, arr. Sydney Herbert for brass band [orig. military band] Suite (Op.28`2) in F major, arr. Sydney Herbert for brass band [orig. military band] Suite (Op.28`2) in F major, arr. Sydney Herbert for brass band [orig. military band] Suite (Op.28`2) in F major, arr. Sydney Herbert for brass band [orig. military band]

Suite (Op.28`2) in F major, arr. Sydney Herbert for brass band [orig. military band]

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Wing Commander Duncan Stubbs
R A F Central Band
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London Symphony Orchestra, Gustav Holst, André Previn & André Previn
Egdon Heath Op.47
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Egdon Heath  Op.47 Egdon Heath  Op.47 Egdon Heath  Op.47 Egdon Heath  Op.47
Gustav Holst, Imogen Holst & English Chamber Orchestra
2 Songs without words Op.22 for chamber orchestra
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2 Songs without words Op.22 for chamber orchestra 2 Songs without words Op.22 for chamber orchestra 2 Songs without words Op.22 for chamber orchestra 2 Songs without words Op.22 for chamber orchestra
Gustav Holst, Imogen Holst, Susan Longfield, English Chamber Orchestra & Purcell Singers
7 Part-songs Op.44 for soprano, female chorus and strings
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7 Part-songs Op.44 for soprano, female chorus and strings 7 Part-songs Op.44 for soprano, female chorus and strings 7 Part-songs Op.44 for soprano, female chorus and strings 7 Part-songs Op.44 for soprano, female chorus and strings
Gustav Holst, Sir Andrew Davis, Susan Gritton, The BBC Symphony Chorus & BBC S O.
First Choral symphony Op.41
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First Choral symphony Op.41 First Choral symphony Op.41 First Choral symphony Op.41 First Choral symphony Op.41
Gustav Holst, Philip Langridge, Felicity Palmer, City of London Sinfonia, Stephen Varcoe, Richard Hickox & Richard Hickox Singers
Savitri - chamber opera in 1 act Op.25
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Savitri - chamber opera in 1 act  Op.25 Savitri - chamber opera in 1 act  Op.25 Savitri - chamber opera in 1 act  Op.25 Savitri - chamber opera in 1 act  Op.25
Gustav Holst, David Atherton & BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Indra, Symphonic Poem (Op,13)
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Indra, Symphonic Poem (Op,13) Indra, Symphonic Poem (Op,13) Indra, Symphonic Poem (Op,13) Indra, Symphonic Poem (Op,13)
London Philharmonic Orchestra, Gustav Holst & Sir Adrian Boult
The Perfect Fool – ballet music
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The Perfect Fool – ballet music The Perfect Fool – ballet music The Perfect Fool – ballet music The Perfect Fool – ballet music
Gustav Holst, English Chamber Orchestra & Imogen Holst
A Fugal concerto Op.40`2 for flute, oboe and string orchestra
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A Fugal concerto  Op.40`2 for flute, oboe and string orchestra A Fugal concerto  Op.40`2 for flute, oboe and string orchestra A Fugal concerto  Op.40`2 for flute, oboe and string orchestra A Fugal concerto  Op.40`2 for flute, oboe and string orchestra
Gustav Holst, Sir Mark Elder, Hallé Choir, Hallé Orchestra & Hallé Youth Choir
The Hymn of Jesus Op.37
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The Hymn of Jesus Op.37 The Hymn of Jesus Op.37 The Hymn of Jesus Op.37 The Hymn of Jesus Op.37
Gustav Holst, Richard Hickox, City of London Sinfonia & London Symphony Chorus
Ode to death Op.38 for chorus and orchestra
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Ode to death Op.38 for chorus and orchestra Ode to death Op.38 for chorus and orchestra Ode to death Op.38 for chorus and orchestra Ode to death Op.38 for chorus and orchestra
Gustav Holst, Richard Hickox & Northern Sinfonia
Suite de ballet in E flat major Op.10
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Suite de ballet in E flat major Op.10 Suite de ballet in E flat major Op.10 Suite de ballet in E flat major Op.10 Suite de ballet in E flat major Op.10
Gustav Holst, Ulster Orchestra & JoAnn Falletta
Japanese Suite Op.33
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Japanese Suite Op.33 Japanese Suite Op.33 Japanese Suite Op.33 Japanese Suite Op.33
Gustav Holst, London Philharmonic Orchestra & London Philharmonic Choir
The Planets - suite Op.32 extracts Saturn, Uranus, Neptune,
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The Planets - suite  Op.32  extracts Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, The Planets - suite  Op.32  extracts Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, The Planets - suite  Op.32  extracts Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, The Planets - suite  Op.32  extracts Saturn, Uranus, Neptune,
Gustav Holst, The Joyful Company of Singers, City of London Sinfonia & Richard Hickox
A Dirge for two veterans for male chorus, brass and percussion
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A Dirge for two veterans for male chorus, brass and percussion A Dirge for two veterans for male chorus, brass and percussion A Dirge for two veterans for male chorus, brass and percussion A Dirge for two veterans for male chorus, brass and percussion
Gustav Holst & London Symphony Orchestra
The Cloud messenger Op.30 for alto solo, chorus and orchestra - Adagio - modera
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The Cloud messenger  Op.30 for alto solo, chorus and orchestra - Adagio - modera The Cloud messenger  Op.30 for alto solo, chorus and orchestra - Adagio - modera The Cloud messenger  Op.30 for alto solo, chorus and orchestra - Adagio - modera The Cloud messenger  Op.30 for alto solo, chorus and orchestra - Adagio - modera
Gustav Holst, Osian Ellis, Purcell Singers & Imogen Holst
Choral hymns from the Rig Veda - group 3 Op.26`3 for female chorus and harp
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Choral hymns from the Rig Veda - group 3  Op.26`3 for female chorus and harp Choral hymns from the Rig Veda - group 3  Op.26`3 for female chorus and harp Choral hymns from the Rig Veda - group 3  Op.26`3 for female chorus and harp Choral hymns from the Rig Veda - group 3  Op.26`3 for female chorus and harp
Gustav Holst, Harry Christophers, Handel and Haydn Society Chorus & Handel and Haydn Society Orchestra
In the bleak midwinter
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In the bleak midwinter In the bleak midwinter In the bleak midwinter In the bleak midwinter
Gustav Holst, Bournemouth Sinfonietta & Norman Del Mar
Brook Green suite for string orchestra (H.190) [complete]
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Brook Green suite for string orchestra (H.190) [complete] Brook Green suite for string orchestra (H.190) [complete] Brook Green suite for string orchestra (H.190) [complete] Brook Green suite for string orchestra (H.190) [complete]
Gustav Holst, Malcolm Sargent & BBC S O.
Beni Mora - oriental suite Op.29`1
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Beni Mora - oriental suite  Op.29`1 Beni Mora - oriental suite  Op.29`1 Beni Mora - oriental suite  Op.29`1 Beni Mora - oriental suite  Op.29`1
Gustav Holst, Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra & Christopher Hogwood
St Paul's suite Op.29`2
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St Paul's suite  Op.29`2 St Paul's suite  Op.29`2 St Paul's suite  Op.29`2 St Paul's suite  Op.29`2
Gustav Holst, Richard Hickox & London Symphony Orchestra
A Somerset rhapsody Op.21`2
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A Somerset rhapsody  Op.21`2 A Somerset rhapsody  Op.21`2 A Somerset rhapsody  Op.21`2 A Somerset rhapsody  Op.21`2
Gustav Holst, Ulster Orchestra & JoAnn Falletta
Cotswold symphony H.47 - 2nd movement; Elegy in memoriam William Morris
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Cotswold symphony  H.47 - 2nd movement; Elegy in memoriam William Morris Cotswold symphony  H.47 - 2nd movement; Elegy in memoriam William Morris Cotswold symphony  H.47 - 2nd movement; Elegy in memoriam William Morris Cotswold symphony  H.47 - 2nd movement; Elegy in memoriam William Morris
Gustav Holst, London Philharmonic Orchestra & Sir Adrian Boult
Suite no. 1 in E flat major Op.28`1 - March
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Suite no. 1 in E flat major  Op.28`1 - March Suite no. 1 in E flat major  Op.28`1 - March Suite no. 1 in E flat major  Op.28`1 - March Suite no. 1 in E flat major  Op.28`1 - March
Gustav Holst, English Chamber Orchestra & Imogen Holst
Two Songs Without Words, Op 22: Country Song; Marching Song
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Two Songs Without Words, Op 22: Country Song; Marching Song Two Songs Without Words, Op 22: Country Song; Marching Song Two Songs Without Words, Op 22: Country Song; Marching Song Two Songs Without Words, Op 22: Country Song; Marching Song
Gustav Holst, Владимир Михайлович Юровский, London Philharmonic Orchestra & London Philharmonic Choir
The Planets - suite (Op.32); Jupiter, The Bringer Of Jollity
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The Planets - suite (Op.32); Jupiter, The Bringer Of Jollity The Planets - suite (Op.32); Jupiter, The Bringer Of Jollity The Planets - suite (Op.32); Jupiter, The Bringer Of Jollity The Planets - suite (Op.32); Jupiter, The Bringer Of Jollity
Gustav Holst, Duncan Stubbs & The Central Band of The Royal Air Force
Suite for military band no. 2 (Op.28`2) in F maj, no.4; Song Without Words
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Suite for military band no. 2 (Op.28`2) in F maj, no.4; Song Without Words Suite for military band no. 2 (Op.28`2) in F maj, no.4; Song Without Words Suite for military band no. 2 (Op.28`2) in F maj, no.4; Song Without Words Suite for military band no. 2 (Op.28`2) in F maj, no.4; Song Without Words
Gustav Holst & Members of the Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra
Jupiter the Bringer of Jollity
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Jupiter the Bringer of Jollity Jupiter the Bringer of Jollity Jupiter the Bringer of Jollity Jupiter the Bringer of Jollity
Gustav Holst, London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Hickox
A Fugal overture (Op.40`1)
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A Fugal overture (Op.40`1) A Fugal overture (Op.40`1) A Fugal overture (Op.40`1) A Fugal overture (Op.40`1)
Gustav Holst, London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Symphony Chorus, Sir Charles Groves & Choristers of St. Paul’s Cathedral Choir
Hymn of Jesus, op.37
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Hymn of Jesus, op.37 Hymn of Jesus, op.37 Hymn of Jesus, op.37 Hymn of Jesus, op.37
Gustav Holst, Howard Dunn & Dallas Wind Symphony
Fantasia on the Dargason (from Suite No.2 in F for Wind band
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Fantasia on the Dargason (from Suite No.2 in F for Wind band Fantasia on the Dargason (from Suite No.2 in F for Wind band Fantasia on the Dargason (from Suite No.2 in F for Wind band Fantasia on the Dargason (from Suite No.2 in F for Wind band
The Central Band of The Royal Air Force, Gustav Holst & ERIC BANKS
Suite No.2 in F (1st mvt: March)
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Suite No.2 in F (1st mvt: March) Suite No.2 in F (1st mvt: March) Suite No.2 in F (1st mvt: March) Suite No.2 in F (1st mvt: March)
Gustav Holst, BBC Philharmonic, Manchester Chamber Choir & Sir Andrew Davis
Beni Mora - oriental suite (Op.29`1); no.1; First dance
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Beni Mora - oriental suite (Op.29`1); no.1; First dance Beni Mora - oriental suite (Op.29`1); no.1; First dance Beni Mora - oriental suite (Op.29`1); no.1; First dance Beni Mora - oriental suite (Op.29`1); no.1; First dance
Gustav Holst, Choir of King’s College, Cambridge & Stephen Cleobury
In the Bleak Midwinter
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In the Bleak Midwinter In the Bleak Midwinter In the Bleak Midwinter In the Bleak Midwinter
Gustav Holst, Richard Pearce, BBC Singers, Christopher Bowen & Margaret Feaviour
Nunc Dimittis
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Nunc Dimittis Nunc Dimittis Nunc Dimittis Nunc Dimittis
Gustav Holst, Sir Mark Elder & Hallé Orchestra
The Planets - suite Op.32
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The Planets - suite Op.32 The Planets - suite Op.32 The Planets - suite Op.32 The Planets - suite Op.32
Anthony Goldstone, Gustav Holst & Caroline Clemmow
The Planets, Op.32; Mars'
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The Planets, Op.32; Mars' The Planets, Op.32; Mars' The Planets, Op.32; Mars' The Planets, Op.32; Mars'
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