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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Gustav Holst, Vladimir Jurowski, London Philharmonic Orchestra & London Philharmonic Choir
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
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
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]
Ulster Orchestra, Gustav Holst & JoAnn Falletta
Walt Whitman - overture (Op.7)
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Walt Whitman - overture (Op.7) Walt Whitman - overture (Op.7) Walt Whitman - overture (Op.7) Walt Whitman - overture (Op.7)
Gustav Holst, Jonathan Rees & Scottish Ensemble
St Paul's suite (Op.29`2), Finale (The dargason) (Allegro)
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St Paul's suite (Op.29`2), Finale (The dargason) (Allegro) St Paul's suite (Op.29`2), Finale (The dargason) (Allegro) St Paul's suite (Op.29`2), Finale (The dargason) (Allegro) St Paul's suite (Op.29`2), Finale (The dargason) (Allegro)
Gustav Holst, Chicago Symphony Orchestra & James Levine
The Planets - suite (Op.32), Mercury, the winged messenger
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The Planets - suite (Op.32), Mercury, the winged messenger The Planets - suite (Op.32), Mercury, the winged messenger The Planets - suite (Op.32), Mercury, the winged messenger The Planets - suite (Op.32), Mercury, the winged messenger
Gustav Holst & Bournemouth Sinfonietta, Norman Del Mar
A Somerset Rhapsody
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A Somerset Rhapsody A Somerset Rhapsody A Somerset Rhapsody A Somerset Rhapsody
BBC National Chorus of Wales, Gustav Holst, BBC National Orchestra of Wales & Martyn Brabbins
The Planets
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The Planets The Planets The Planets The Planets
Cecil Aronowitz, Gustav Holst, English Chamber Orchestra & Imogen Holst
Lyric Movement for viola and small orchestra
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Lyric Movement for viola and small orchestra Lyric Movement for viola and small orchestra Lyric Movement for viola and small orchestra Lyric Movement for viola and small orchestra
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, Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Choir & Paul Spicer
Sing Me the Men Op 43 No 2
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Sing Me the Men Op 43 No 2 Sing Me the Men Op 43 No 2 Sing Me the Men Op 43 No 2 Sing Me the Men Op 43 No 2
Wells Cathedral Choir & Gustav Holst
Nunc Dimittis: Holst
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Nunc Dimittis: Holst Nunc Dimittis: Holst Nunc Dimittis: Holst Nunc Dimittis: Holst
Gustav Holst, Stephen Layton & Holst Singers
Songs from The Princess, Op. 20a
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Songs from The Princess, Op. 20a Songs from The Princess, Op. 20a Songs from The Princess, Op. 20a Songs from The Princess, Op. 20a
Harry Traksmann, Gustav Holst & Chris Watson
4 Songs Op.35 for voice and violin
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4 Songs Op.35 for voice and violin 4 Songs Op.35 for voice and violin 4 Songs Op.35 for voice and violin 4 Songs Op.35 for voice and violin
Gustav Holst & The Vincent Quintet
Wind Quintet in Ab
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Wind Quintet in Ab Wind Quintet in Ab Wind Quintet in Ab Wind Quintet in Ab
Black Dyke Band, Gustav Holst, Roberts, Stephen & James Watson
The Planets - suite arr. Roberts for brass band, Jupiter, the bringer of jollity
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The Planets - suite arr. Roberts for brass band, Jupiter, the bringer of jollity The Planets - suite arr. Roberts for brass band, Jupiter, the bringer of jollity The Planets - suite arr. Roberts for brass band, Jupiter, the bringer of jollity The Planets - suite arr. Roberts for brass band, Jupiter, the bringer of jollity

The Planets - suite arr. Roberts for brass band, Jupiter, the bringer of jollity

Music Arranger
Roberts, Stephen
Conductor
James Watson
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Gustav Holst, The Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra & Sascha Goetzel
Beni Mora - oriental suite (Op.29 No.1)
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Beni Mora - oriental suite (Op.29 No.1) Beni Mora - oriental suite (Op.29 No.1) Beni Mora - oriental suite (Op.29 No.1) Beni Mora - oriental suite (Op.29 No.1)
Gustav Holst, Sir Mark Elder, Hallé Youth Choir, Hallé Choir & Hallé Orchestra
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, Matthew Long & Ian Tindale
The Thought, Op.45 no.5 from Humbert Wolfe Songs
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The Thought, Op.45 no.5 from Humbert Wolfe Songs The Thought, Op.45 no.5 from Humbert Wolfe Songs The Thought, Op.45 no.5 from Humbert Wolfe Songs The Thought, Op.45 no.5 from Humbert Wolfe Songs
Gustav Holst, Howard Dunn & Dallas Wind Symphony
Hammersmith
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Hammersmith Hammersmith Hammersmith Hammersmith
Gustav Holst, Vladimir Jurowski, London Philharmonic Orchestra & London Philharmonic Choir
The Planets - suite (Op.32); Mercury, The Winged Messenger
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The Planets - suite (Op.32); Mercury, The Winged Messenger The Planets - suite (Op.32); Mercury, The Winged Messenger The Planets - suite (Op.32); Mercury, The Winged Messenger The Planets - suite (Op.32); Mercury, The Winged Messenger
Johann Sebastian Bach, BBC Philharmonic, Leonard Slatkin & Gustav Holst
Fugue (BWV.577) in G major orch. Holst [orig. for organ]
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Fugue (BWV.577) in G major orch. Holst [orig. for organ] Fugue (BWV.577) in G major orch. Holst [orig. for organ] Fugue (BWV.577) in G major orch. Holst [orig. for organ] Fugue (BWV.577) in G major orch. Holst [orig. for organ]
Gustav Holst, Владимир Михайлович Юровский, London Philharmonic Orchestra & London Philharmonic Choir
The Planets - suite (Op.32); Venus, The Bringer Of Peace
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The Planets - suite (Op.32); Venus, The Bringer Of Peace The Planets - suite (Op.32); Venus, The Bringer Of Peace The Planets - suite (Op.32); Venus, The Bringer Of Peace The Planets - suite (Op.32); Venus, The Bringer Of Peace
Yong-Yun Kim, Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra & Gustav Holst
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, Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra & Timothy Reynish
Marching Song (from Two Songs without words, op 22)
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Marching Song (from Two Songs without words, op 22) Marching Song (from Two Songs without words, op 22) Marching Song (from Two Songs without words, op 22) Marching Song (from Two Songs without words, op 22)
Gustav Holst, Münchner Symphoniker & Douglas Bostock
Perfect Fool Ballet Music, Dance of the Spirits of Fire
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Perfect Fool Ballet Music, Dance of the Spirits of Fire Perfect Fool Ballet Music, Dance of the Spirits of Fire Perfect Fool Ballet Music, Dance of the Spirits of Fire Perfect Fool Ballet Music, Dance of the Spirits of Fire
Gustav Holst, Timothy Reynish & Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra
First Suite for Military Band, Op. 28 No.1
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First Suite for Military Band, Op. 28 No.1 First Suite for Military Band, Op. 28 No.1 First Suite for Military Band, Op. 28 No.1 First Suite for Military Band, Op. 28 No.1
Gustav Holst, Elgar Howarth & Grimethorpe Colliery Band
A Moorside suite for brass band; March (Allegro)
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A Moorside suite for brass band; March (Allegro) A Moorside suite for brass band; March (Allegro) A Moorside suite for brass band; March (Allegro) A Moorside suite for brass band; March (Allegro)
Berliner Philharmoniker, Sir Simon Rattle & Gustav Holst
Jupiter from The Planets (excerpt)
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Jupiter from The Planets (excerpt) Jupiter from The Planets (excerpt) Jupiter from The Planets (excerpt) Jupiter from The Planets (excerpt)
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
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]
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

This have I done for my true love , The Dream-city and Betelgeuse

Choir
Finzi Singers
Singer
Rachel Wheatley
Conductor
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

Hammersmith prelude and scherzo Op.52 vers. for orchestra

Ensemble
RNCM Wind 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

Performer
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]

Performer
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)
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