Imogen Holst
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1907-04-12
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Imogen Holst

Imogen Holst Biography (Wikipedia)

Imogen Clare Holst CBE (née von Holst; 12 April 1907 – 9 March 1984) was a British composer, arranger, conductor, teacher, musicologist, and festival administrator. The only child of the composer Gustav Holst, she is particularly known for her educational work at Dartington Hall in the 1940s, and for her 20 years as joint artistic director of the Aldeburgh Festival. In addition to composing music, she wrote composer biographies, much educational material, and several books on the life and works of her father.

From a young age, Holst showed precocious talent in composing and performance. After attending Eothen School and St Paul's Girls' School, she entered the Royal College of Music, where she developed her skills as a conductor and won several prizes for composing. Unable for health reasons to follow her initial ambitions to be a pianist or a dancer, Holst spent most of the 1930s teaching, and as a full-time organiser for the English Folk Dance and Song Society. These duties reduced her compositional activities, although she made many arrangements of folksongs. After serving as an organiser for the Council for the Encouragement of Music and the Arts at the start of the Second World War, in 1942 she began working at Dartington. In her nine years there she established Dartington as a major centre of music education and activity.

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Imogen Holst
Sanctus; Benedictus (Mass in A minor)
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Sanctus; Benedictus (Mass in A minor)

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Imogen Holst
Sonata for violin and cello: iii. Presto molto leggiero
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Sonata for violin and cello: iii. Presto molto leggiero
Imogen Holst
Phantasy Quartet
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Phantasy Quartet
Imogen Holst
Phantasy Quartet (Poco Adagio)
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Phantasy Quartet (Poco Adagio)
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The Song of the Blacksmith
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The Song of the Blacksmith
Gustav Holst
A Fugal Concerto, Op.40 no.2
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A Fugal Concerto, Op.40 no.2
Imogen Holst
String Trio no. 1: Andante (4th mvt)
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String Trio no. 1: Andante (4th mvt)
Imogen Holst
Shed no tear (Welcome Joy and Welcome Sorrow)
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Shed no tear (Welcome Joy and Welcome Sorrow)
Imogen Holst
The Fall Of The Leaf: Poco Adagio
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The Fall Of The Leaf: Poco Adagio

The Fall Of The Leaf: Poco Adagio

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Oliver Coates (cello)
Imogen Holst
A Hymne to Christ
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A Hymne to Christ
Imogen Holst
The Fall of the Leaf
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The Fall of the Leaf
Imogen Holst
The Fall Of The Leaf: Vivace
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The Fall Of The Leaf: Vivace
Gustav Holst
2 Songs without Words, Op 22
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2 Songs without Words, Op 22
Gustav Holst
Suite no. 1 in E flat major Op. 28
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Suite no. 1 in E flat major Op. 28
Imogen Holst
The Fall of the leaf
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The Fall of the leaf
Imogen Holst
Sonata For Violin And Cello: Allegro Ritmico
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Sonata For Violin And Cello: Allegro Ritmico
Gustav Holst
Nocturne (A Moorside Suite)
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Nocturne (A Moorside Suite)
Imogen Holst
Welcome Joy and Welcome Sorrow
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Welcome Joy and Welcome Sorrow

Welcome Joy and Welcome Sorrow

Choir
Clare College Cambridge Choir
Director
Imogen Holst
Phantasy Quartet
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Phantasy Quartet
Imogen Holst
String Trio no. 1 (3rd mvt)
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String Trio no. 1 (3rd mvt)
Imogen Holst
String Trio No.1
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String Trio No.1

String Trio No.1

Ensemble
Court Lane Music
Imogen Holst
The Fall of the Leaf: V. Da capo. Andante molto moderato
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The Fall of the Leaf: V. Da capo. Andante molto moderato
Imogen Holst
The Fall of the Leaf: IV. Presto
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The Fall of the Leaf: IV. Presto
Imogen Holst
The Fall of the Leaf: III. Poco adagio
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The Fall of the Leaf: III. Poco adagio
Imogen Holst
The Fall of the Leaf: II. Vivace
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The Fall of the Leaf: II. Vivace
Imogen Holst
The Fall of the Leaf: I. Theme. Andante
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The Fall of the Leaf: I. Theme. Andante
Imogen Holst
String Quintet: III. Theme & Variations
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String Quintet: III. Theme & Variations
Imogen Holst
Sanctus; Benedictus (Mass in A minor)
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Sanctus; Benedictus (Mass in A minor)
Steven Isserlis
The Fall of the Leaf (Adagio)
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The Fall of the Leaf (Adagio)
Gustav Holst
Lyric Movement for viola and small orchestra
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Lyric Movement for viola and small orchestra
Imogen Holst
Psalm 56; Psalm 91
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Psalm 56; Psalm 91
Imogen Holst
Mass in A Minor
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Mass in A Minor

Mass in A Minor

Choir
Clare College Cambridge Choir
Conductor
Gustav Holst
Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda, Set 3
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Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda, Set 3
Imogen Holst
Teignmouth (Welcome Joy and Welcome Sorrow)
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Teignmouth (Welcome Joy and Welcome Sorrow)
Imogen Holst
Hallo my fancy, whither wilt thou go?
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Hallo my fancy, whither wilt thou go?
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