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Holst: The Planets with Professor Brian Cox

The BBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Ben Gernon, performs Gustav Holst’s masterpiece, The Planets, at the Barbican, 100 years after its composition. Professor Brian Cox introduces each movement against a backdrop of the very latest in planetary imagery.

1 hour, 27 minutes

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Mon 2 Aug 2021 02:10

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:01

    Eugene Ormandy, The Philadelphia Orchestra

    The Planets, Op. 32: IV. Jupiter, The Bringer of Jollity

  • 00:11

    Gustav Holst

    The Planets, Op.32:1. Mars, The Bringer of War

    Performer: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: George Hurst.
  • 00:12

    Gustav Holst

    Mars, The Bringer of War From The Planets

  • 00:12

    Gustav Holst

    Mars (The Bringer of War) From The Planets – Suite, op.32

  • 00:26

    Leonard Bernstein, New York Philharmonic Orchestra

    The Planets, Op. 32 (Remastered): II. Venus, The Bringer of Peace


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