The Planets was composed over nearly three years, between 1914 and 1917. The work had its origins in March and April 1913, when Gustav Holst and his friend and benefactor Balfour Gardiner holidayed in Spain with the composer Arnold Bax and his brother, the author Clifford Bax.
Vaughan Williams did not altogether agree with his friend about this; he admitted that some of the music was "trashy" but thought it had been useful to Holst nonetheless: "To start with, the very worst a trombonist has to put up with is as nothing compared to what a church organist has to endure; and secondly, Holst is above all an orchestral composer, and that sure touch which distinguishes ...
Gustav Holst (nacido Gustavus Theodore von Holst; Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, 21 de septiembre de 1874-Londres, 25 de mayo de 1934) [a] fue un compositor, arreglista y profesor británico. Es principalmente conocido por su suite orquestal Los planetas , aunque compuso muchas otras obras en una variedad de géneros, si bien ninguna logró un éxito comparable.
Gustav Theodore Holst (21 septembre 1874 à Cheltenham, Royaume-Uni — 25 mai 1934 à Londres), né Gustavus Theodore von Holst, est un compositeur anglais. Bien que principalement connu pour sa suite orchestrale Les Planètes (1914-1917), il a composé un grand nombre d’œuvres de genres divers, mais aucune n'a eu autant de succès.
11/10/2022 · His exquisite Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda are set for female chorus and harp. But above all, it his short, spare and austere one-act opera Savitri that is my desert island choice from all Holst’s works. I remember enjoying a live performance of this a few years ago, paired with Vaughan Williams’ one-act opera Riders to the Sea.
Gustav Holst - The Planets, Op. 32 (selections) The Planets , Op. 32 , is a seven-movement orchestral suite by the English composer Gustav Holst , written between 1914 and 1916. Each movement of the suite is named after a planet of the Solar System and its corresponding astrological character, as defined by Holst.
‘Valiant-for-Truth: Vaughan Williams at 150’ celebrates the a cappella music of Vaughan Williams, his teachers, his students and his friends. Valiant for Truth Three Shakespeare Songs Silence and Music Prayer to the Father of Heaven O vos omnes Rest The Turtle Dove. Also: Hubert Parry My soul, there Is a country Gustav Holst: Nunc dimittis