Tags » Gustav Holst

No Ghosts This Year #4

Dinner had passed with congratulations all round for his sister’s success at her license test and corrections from his grandfather over his reports of the ridiculous song that had been inflicted on Philip in music class that afternoon. 487 more words


The Greatest High You Can Get in Life


Prelude: “I vow to thee my country” Words Cecil Spring-Rice Music: Thaxted (Gustav Holst) in Ancient and Modern, and Songs of Praise… 1,694 more words


The Planets concert ... in the orbit of Rach 2

When I went: 14 October 2016

Music Owl Hoot rating: 3/5

Location: Royal Festival Hall, London

Performers: Philharmonia Orchestra, Damian Iorio (conductor), Ronan O’Hora (piano), City of London Choir… 583 more words


Philosophy, astrology and... Christmas lists?

Nobody panic- despite the title, this is not an (exceptionally early) festive post!

I had no idea that it was possible to observe, understand, and come to know, so many sides of one person through only one medium, until now. 435 more words

Cataloguing Archives

September 21, 2016 ~ Today in Music History

• 1737 ~ Francis Hopkinson, American statesman, signer of the Declaration of Independence, first native-born American composer and writer

1874 ~ Gustav (Theodore) Holst, British composer and conductor… 31 more words