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A British Invasion at the Little Rock Wind Symphony tonight

The Little Rock Wind Symphony opens its 2015-16 season with “British Invasion,” a program of British music for winds.  Israel Getzov conducts in his debut concert as the LRWS music director.   85 more words


I Vow To Thee My Country: Piano Arrangement by Kate

Type of Media: Music Video
Completed: August 2015
Music by Gustav Holst and Sir Cecil Spring Ricet
Piano & arrangement: Kate
Music recording, video recording & video editing: (longzijun):  107 more words

New Media Projects

September 21 ~ 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


September 21 in history

455 – Emperor Avitus entered Rome with a Gallic army and consolidated his power.

1217 Livonian Crusade: The Estonian tribal leader Lembitu and Livonian leader Kaupo were killed in… 597 more words


The Planets - Day 19

The Planets, (Opus 32)
Composed by Gustav Holst
Style: Classical, Orchestral,
Achievement: Sonic awesomeness

It sounds like a long lost Star Wars album, but way before John Williams and Danny Elfman started scoring for movie soundtracks, a composer and educator by the name of Gustav Holst put together an amazing gem of classical orchestrations that everyone should hear at least once in their life. 271 more words

Music Appreciation

Quote of the day, Aug. 23

Gustav Holst, on composing

“Never compose anything unless the not composing of it becomes a positive nuisance to you.”