I REMEMBER SEEING A CD AS A KID IN MY MUM AND DAD’S COLLECTION CALLED THE PLANETS AND HAVE TO ADMIT THAT THE ARTWORK (AS IS THE CASE FOR NEARLY EVERY CLASSICAL CD EVER MADE) DIDN’T GRAB ME. 998 more words
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Jupiter from Gustav Holst’s orchestral suite The Planets, written between 1914 and 1916.
Jupiter must be one of the most plundered bits of Holst’s set of planets for orchestra. 178 more words
After a ridiculously busy semester, I am back, and, perhaps, to fit my feelings regarding my return to school, I present: Holst’s Mars. Forgive me if I seem out of practice – it has, indeed, been a while. 512 more words
For its concluding concert of the 2014 season, the Israeli Philharmonic´s highlights English composer Gustav Holst´s imaginative music from the Universe. In 1866 a german musical scholar wrote “the English are the only civilised nation without music”. 640 more words