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MARS, THE BRINGER OF WAR

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

CLASSICAL MUSIC

in which music reaches

where sound began, in silence;

all those gases swirling in

a singularity, unnamed.

let’s say Holst, not Galileo

gazed upon a small

orb and heard it cry… 57 more words

Nature

The Borrowers - Manfred Mann's Earth Band: Joybringer

What tune does it use?

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

The Borrowers

The Oracle Report, Monday, January 26, 2015

Please note that I will not be on my blog until a bit later today. . . ~J


First Quarter Moon Phase: step out, take action…
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Ascension

We're back! 20. Gustav Holst - The Planets, Op.32; I. Mars

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

JourneyNotes

The Oracle Report, Friday, January 16, 2015

My plan for the rest of today and much of the weekend is to work on creating my new blog,
one which I have long had it mind. 583 more words

Ascension

Orchestra of the Exiles delivers powerful Holst

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

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