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Gustav Holst, Composer
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Gustav Holst (September 21, 1874 – May 25, 1934) was an English composer with Latvian (and some Spanish) roots. Born in Cheltenham, where he was educated at Pate's Grammar School, he went on to study at the Royal College of Music in London. His best-known work is probably his orchestral suite "The Planets" completed in 1916, although the composer himself did not count it as one of his best creations and later often complained that other works were completely eclipsed by it.  "The Planets" w...
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Holst: Suite for Military Band no 2 in F major, Op. 28/H 106 N/A
Composer: Gustav Holst
Conductor: William Drury
March: Allegro (4:36) N/A
Song without Words (2:38) N/A
Song of the Blacksmith (1:12) N/A
Fantasia on the Dargason (3:58) N/A N/A
Holst: Suite for Military Band no 1 in E flat major, Op. 28/H 105 N/A
Composer: Gustav Holst
Conductor: Bill Drury
Chaconne (2:56) N/A
Intermezzo (3:33) N/A
March (8:33) N/A
Holst: The Planets, Op. 32/H 125 N/A
Venus, the Bringer of Peace (0:53) N/A
Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity (7:05) N/A
Uranus, the Magician (5:38) N/A
Holst: The Planets, Op. 32/H 125 N/A
Mars, the Bringer of War (8:20) N/A
Venus, the Bringer of Peace (8:14) N/A
Mercury, the Winged Messenger (4:27) N/A
Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity (7:55) N/A
Saturn, the Bringer of Old Age (8:42) N/A
Uranus, the Magician (5:58) N/A
Neptune, the Mystic (8:44) N/A
Holst: The Planets, Op. 32/H 125 N/A
Composer: Gustav Holst
Conductor: Zubin Mehta
Recording Date: Mon 20 Nov 1989
The Planets, Op. 32/H 125 (53:11) N/A
Credits (0:55) N/A
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