11 edition of Holst, The planets found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 97-98) and index.
|Series||Cambridge music handbooks|
|LC Classifications||ML410.H748 G74 1995|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 99 p. :|
|Number of Pages||99|
|ISBN 10||0521450004, 0521456339|
|LC Control Number||94017175|
Full orchestral score of Gustav Holst's The Planets, Op. Reprinted from Goodwin & Tabb edition of Like all Polonius editions, this " x 11" score is printed on smooth, heavy, cream-colored paper. The spiral binding allows the book to lie flat when opened to any page. "synopsis" may belong to another edition of this : Paperback. Holst's The Planets received its first public performance in , and with it Holst achieved the first real success of his career. It is a remarkably effective work, very varied and brilliantly scored for the orchestra, with the chracter of each of the seven movements suggested by the astrological properties given to the various planets of the solar system.
Michael Kennedy sees The Planets as emerging from Holst's personal filter through which poured this compendium of influences. As for the nature of that filter, his personality was not quite as grounded as his derivative early work (mostly suppressed by his daughter) might suggest – Lyons describes him as having "feet on the ground but head in the clouds" and Ralph Vaughan Williams as a. Imogen Holst, the composer’s daughter, recalled that Alan Leo’s What is a Horoscope was one of her father’s favorite books. In the book, Leo described the planets, giving each a small description, and expanding upon the astrological significance of each.
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The Planets, Op. 32, is a seven-movement orchestral suite by the English composer Gustav Holst, written between and Each movement of the suite is named after a planet of the solar system and its corresponding astrological Holst as defined by Holst.
From its premiere to the present day, the suite has been enduringly popular, influential, widely performed and frequently recorded. This book is the first comprehensive guide to Holst's popular orchestral suite The Planets. It considers the music in detail and places the work in its historical context, describing the circumstances of its composition and its meteoric rise to popular by: 2.
Gustav Holst was a leading figure in the new age of English music in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. His most celebrated work, The Planets, is an orchestral tour de force, but he wrote music of startling originality in many forms, drawing inspiration from sources as varied as English folksong, oriental melody, the Apocrypha and Sanskrit literature, as well as from writers such as Keats.
This book is the first comprehensive guide to Holst's popular orchestral suite The Planets. It considers the music in detail and places the work in its historical context, describing the circumstances of its composition and its meteoric rise to popular acclaim.4/5.
This book is the first comprehensive guide to Holst's orchestral suite The Planets. It considers the music in detail and places the work in its historical context, describing the circumstances of its composition and its meteoric rise to popular acclaim. Starting with Holst's particular interest in astrology, Greene reveals a profound statement of human character and Holst's own psychological.
Gustav Holst has 80 books on Goodreads with ratings. Gustav Holst’s most popular book is The Planets in Full Score. In the early 20th century, composer Gustav Holst wrote a seven-part suite for an orchestra called The Planets.
Each part was inspired by and named after one of the seven planets in our solar system and their astrological character: • Mars, the Bringer of War • Venus, the Bringer of Peace • Mercury, the Winged Messenger.
Gustav Theodore Holst (born Gustavus Theodore von Holst; 21 September – 25 May ) was an English composer, arranger and known for his orchestral suite The Planets, he composed many other works across a range of genres, although none achieved comparable distinctive compositional style was the product of many influences, Richard Wagner and Richard Strauss being.
The Planets, Op. 32, orchestral suite consisting of seven short tone poems by English composer Gustav Holst. Its first public performance took place inand it was an instant success. Of the various movements, “Mars” and “Jupiter” are the most frequently heard.
Holst wrote his collection of. Among the most popular and important modern British composers, Gustav Holst (–) was a true eccentric, given to odd enthusiasms and mystical musings.
His spectacular symphonic work The Planets, first performed inestablished his international reputation and remains a staple of the orchestral repertoire to this : Holst, The Planets Audio Preview Holst, The Planets by Gustav Holst.
Topics planetas. Los planetas. Marte, el portador de la guerra. Venus, el portador de la paz. III. Mercurio, el mensajero alado. Jupiter, el portador de la alegria. Saturno, el portador de la vejez. Juanjo Mena conducts the CSO in a program featuring Holst’s powerful and haunting The Planets. Sally Matthews, a soprano of “incandescent verve” (The Times, London), performs two scenes from Barber’s opera that opened the Metropolitan Opera's new house at Lincoln Center.
Detroit-based composer James Lee III’s celebratory Sukkot Through Orion’s Nebula illustrates an ancient. The Planets: Mars, The Bringer Of War 2.
The Planets: Venus, The Bringer Of Peace 3. The Planets: Mercury, The Winged Messenger 4. The Planets: Jupiter, The Bringer Of Jollity 5. The Planets: Saturn, The Bringer Of Old Age 6. The Planets: Uranus, The Magician 7. The Planets: Neptune, The Mystic. The Planets, composed in and premiered under the baton of Adrian Boult, made Gustav Holst a very popular figure.
The real Holst was a more "serious" composer than one might think from a. Infollowing an Algerian cycling holiday, Holst wrote Beni Mora. The sound-world that he created in this exotic work presaged that of The Planets, which was completed in However, with war raging, a performance seemed unlikely until, in Septemberan animated Holst buttonholed Adrian Boult: “I’ve been ordered to Salonika in.
Reading: Holst: The Planets, by Richard Greene, is a book-length study of the music (Cambridge). | Two books by the composer’s daughter Imogen Holst are, unfortunately, both out of print: an excellent biography, Holst (Faber & Faber), and The Music of Gustav Holst: And, Holst’s Music Reconsidered (Oxford) (April ).
The Planets is a must-hear event with Ashkenazy as your guide to the heavens, and virtuoso Alexei Volodin seduces with the Medtner’s piano concerto. Russia comes to London with a concerto by Nikolai Medtner, the Russian virtuoso who settled there in the s. Medtner’s music has long been overshadowed by that of his friend Rachmaninoff, but his first concerto revels in the sheer beauty.
Gustav Holst and ‘The Planets’ Written between andThe Planets is a seven-movement orchestral suite by English composer Gustav Holst. It received its orchestral premiere years ago on 29 September in the Queen’s Hall, London conducted by Holst’s friend, Adrian Boult, before an invited audience of around people.
Two of Robson's book are now at the Holst Birthplace Museum in Cheltenham. One, A Student's Text-Book of Astrology (London, ) is inscribed ‘with best wishes’ from the author; the other, A Beginner's Guide to Practical Astrology (London ), is inscribed ‘To Gustav Holst the inspirer of this book with kindest regards 23 April Cited by: 5.Excerpt 1 - Movement I: m.
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