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Gustav Holst.

Imogen Holst

Gustav Holst.

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Holst, Gustav, -- 1874-1934

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith a note by R. Vaughan Williams.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML410 H748 H6 1958
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 199 p.
    Number of Pages199
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14788911M


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Gustav Holst, English composer and music teacher noted for the excellence of his orchestration. His music combines an international flavour based on the styles of Maurice Ravel, Igor Stravinsky, and others with a continuation of English Romanticism.

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By Gustav Holst. SATB Choral Book. This set comprises many of Holst's lesser known choral settings. Her eyes the glow worm lend me and Come to Me are published here for the first time and the others were previously out of print.

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Gustav Holst was a keen walker, who walked for pleasure and out of necessity. Volunteers at the Holst Birthplace Museum laid out the Gustav Holst Way, a mile rambling route across the Cotswolds that was officially inaugurated four years ago, to mark Gustav’s lifelong love of the Cotswolds and walking.

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However, it is in the public domain in Canada (where IMSLP is hosted), the EU, and in those countries where the copyright term is life+70 years or er: Holst, Gustav. Gustav Holst was born on Septem in Pittville, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England as Gustavus Theodore von Holst. He was married to Isobel Harrison.

He died on in Ealing, Middlesex, London, England. Welcome Welcome to the website of the Holst Society, established to commemorate the English composer Gustav Holst. The Society's aim is to bring his work to a wider audience by promoting and sponsoring performances and recordings of his compositions.

For Followers: K. By Gustav Holst. Holst's The Planets received its first public performance inand 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 theCategory: CD Recording.

Welcome to the Gustav Holst Web Site. This website was created to introduce you to the life and music of Gustav Holst, a British composer who was born in Cheltenham, England in and died in London in Holst was a composer of many choral part-songs, song cycles, operas and orchestral pieces.

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Gustav Theodore Holst (born Gustavus Theodore von Holst; 21 September – 25 May ) was an English composer, arranger and teacher. Best known for his orchestral suite The Planets, he. Gustav Holst (–) was a major figure on the English music scene in the first half of the 20th century and noted for his creative use of neo-tonal language and formal experiments while remaining well within the bounds of the English nationalist scene.

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Director: Theofanis N. Matsopoulos. 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. Gustav Holst () was one of the great originals of English music.

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Gustav Holst, was born to a family of Swedish extraction (by way of Latvia and Russia). The house was opened as a museum of Holst's life and times in He was educated at Cheltenham Grammar School for Boys. Holst's grandfather, Gustavus von Holst of Riga, Latvia, a composer of elegant harp music, moved to England, becoming a notable harp.

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Gustav Holst. Born Gustavus Theodore von Holst on 21 September at 4 Pittville Terrace, Cheltenham, Holst was the elder of two children of Adolph von Holst, a professional musician, and his wife Clara Cox, nee Lediard, the daughter of a respected Cirencester solicitor. Holst came from a musical family – his father taught piano and was.

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‘The Gustav Holst Way’ is the first guidebook to describe the mile rambling route across the Cotswolds to celebrate the life and work of the composer Gustav Holst. Published exactly years after Holst began work on The Planets, the route visits many of the places that were important to the young Holst as his musical career took : Gustav Holst by Imogen Holst, Faber and Faber, edn., ff.

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