Gustav Holst

Gustav Holst

Real Name:
Gustavus Theodor von Holst
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English composer (born September 21, 1874; died May 25, 1934).

He is most famous for his orchestral suite The Planets. His music was influenced by Indian spiritualism and English folk tunes, and is well known for unconventional use of meter and haunting melodies.
Father of Imogen Holst.
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Gustav Holst Discography

Albums

Set 29 Holst* : London Symphony Orchestra* Holst* : London Symphony Orchestra* - The Planets(7xShellac, 12", Album, Mono, (Ac) Columbia Masterworks Set 29 US 1925 Sell This Version
Gustav Holst - Sir Adrian Boult, The Philharmonic Promenade Orchestra*, London Philharmonic Choir* Gustav Holst - Sir Adrian Boult, The Philharmonic Promenade Orchestra*, London Philharmonic Choir* - The Planets (Album) Nixa (2) UK 1954 Sell This Version
Gustav Holst, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Malcolm Sargent Gustav Holst, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Malcolm Sargent - The Planets (Album) His Master's Voice US 1958 Sell This Version
Holst* - Sir Malcolm Sargent, London Symphony Orchestra* Holst* - Sir Malcolm Sargent, London Symphony Orchestra* - The Planets Ace Of Clubs UK 1954 Sell This Version
Leopold Stokowski Conducting The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra* And Women's Voices Of The Roger Wagner Chorale, Holst* Leopold Stokowski Conducting The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra* And Women's Voices Of The Roger Wagner Chorale, Holst* - The Planets (Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records, Capitol Records US 1958 Sell This Version
BSD. 754 Britten*, Gustav Holst, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Malcolm Sargent Britten*, Gustav Holst, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Malcolm Sargent - Variations And Fugue On A Theme Of Purcell, Op. 34 / "Beni Mora" Op. 29 No. 1(10", Album) His Master's Voice BSD. 754 UK 1958 Sell This Version
Holst* / Sir Adrian Boult / Vienna State Opera Orchestra* / Vienna Academy Chorus* Holst* / Sir Adrian Boult / Vienna State Opera Orchestra* / Vienna Academy Chorus* - The Planets, Op. 32 Whitehall Records, Whitehall Records UK 1960 Sell This Version
Gustav Holst, BBC Chorus*BBC Symphony Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra*, Sir Adrian Boult Gustav Holst, BBC Chorus*BBC Symphony Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra*, Sir Adrian Boult - The Hymn Of Jesus (Album) Decca, Decca UK 1962 Sell This Version
Holst*, Herbert Von Karajan, Vienna Philharmonic* Holst*, Herbert Von Karajan, Vienna Philharmonic* - The Planets (Album) Decca UK 1962 Sell This Version
Holst* - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Hanny Steffek, Nicolai Gedda, Josef Knapp, Eberhard Wächter, Philharmonia Orchestra And Chorus Holst* - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Hanny Steffek, Nicolai Gedda, Josef Knapp, Eberhard Wächter, Philharmonia Orchestra And Chorus - Highlights From The Merry Widow His Master's Voice US 1963 Sell This Version
Gustav Holst / Gerald Finzi, Janet Baker (Soprano), Wilfred Brown (Tenor), Ralph Downes (Organ), The English Chamber Orchestra Conducted By Imogen Holst And Christopher Finzi Gustav Holst / Gerald Finzi, Janet Baker (Soprano), Wilfred Brown (Tenor), Ralph Downes (Organ), The English Chamber Orchestra Conducted By Imogen Holst And Christopher Finzi - A Choral Fantasia, Psalm 86 / Dies Natalis (Album) World Record Club, World Record Club UK 1964 Sell This Version
SXL 6006 Gustav Holst, Coros* Y Orquesta De La B.B.C*, Orquesta Filarmónica De Londres*, Sir Adrian Boult Gustav Holst, Coros* Y Orquesta De La B.B.C*, Orquesta Filarmónica De Londres*, Sir Adrian Boult - Himno A Jesus(LP) Decca SXL 6006 Spain 1964 Sell This Version
GL 5840, 642 273 GL Holst*, Vaughan Williams* / Frederick Fennell Conducting The Eastman Wind Ensemble Holst*, Vaughan Williams* / Frederick Fennell Conducting The Eastman Wind Ensemble - Hammersmith / Suites Nos. 1 & 2 / English Folk Song Suite / Toccata Marziale(LP, Mono) Philips, Philips GL 5840, 642 273 GL UK 1965 Sell This Version
Gustav Holst, English Chamber Orchestra, Purcell Singers, Imogen Holst Gustav Holst, English Chamber Orchestra, Purcell Singers, Imogen Holst - Six Medieval Lyrics; Seven Part Songs (Album) Argo (2) UK 1966 Sell This Version
Holst* - English Chamber Orchestra, Purcell Singers Conducted By Imogen Holst With Janet Baker, Thomas Hemsley, Robert Tear Holst* - English Chamber Orchestra, Purcell Singers Conducted By Imogen Holst With Janet Baker, Thomas Hemsley, Robert Tear - Savitri, A Chamber Opera In One Act And Choral Hymns From The Rig Veda ( Third Group ) (Album) Argo (2) UK 1966 Sell This Version
Gustav Holst The Planets (Album) Marble Arch Records UK 1966 Sell This Version
SDBR 3136 Holst*, Finzi* / English Chamber Orchestra Conducted By Imogen Holst And Christopher Finzi Holst*, Finzi* / English Chamber Orchestra Conducted By Imogen Holst And Christopher Finzi - Holst: A Choral Fantasia / Psalm 86, Finzi: Dies Natalis(LP, Album) Everest SDBR 3136 US 1966 Sell This Version
Sir Adrian Boult - The New Philharmonia Orchestra* With Chorus* / Holst* Sir Adrian Boult - The New Philharmonia Orchestra* With Chorus* / Holst* - The Planets His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice Australia 1967 Sell This Version
Gustav Holst, English Chamber Orchestra Conducted By Imogen Holst Gustav Holst, English Chamber Orchestra Conducted By Imogen Holst - Lyric Movement / Brook Green Suite / Nocturne / A Fugal Concerto / St Paul's Suite (Album) Lyrita Recorded Edition, Lyrita Recorded Edition UK 1967 Sell This Version
ZRG 5497 Holst* - Peter Pears, Norbert Brainin, Richard Adeney, Cecil Aronowitz, Peter Graeme, Viola Tunnard, The Purcell Singers*, Imogen Holst Holst* - Peter Pears, Norbert Brainin, Richard Adeney, Cecil Aronowitz, Peter Graeme, Viola Tunnard, The Purcell Singers*, Imogen Holst - Vocal And Instrumental Music(LP) Argo (2) ZRG 5497 UK 1967 Sell This Version
MM-1022 William Walton* / Ralph Vaughan Williams / Gustav Holst William Walton* / Ralph Vaughan Williams / Gustav Holst - Façade / Folksong Suite / The Planets(10") Fratelli Fabbri Editori MM-1022 Italy 1967 Sell This Version
ZRG 512 Holst* - Peter Pears, Benjamin Britten / The Purcell Singers*, Imogen Holst Holst* - Peter Pears, Benjamin Britten / The Purcell Singers*, Imogen Holst - Songs And Part Songs(LP) Argo (2) ZRG 512 UK 1968 Sell This Version
Holst*, London Philharmonic Orchestra*, Bernard Haitink Holst*, London Philharmonic Orchestra*, Bernard Haitink - The Planets (Album) Philips Germany 1970 Sell This Version
Holst*, Bax*, Moeran*, London Philharmonic Orchestra* Conducted By Sir Adrian Boult Holst*, Bax*, Moeran*, London Philharmonic Orchestra* Conducted By Sir Adrian Boult - Fugal Overture, Sinfonietta, November Woods (Album) Lyrita Recorded Edition, Lyrita Recorded Edition, Lyrita Recorded Edition Australia 1970 Sell This Version
Holst*, English Chamber Orchestra, Imogen Holst Holst*, English Chamber Orchestra, Imogen Holst - Double Concerto / Capriccio / Two Songs Without Words / Golden Goose Ballet Music Lyrita Recorded Edition, Lyrita Recorded Edition, Lyrita Recorded Edition UK 1970 Sell This Version