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 Tracks

Albums

Set 29 Gustav Holst - The Planets album art 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 - The Planets Opus 32 album art Holst*, Sir Malcolm Sargent, The London Symphony Orchestra Holst*, Sir Malcolm Sargent, The London Symphony Orchestra - The Planets Opus 32 (Album) Decca, Decca UK 1954 Sell This Version
Gustav Holst - The Planets album art 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 - The Planets album art Holst* - Sir Malcolm Sargent, B.B.C. Symphony Orchestra*, B.B.C. Women's Chorus Holst* - Sir Malcolm Sargent, B.B.C. Symphony Orchestra*, B.B.C. Women's Chorus - The Planets (Album) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice UK 1958 Sell This Version
Gustav Holst - Variations And Fugue On A Theme Of Purcell, Op. 34 / "Beni Mora" Op. 29 No. 1 album art 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 (Album) His Master's Voice UK 1958 Sell This Version
Gustav Holst - The Planets album art Leopold Stokowski Conducting The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra* And The Women's Voices Of The Roger Wagner Chorale, Holst* Leopold Stokowski Conducting The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra* And The Women's Voices Of The Roger Wagner Chorale, Holst* - The Planets (Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records, Capitol Records US 1958 Sell This Version
Gustav Holst - The Planets, Op. 32 album art Holst* / Sir Adrian Boult / Vienna Academy Chorus* Holst* / Sir Adrian Boult / Vienna Academy Chorus* - The Planets, Op. 32 (Album, Comp) Whitehall Records, Whitehall Records US 1959 Sell This Version
Gustav Holst - English Ballet Music album art Sir Malcolm Sargent Conducting The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Holst*, Walton*, Britten* Sir Malcolm Sargent Conducting The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Holst*, Walton*, Britten* - English Ballet Music (Album) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice UK 1961 Sell This Version
Gustav Holst - The Planets album art Holst* - Herbert von Karajan, Orquesta Filarmonica De Viena* Holst* - Herbert von Karajan, Orquesta Filarmonica De Viena* - The Planets (Album) Decca Spain 1962 Sell This Version
Gustav Holst - The Hymn Of Jesus album art 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
Gustav Holst - A Choral Fantasia, Psalm 86 / Dies Natalis album art 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) Recorded Music Circle, Recorded Music Circle UK 1964 Sell This Version
GL 5840, 642 273 GL Gustav Holst - Hammersmith / Suites Nos. 1 & 2 / English Folk Song Suite / Toccata Marziale album art 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 - Six Medieval Lyrics; Seven Part Songs album art Gustav Holst, English Chamber Orchestra, Purcell Singers Conducted By Imogen Holst Gustav Holst, English Chamber Orchestra, Purcell Singers Conducted By Imogen Holst - Six Medieval Lyrics; Seven Part Songs (Album) Argo (2) UK 1966 Sell This Version
Gustav Holst - Hammersmith / A Moorside Suite / Suite #1 In E Flat / Suite #2 In F album art The Central Band Of The Royal Air Force, Imogen Holst, Gustav Holst, B.M.C (Oxford) Band The Central Band Of The Royal Air Force, Imogen Holst, Gustav Holst, B.M.C (Oxford) Band - Hammersmith / A Moorside Suite / Suite #1 In E Flat / Suite #2 In F (Album) World Record Club UK 1966 Sell This Version
Gustav Holst - Savitri, A Chamber Opera In One Act And Choral Hymns From The Rig Veda ( Third Group ) album art 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 art Gustav Holst The Planets (Album) Marble Arch Records UK 1966 Sell This Version
CLP 3507 Gustav Holst - Hammersmith Suites Nos.1& 2 album art Imogen Holst Conducts Gustav Holst Imogen Holst Conducts Gustav Holst - Hammersmith Suites Nos.1& 2(LP, Album, Mono) His Master's Voice CLP 3507 UK 1966 Sell This Version
Gustav Holst - The Planets album art Sir Adrian Boult - The New Philharmonia Orchestra* With Chorus* / Holst* Sir Adrian Boult - The New Philharmonia Orchestra* With Chorus* / Holst* - The Planets (Album) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice Australia 1967 Sell This Version
Gustav Holst - Lyric Movement / Brook Green Suite / Nocturne / A Fugal Concerto / St Paul's Suite album art 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 Gustav Holst - Vocal And Instrumental Music album art 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 Gustav Holst - Façade / Folksong Suite / The Planets album art 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
SML-277 Gustav Holst - The Planets Op. 32 album art Holst*, The B.B.C. Symphony Orchestra* Holst*, The B.B.C. Symphony Orchestra* - The Planets Op. 32(LP) Mien Phone Record SML-277 Taiwan 1968 Sell This Version
ZRG 512 Gustav Holst - Songs And Part Songs album art Holst* - Peter Pears, Benjamin Britten / The Purcell Singers* Conducted By Imogen Holst Holst* - Peter Pears, Benjamin Britten / The Purcell Singers* Conducted By Imogen Holst - Songs And Part Songs(LP) Argo (2) ZRG 512 UK 1968 Sell This Version
Gustav Holst - The Planets album art Holst*, London Philharmonic Orchestra*, Bernard Haitink Holst*, London Philharmonic Orchestra*, Bernard Haitink - The Planets (Album) Philips Germany 1970 Sell This Version
Gustav Holst - Fugal Overture, Sinfonietta, November Woods album art 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 New Zealand 1970 Sell This Version