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
NLP 903 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) NLP 903 UK 1954 Sell This Version
SP 8389 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 SP 8389 US 1958 Sell This Version
SG 7196, SG7196 Gustav Holst, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Malcolm Sargent Gustav Holst, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Malcolm Sargent - The Planets (Album) His Master's Voice SG 7196, SG7196 US 1958 Sell This Version
LXT 2871, LXT.2871 Holst* - Sir Malcolm Sargent, London Symphony Orchestra* Holst* - Sir Malcolm Sargent, London Symphony Orchestra* - The Planets Ace Of Clubs LXT 2871, LXT.2871 UK 1954 Sell This Version
P 8389 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(LP, Album) Capitol Records P 8389 UK 1958 Sell This Version
MS171 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 MS171 US 1960 Sell This Version
LXT 5669, ARL 5413 Holst*, Herbert Von Karajan, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, The* Holst*, Herbert Von Karajan, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, The* - The Planets (Album) Decca LXT 5669, ARL 5413 UK 1962 Sell This Version
SXL 6006, SXL.6006 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 Decca, Decca SXL 6006, SXL.6006 UK 1962 Sell This Version
S 36340 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 S 36340 US 1963 Sell This Version
SCM. 50, CM 50 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 SCM. 50, CM 50 UK 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
ZNF 6 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) ZNF 6 UK 1966 Sell This Version
MAL 617 Gustav Holst The Planets (Album) Marble Arch Records MAL 617 UK 1966 Sell This Version
ZRG 5495 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) ZRG 5495 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
OASD 2301 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 OASD 2301 Australia 1967 Sell This Version
SRCS 34, SRCS.34 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 SRCS 34, SRCS.34 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
S-4631 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 S-4631 Australia 1970 Sell This Version
PFS 4184 Gustav Holst - The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Bernard Herrmann Gustav Holst - The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Bernard Herrmann - The Planets (Album) London Records PFS 4184 UK 1970 Sell This Version
SRCS. 44, SRCS.44, SRCS 44 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 SRCS. 44, SRCS.44, SRCS 44 UK 1970 Sell This Version
6500 072 Holst*, London Philharmonic Orchestra*, Bernard Haitink Holst*, London Philharmonic Orchestra*, Bernard Haitink - The Planets (Album) Philips 6500 072 Germany 1970 Sell This Version