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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NLP 903 The Planets — Gustav Holst 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 Australia 1954 Sell This Version
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LXT 2871, LXT.2871 The Planets Opus 32 — Gustav Holst Holst*, Sir Malcolm Sargent, The London Symphony Orchestra Holst*, Sir Malcolm Sargent, The London Symphony Orchestra - The Planets Opus 32 (Album) Decca, Decca LXT 2871, LXT.2871 UK 1954 Sell This Version
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CAL 204 The Planets, Op. 32 — Gustav Holst Holst* The Planets, Op. 32(LP, Album, Mono, RE) Camden CAL 204 US 1955 Sell This Version
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BSD 754, BSD. 754 Variations And Fugue On A Theme Of Purcell (The Young Person's Guide To The Orchestra) / Beni Mora - Oriental Suite — Gustav Holst Benjamin Britten, Gustav Holst, Sir Malcolm Sargent, B∙B∙C Symphony Orchestra* Benjamin Britten, Gustav Holst, Sir Malcolm Sargent, B∙B∙C Symphony Orchestra* - Variations And Fugue On A Theme Of Purcell (The Young Person's Guide To The Orchestra) / Beni Mora - Oriental Suite (Album) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice BSD 754, BSD. 754 UK 1958 Sell This Version
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SP-8389 The Planets — Gustav Holst 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 SP-8389 US 1958 Sell This Version
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ASD. 269 The Planets — Gustav Holst 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 ASD. 269 UK 1958 Sell This Version
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SR90197 British Band Classics Vol 2. — Gustav Holst Jacob*, Holst*, Walton* / Frederick Fennell, Eastman Wind Ensemble Jacob*, Holst*, Walton* / Frederick Fennell, Eastman Wind Ensemble - British Band Classics Vol 2. (Album) Mercury, Mercury Living Presence SR90197 US 1959 Sell This Version
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WST 14067 The Planets, Op. 32 — Gustav Holst 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 (Album, Comp) Westminster WST 14067 US 1959 Sell This Version
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ALP 1873 English Ballet Music — Gustav Holst 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 ALP 1873 UK 1961 Sell This Version
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SXL 6006, SXL.6006 The Hymn Of Jesus — Gustav Holst 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 SXL 6006, SXL.6006 UK 1962 Sell This Version
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SXLA-2305 The Planets — Gustav Holst Holst* - Herbert von Karajan, Vienna Philharmonic* Holst* - Herbert von Karajan, Vienna Philharmonic* - The Planets (Album, Comp) Decca SXLA-2305 Australia 1962 Sell This Version
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SCM. 50, CM 50 A Choral Fantasia, Psalm 86 / Dies Natalis — Gustav Holst 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 SCM. 50, CM 50 UK 1964 Sell This Version
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GL 5840, 642 273 GL Holst / Vaughan Williams / Grainger — Gustav Holst Holst*, Vaughan Williams* / Frederick Fennell Conducting The Eastman Wind Ensemble Holst*, Vaughan Williams* / Frederick Fennell Conducting The Eastman Wind Ensemble - Holst / Vaughan Williams / Grainger (Album) Philips, Philips GL 5840, 642 273 GL UK 1965 Sell This Version
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CSD 3539, CSD. 3539 Sargent Conducts Popular String Music — Gustav Holst Sargent*, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra*, Holst* / Warlock* / Dvořák* Sargent*, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra*, Holst* / Warlock* / Dvořák* - Sargent Conducts Popular String Music(LP) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice CSD 3539, CSD. 3539 UK 1966 Sell This Version
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CSD 3507 Hammersmith / Suites Nos. 1 & 2 / A Moorside Suite — Gustav Holst Imogen Holst Conducts Gustav Holst Imogen Holst Conducts Gustav Holst - Hammersmith / Suites Nos. 1 & 2 / A Moorside Suite (Album) His Master's Voice CSD 3507 UK 1966 Sell This Version
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ZRG 5495 Six Medieval Lyrics; Seven Part Songs — Gustav Holst 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) ZRG 5495 UK 1966 Sell This Version
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ZNF 6 Savitri, A Chamber Opera In One Act And Choral Hymns From The Rig Veda ( Third Group ) — Gustav Holst 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
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XLP 30049 Favourites — Gustav Holst Gustav Holst Favourites(LP, Mono) His Master's Voice XLP 30049 UK & Ireland 1966 Sell This Version
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SRCS 34, SRCS.34 Lyric Movement / Brook Green Suite / Nocturne / A Fugal Concerto / St Paul's Suite — Gustav Holst 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
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ASD 2301 The Planets — Gustav Holst 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 ASD 2301 UK 1967 Sell This Version
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ZRG 5497 Vocal And Instrumental Music — Gustav Holst Holst* - Peter Pears, Norbert Brainin, Richard Adeney, Cecil Aronowitz, Peter Graeme, Viola Tunnard, The Purcell Singers* Conducted By Imogen Holst Holst* - Peter Pears, Norbert Brainin, Richard Adeney, Cecil Aronowitz, Peter Graeme, Viola Tunnard, The Purcell Singers* Conducted By Imogen Holst - Vocal And Instrumental Music Argo (2) ZRG 5497 UK 1967 Sell This Version
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MM-1022 Façade / Folksong Suite / The Planets — Gustav Holst 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
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ZRG 512 Songs And Part Songs — Gustav Holst 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
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LK 5049, LK.5049 Glory To God — Gustav Holst The Choir Of Paisley Abbey, George McPhee, Alexander Anderson, Palestrina*, Victoria*, Bach*, Clérambault*, Mozart*, Brahms*, Parry*, Franck*, Holst*, Poulenc*, Messiaen*, Britten* The Choir Of Paisley Abbey, George McPhee, Alexander Anderson, Palestrina*, Victoria*, Bach*, Clérambault*, Mozart*, Brahms*, Parry*, Franck*, Holst*, Poulenc*, Messiaen*, Britten* - Glory To God (Album) Decca, Decca LK 5049, LK.5049 UK 1970 Sell This Version
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6500 072 The Planets — Gustav Holst Holst*, London Philharmonic Orchestra*, Bernard Haitink Holst*, London Philharmonic Orchestra*, Bernard Haitink - The Planets (Album, Comp) Philips 6500 072 Germany 1970 Sell This Version