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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Set 29 Gustav Holst - The Planets album art Gustav Holst : The London Symphony Orchestra Gustav Holst : The London Symphony Orchestra - The Planets(7xShellac, 12", Album, Mono) Columbia Masterworks Set 29 US 1925 Sell This Version
NLP 903 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) NLP 903 Australia 1954 Sell This Version
LXT 2871, LXT.2871 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 Decca, Decca LXT 2871, LXT.2871 UK 1954 Sell This Version
BSD 754, BSD. 754 Gustav Holst - Variations And Fugue On A Theme Of Purcell (The Young Person's Guide To The Orchestra) / Beni Mora - Oriental Suite album art 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
SP-8389 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 SP-8389 US 1958 Sell This Version
ALP 1600 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 ALP 1600 UK 1958 Sell This Version
WST 14067 Gustav Holst - The Planets, Op. 32 album art 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) Whitehall Records, Whitehall Records WST 14067 US 1959 Sell This Version
ALP 1873 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 ALP 1873 UK 1961 Sell This Version
SXL 6006, SXL.6006 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 SXL 6006, SXL.6006 UK 1962 Sell This Version
SXLA-2305 Gustav Holst - The Planets album art Holst* - Herbert von Karajan, Vienna Philharmonic* Holst* - Herbert von Karajan, Vienna Philharmonic* - The Planets (Comp, Album) Decca SXLA-2305 Australia 1962 Sell This Version
SCM. 50, CM 50 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 SCM. 50, CM 50 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
CSD 3539, CSD. 3539 Gustav Holst - Sargent Conducts Popular String Music album art 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
CAL 204 Gustav Holst - The Planets album art Holst* The Planets (Album) Marble Arch Records CAL 204 US 1955 Sell This Version
CSD 3507 Gustav Holst - Hammersmith / Suites Nos. 1 & 2 / A Moorside Suite album art 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
ZRG 5495 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) ZRG 5495 UK 1966 Sell This Version
ZNF 6 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) ZNF 6 UK 1966 Sell This Version
SRCS 34, SRCS.34 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 SRCS 34, SRCS.34 UK 1967 Sell This Version
OASD 2301 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 OASD 2301 Australia 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 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
6500 072 Gustav Holst - The Planets album art Holst*, London Philharmonic Orchestra*, Bernard Haitink Holst*, London Philharmonic Orchestra*, Bernard Haitink - The Planets (Album) Philips 6500 072 Germany 1970 Sell This Version
MHS 1452 Gustav Holst - Double Concerto / Capriccio / Two Songs Without Words / Golden Goose Ballet Music album art Gustav HolstEnglish Chamber Orchestra, Imogen Holst Gustav HolstEnglish Chamber Orchestra, Imogen Holst - Double Concerto / Capriccio / Two Songs Without Words / Golden Goose Ballet Music (Album) Lyrita Recorded Edition, Lyrita Recorded Edition, Lyrita Recorded Edition MHS 1452 US 1970 Sell This Version