Gustav Holst

Guildford Choral Society, Hilary Davan Wetton - Gustav Holst: The Morning of the Year, The Golden Goose, King Estmere (1996)

Guildford Choral Society, Hilary Davan Wetton - Gustav Holst: The Morning of the Year, The Golden Goose, King Estmere (1996)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet | 72:10 | 333 MB
Genre: Classical, Choral | Label: Hyperion | Catalog: CDA66784

Some composers really deserve their reputation as artists whose fame rests on a single work, but with Holst the popularity of The Planets really has obscured the large quantity of good music he wrote in other forms. Part of the problem also stemmed from his daughter, Imogene, who was severely critical of her father's work and whose baleful influence persists to this day. These three choral ballets contain a large measure of delightful and wholly characteristic music. It's crime that we have had to wait until now for a complete recording of them, and fortunately these performances make a strong case for many more.

Gustav Holst - The Collector's Edition (6CD) 2012  

Posted by toma80 at March 29, 2014
Gustav Holst - The Collector's Edition (6CD) 2012

Gustav Holst - The Collector's Edition (6CD) 2012
MP3 320 kbps | Tracks: 100 (6 CD) | 07:29:06 | 1.01 GB
Genre: Classical | Label: EMI Classics

EMI Classics presents a magnificent collection that celebrates the life and career of English composer Gustav Holst. Containing an outside selection of Holst s greatest works including his most famous orchestral suite The Planets, the rare The Perfect Fool, as well as the Walt Whitman inspired Ode to Death. This 6-CD collector s edition provides a chance for all classical music aficionados to listen and experience his timeless compositions
Gustav Holst - The Planets (Transcribed for organ by Peter Sykes)

Peter Sykes, organist | Gustav Holst - The Planets (Transcribed for organ by Peter Sykes)
FLAC, 184,7 Mb | Ogg 256 kbs, 109,1 Mb | Scans | RS | RAR | Easy CD Ripper Pro
Label: Raven | 1996 | DDD | 1 CD | Classical, instrumental
Gustav Holst: The Planets, Op. 32 - Bernard Haitink, London Philharmonic Orchestra, John Alldis Choir

Gustav Holst: The Planets, Op. 32 - Bernard Haitink, London Philharmonic Orchestra, John Alldis Choir
XLD | FLAC (tracks) | No Log/cue-sheet | front- & back covers, High-def JPEG | ~270 Mb
Gustav Holst: Choral Music - The Baccholian Singers of London

Gustav Holst: Choral Music - The Baccholian Singers of London
Classical | APE | 1 CD, Covers | 201 MB | TT: 52.05
EMI 1975/1995

Gustav Holst - The Planets - Eduardo Mata - Dallas Symphony  

Posted by mrjansons at Sept. 29, 2008
Gustav Holst - The Planets - Eduardo Mata - Dallas Symphony

Gustav Holst - The Planets - Eduardo Mata - Dallas Symphony
Classical | APE, CUE & LOG | 1 CD, Covers & Booklet | 210 Mb | 1990
Holst, Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Walter Susskind ‎- The Planets (1975) [MFSL UDSACD 4005]

Holst, Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Walter Susskind ‎- The Planets (1975)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
2004 | Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab, UDSACD 4005 | ~ 226 or 133 Mb | Scans Included
Classical

The Planets, composed between 1914 and 1916, is a suite of seven movements. Holst's starting point for the music was the astrological character of each planet, though his interest in astrology went no deeper than its musical suggestiveness…

Wetton, Dawson - Holst: Choral Symphony, Choral Fantasia (1993)  Music

Posted by peotuvave at Feb. 4, 2015
Wetton, Dawson - Holst: Choral Symphony, Choral Fantasia (1993)

Wetton, Dawson - Holst: Choral Symphony, Choral Fantasia (1993)
EAC Rip | Flac (Image + cue + log) | 1 CD | Full Scans | 264 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Hyperion | Catalog Number: 55104

Ever been curious to hear a musical setting of Keats's "Ode on a Grecian Urn"? Well here's your chance. It's the second movement of Holst's First Choral Symphony (although he called it "First," there was never a second). You know the poem: "Beauty is truth and truth, beauty…." This is a highly enjoyable piece, and in sections of the first and third movement, the composer of The Planets makes some sounds that recall his most popular work. But there's much more to Holst than space music. He was a master at writing for chorus, his word setting always highly colorful and never stiff or "Victorian" sounding. This performance is the best available, so if you're intrigued, go for it.
Holst: Planets; Britten: Young Person Guide - Pavo Jarvi, Cinncinnati So (2009)

Holst: Planets; Britten: Young Person Guide - Pavo Jarvi, Cinncinnati So (2009)
EAC Rip | Flac (Image + cue + log) | 1 CD | Full Scans | 261 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Telarc | Catalog Number: 80743

This latest recording by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and its Music Director Paavo Järvi features two of the best known orchestral works to come out of England in the twentieth century, Gustav Holst's popular suite for orchestra, “The Planets” and The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra by Benjamin Britten.

Holst: The Planets - by Ken Russell (1983)  Video

Posted by alexov85 at Dec. 20, 2009
Holst: The Planets - by Ken Russell (1983)

Holst: The Planets - by Ken Russell (1983)
DVDRip | AVI | Translate don't needed | 409 MB
video: 656x480, 29.9fps | DivX Codec 5.2.1 alpha | ~934 kbps avg | audio: (mp3) 44.1 kHz | MPEG Layer 3, 2 ch | ~192 kbps avg
Art - House, Documentary, Short film

"Planets" - a documentary film by Ken Russell with the music of composer Gustav Holst in the performance of the Chicago Philharmonic Orchestra.
Collage assembled from fragments of films, newsreels and advertisements from around the world and covers a wide period of time. Russell has received special permission from the composer's daughter, where she set a condition not to use pictures that show the atrocities of war. Therefore, we can only imagine what would be the choice of masters for the first theme: Mars.
The film is completely devoid of narration and voice acting, but his musical arrangement, which is based on the plot, the narrative has the same meaning as the video sequence, and, in fact, creates the atmosphere.
This is very unusual, stunning film was undeservedly forgotten. Want to believe that better quality video would be available soon …
In this orchestral suite of 7 pieces. Each planet of the solar system (except Earth and Pluto) is devoted to his own plays, which, in principle, quite distinct (ie it can be executed and obeyed and separately).