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Title: The Collector's Edition
Otros títulos: The Planets : Los Planetas
The Perfect Fool : El Idiota Perfecto
Egdon Heath : Egdon Brezal
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Gustav Holst; Geoffrey Mitchell Choir; London Philahrmonic Orchestra / Sir Adrian Boult; London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn
Código CDU: Ho.02
Forma Musical: Operas. Orchestral music. Songs with orchestra. Songs with piano.
Abstract: Known primarily for his popular orchestral composition, The Planets, Gustav Holst embraced a wide variety of musical models, from Arthur Sullivan, Edvard Grieg, and Wagner to the melodic simplicity of English folk music. In his maturity, he managed to merge these various influences into a rather sparse personal style that became increasingly transparent in his later years. Perhaps his greatest talent lay in the realm of choral music; his Hymn of Jesus stands as one of the finest works in the genre from the early twentieth century. Holst's first instruction came from his father, Adolph, a piano teacher, who also made him take lessons on the violin and trombone; the father believed that these studies might alleviate the youth's asthma. By age 12, the young Holst was composing, even dabbling in orchestration; in 1888, he won a prize in an amateur competition for his vocal work, A Christmas Carol. Thereafter he sang in the All Saints' Church choir and played violin and trombone in its ...


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1. The Planets ... Bringer of war Allegro.mp3 7:59 10.95Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
2. The Planets ... ringer of Peace Adagio.mp3 7:21 10.08Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
3. The Planets ... inged Messenger Vivace.mp3 3:44 5.126Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
4. The Planets ... ollity Allegro giocoso.mp3 7:55 10.87Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
5. The Planets ... nger of Old Age Adagio.mp3 8:21 11.45Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
6. The Planets ... s The Magician Allegro.mp3 6:23 8.769Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
7. The Planets ... une the Mystic Andante.mp3 6:12 8.508Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
8. 9. 10. 11. The Perfect Fool Op. 39 H150.wav 10:40 107.6Mb WAV audio Wav
12. Egdon Heath Op. 47 H172 (Homage to Hardy).wav 14:36 147.4Mb WAV audio Wav
The Planets - suite Op. 32 H125- Completo.wav 47:36 480.4Mb WAV audio Wav
The Perfect Fool Op. 39 H150- Completo.wav 10:40 107.6Mb WAV audio Wav

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