Annotation

Planets Recorded: 1971 (November 30, December 07; Philharmonic Hall)

Façade Recorded: 1961 (February 19; Town Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

First Production: 1973

Current: Sony SBK 62 400 (ADD)

Annotation last modified on 2011-11-30 15:09 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Planets, op. 32: Mars, the Bringer of War
Gustav Holst 6:35
2 The Planets, op. 32: Venus, the Bringer of Peace
Gustav Holst 9:33
3 The Planets, op. 32: Mercury, the Winged Messenger
Gustav Holst 3:53
4 The Planets, op. 32: Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity
Gustav Holst 8:19
5 The Planets, op. 32: Saturn, the Bringer of Old Age
Gustav Holst 8:51
6 The Planets, op. 32: Uranus, the Magician
Gustav Holst 5:24
7 The Planets, op. 32: Neptune, the Mystic
Gustav Holst 8:31
8 Façade: Fanfare
Sir William Walton 0:33
9 Façade: Hornpipe
Sir William Walton 1:17
10 Façade: En Famille
Sir William Walton 2:44
11 Façade: Mariner Man
Sir William Walton 0:38
12 Façade: Long Steel Grass
Sir William Walton 2:05
13 Façade: Through Gilded Trellises
Sir William Walton 2:09
14 Façade: Tango-Pasodoble
Sir William Walton 1:43
15 Façade: Tarantella
Sir William Walton 1:25
16 Façade: By the Lake
Sir William Walton 1:38
17 Façade: Country Dance
Sir William Walton 1:41
18 Façade: Polka
Sir William Walton 1:22
19 Façade: Valse
Sir William Walton 3:11
20 Façade: Jodelling Song
Sir William Walton 2:20
21 Façade: Scotch Rhapsody
Sir William Walton 1:17
22 Façade: Popular Song
Sir William Walton 2:12
23 Façade: Sir Beelzebub
Sir William Walton 1:06

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Sir William Walton (tracks 8–23)
Gustav Holst (1914 – 1916) (tracks 1–7)
conductor:
Eugene Ormandy (1961) (tracks 8–23)
Leonard Bernstein (1971-12-07) (tracks 1–7)
lyricist:
Edith Sitwell (tracks 12–14, 22)
orchestra:
The Philadelphia Orchestra (1961) (tracks 8–23)
New York Philharmonic (1971-12-07) (tracks 1–7)
spoken vocals [reciter]:
Vera Zorina (tracks 8–23)
recorded at:
David Geffen Hall (Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts) in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1971-12-07) (tracks 1–7)
arrangements:
Jupiter Hymn (excerpt from Jupiter/The Planets) (track 4)
Jupiter, The Bringer of Jollity (Arranged for organ) (track 4)
Mars (from The Planets) (for large brass ensemble, Sauer) (track 1)
Mars, The Bringer of War (Arranged for organ) (track 1)
Mercury, The Messenger (Arranged for organ) (track 3)
Saturn, The Bringer of Old Age (Arranged for organ) (track 5)
The Planets, op. 32: I. Mars, the Bringer of War (for brass quintet and organ) (track 1)
The Planets, op. 32: II. Venus, the Bringer of Peace (for brass quintet and organ) (track 2)
The Planets, op. 32: III. Mercury, the Winged Messenger (for brass quintet and organ) (track 3)
The Planets, op. 32: IV. Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity (for brass quintet and organ) (track 4)
The Planets, op. 32: V. Saturn, the Bringer of Old Age (for brass quintet and organ) (track 5)
The Planets, op. 32: VI. Uranus, the Magician (for brass quintet and organ) (track 6)
The Planets, op. 32: VII. Neptune, the Mystic (for brass quintet and organ) (track 7)
Uranus, The Magician (Arranged for organ) (track 6)
Venus, The Bringer of Peace (Arranged for organ) (track 2)
is the basis for:
Joybringer (track 4)
ジュピター (track 4)
later versions:
Hammerheart (track 4)
Thaxted (track 4)
じゅぴにゃー (track 4)
orchestration of:
part of:
The Planets Suite for Orchestra, op. 32 (with "Pluto" by Colin Matthews) (tracks 1–7)
The Planets, op. 32 (original version) (tracks 1–7)
Façade: An Entertainment (42-number set compiled by Pamela Hunter) (tracks 9–23)
Façade: An Entertainment (Sitwell - Walton 1951 version) (tracks 8–23)
recording of:
Façade: By the Lake (1961-02-19) (track 16)
Façade: Country Dance (1961-02-19) (track 17)
Façade: En famille (1961-02-19) (track 10)
Façade: Fanfare (1961-02-19) (track 8)
Façade: Hornpipe (1961-02-19) (track 9)
Façade: Jodelling Song (1961-02-19) (track 20)
Façade: Long Steel Grass (1961-02-19) (track 12)
Façade: Mariner Man (1961-02-19) (track 11)
Façade: Polka (1961-02-19) (track 18)
Façade: Popular Song (1961-02-19) (track 22)
Façade: Scotch Rhapsody (1961-02-19) (track 21)
Façade: Sir Beelzebub (1961-02-19) (track 23)
Façade: Tango-Pasodoble (1961-02-19) (track 14)
Façade: Tarantella (1961-02-19) (track 15)
Façade: Through Gilded Trellises (1961-02-19) (track 13)
Façade: Valse (1961-02-19) (track 19)
referred to in medleys:
Prelude to Madness (track 1)

Release

ASIN: US: B0000029Q3 [info]