The Planets, op. 32 (Suite for Large Orchestra)

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Annotation

The original score was for two pianos / organ https://imslp.org/wiki/The_Planets,_Op.32_(Holst,_Gustav) but the work was premiered as an orchestral suite (subtitled "Suite for Large Orchestra")
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Planets

See Peter's Planets for "A survey of all available CDs of Gustav Holst's The Planets, Op. 32".

Annotation last modified on 2020-01-10 09:50 UTC.

Relationships

composer:Gustav Holst (from 1914 until 1916)
premiered at:Queen’s Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (on 1918-09-29)
part of:A thematic catalogue of Gustav Holst’s music (number: H. 125) (order: 89)
download score for free:imslp: The Planets, Op.32 (Holst, Gustav) [info]
Allmusic:https://www.allmusic.com/composition/mc0002369248 [info]
VIAF ID:VIAF: 183070783 [info]
Wikidata:Q303508 [info]
later versions:The Planets Suite extension (with “Pluto” by Colin Matthews)
parts:1. The Planets, op. 32: I. Mars, the Bringer of War (movement)
2. The Planets, op. 32: II. Venus, the Bringer of Peace (movement)
3. The Planets, op. 32: III. Mercury, the Winged Messenger (movement)
4. The Planets, op. 32: IV. Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity (movement)
5. The Planets, op. 32: V. Saturn, the Bringer of Old Age (movement)
6. The Planets, op. 32: VI. Uranus, the Magician (movement)
7. The Planets, op. 32: VII. Neptune, the Mystic (movement)
orchestration of:The Planets, op. 32 (for two pianos)
arrangements:The Planets Suite (for five pianos, Anderson)
The Planets, op. 32 (for brass quintet and organ)
The Planets, Transcribed for Organ by Peter Sykes

Recordings

DateTitleAttributesArtistLength
performance
2011-09-07The PlanetsliveHolst Singers, BBC Symphony Orchestra, David Robertson?:??
Die Planetenpartial[unknown]3:18
Journey to the StarspartialStephen Thorne, Liza McLean, Mike Smith, Jamie Ripman, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Mike Batt17:43
The PlanetspartialRoyal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Charles Mackerras6:58
The Planetspartial[unknown]6:51
The Planets Suite for Orchestra, op. 32Philharmonia Orchestra, Simon Rattle?:??
The Planets, op. 32: IntroductionpartialStephen Thorne, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Mike Batt6:48