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Gustav Holst

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A Choral Fantasy, op.51 (2)
A Dirge for Two Veterans, H121 (2)
A Fugal Concerto, op.40 no.2 (6)
A Fugal Overture, op.40 no.1 (4)
A Hampshire Suite, op.28 no.2 (arr. Jacobs) (1)
A Hampshire Suite, op.28 no.2 (1)
A Moorside Suite, H173 (arr. P Lane) (1)
A Moorside Suite, H173 (5)
A Piece for Yvonne (1)
A Somerset Rhapsody, op.21 no.2 H87 (7)
A Song of the Night, op.19 no.1 (4)
A Winter Idyll, H31 (1)
Adam Buckham O! (traditional) (1)
At the Boar's Head, op.42 H156 (2)
Ave Maria, op.9b (8)
Ave Maria (3)
Awake, awake (1)
Beni Mora (Oriental Suite), op.29 no.1 (6)
Between us now (1)
Bring us in good ale. op.34 no.4 H131 (2)
Brook Green Suite, H190 (transcr. Vally Lasker) (1)
Brook Green Suite, H190 (8)
» Air
Canons (6) (1)
Canons (8), H187 (1)
Capriccio (ed. Imogen Holst) (3)
Carols (2), H91 (1)
Carols (3), H133 (1)
Choral Folk-Songs (6), H136 (3)
Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda, op.26: 2nd Group, H98 (2)
Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda, op.26: 3rd Group, H99 (7)
Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda, op.26: 4th Group, H100 (1)
Choral Symphony, op.41 H155 (3)
Choruses (6), op.53 (3)
Chrissemas Day in the Morning (1)
Christmas Day (arr. Larry Daehn) (1)
Christmas Song 'Personent Hodie' (1)
Concertante for Trombone and Concert Band (1)
Double Concerto for 2 Violins, op.49 (4)
Duet for Trombone and Organ (1)
Eastern Pictures (2), H112 (1)
Egdon Heath, op.47 H172 'Homage to Hardy' (7)
Elegy (In Memoriam William Morris) (two pianos) (1)
Festival Choruses (3), op.36a H134 (3)
Folk Songs (3) (1)
Fugue a la Gigue (after J S Bach's Fugue in G major, BWV577) (1)
Hammersmith, op.52 (7)
Hymn of Jesus, op.37 H140 (1)
I Vow to Thee, my Country (1)
I love my Love (traditional) (4)
Indra, op.13 H66 (1)
In the bleak mid-winter (arr. Ola Gjeilo) (1)
In the bleak mid-winter (arr. Robert Smith) (1)
In the bleak mid-winter (arr. Stephen Bulla) (1)
In the bleak mid-winter (10)
Invocation, op.19 no.2 (5)
Japanese Suite, op.33 (4)
Jesu, Thou the Virgin-born (3)
Jig (1)
Lullay my liking. op.34 no.2 H129 (3)
Lyric Movement for Viola and Orchestra (4)
Man born to toil (1)
Marching Song, op.22 no.2 (3)
Matthew, Mark, Luke and John (traditional) (1)
My sweetheart's like Venus (1)
Nocturne (3)
Nunc dimittis, H127 (13)
O! I hae seen the roses blaw (1)
O Lady, leave that silken thread (2)
Ode to death, op.38 (3)
Of one that is so fair and bright, op.34 no.3 H130 (1)
Old English Christmas Carols (4), op.20b H82 (1)
Partsongs (7), op.44 (3)
Pastoral, H92 (1)
Phantasy on British Folksongs, op.36 (1)
Pieces (3) for oboe and string quartet (1)
Pieces (5) for violin and piano (1)
Psalm 148 (2)
Psalms (2), for chorus, strings and organ, H117 (4)
Quintet in A minor, op.3 (1)
Savitri (1)
Scherzo for orchestra, H192 (3)
Sergeant's Song (1)
Sextet E minor for oboe, clarinet, bassoon and string trio (1)
Short Festival Te Deum, H145 (2)
Sing me the men, op.43 no.2 (3)
Songs (4), op.4 (3)
Songs (4), op.35 (4)
Songs (6), op.16 (2)
Songs (12), op.48 'Humbert Wolfe Songs' (4)
Songs without Words (2), op.22 (3)
St Paul's Suite, op.29 no.2 (trans. Simon Johnson for organ) (1)
St Paul's Suite, op.29 no.2 (18)
» Jig
Suite No.1 for military band, op.28 no.1 (9)
Suite No.2 for military band, op.28 no.2 (6)
Suite de ballet, op.10 (2)
Swansea Town (English traditional) (1)
Symphony in F major, op.8 'The Cotswolds' (4)
Terzetto for flute, oboe and clarinet (1)
Terzetto for flute, oboe and viola (2)
The Autumn is Old, H1 (2)
The Cloud Messenger, op.30 (1)
The Evening Watch, op.43 no.1 (11)
The Golden Goose, op.45 no.1 (2)
The Heart Worships (2)
The Homecoming, H120 (1)
The Hymn of Jesus, op.37 (6)
The Lure (1)
The Morning of the Year, op.45 no.2 (1)
The Mystic Trumpeter, op.18 (3)
The Perfect Fool, op.39 (arr. for brass band) (1)
The Perfect Fool, op.39 (5)
The Perfect Fool: Ballet Music, op.39 (9)
The Planets, op.32 (piano four hands) (1)
The Planets, op.32 (trans. Peter Sykes for organ) (1)
The Planets, op.32 (trans. for organ) (4)
» Mars
The Planets, op.32 (two pianos) (4)
The Planets, op.32 (82)
» Uranus
» Venus
The Planets: Jupiter (arr. Stephen Roberts) (1)
The Shoemakker (1)
The Song of the Blacksmith (1)
The Swallow leaves her nest, H119 (1)
The Wandering Scholar, op.50 H176 (3)
This have I done for my true love, op.34 no.1 (8)
Toccata (2)
Vedic Hymns (12), 1st Group, op.24 H90 (3)
Walt Whitman Overture, op.7 (4)
Wassail Song (1)
Welsh Folk Songs (10) (1)
Wind Quintet in A flat, op.14 (2)
Winter and the Birds (2)

Gustav Theodore Holst (born Gustavus Theodore von Holst; 21 September 1874 Ė 25 May 1934) was an English composer, arranger and teacher. Best known for his orchestral suite The Planets, he composed a large number of other works across a range of genres, although none achieved comparable success. His distinctive compositional style was the product of many influences, Richard Wagner and Richard Strauss being most crucial early in his development, the subsequent inspiration of the English folksong revival of the early 20th century, together with the example of such rising modern composers as Arnold Schoenberg and Maurice Ravel, leading Holst to develop and refine his own individual style.

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