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Gustav Holst (1874-1934)

1/5.

Donald Macleod takes a look at the early life of Holst - his student days, the start of his teaching career and his interest in collecting folksongs, both in England and while on a rare holiday in Algeria.

Ave Maria

BBC Singers

Justin Doyle (conductor)

The Mystic Trumpeter, Op 18, scena for Soprano and Orchestra

Claire Rutter (soprano)

Ladies of Royal Scottish National Orchestra Chorus

The Royal Scottish National Orchestra

David Lloyd-Jones (conductor)

A Somerset Rhapsody, Op 21, No 2

London Philharmonic Orchestra

Sir Adrian Boult (conductor)

Beni Mora (Oriental Suite), Op 29, No 1

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Sir Malcolm Sargent (conductor)

2006061220060619

Gustav Holst (1874-1934)

1/5.

Donald Macleod takes a look at the early life of Holst - his student days, the start of his teaching career and his interest in collecting folksongs, both in England and while on a rare holiday in Algeria.

Ave Maria

BBC Singers

Justin Doyle (conductor)

The Mystic Trumpeter, Op 18, scena for Soprano and Orchestra

Claire Rutter (soprano)

Ladies of Royal Scottish National Orchestra Chorus

The Royal Scottish National Orchestra

David Lloyd-Jones (conductor)

A Somerset Rhapsody, Op 21, No 2

London Philharmonic Orchestra

Sir Adrian Boult (conductor)

Beni Mora (Oriental Suite), Op 29, No 1

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Sir Malcolm Sargent (conductor)

20060612

Gustav Holst (1874-1934)

1/5.

Donald Macleod takes a look at the early life of Holst - his student days, the start of his teaching career and his interest in collecting folksongs, both in England and while on a rare holiday in Algeria.

Ave Maria

BBC Singers

Justin Doyle (conductor)

The Mystic Trumpeter, Op 18, scena for Soprano and Orchestra

Claire Rutter (soprano)

Ladies of Royal Scottish National Orchestra Chorus

The Royal Scottish National Orchestra

David Lloyd-Jones (conductor)

A Somerset Rhapsody, Op 21, No 2

London Philharmonic Orchestra

Sir Adrian Boult (conductor)

Beni Mora (Oriental Suite), Op 29, No 1

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Sir Malcolm Sargent (conductor)

20060615

Gustav Holst (1874-1934)4/5.

Holst was not afraid to write for specific occasions.

Donald Macleod introduces a test piece Holst wrote for the National Brass Band Championships in 1928, a piece commissioned by the BBC for their Wireless Military Band and one of the few pieces of chamber music - The Terzetto for flute, oboe and viola.The ballet from The Perfect Fool, Op 39The PhilharmoniaBarry Wordsworth (conductor)Terzetto for flute, oboe and celloThe Huntingdon TrioDiane Gold (flute)Lloyd Smith (cello)Rheta Smith (oboe) A Moorside Suite for brass bandGrimethorpe Colliery Band Elgar Howarth (conductor) Hammersmith, Op 52London Symphony OrchestraRichard Hickox (conductor).

20060615

Holst was not afraid to write for specific occasions.

Donald Macleod introduces a test piece Holst wrote for the National Brass Band Championships in 1928, a piece commissioned by the BBC for their Wireless Military Band and one of the few pieces of chamber music - The Terzetto for flute, oboe and viola.

The ballet from The Perfect Fool, Op 39

The Philharmonia

Barry Wordsworth (conductor)

Terzetto for flute, oboe and cello

The Huntingdon Trio

Diane Gold (flute)

Lloyd Smith (cello)

Rheta Smith (oboe)

A Moorside Suite for brass band

Grimethorpe Colliery Band

Elgar Howarth (conductor)

Hammersmith, Op 52

London Symphony Orchestra

Richard Hickox (conductor).

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Gustav Holst (1874-1934)

1/5.

Donald Macleod takes a look at the early life of Holst - his student days, the start of his teaching career and his interest in collecting folksongs, both in England and while on a rare holiday in Algeria.

Ave Maria

BBC Singers

Justin Doyle (conductor)

The Mystic Trumpeter, Op 18, scena for Soprano and Orchestra

Claire Rutter (soprano)

Ladies of Royal Scottish National Orchestra Chorus

The Royal Scottish National Orchestra

David Lloyd-Jones (conductor)

A Somerset Rhapsody, Op 21, No 2

London Philharmonic Orchestra

Sir Adrian Boult (conductor)

Beni Mora (Oriental Suite), Op 29, No 1

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Sir Malcolm Sargent (conductor)