Warner classics warner classics and its sister label erato together comprise one of the world's leading global classical music recording companies. One of the music world's most popular composers, james swearingen, chooses the theme from brahms's first symphony and beethoven's ode to joy as the musical content for this most satisfying presentation. Gustav holst discography and songs: music profile for gustav holst, born 21 september 1874 genres: modern classical, orchestral albums include the planets: no 4 - jupiter, the bringer of jollity, brain in a box: the science fiction collection, and muse: the supermassive selection. Composers such as sir edward elgar, sir arthur sullivan, gustav holst, and benjamin britten contributed to the band literature such works were usually scored for cornets, flugelhorns, horns, b♭ baritones, euphoniums, and basses. Biography for holst during the first two decades of the 20th century, musical society as a whole (and holst's friend vaughan williams in particular) became interested in old english folksongs, madrigal singers,  and tudor composers.
Gustav holst (september 21, 1874 cheltenham, gloucestershire - may 25, 1934) was an english composer and was a music teacher for over 20 years holst is most famous for his orchestral suite the planets. Vuetunes is a fusion of music, video, and images, and is designed to bring the best of classical, jazz, blues, and other quality musical genres to our listen. This recording showcases albion records' recording heirs and rebels - remastered archive recordings of music by vaughan williams and holst - due for release in cd and digital formats from 27 may 2016.
H numbers for works are cited from: imogen holst, a thematic catalogue of gustav holst's music (london: faber, 1974) grandson of gustavus valentin von holst great-grandson of matthias holst father of imogen holst. Composers and titles excerpt of the version from the original musical primarily a dance number ft fred astaire begins with a long instrumental introduction and continued after the song with two additional minutes of dance music that repeats the chorus with the vocal. The second suite in f for military band (op 28, no 2) is gustav holst 's second and last suite for concert band although performed less frequently than the first suite in e ♭ , it is still a staple of the band repertoire. Gustav holst (1874-1934) was a major figure on the english music scene in the first half of the 20th century and noted for his creative use of neo-tonal language and formal experiments while remaining well within the bounds of the english nationalist scene.
Included in that collection is a koch disc 3-7018-2h1 titled the composers conduct which features a 1926 recording of gustav holst conducting the london symphony orchestra in his own op32, the planets. We all soon learned of the variety of people who attend these music events musicians, composers, former military band members, students, researchers, and plenty of people who said they 'had nothing to contribute to music', 'never played an instrument before', but 'loved listening to it all day, every day. Gustav holst (1874-1934) was a british composer and teacher after studying composition at london's royal college of music, he spent the early part of his career playing trombone in an opera orchestra. Gustav holst (september 21, 1874, cheltenham, gloucestershire - may 25, 1934, london) was an english composer and was a music teacher for over 20 years holst is most famous for his orchestral suite the planets. (2) journal of band research -20 th century repertoire bibliography: the incredible band of john philip sousa paul bierley-university of illinois 2006 encyclopedia of band music-rehrig-bierley-integrity press 1996 the heritage of canadian military music-kopstein- pearson vanwell publishing 2002 gustave holst one of britain's leading composers.
Gustav holst (composer, arranger) born: september 21, 1874 - cheltenham, gloucestershire, england died: may 25, 1934 - london, england gustav(us theodore von) holst was a significant english composer, mostly known for his orchestral suite the planets. Gustavus theodore von holst was a music composer and teacher he was born in cheltenham, england on 21st september 1874 he mastered in different styles of music including choral, orchestral and chamber music. Taught sig composers of next generation, ralph vaughan williams and gustav holst american music- stew pot, ethnic diversity classical music, band music, popular music, african american songs.
Gustav theodore holst (born gustavus theodore von holst 21 september 1874 25 may 1934) was an english composer, arranger and teacherbest known for his orchestral suite the planets, he composed a large number of works across a range of genres, although none achieved comparable success. A snapshot of two composers and their differing attitudes about american wind band music at wind bands of the early 20th century were mostly: military and professional bands. Ralph vaughan williams (1872-1958) is one of the most important composers of the 20th century drawing on the influences of english folk song and tudor polyphony, ralph succeeded at reviving british music during a career that spanned over six decades life and music ralph's interest in music began. Emi classics presents a magnificent collection that celebrates the life and career of english composer gustav holst containing an outside selection of holst s greatest works including his most famous orchestral suite the planets, the rare the perfect fool, as well as the walt whitman inspired ode to death.