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Holst - The Planets (Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Mike Batt)

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GUSTAV HOLST - THE PLANETS

Suite for Orchestra H125 (Op.32)

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

  • Conducted by: Mike Batt
  • Produced by: Robert Matthew-Walker
  • Engineered by: Simon Rhodes (Abbey Road)
  • Recorded at Watford Town Hall, 25th August 1993

GUILD MUSIC GMCD7814

Issued on the 7th September 2018 to mark the centenary of the first performance of Holst’s The Planets on 29th September 1918. This recording was made in 1993 and is the first 20 bit digital recording of this work.

Track list:

Gustav Holst (1874 - 1934)

THE PLANETS

  1. Mars - The Bringer of War (6:55)
  2. Venus - The Bringer of Peace (8:46)
  3. Mercury - The Winged Messenger (4:09)
  4. Jupiter - The Bringer of Jollity (8:21)
  5. Saturn - The Bringer of Old Age (9:35)
  6. Uranus - The Magician (5:44)
  7. Neptune - The Mystic (8:36)

Edward Elgar (1857 - 1934)

8. Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 in D (from Op39) (6:30)

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