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Holst: The Planets / Batt, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Release Date: 09/21/2018 
Label:  Guild Music   Catalog #: 7814  
Number of Discs: 1 
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Released in September 2018 to mark the centenary of the first performance of Holst’s The Planets on 29 September 1918, Guild is proud to release a sonic spectacular of a recording by the Royal Philharmonic conducted by popular music legend Mike Batt. In contrast, the album also includes a stirring performance of Elgar’s Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1. Michael Batt is an English singer-songwriter, musician, record producer, director, conductor and former Deputy Chairman of the British Phonographic Industry. He is best known for creating The Wombles pop act, writing the chart-topping "Bright Eyes", and discovering Katie Melua. He has also conducted many of the world's great Orchestras, including the London Symphony, Royal Read more Philharmonic, London Philharmonic, Sydney Symphony and Stuttgart Philharmonic in both classical and pop recordings and performances. Read less

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