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Holst: Planets / Andrew Davis, BBC Symphony Orchestra

Holst / Bbc Symphony Orchestra / Davis
Release Date: 07/29/2008 
Label:  Kultur Video   Catalog #: 4384  
Composer:  Gustav Holst
Conductor:  Sir Andrew Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony OrchestraBBC Symphony Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 0 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The Planets - Gustav Holst (includes bonus CD)

This stunning visualisation accompanies a highly-acclaimed performance of Gustav Holst’s suite by the BBC Symphony Orchestra under Andrew Davis.

In this powerful statement of Holst’s vision, three elements are combined – Holst’s music, stunning photography of the planets, and eloquent visual images of Holst’s own interpretation of the astrological significance of each planet, as revealed in his subtitles:
MARS, the Bringer of War
VENUS, the Bringer of Peace
MERCURY, the Winged Messenger
JUPITER, the Bringer of Jollity
SATURN, the Bringer of Old Age
URANUS, the Magician
NEPTUNE, the Mystic

BBC Symphony
Read more Orchestra BBC Symphony Chorus Conducted by ANDREW DAVIS

Region: 1 (U.S. and Canada only)
Running Time: 60 minutes
Format: NTSC, 4.3 Full Screen, LPCM Stereo
Color: Color
Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
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Works on This Recording

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The Planets, Op. 32/H 125 by Gustav Holst
Conductor:  Sir Andrew Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony Orchestra,  BBC Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1916; England 

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