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Holst: Planets, Somerset Rhapsody, Etc / Davis, Del Mar, Etc


Release Date: 06/27/2000 
Label:  Emi Seraphim Catalog #: 73733   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Gustav Holst
Conductor:  Sir Andrew DavisNorman Del Mar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toronto Symphony OrchestraToronto Children's ChorusBournemouth Sinfonietta
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 6 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The first and best of Andrew Davis's three recordings of Holst's masterpiece is full of nuance and subtlety that might just give you a different view of the work. The first and best of Andrew Davis's three recordings of Holst's masterpiece is full of nuance and subtlety that might just give you a different view of the work. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
The Planets, Op. 32/H 125 by Gustav Holst
Conductor:  Sir Andrew Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toronto Symphony Orchestra,  Toronto Children's Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1916; England 
2.
A Somerset Rhapsody, Op. 21 no 2/H 87 by Gustav Holst
Conductor:  Norman Del Mar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1906-1907; England 
3.
Brook Green Suite, H 190 by Gustav Holst
Conductor:  Norman Del Mar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1933; England 

Sound Samples

The Planets: I. Mars, The Bringer Of War
The Planets: II. Venus, The Bringer Of Peace
The Planets: III. Mercury, The Winged Messenger
The Planets: IV. Jupiter, The Bringer Of Jollity
The Planets: V. Saturn, The Bringer Of Old Age
The Planets: VI. Uranus, The Magician
The Planets: VII. Neptune, The Mystic
A Somerset Rhapsody
Brook Green Suite: I. Prelude
Brook Green Suite: II. Air
Brook Green Suite: III. Dance

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