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Composer(s): Gustav(us Theodore von) Holst (21 Sep 1874 - 25 May 1934)
Work identifier: M88
Real Name: The Planets
Display Name: The Planets
Work/Opus: Op. 32 / H. 125
Composed: c. 1916
First Performed: 29 Sep 1918
Genre: Orchestral
Genre Type: Symphonic Suite
Period: Late-romantic
20th century
Instrumentation: Symphony Orchestra
Mvt. 1Mars the Bringer of War  (Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 2Venus the Bringer of Peace  (Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 3Mercury the Winged Messenger  (Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 4Jupiter the Bringer of Jollity  (Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 5Saturn the Bringer of Old Age  (Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 6Uranus the Magician  (Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 7Neptune the Mystic  (Female chorus)
Composer(s): Gustav(us Theodore von) Holst (21 Sep 1874 - 25 May 1934)
Recording identifier: M2147483752
Real Name: The Planets
Display Name: The Planets
Work/Opus: Op. 32 / H. 125
Composed: c. 1916
First Performed: 29 Sep 1918
Genre: Orchestral
Genre Type: Symphonic Suite
Period: Late-romantic
20th century
Instrumentation: Symphony Orchestra
Performance Timing: 0
Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Leader: 220
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Label: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Catalogue Number: RPO007
CD Media ID: TRP007
Recording Location: St Augustine's Church, Kilburn, London
Recording Date: 1993
Mvt. 1Mars the Bringer of War (7'28'')
Mvt. 2Venus the Bringer of Peace (8'34'')
Mvt. 3Mercury the Winged Messenger (3'53'')
Mvt. 4Jupiter the Bringer of Jollity (8'6'')
Mvt. 5Saturn the Bringer of Old Age (8'44'')
Mvt. 6Uranus the Magician (5'48'')
Mvt. 7Neptune the Mystic (6'56'')