Holst

Herbert von Karajan & Adrian Boult - Holst - Les Planetes (2016) {Les indispensables de Diapason}

Herbert von Karajan & Adrian Boult - Holst - Les Planetes (2016)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Artwork | 383 mb | MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 207 mb
Classical, Orchestral | Label: Les indispensables de Diapason / No. 82

Although best remembered for his devotion to the core Austro-Germanic repertoire, Austrian conductor Herbert von Karajan did flirt with the English repertoire in the '50s and early '60s.

David Lloyd-Jones - Holst Gustav The Planets (2004) [SACD-R][OF]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by Discograf_man at Jan. 9, 2017
David Lloyd-Jones - Holst Gustav The Planets (2004) [SACD-R][OF]

David Lloyd-Jones - Holst Gustav The Planets (2004) [SACD-R][OF]
Classical | SACD ISO: DSD 2.0/DST 5.1 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | Artwork | 4.28 GB
Label: Naxos | Release Year: 2004

This version of Holst’s endearing masterpiece, “The Planets”, sounds very good in Naxos’ super audio 5.1 technology. I do not have the point one (subwoofer) hooked up in my house and assume, by listening to the recording in 5.0, that the timpani — which are already very powerful and forward placed — would be explosive if you listened in 5.1. The sound is very good otherwise, with wide ranging and natural orchestral body and timbre. It is not the best super audio sound I’ve heard but it is good and a big improvement over the stereo sound on the last version of “The Planets” I purchased, the one Berlin Philharmonic and Simon Rattle released last year.
Holst, Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Walter Susskind ‎- The Planets (1975) [MFSL UDSACD 4005]

Holst, Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Walter Susskind ‎- The Planets (1975)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
2004 | Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab, UDSACD 4005 | ~ 226 or 133 Mb | Scans Included
Classical

The Planets, composed between 1914 and 1916, is a suite of seven movements. Holst's starting point for the music was the astrological character of each planet, though his interest in astrology went no deeper than its musical suggestiveness…
Guildford Choral Society, Hilary Davan Wetton - Gustav Holst: The Morning of the Year, The Golden Goose, King Estmere (1996)

Guildford Choral Society, Hilary Davan Wetton - Gustav Holst: The Morning of the Year, The Golden Goose, King Estmere (1996)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet | 72:10 | 333 MB
Genre: Classical, Choral | Label: Hyperion | Catalog: CDA66784

Some composers really deserve their reputation as artists whose fame rests on a single work, but with Holst the popularity of The Planets really has obscured the large quantity of good music he wrote in other forms. Part of the problem also stemmed from his daughter, Imogene, who was severely critical of her father's work and whose baleful influence persists to this day. These three choral ballets contain a large measure of delightful and wholly characteristic music. It's crime that we have had to wait until now for a complete recording of them, and fortunately these performances make a strong case for many more.

Holst: The Planets (Cambridge Music Handbooks)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by happy4all at April 2, 2015
Holst: The Planets (Cambridge Music Handbooks)

Holst: The Planets (Cambridge Music Handbooks) By Richard Greene
1995 | 112 Pages | ISBN: 0521456339 , 0521450004 | PDF | 3 MB

Wetton, Dawson - Holst: Choral Symphony, Choral Fantasia (1993)  Music

Posted by peotuvave at Feb. 4, 2015
Wetton, Dawson - Holst: Choral Symphony, Choral Fantasia (1993)

Wetton, Dawson - Holst: Choral Symphony, Choral Fantasia (1993)
EAC Rip | Flac (Image + cue + log) | 1 CD | Full Scans | 264 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Hyperion | Catalog Number: 55104

Ever been curious to hear a musical setting of Keats's "Ode on a Grecian Urn"? Well here's your chance. It's the second movement of Holst's First Choral Symphony (although he called it "First," there was never a second). You know the poem: "Beauty is truth and truth, beauty…." This is a highly enjoyable piece, and in sections of the first and third movement, the composer of The Planets makes some sounds that recall his most popular work. But there's much more to Holst than space music. He was a master at writing for chorus, his word setting always highly colorful and never stiff or "Victorian" sounding. This performance is the best available, so if you're intrigued, go for it.

La madre assente di Hanne-Vibeke Holst  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by futon2009 at Feb. 11, 2014
La madre assente di Hanne-Vibeke Holst

La madre assente di Hanne-Vibeke Holst
Mondadori | 2014 | ISBN: 8804636025 | 414 pages | EPUB | 3 MB

Helena Tholstrup è una celebrità. Di origine danese, a capo dell'Opera di Berlino, la donna ha un'unica figlia, Sophie, della quale si è occupata pochissimo, preferendo dedicarsi interamente al lavoro. La sera in cui le viene conferito un prestigioso premio alla carriera, arriva anche la ragazza, che vive a Copenaghen, accompagnata dal fidanzato, un musulmano di nome Khalil. Helena è sorpresa e imbarazzata, in realtà non ha mai saputo gestire il difficile rapporto con la figlia, ma ciò che proprio non si aspetta è che Khalil la prenda in ostaggio insieme a Sophie, minacciando di ucciderla se non chiederà pubblicamente scusa ai musulmani per avere autorizzato in un'opera un riferimento blasfemo a Maometto.

Holst: The Planets - by Ken Russell (1983)  Video

Posted by alexov85 at Dec. 20, 2009
Holst: The Planets - by Ken Russell (1983)

Holst: The Planets - by Ken Russell (1983)
DVDRip | AVI | Translate don't needed | 409 MB
video: 656x480, 29.9fps | DivX Codec 5.2.1 alpha | ~934 kbps avg | audio: (mp3) 44.1 kHz | MPEG Layer 3, 2 ch | ~192 kbps avg
Art - House, Documentary, Short film

"Planets" - a documentary film by Ken Russell with the music of composer Gustav Holst in the performance of the Chicago Philharmonic Orchestra.
Collage assembled from fragments of films, newsreels and advertisements from around the world and covers a wide period of time. Russell has received special permission from the composer's daughter, where she set a condition not to use pictures that show the atrocities of war. Therefore, we can only imagine what would be the choice of masters for the first theme: Mars.
The film is completely devoid of narration and voice acting, but his musical arrangement, which is based on the plot, the narrative has the same meaning as the video sequence, and, in fact, creates the atmosphere.
This is very unusual, stunning film was undeservedly forgotten. Want to believe that better quality video would be available soon …
In this orchestral suite of 7 pieces. Each planet of the solar system (except Earth and Pluto) is devoted to his own plays, which, in principle, quite distinct (ie it can be executed and obeyed and separately).

Holst - Purifier et dynamiser votre eau  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by asperge at Dec. 6, 2008
Holst - Purifier et dynamiser votre eau

Holst - Purifier et dynamiser votre eau
Médicis | ISBN: 2853272958 | 2007-01 | PDF | 112 pages | 5 Mb
Zubin Mehta, Los Angeles Philharmonic - Holst: The Planets, John Williams: Star Wars Suite (1971/1978)

Zubin Mehta, Los Angeles Philharmonic -
Holst: The Planets, John Williams: Star Wars Suite (1971/1978) [Japanese SHM-SACD 2012]

PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DSD64 2.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 79:47 minutes | Scans included | 2,34 GB
or FLAC(converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Scans included | 1,45 GB
Uses 2012 DSD master based on the Decca's original analog tape