Egdon Heath, Op.47 (Holst, Gustav)

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Publisher. Info. London: Novello & Co., 1928. Plate 15348.
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General Information

Work Title Egdon Heath
Alternative. Title Homage to Thomas Hardy
Composer Holst, Gustav
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.47 ; H.172
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1927
First Publication. 1928
Dedication Composed for the New York Symphony Orchestra
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Full Orchestra

Misc. Comments

Inspired by the description given of this place in Thomas Hardy's "Return of the Native" and by a meeting between Holst and Hardy, which included a trip to the Heath, in 1927.