Hymns from the Rig Veda, Op.24 (Holst, Gustav)



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Madcapellan (2011/11/3)

Publisher. Info. London: J. & W. Chester, 1920. Plate J.W.C. 3850
Misc. Notes 600 dpi
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General Information

Work Title Hymns from the Rig Veda
Alternative. Title Vedic Hymns
Composer Holst, Gustav
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.24 ; H.90
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 9 songs:
  1. Ushas [Dawn]
  2. Varuna I [Sky]
  3. Maruts [Stormclouds]
  4. Indra (God of Storm and Battle)
  5. Varuna II [The Waters]
  6. Song of the Frogs
  7. Vac [Speech]
  8. Creation
  9. Faith
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1907–08
Librettist Composer, translated from the original Sanskrit
Language English
Average DurationAvg. Duration 25 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voice, piano