The Planets, Op.32 (Holst, Gustav)

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IV. Jupiter, The Bringer of Jollity

For Mixed chorus, 2 Trumpets, 2 Trombones, Timpani and Organ (Rondeau)

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IV. Jupiter, The Bringer of Jollity

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VII. Neptune, the Mystic

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I. Mars, The Bringer of War

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IV. Jupiter, The Bringer of Jollity

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General Information

Work Title The Planets
Alternative. Title Suite for Large Orchestra
Composer Holst, Gustav
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.32
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 7 movements
I. Mars, the Bringer of War
II. Venus, the Bringer of Peace
III. Mercury, the Winged Messenger
IV. Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity
V. Saturn, the Bringer of Old Age
VI. Uranus, the Magician
VII. Neptune, the Mystic
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1914-16
First Performance. 1918-09-29 in London, Queen's Hall (Private audience)
London Symphony Orchestra; Adrian Boult, conductor
First Publication. 1921
Dedication Imogen Holst
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Female chorus, orchestra
Choruses
SSA, SSA (last movement only)
Orchestra
piccolo (also flute), 2 flutes, alto flute (also flute, piccolo), 3 oboes (3rd also bass oboe),
English horn, 3 clarinets, bass clarinet, 3 bassoons, contrabassoon
6 horns, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, euphonium, tuba
6 timpani (2 players), triangle, side drum, tambourine, cymbals, bass drum, gong,
xylophone, bells, glockenspiel, celesta, 2 harps, organ, strings
External Links Wikipedia article
Gustav Holst.info
The Planets - scores at Sheet Music Plus


Misc. Comments

  • Conceived as a work for piano duet or organ, but premiered as a work for large orchestra.