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

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Publisher. Info. London: J. & W. Chester, Ltd., 1920. Plate J.W.C. 3850.
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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
First Publication. 1920 or earlier?
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