Planets by Gustav Holst

Take a musical tour of the Solar System with composer Gustav Holst. Listen to seven movements based on astrological interpretations of Mars, Venus, Mercury, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. Composed between 1914 and 1916, The Planets was Holst’s first large-scale work. It was premièred in London in 1918. Mars When Holst began composing his Planets …

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