Holst: The Planets (Cambridge Music Handbooks)

Holst: The Planets (Cambridge Music Handbooks)

Richard Greene


This e-book is the 1st complete consultant to Holst's orchestral suite The Planets. It considers the track intimately and locations the paintings in its ancient context, describing the conditions of its composition and its meteoric upward push to renowned acclaim. beginning with Holst's specific curiosity in astrology, Greene unearths a profound assertion of human personality and Holst's personal mental trip towards the magical kingdom. utilizing parallels within the verbal and visible arts, Greene weaves right here a desirable story of musical communique.

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