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Holst: The Planets & Egdon Heath

BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Andrew Davis

This is a mightily impressive account of The Planets.
The high is undoubtedly 'Saturn', whose remorseless tread has rarely seemed more implacable.
Aided by orchestral playing that's both memorably...
  • Building a Library
    August 2005
    Budget Choice
  • International Classical Music Awards
    Nominee - Symphonic Music



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Holst: The Planets, Op. 32

Work length50:20
  • Sir Andrew Davis (organ)
  • BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Symphony Chorus
  • Sir Andrew Davis

I. Mars, the Bringer of War

Track length6:44

II. Venus, the Bringer of Peace

Track length8:43

III Mercury, the Winged Messenger

Track length3:40

IV. Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity (I Vow to Thee, My Country)

Track length8:09

V Saturn, the Bringer of Old Age

Track length9:28

VI Uranus, the Magician

Track length6:17

VII Neptune, the Mystic

Track length7:19

Holst: Egdon Heath Op.47 : I Adagio - Poco Allegro - Andante maestoso

Work length13:07
  • BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Andrew Davis