FANDOM



Gustav Theodore Holst (September 21, 1874 – May 25, 1934) was a British composer. He is best known for his orchestral suite The Planets. Holst's musical style was heavily influenced by English folk music, and some of his compositions were influenced by Indian themes.

BiographyEdit

List of compositionsEdit

Compositions with opus numbersEdit

Opus H. catalogue number Title Date
1 7 The Revoke 1895
2 8 Fantasiestücke 1896
2 8a Three Pieces 1896, 1910
3 11 Quintet in A minor 1896
4 14 Four Songs 1896 – 1898
4 13 Three Short Part-Songs 1896
5 30 Clear and Cool 1897
6 34 Örnulf's Drapa 1898, 1900
7 42 Walt Whitman Overture 1899
8 47 Symphony in F major, The Cotswolds 1899 – 1900
9a 48 Five Part-Songs 1897 – 1900
9b 49 Ave Maria 1900
10 43 Suite de ballet in E♭ major 1899, 1912
11 60 The Youth's Choice 1902
12 61 Five Part-Songs 1902 – 1903
13 66 Indra 1903
14 67 Quintet for Winds in A♭ major 1903
15 68 Six Songs 1902 – 1903
16 69 Six Songs 1903 – 1904
17 70 King Estmere 1903
18 71 The Mystic Trumpeter, Scena 1904, 1912
19/1 74 A Song of the Night 1905
19/2 75 Invocation 1911
20a 80 Songs from The Princess 1905
20b 82 Four Old English Carols 1907
21/1 86 Songs of the West 1906, 1907
21/2 87 A Somerset Rhapsody 1906, 1907
22 88 Two Songs Without Words 1906
23 89 Sita 1899 – 1906
24 90 Hymns from the Rig Veda (Vedic Hymns) 1907 – 1908
24* 90a Ratri (The Night) 1907
25 96 Sāvitri 1908
26 97 Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda, First Group 1908
26 98 Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda, Second Group 1909
26 99 Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda, Third Group 1910
26 100 Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda, Fourth Group 1912
27a 101 The Vision of Dame Christian 1909
27b 102a Stepney Children's Pagent 1909
27b 102b A Song of London 1909
28/1 105 First Suite in E-Flat 1909
28/2 106 Second Suite in F 1911
29/1 107 Beni Mora 1909 – 1910
29/2 108 St. Paul's Suite 1911
30 111 The Cloud Messenger 1910 – 1912
31/1 115 Hecuba's Lament 1911
31/2 116 Hymn to Dionysius 1913
32 125 The Planets 1914 – 1916
33 126 Japanese Suite 1915
34/1 128 This Have I Done for My True Love 1916
34/2 129 Lullay My Liking 1916
34/3 130 Of One That Is So Fair and Bright 1916
34/4 131 Bring Us in Good Ale 1916
35 132 Four Songs 1916 – 1917
36 135 Phantasy Quartet on British Folk Songs 1916
36a 134 Three Festival Choruses 1916
36b 136 Six Choral Folk Songs 1916
37 140 The Hymn of Jesus 1917
38 144 Ode to Death 1919
39 150 The Perfect Fool 1918 – 1922
40/1 151 A Fugal Overture 1922
40/2 152 A Fugal Concerto 1923
41 155 First Choral Symphony 1923 –1924
42 156 At the Boar's Head 1924
43 159, 160 Two Motets 1924, 1925
44 162 Seven Part-Songs 1925 – 1926
45/1 163 The Golden Goose 1926
45/2 164 The Morning of the Year 1926 – 1927
46/1 165 Chrissemas Day in the Morning 1926
46/2 166 Two Folk Song Fragments (Two Northumbrian Folk Tunes) 1927
47 172 Egdon Heath 1927
48 174 Twelve Songs 1929
49 175 Double Concerto 1929
50 176 The Wandering Scholar 1929 – 1930
51 177 A Choral Fantasia 1930
52 178 Hammersmith 1930, 1931
53 186 Six Choruses 1931 – 1932

Compositions without opus numbersEdit

Compositions with H. catalogue numbersEdit

H. catalogue number Title Date
1 The Autumn Is Old 1895
2 The Stars Are with the Voyager 1895
3 Spring It Is Cheery 1895
4 O Lady, Leave That Silken Thread 1895, 1897
5 Dances for piano four hands 1895
6 Duet in D major 1897
9 Variations 1896
10 Sextet in E minor 1896
15 There's a Voice in the Wind 1896
16 The Kiss 1896
17 Song to the Sleeping Lady 1897
18 Ah Tyrant Love 1890s
19 The Ballade of Prince Eric 1901 – 1902
20 Light Leaves Whisper 1896
21 The Idea 1896
22 Not Unto Us, O Lord 1893 – 1896
23 Scherzo 1897
24 O Spring's Little Children 1897
25 A Lake and a Fairy Boat 1897
26 Sing Heigh-Ho! 1897
27 Airly Beacon 1897
28 Twin Stars Aloft 1890s
29 The Day of the Lord 1890s
31 A Winter Idyll 1897
32 Not a Sound But Echoing in Me 1897
33 Whether We Die or Live 1898
35 Autumn Song 1890s
36 My Joy 1898
37 Draw Not Away Thy Hands 1890s
38 I Scanned Her Picture 1890s
39 Two Brown Eyes 1890s
40 Clouds o'er the Summer Sky, Canon 1898
41 Suite in G minor 1898
44 Bhanavar's Lament 1898 – 1899
45 Ah, Come, Fair Mistress 1890s
50 Two Pieces (Deux Pièces) 1901
51 Lied ohne Worte 1902?
52 A Spring Song 1903?
53 Ländler 1903
54 Greeting 1903?
55 Maya 1904?
56 Valse-Étude 1904?
57 I love Thee 1912
58 Thou Didst Delight My Eyes 1903
59 It Was a Lover and His Lass 1890s
62 A Prayer for Light 1903
63 Dewy Roses 1904
64 Song of the Woods 1903
65 To a Wild Rose 1902 – 1903
72 Darest Thou Now, O Soul 1904 – 1905
73 Three Hymns for the English Hymnal 1904 – 1905
76 In Youth Is Pleasure 1908
77 Now Sleep and Take They Rest 1890s
78 Now Rest Thee from All Care 1908
79 To Hope 1900s
81 Home They Brought Her Warrior Dead 1905
83 Sixteen Folk Songs from Hampshire 1906 – 1908
84 Nine Folk Songs 1906 – 1914
84a Stu Mo Run 1906 – 1907
85 Seven Folk Songs 1904 – 1919
91 Two Carols 1907 – 1908, 1916
92 Pastoral 1908
93 Seven Scottish Airs 1906
94 Nabou, or Kings in Babylon 1905
95 The Heart Worships 1907
103 O England, My Country 1909
104 A Song of Fairies 1909
109 Christmas Day: Choral Fantasy on Old Carols 1910
110 Four Part-Songs 1910
112 Two Eastern Pictures 1911
113 In Loyal Bonds United: Empire Day Song 1911
114 The Praise of King Olaf 1910
117 Two Psalms 1912
118a Playground Song 1911
119 The Swallow Leaves Her Nest 1913
120 The Homecoming 1913
121 A Dirge for Two Veterans 1914
122 Philip the King 1910
123 A Vigil of Pentecost 1914?
124 Dirge and Hymeneal 1915
127 Nunc Dimittis 1915
133 Three Carols 1916 – 1917
137 Diverus and Lazarus 1916
138 Two Part-Songs for Children 1917
139 A Dream of Christmas 1917
141 May Day Carol 1918
142 Here Is Joy for Every Age 1916 – 1917
143 The Sneezing Charm 1918
145 Short Festival Te Deum 1919
146 Seven Choruses from the Alcestis of Euripides 1920
147 The Ballad of Hunting Knowe 1920s
148 I Vow to Thee, My Country 1921
149 The Lure, or The Moth and the Flame 1928
153 Toccata 1924
154 A Piece for Yvonne 1924
157 Ode to C.K.S. and the Oriana 1925
158 Terzetto 1925
161 Four Hymns for Songs of Praise 1925
167 Christ Hath a Garden 1928
168 Man Born to Toil 1927
169 Eternal Father 1927
170 The Coming of Christ 1927
171 Canterbury Bells: Two Rounds 1928
173 A Moorside Suite 1928
179 Two Pieces 1930 – 1932
180 The Passing of the Essenes: Two Chants 1930
181 Roadways 1931
182 Wassail Song 1928 – 1931
183 Twelve Welsh Folk Songs 1930 – 1931
184 The Bells 1931
185 Jazz-Band Piece (Mr. Shilkret's Maggot) 1932
187 Eight Canons 1932
188 O Spiritual Pilgrim 1932
189 Come Live with Me 1933
190 Brook Green Suite 1933
190a Gavotte 1933
191 Lyric Movement 1933
192 Scherzo 1933 – 1934

Compositions without H. catalogue numbersEdit

Title Date
Horatius 1887
A Christmas Carol 1890
The Exile of Erine 1890s
Intermezzo 1891
Four Voluntaries 1891
The Harper 1891
Die Sprode 1891
There Is Dew for the Flow'ret 1891 – 1892
Sailor's Chorus 1891 – 1892
The Strain Upraise 1891 – 1892
Advent Litany 1891 – 1892
Apreggio Study 1892
I Come from Haunts of Coot and Hern 1892
Sing Heigh-Ho! 1892
Sanctus 1892
New Year Chorus 1892
Ode to the North East Wind 1892
Theme and Variations 1893
Introduction and Bolero 1893
Anna-Marie 1893

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.