- The Planets Opus 32 - 

- Composed by Gustav Holst - 

21 September 1874 – 25 May 1934

 

Gustav Theodore Holst was an English composer, arranger and teacher. He is best known for his orchestral suite The Planets.

Holst attended the Royal college of Music and although he played several instruments, he discovered a passion for composing.

The Planets was composed between 1914 and 1916. Each movement of the suite is named after a planet of the solar system.

The Planets was first played publicly  on 27 February 1919 by the  Royal Philharmonic Society Orchestra.

Music from the suit has been used for many movies, TV adverts and documentaries.

 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q3cpOrB1GW8

 

Flash mob:  Music can be played and enjoyed anywhere

 

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