The Planets - Full Score
Orchestra full orchestra and double SSA chorus
Composed by Gustav Holst (1874-1934). Full Orchestra (Full Score); Larger Works; Masterworks. Dover Edition. 20th Century. Full score. With full score notation. 192 pages. Published by Dover Publications (AP.6-292770).
Item Number: AP.6-292770
ISBN 0486292770. 9 1/8x1214 inches.
Spectacular symphonic suite, scored for large orchestral forces and a wordless chorus, is divided into seven movements, the music of each embodying the astrological and mystical qualities of a different planet. Remarkable emotional sweep and innovative techniques have made the work a staple of the orchestral repertoire. Only full-size score available.
- Mars, The Bringer Of War
- Venus, The Bringer Of Peace
- Mercury, The Winged Messenger
- Jupiter, The Bringer Of Jollity
- Saturn, The Bringer Of Old Age
- Uranus, The Magician
- Neptune, The Mystic