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Holst, Imogen 1907-1984

Overview
Works: 646 works in 1,747 publications in 8 languages and 22,205 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Musical settings  Drama  Juvenile works  Biography  Vocal scores  Music  Operas  Requiems  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Arranger, Conductor, Editor, Performer, Adapter, Writer of accompanying material, Other, Composer, Translator, Author of introduction, Librettist
Classifications: ML410.H748, 780.924
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The wonderful world of music by Benjamin Britten( Book )

22 editions published between 1958 and 1973 in English and Serbian and held by 1,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion of music, its terminology, history, theory, styles, appreciation, and means used to produce it. A history of music dealing with such topics as songs and singers, styles in music, composers, etc
Britten by Imogen Holst( Book )

40 editions published between 1965 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Purcell, 1659-1695 : essays on his music by Imogen Holst( Book )

15 editions published between 1959 and 1968 in English and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conducting a choir: a guide for amateurs by Imogen Holst( Book )

25 editions published between 1973 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book, originally published in 1973, Imogen Holst sets out a wealth of practical information that will be of particular interest to the amateur conductor. She gives precise and detailed advice on the technique of conducting, how to form and train a choir, the presentation and rehearsal of music, and how to approach public performances and competitions. Her final chapter offers suggestions for the actual rehearsal of choruses from Purcell's Dido & Aeneas, Handel's l'Allegro, and Britten's Rejoice in the Lamb. --From publisher's description
An ABC of music; a short practical guide to the basic essentials of rudiments, harmony, and form by Imogen Holst( Book )

51 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The various terms, forms of harmony, timing details and other basics of music are exhaustively explained
Gustav Holst; a biography by Imogen Holst( Book )

22 editions published between 1969 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Byrd by Imogen Holst( Book )

11 editions published in 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The turn of the screw : op. 54, an opera in a prologue and two acts by Benjamin Britten( )

24 editions published between 1955 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tune by Imogen Holst( Book )

18 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bach by Imogen Holst( Book )

16 editions published between 1965 and 1974 in English and German and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of Bach's life as the composer of some of the world's greatest music
Noye's fludde : the Chester miracle play, op. 59, set to music by Benjamin Britten( )

27 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dido and Aeneas : an opera by Henry Purcell( )

28 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sparkling miniature opera, filled with intense drama and elegant song, lasts no more than an hour, yet unfolds a virtuoso range of expressive music, from a high-spirited sailors{u2019} dance to Dido{u2019}s touching lament "When I am laid in earth." First presented in 1689, remains the oldest operatic work still popularly performed. Authoritative early edition
A midsummer night's dream : opera in three acts, op. 64 = Ein Sommernachtstraum by Benjamin Britten( )

24 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holst by Imogen Holst( Book )

11 editions published between 1972 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The music of Gustav Holst by Imogen Holst( Book )

6 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The planets : suite for large orchestra by Gustav Holst( )

53 editions published between 1968 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Avec un choeur de femmes dans le dernier numéro (Neptune), sans paroles
The New Grove twentieth-century English masters : Elgar, Delius, Vaughan Williams, Holst, Walton, Tippett, Britten( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War requiem : op. 66 by Benjamin Britten( )

27 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Curlew River : a parable for church performance, op. 71 by Benjamin Britten( )

24 editions published between 1964 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beilage: Production notes and remarks on the style of performing Curlew River by Colin Graham, drawings by Alix Stone, diagrams by Mark Livingston
Heirs and rebels; letters written to each other and occasional writings on music, by Ralph Vaughan Williams and Gustav Holst by Ralph Vaughan Williams( Book )

14 editions published between 1959 and 1980 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Conducting a choir: a guide for amateurs
Alternative Names
Cholst, I.

Holst, I.

Holst, I. 1907-1984

Holst, Imogen

Holst, Imogen Clare

Imogen Holst Brits auteur

Imogen Holst compositrice et chef d'orchestre britannique

Imogen Holst englische Musikschriftstellerin, Komponistin und Dirigentin

Ίμοτζεν Χολστ

이모겐 홀스트

イモージェン・ホルスト

ホルスト, I

ホルスト, イモージェン

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An ABC of music; a short practical guide to the basic essentials of rudiments, harmony, and formThe New Grove twentieth-century English masters : Elgar, Delius, Vaughan Williams, Holst, Walton, Tippett, BrittenCurlew River : a parable for church performance, op. 71Imogen Holst : a life and music