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A comprehensive biography of composer Gustav Holst, with correspondence and diary excerpts : including his American years

Author: Jon C Mitchell
Publisher: Lewiston, N.Y. : E. Mellen Press, 2001.
Series: Studies in the history and interpretation of music, v. 73.
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Based on many of his own personal letters, diaries, and notebook entries, this study gives an intimate portrait of Holst. Many of his innermost thoughts regarding musical composition, performance,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mitchell, Jon C.
Comprehensive biography of composer Gustav Holst, with correspondence and diary excerpts.
Lewiston, N.Y. : E. Mellen Press, 2001
(OCoLC)639466818
Named Person: Gustav Holst; Gustav Holst; Gustav Holst; Gustav Holst
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jon C Mitchell
ISBN: 0773475222 9780773475229 088946426X 9780889464261
OCLC Number: 45137684
Notes: Includes chronological listing of composer's works.
Description: vii, 698 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Cheltenham through Student Days at the Royal College of Music --
The Professional Trombonist --
Girls' Schools and Folk Tunes --
Morley College --
10 The Terrace, Barnes --
More Suites and The Cloud Messenger --
New Music Wing, Dirge, and The Planets --
Thaxted and The Hymn of Jesus --
Wartime Services with the YMCA --
The Education of Composers --
In the Wake of The Planets --
Coping with Fame --
An Invitation from America --
The First American Visit --
Recordings, First Choral Symphony, At the Boar's Head, Music for Amateurs --
The Damrosch Commission --
The Premieres of Egdon Heath --
A Second American Invitation --
The Second American Visit --
1929-1931 --
The Bells --
Harvard Beckons --
The Star Conductor --
New York --
The Harvard Professor --
Montreal and Return to New York --
Boston and Washington DC --
Recovery --
Return to Ann Arbor --
Farewell to America --
Late 1932 --
Carlisle --
Lyric Movement and Brook Green Suite --
The Song of Solomon --
The Final Months --
Chronological Listing of Gustav Holst's Music --
Personalities --
Ralph Vaughan Williams' Broadcast Talk during the BBC Gustav Holst Memorial Concert --
Facsimiles --
Sketches and Cartoons --
Selected Programs.
Series Title: Studies in the history and interpretation of music, v. 73.
Responsibility: Jon C. Mitchell.

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