Gustav Holst: The Planets

Friday 17 February

Recording from concert in Grieghallen Friday 17 February 2017


Andrew Litton, conductor

GUSTAV HOLST (1874-1934)

The Planets, suite for Large Orchestra, op. 32, H125

Mars, the Bringer of War. Allegro
Venus, the Bringer of Peace. Adagio – andante – animato – allegro
Mercury, the Winged Messenger. Vivace
Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity. Allegro giocoso – Andante maestoso – tempo I – Maestoso – Presto
Saturn, the  Bringer of Old Age. Adagio – Animato – Andante
Uranus, the Magician. Allegro – Largo
Neptune, the Mystic. Andante - Allegretto