PLANETS, THE

Created on 06/12/2005
Latest update on 17/02/2010

Artist: Gustav Holst
Author: Gustav Holst
Year: 1916

Suite in seven parts, one for every planet. Pluto wasn't yet considered.

Covers:

1967:

New Philharmonia [conducted by Adrian Boult, who also conducted the first private performance (in the Queen\'s Hall in London, 1918); Grammy nominated]

1967:

Mothers Of Invention [in Invocation And Ritual Dance Of The Young Pumpkin, part of Call Any Vegetable and in \'72 in Brown Shoes Don\'t Make It; that\'s Jupiter with Holst]

1970:

Love Sculpture [Mars on the American pressing of second album Forms And Feelings]

1970:

King Crimson [Mars as The Devil's Triangle]

1973:

Manfred Mann's Earth Band [elements of Jupiter in Joybringer; Top 10 UK; also in Saturn (Lord Of The Ring) and Mercury (The Winged Messenger) on lp Solar Fire]

1986:

Emerson, Lake & Palmer [as Mars, The Bringer Of War]

1991:

Kiri Te Kanawa [Jupiter as World In Union; Top 5 UK]

1999:

Baz Luhrmann [as Jupiter]

1999:

Shirley Bassey [as World In Union]

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