Annotation

(Originally released on: SXL 2305*/SPA 121
Recorded June 24 & 25 1958, September 1961*)

Annotation last modified on 2012-12-30 14:10 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Planets, op. 32: I. Mars, the Bringer of War
Gustav Holst 7:03
2 The Planets, op. 32: II. Venus, the Bringer of Peace
Gustav Holst 8:22
3 The Planets, op. 32: III. Mercury, the Winged Messenger
Gustav Holst 3:59
4 The Planets, op. 32: IV. Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity
Gustav Holst 7:38
5 The Planets, op. 32: V. Saturn, the Bringer of Old Age
Gustav Holst 8:33
6 The Planets, op. 32: VI. Uranus, the Magician
Gustav Holst 5:46
7 The Planets, op. 32: VII. Neptune, the Mystic
Gustav Holst 7:46
8 Enigma Variations: Theme (Andante)
Edward Elgar 1:17
9 Enigma Variations: C.A.E. (Andante)
Edward Elgar 1:58
10 Enigma Variations: H.D.S.‐P (Allegro)
Edward Elgar 0:47
11 Enigma Variations: R.B.T. (Allegretto)
Edward Elgar 1:21
12 Enigma Variations: W.M.B. (Allegro di Molto)
Edward Elgar 0:27
13 Enigma Variations: R.P.A. (Moderato)
Edward Elgar 1:55
14 Enigma Variations: Ysobel (Andantino)
Edward Elgar 1:20
15 Enigma Variations: Troyte (Presto)
Edward Elgar 0:56
16 Enigma Variations: W.N. (Allegretto)
Edward Elgar 1:55
17 Enigma Variations: Nimrod (Adagio)
Edward Elgar 3:50
18 Enigma Variations: Dorabella: Intermezzo (Allegretto)
Edward Elgar 2:39
19 Enigma Variations: G.R.S. (Allegro di Molto)
Edward Elgar 0:56
20 Enigma Variations: B.G.N. (Andante)
Edward Elgar 2:25
21 Enigma Variations: *** Romanza (Moderato)
Edward Elgar 2:39
22 Enigma Variations: E.D.U. Finale (Allegro)
Edward Elgar 4:58

Credits

CD 1

choir vocals:
Damen des Wiener Staatsopernchors (1961-09) (track 7)
composer:
Edward Elgar (1899) (tracks 8–22)
Gustav Holst (1914 – 1916) (tracks 1–7)
conductor:
Pierre Monteux (1958-06) (tracks 8–22)
Herbert von Karajan (1961-09) (tracks 1–7)
dedicated to:
William Meath Baker (track 12)
Isabel Fitton (track 14)
Augustus J. Jaeger (track 17)
Lady Mary Lygon (track 21)
Winifred Norbury (track 16)
Dora Penny (track 18)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (1958-06) (tracks 8–22)
Wiener Philharmoniker (1961-09) (tracks 1–7)
performer:
Damen des Wiener Staatsopernchors (1961-09) (track 7)
publisher:
arrangements:
Enigma Variations, op. 36: I. C.A.E. (for piano) (track 9)
Enigma Variations, op. 36: IV. W.M.B. (for piano) (track 12)
Enigma Variations, op. 36: Theme (for piano) (track 8)
Enigma Variations, op. 36: V. R.P.A. (for piano) (track 13)
Enigma Variations, op. 36: VI. Ysobel (for piano) (track 14)
Enigma Variations, op. 36: VIII. W.N. (for piano) (track 16)
Enigma Variations, op. 36: XI. G.R.S. (for piano) (track 19)
Jupiter Hymn (excerpt from Jupiter/The Planets) (track 4)
Jupiter, The Bringer of Jollity (Arranged for organ) (track 4)
Mars (from The Planets) (for large brass ensemble, Sauer) (track 1)
Mars, The Bringer of War (Arranged for organ) (track 1)
Mercury, The Messenger (Arranged for organ) (track 3)
Saturn, The Bringer of Old Age (Arranged for organ) (track 5)
The Planets, op. 32: I. Mars, the Bringer of War (for wind ensemble, Reed/McAlister) (track 1)
The Planets, op. 32: I. Mars, the Bringer of War (for brass quintet and organ) (track 1)
The Planets, op. 32: II. Venus, the Bringer of Peace (for brass quintet and organ) (track 2)
The Planets, op. 32: III. Mercury, the Winged Messenger (for brass quintet and organ) (track 3)
The Planets, op. 32: III. Mercury, the Winged Messenger (for wind ensemble, Romano) (track 3)
The Planets, op. 32: IV. Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity (for wind ensemble, Reed/McAlister) (track 4)
The Planets, op. 32: IV. Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity (for brass quintet and organ) (track 4)
The Planets, op. 32: V. Saturn, the Bringer of Old Age (for brass quintet and organ) (track 5)
The Planets, op. 32: VI. Uranus, the Magician (for brass quintet and organ) (track 6)
The Planets, op. 32: VII. Neptune, the Mystic (for brass quintet and organ) (track 7)
Uranus, The Magician (Arranged for organ) (track 6)
Venus, The Bringer of Peace (Arranged for organ) (track 2)
宇宙めぐり (tracks 2–3)
is the basis for:
Hammerheart (track 4)
Joybringer (track 4)
Sanctus (based on "Nimrod" from Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), op. 36) (track 17)
Sanctus Dei (track 17)
The Globalist (track 17)
ジュピター (track 4)
later versions:
Nimrod (track 17)
Thaxted (track 4)
じゅぴにゃー (track 4)
orchestration of:
part of:
The Planets Suite for Orchestra, op. 32 (with "Pluto" by Colin Matthews) (tracks 1–7)
The Planets, op. 32 (original version) (tracks 1–7)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
Prelude to Madness (track 1)

Release

ASIN: US: B0000042EN [info]