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Holst, Imogen 1907-1984

Overview
Works: 838 works in 2,195 publications in 8 languages and 24,973 library holdings
Genres: Musical settings  Biographies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Vocal scores  Operas  Scores  Juvenile works  Drama  Chamber operas  Requiems 
Roles: Author, Conductor, Editor, Arranger, Performer, Adapter, Translator, Composer, Writer of accompanying material, Other, Author of introduction, Contributor, Librettist, Creator
Classifications: ML410.H748, 780.924
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Most widely held works by Imogen Holst
The wonderful world of music by Benjamin Britten( Book )

29 editions published between 1958 and 1979 in 3 languages and held by 1,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion of music, its terminology, history, theory, styles, appreciation, and means used to produce it
Britten by Imogen Holst( Book )

44 editions published between 1965 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

19 editions published between 1939 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

30 editions published between 1973 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 833 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
Byrd by Imogen Holst( Book )

13 editions published in 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

32 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ABC of music; a short practical guide to the basic essentials of rudiments, harmony, and form by Imogen Holst( Book )

39 editions published between 1963 and 2003 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Learning to read music, and learning its grammar, need not be dull or too much trouble," writes Benjamin Britten in his Foreword to this book. An introduction to the language of music, designed for the amateur musician, An ABC of Music surveys all the musical terms and ideas likely to be met in the beginning stages of learning to play an instrument. A short, practical guide to the essentials of rudiments, harmony, and form, it is capable of being read straight through with pleasure and understanding, but may also be used as a sort of cumulative dictionary, with each definition leading on to the next
A midsummer night's dream : opera in three acts, op. 64 = Ein Sommernachtstraum by Benjamin Britten( )

32 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tune by Imogen Holst( Book )

22 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noye's fludde : the Chester miracle play, op. 59, set to music by Benjamin Britten( )

29 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bach by Imogen Holst( Book )

17 editions published between 1965 and 1974 in English and German and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of Bach's life as the composer of some of the world's greatest music
Gustav Holst : a biography by Imogen Holst( Book )

11 editions published in 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this new edition of her father's biography the author has made a number of amendments She has taken the opportunity to incorporate four letter which her father wrote to Vaughan Williams from Germany 1903. These letters discovered only after the death of Williams, in 1958, were considered so characteristic that they were worth quoting in full
The planets : suite for large orchestra, opus 32 by Gustav Holst( )

61 editions published between 1979 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Avec un choeur de femmes dans le dernier numéro (Neptune), sans paroles
Dido and Aeneas : opera in three acts by Henry Purcell( )

28 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holst by Imogen Holst( Book )

12 editions published between 1972 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The music of Gustav Holst by Imogen Holst( Book )

9 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War requiem : op. 66 by Benjamin Britten( )

35 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

30 editions published between 1964 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 436 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
The New Grove twentieth-century English masters : Elgar, Delius, Vaughan Williams, Holst, Walton, Tippett, Britten by Stanley Sadie( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heirs and rebels : letters written to each other and occasional writings on music by Ralph Vaughan Williams( Book )

16 editions published between 1959 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Conducting a choir: a guide for amateurs
Covers
An ABC of music; a short practical guide to the basic essentials of rudiments, harmony, and formCurlew River : a parable for church performance, op. 71The New Grove twentieth-century English masters : Elgar, Delius, Vaughan Williams, Holst, Walton, Tippett, Britten
Alternative Names
Holst I.

Holst, I.‏ 1907-1984

Holst, Imogen

Holst, Imogen, 1907-

Holst, Imogen Claire

Holst Imogen Clare

Holst, Imogen Clare 1907-1984

Imogen Holst

Imogen Holst Brits auteur

Imogen Holst compositrice, arrangiatrice, direttrice d'orchestra, insegnante e organizzatrice di festival inglese

Imogen Holst compositrice et chef d'orchestre britannique

Imogen Holst englische Musikschriftstellerin, Komponistin und Dirigentin

Ίμοτζεν Χολστ

Холст И.

إيموجين هولست ملحنة ومنظّمة وقائدة جوقة ومعلّمة ومديرة مهرجانات إنجليزيّة

이모겐 홀스트

홀스트, 이모겐 1907-1984

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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