Nineteen long years passed between the composition of Holst’s last two works for winds, the Second Suite in F and the masterful Hammersmith. Commissioned. is the unique story of ‘ Hammersmith, a Prelude and Scherzo for. Military Band’, Op. 52, by Gustav Holst, written in London in. I, first performed at Pittsburgh. HAMMERSMITH’ AND. THE TWO WORLDS OF GUSTAV HOLST. BY ROBERT CANTRICK. WHEN a major work by a prominent British.
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Four Dances from West Side Story – wind band score. Pele by Brian Balmages. Understand that he wrote it believing that his performance was the actual premiere, demonstrating the extent to which the US Marine Band performance was forgotten.
Hammersmith by Gustav Holst
The music and mood of the Prelude returns at the end of the composition, bringing us back to the great slow-moving river, passing relentlessly out to sea. Trauersinfonie by Richard Wagner. Meyerowitz, “Three Hammerzmith on War”. Kevin Puts, “Millennium Canons”. Wind Music of Holst and Vaughan Williams. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. In fact, many even forgot that it was played at all; the April 14, performance by the Kiltie Band of Carnegie-Mellon University is often wrongly considered the premiere, and the Marine Band Library thought that the original parts were lost.
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British and American Band Classics. Holst’s Complete Music for Military Band. Michalsky, “Fanfare After 17th Century Dances”. You could not be hplst in. Email alerts New issue alert.
Those who knew nothing of this forty-year-old affection for the Hammersmith district of London were puzzled at the title. Sign In or Create an Account.
May 25,London, United Kingdom Instrumentation: During all the years since then, his favorite London walk had been along the river-path to Chiswick. Imogen Holst provides program notes in the score: Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic. The Prelude gives way to the Scherzo section, which paints a musical picture of the lively and good-natured people who populate the Hammersmith section of London.
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Nineteen long years passed between the composition of Holst’s last two works for winds, the Second Suite in F and the masterful Hammersmith. Remember me from NYC?
Hammersmith, prelude & scherzo for military band (also version for orchestra), Op. 52, H. 178
The work is not program music. AllMusic Featured Composition Noteworthy. Xi Wang, “Winter Blossom”. Holst was to have conducted the first perfomance at the third annual convention of the American Bandmasters Association, but he was forced to cancel his appearance due to illness. The score bears the dedication “To the Author of the Water Gypsies. Click to share on Twitter Opens in new window Click to share on Facebook Opens in new window Click to share on Reddit Opens in new window Click to print Opens in new window Click to email this to a friend Opens in new window.
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Notify me of new posts by email. Prelude and Scherzo, Op. October 27, Author: Hammersmith in its original incarnation, Holst later re-wrote it for symphony orchestra remained unpublished and did not receive another performance until nearly 22 years later.
It conveys the concert band away from the limitations of the parade field and creates a solid foundation for band repertoire to take its place as a serious musical medium.