Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda, Op.26 (Holst, Gustav)

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Performer Pages DuPage Symphony Orchestra (orchestra)
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Publisher Info. DuPage, IL: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
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Publisher. Info. London: Stainer & Bell Ltd., 1911-12. Plate S. & B. Ltd. 1002, 1213, 1214, 1217.
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Publisher. Info. London: Stainer & Bell, 1911-12. Plate S. & B. Ltd. 1002, 1213, 1214, 1217.
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Publisher. Info. London: Stainer & Bell, 1911. Plate S. & B. Ltd. 1214.
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Work Title Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda
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Composer Holst, Gustav
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.26 ; H.97-100
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGH 5
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 14 hymns in 4 groups
  • Group 1, H.97
1. Battle Hymn
2. To the Unknown God
3. Funeral Hymn
  • Group 2, H.98
4. To Varuna
5. To Agni
6. Funeral Chant.
  • Group 3, H.99
7. Hymn to the Dawn
8. Hymn to the Waters
9. Hymn to Vena
10.Hymn to the Travellers
  • Group 4, H.100
11. Hymn to Agni
12. Hymn to Soma
13. Hymn to Manas
14. Hymn to Indra
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1908–12
First Publication. 1911 (Group 1); 1912 (Groups 2–4) – London: Stainer & Bell.
Librettist Composer, based on the Rig Veda (translated from Sanskrit)
Language English
Dedication 2 dedicatees
Group 2: To Edward Mason and his Choir
Group 3: Frank Duckworth and his Ladies' Choir, Blackburn.
Average DurationAvg. Duration 38 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation chorus (or voices) with various accompaniments
Group 1, H.97 - chorus and orchestra.
Group 2, H.98 - female voices and orchestra (also arr. for piano with opt. violins)
Group 3, H.99 - female voices and harp (piano)
Group 4, H.100 - male voices and piano (also arr. strings with opt brass)
External Links Gustav Holst.info (Choral with varied accompaniment)
Gustav Holst.info (Choral with orchestra)