|Format||Super Audio CD|
|Ordering Number||OC 683|
The Planets, op. 32
Organ transcriptions by Peter Sykes
Hansjörg Albrecht, organ
Gustav Holst’s most popular work is The Planets. The
work is usually heard in a luxuriant orchestral instrumentation
in the concert hall. The music is often
used as a background to fantasy films or video-games.
Interpreters of pop-music such as Sarah Brightman,
Frank Zappa and Vangelis have also quoted parts of
The Planets in their own pieces.
Hansjörg Albrecht shows us that it can also be
done completely differently. At the St. Nikolai Organ
in Kiel, he has put the seven individual pieces in the
limelight no less bombastically and dramatically for
Of course, this recording is also a continuation of
OehmsClassics’ series of organ transcriptions with
Hansjörg Albrecht in SACD Sound, ensuring that the
sound in your living room will be perfect.