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Imogen Claire Holst (* 12. April 1907 in Richmond upon Thames (Surrey); † 9. März 1984 in Aldeburgh, Suffolk) war eine englische Komponistin, Dirigentin und Musikschriftstellerin.

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Imogen Claire Holst war die Tochter des Komponisten Gustav Holst und dessen Ehefrau Isobel Harrison. Sie besuchte die St Paul’s Girls School in Hammersmith und studierte am Royal College of Music in London. Während des Zweiten Weltkriegs arbeitete sie von 1941 bis 1944 als Organisatorin beim Council for the Encouragement of Music and the Arts und von 1943 bis 1951 als musikalische Leiterin beim Arts Centre in der Dartington Hall School.

1952 ging Imogen Holst als Mitarbeiterin von Benjamin Britten nach Aldeburgh und wurde 1956 künstlerische Leiterin des dortigen Festivals. 1953 gründete sie die Purcell Singers, deren Dirigentin sie bis 1967 war. Von ihren Schriften erlangte vor allem die Biographie ihres Vaters größere Bekanntheit. Weitere Bücher von ihr befassen sich mit mittelalterlicher Musik, Volks-, Renaissance- und Barockmusik. Außer über ihren Vater schrieb sie Biographien zu William Byrd, Henry Purcell, Johann Sebastian Bach und Benjamin Britten.

Als Komponistin hinterließ Imogen Holst ein umfangreiches Werk, das sich mit instrumentalen, vokalen und orchestralen Genres befasst. Ebenso vielseitig arbeitete sie als Arrangeurin.

Quelle Wiki: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Imogen_Holst

Imogen Claire Holst (* 12 April 1907 in Richmond upon Thames (Surrey); † 9 March 1984 in Aldeburgh, Suffolk) was an English composer, conductor and music writer.

Life

Imogen Claire Holst was the daughter of the composer Gustav Holst and his wife Isobel Harrison. She attended St Paul’s Girls School in Hammersmith and studied at the Royal College of Music in London. During the Second World War she worked as an organiser with the Council for the Encouragement of Music and the Arts from 1941 to 1944 and as musical director with the Arts Centre at Dartington Hall School from 1943 to 1951.

In 1952 Imogen Holst went to Aldeburgh as Benjamin Britten’s associate and became artistic director of the festival there in 1956. In 1953 she founded the Purcell Singers, of which she was conductor until 1967. Of her writings, it is the biography of her father that has achieved greater fame. Her other books deal with medieval, folk, Renaissance and baroque music. In addition to her father, she has written biographies of William Byrd, Henry Purcell, Johann Sebastian Bach and Benjamin Britten.

As a composer, Imogen Holst left behind an extensive body of work covering instrumental, vocal and orchestral genres. She was equally versatile as an arranger.

Source Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Imogen_Holst

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Sheet music

Score for choire

In Heaven It Is Always Autumnfor Frauenchorwomens choir
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for Frauenchorwomens choir
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6 Shakespeare Songsfor 3-stimmig3 partBlockflöterecorder
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The Crab-Fishfor 3-stimmig3 part, Frauenchorwomens choirKlavierpiano
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for 3-stimmig3 part, Frauenchorwomens choirKlavierpiano
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The Cobblerfor 4-stimmig4 part, A-Cappellaa cappella, Gemischter Chormixed choir
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  • The Cobbler
for 4-stimmig4 part, A-Cappellaa cappella, Gemischter Chormixed choir
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A Cornish Wassail Songfor 4-stimmig4 part, A-Cappellaa cappella, Gemischter Chormixed choirKlavierpiano
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  • A Cornish Wassail Song
for 4-stimmig4 part, A-Cappellaa cappella, Gemischter Chormixed choirKlavierpiano
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Six Traditional Carols (Second Set)for 4-stimmig4 part, A-Cappellaa cappella, Gemischter Chormixed choir
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  • O Little Town
  • In Dulci Jubilo
  • God Rest You Merry
  • This Endris Night
  • Lord Jesus Hath A Garden
  • Joseph Dearest
for 4-stimmig4 part, A-Cappellaa cappella, Gemischter Chormixed choir
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A Sweet Country Lifefor 4-stimmig4 part, A-Cappellaa cappella, Gemischter Chormixed choir
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  • A Sweet Country Life
for 4-stimmig4 part, A-Cappellaa cappella, Gemischter Chormixed choir
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Hares On The Mountains for SSAfor 3-stimmig3 part, A-Cappellaa cappella, Frauenchorwomens choir
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for 3-stimmig3 part, A-Cappellaa cappella, Frauenchorwomens choir
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A Hymne to Christfor 4-stimmig4 part, A-Cappellaa cappella, Gemischter Chormixed choir
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for 4-stimmig4 part, A-Cappellaa cappella, Gemischter Chormixed choir
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Two Seasonal Partsongs For Upper Voicesfor 4-stimmig4 part, A-Cappellaa cappella, Frauenchorwomens choir, Gemischter Chormixed choir
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for 4-stimmig4 part, A-Cappellaa cappella, Frauenchorwomens choir, Gemischter Chormixed choir
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Score for chamber music

We have been a'rambling. 3 equal voices

There was a Pig. 3 equal voices

Folk Songsfor Blockflöterecorder

for Blockflöterecorder

The Book of the Dolmetsch Descant Recorderfor Blockflöterecorder


for Blockflöterecorder

Phantasy Quartetfor Streicherstrings
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for Streicherstrings
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Phantasy Quartetfor Streicherstrings
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for Streicherstrings
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5 Airsfor Blockflöterecorder



  • Charm me asleep
  • The shady grove
  • The birthday
  • Hey down a down
  • Fare thee well
for Blockflöterecorder

Quintett (1982)for Streicherstrings



for Streicherstrings

6 Shakespeare Songsfor Blockflöterecorder


  • O Mistress mine
  • Jog on, jog on
  • How should I your true love know?
  • Tomorrow is St. Valentin’s Day
  • It was a lover and his lass
  • When that I was and a little boy
for Blockflöterecorder

Quintettfor Streicherstrings

for Streicherstrings

Deddington Suitefor Flöteflute

for Flöteflute

Suite For Unaccompanied Violafor Violaviola

for Violaviola

Score for orchestra

Deddington Suitefor Blockflöterecorder



for Blockflöterecorder