THAXTED (Holst)

Composer: Gustav Theodore Holst

Gustav Holst (b. Chelteham, Gloucestershire, England, September 21, 1874, d. London, England, May 25, 1934) was a renowned British composer and musician. Having studied at Cheltenham Grammar School, he soon obtained a professional position as an organist, and later as choirmaster. In 1892, Holst composed a two-act operetta, which so impressed his father that he borrowed the money to send Holst to the Royal College of Music. Severe neuritis in his right hand later caused him to give up the keyboard, and Holst turned to the trombone and composing. In 1895 Holst met Ralph Vaughan Williams, and the two became lifelong friends. Vaughan Williams helped Holst land his first job as a singing teacher. Holst became very interested in Indian and Hindu… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: THAXTED (Holst)
Composer: Gustav Theodore Holst (1918)
Meter: 13.13.13.13.13.13
Incipit: 35617 51217 67653
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Organ Solo

  • Gathered to Worship Volume 3: Organ Music based on Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor Nicholas Palmer
    Published By: GIA Publications, Inc. (2018) pp. 94
  • Hymn Prelude Library Volume Eleven Tunes TUV: Lutheran Service Book
    Composer/Editors Kevin J. Hildebrand; Paul D. Weber
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2017) pp. 14
  • Roof-Raising Hymns: Organ Settings for Festive Occasions
    Composer/Editors Carson P. Cooman; David M. Lasky
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2017) pp. 33
  • Easy Organ Library Volume 61
    Composer/Editor Anthony Giamanco
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2016) pp. 90
  • Oxford Hymn Settings for Organists Volume 6 Autumn Festivals: 37 Original Pieces on hymns for World Communion, Reformation / The Church, Harvest, All Saints, All Souls, Remembrance, Christ the King, and Thanksgiving
    Composer/Editors Rebecca Groom Te Velde; David Blackwell
    Published By: Oxford University Press (2016) pp. 124
  • The Organist Volume 120 Number 3 July August 2016: The Service Music Companion for the Church Organist
    Composer/Editors Carson P. Cooman; Anthony Giamanco
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2016) pp. 22
  • 8 Easy Chorale Preludes for All Seasons Set 2
    Composer/Editor Benjamin M. Culli
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2014) pp. 22
  • 5 Preludes of Praise Set Eight
    Composer/Editor John A. Behnke
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2013) pp. 4
  • Easy Hymn Settings for Organ Volume 3
    Composer/Editor Ronald A. Nelson
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2013) pp. 22
  • Hymn Tunes A to Z: 38 Organ Settings for Worship or Recital
    Composer/Editors Douglas E. Wagner; Kevin Uppercue
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2013) pp. 82
  • The Organ Sings
    Composer/Editor David P. Dahl
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2013) pp. 60
  • The Organist's Library Volume 54: Moderately Difficult
    Composer/Editor Anna Laura Page
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2013) pp. 10
  • Thankfulness and Praise: Ten Organ Settings
    Composer/Editor Lynn L. Petersen
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2012) pp. 43
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 76 Number 1 September October 2012: The Service Music Anthology for the Church Organist
    Composer/Editors Douglas E. Wagner; Anna Laura Page
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2012) pp. 10
  • When Morning Gilds the Skies: Hymns of praise and Thanksgiving for Organ
    Composer/Editor Anna Laura Page
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2011) pp. 6
  • 100 New Hymn Preludes
    Composer/Editor Andrew Fletcher
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2008) pp. 268
  • 4 Preludes on English Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor William H. Bates
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2008) pp. 18
  • I Sing the Almighty Power of God Vol III: Organ Voluntaries on the Hymn Tunes of Ralph Vaughan Williams
    Composer/Editors Robert Lind; Ralph Vaughan Williams
    Published By: Oxford University Press (2008) pp. 13
  • Augsburg Organ Library Autumn
    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Robert Buckley Farlee
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2003) pp. 104
  • Organ Music for the Seasons Volume 2
    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Ryan French; Ennis Fruhauf
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (1999) pp. 59
  • O God Beyond All Praising
    Composer/Editor David M. Cherwien
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (1998) pp. 2
  • Gaudeamus!: Hymn Preludes For Organ
    Composer/Editor Robert Buckley Farlee
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (1995) pp. 8

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Hymns Amazing: Fifty of the Finest, Like They've Never Sounded Before, Plus a Prelude on Every One!
    Composer/Editor June Nixon
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2015) pp. 234
  • Thirty-Three Hymn Descants and Melodies for All Seasons
    Composer/Editor Patricia D. Backhaus
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2015) pp. 50
  • Hymn Tunes in Lower Keyes: The Book to Grab When the Congregation Complains that the Hymns are Too High!

    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2011) pp. 282
  • Introductions and Alternate Accompaniments for Organ Volume 10: Evangelical Lutheran Worship, Hymns 819 - 893
    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Marissa Bauck
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2009) pp. 880
  • Introductions and Alternate Accompaniments for Piano Volume 10: Evangelical Lutheran Worship, Hymns 819 - 893
    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Marissa Bauck
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2009) pp. 880
  • The Really Big Descant Book - Full Music Edition: 250 Settings to Raise the Roof by the World's Finest Church Music Composers

    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2009) pp. 221
  • Introductions and Alternate Accompaniments for Organ Volume 8: Evangelical Lutheran Worship, Hymns 705 - 754
    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Marissa Bauck
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2008) pp. 710
  • Introductions and Alternate Accompaniments for Piano Volume 8: Evangelical Lutheran Worship, Hymns 705 - 754
    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Marissa Bauck
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2008) pp. 710
  • 200 New Last Verses

    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2007) pp. 182
  • Pull Out the Stops! Volume II: Congregational Song Accompaniments for Organ
    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Mark Weiler
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2001) pp. 182

Piano Solo

  • Hymn Tunes Great and Small: Inspiring Solos and Flexible Interludes for the Church Pianist
    Composer/Editor Lloyd A. Larson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2014) pp. 24
  • O God Beyond All Praising: For Piano
    Composer/Editor Stephen Nielson
    Published By: Church Street Music (2003) pp. 5

Instruments: Instrumental Solo with Organ

  • Organ Plus One: Hymn Preludes for Organ and a Solo Instrument
    Composer/Editor David M. Cherwien
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (1996) pp. 14

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