Bibliography

Gustav Holst

  • Holst and India 1: Maya to Sita, TEMPO (C.U.P), September 1986
  • Holst and India 2: The Rig Veda Hymns, TEMPO (C.U.P), March 1987. Included Head's edition of Ratri, a previously unpublished vedic song.
  • Holst and India 3: Savitri to Kalidasa; The Cloud Messenger, TEMPO (C.U.P), September 1988
  • CBSO Programme Note on The Planets Suite, December 1992
  • Astrology and Modernism in The Planets, TEMPO (C.U.P), No. 187, December 1993
  • The Planets, BBC Music Magazine, July 1993
  • Savitri - conducted a two-week practical course at Dartington International Summer School, Devon, August 1993 followed by performances in the Barn Theatre.
  • The Hymn of Jesus: Holst's Gnostic Exploration of Time and Space, TEMPO (C.U.P), July 1999
  • The Planets, London Symphony Orchestra: Living Music Magazine, March 2002
  • Variety and Unity: Indian influences on Western Music, Music Stand: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Magazine, Winter 2003
  • CBSO programme notes for Savitri and Indra, May 2004
  • Gustav Holst: The Wind Band Music, Winds (BASBWE Journal), Autumn 2005
  • Letter about the origin of Holst's First Suite for Wind Band, Winds, Spring 2006
  • Holst's Wind Quintet Restored, The Double Reed, Summer 2006, Vol.29. No.2, pp.107-109
  • Das restaurierte Blaserquintett von Gustav Holst, Rohrblatt, December, heft 4 2006, pp. 197-8
  • CD notes for The Golden Goose, King Estmere, The Morning of the Year, Guildford Choral Society, Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Hilary Davan Wetton, Hyperion CDA 66784, 1996
  • CD notes for authentic performance of The Planets conducted by Roy Goodman, New Queen's Hall Orchestra, Carlton Classics 30366 00432, 1997
  • Lecture: Holst A Man of Our Time - English Music Festival, Dorchester,Oxfordshire May 2006
  • Lecture: Chichester Cathedral on the occasion of the unveiling of a new memorial stone. 29th September 2009.
  • Book review: Imogen Holst: A Life in Music edited by Christopher Grogan, contributions from Rosamund Strode, Christopher Tinker and Grogan. TEMPO vol. 63 no.247, Jan 2009.
  • Interviewed in Tony Palmer's film Holst: In the Bleak Midwinter first shown on the BBC TV in April 2011 and now available on DVD
  • Lecture at the Holst Birthplace Museum - Holst - Some Little Known Music, 23rd September 2011
  • Gustav Holst ve Muzik Egitimi  (Holst and Music Education) Neo Filarmoni (sayi 8, Mart/ Nisan 2012), Ankara, Turkey
  • Holst and the Exotic - Lecture at the Holst Birthplace Museum, 26th July 2012
  • Book: Gustav Holst and India. Sky Dance Press, June 2012
  • Lecture: A Man and a Bike in Algeria - Holst Abroad. King's College, London University, May 27th 2014
  • Lecture: The Planets Suite: New Light on a Famous Work. Cheltenham International Festival of Music, 12th July 2014
  • Book: The Planets Suite, 2014
  • Lecture for Holst Birthplace Museum: Gustav Holst and a Bike in Algeria, 26th February 2015, Phoenix Centre, Cheltenham.
  • Introductory essay on Holst, India and The Cloud Messenger for performance given by the Tonbridge Philharmonic and Choral Society 19th November 2016
  • Review of The Cloud Messenger in Musical Opinion, Jan - Mar 2017

Composition

  • A Labyrinth of Sorrows article for Piano Trio Society May 2005.
  • What do Composers do? Two lectures Sept 2006, 2007 at the Holst Birthplace Museum,Cheltenham.
  • Writing for the Harpsichord, November 2010 edition of Sounding Board, the e-magazine of the British Harpsichord Society.
  • Harpsichord workshops on my music on 12 Jan 2013 and 2 Feb 2013 led by Penelope Cave
  • Guitar solo Pensiero Ist Performance 9th Feb 2013,Oxford  by Raymond Burley
  • Touching Euridyce in recording by Hertfordshire Wind Sinfonia, conducted by Mark Eager; ASC Prima Facie, PFNSCD002, 2015

Broadcasts

  • Indian Airs, BBC Radio 4, July 1988
  • A Holst Evening, BBC Radio 3, September 1995
  • In a Bleak Mid Winter, BBC Radio 4, 24th December 2004. Nominated for the Sandford St Martin broadcasting award.
  • A Room with a View - Holst's Music Room at St Paul's Girls School, BBC Radio 4, 22nd April 2005
  • I Vow to Thee My Country, BBC Radio 4, 7th and 11th March 2006
  • Pick of the Week with Kate Adie, BBC Radio 4, 12th March 2006
  • The Holst Museum  - The One Show  BBC1 19th January 2010
  • BBC Radio Oxford -Interview- Oxford by Associaton 10th November 2010

Piano Teaching

  • Libretto, Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music, January 1996
  • A Problem of Performance: Brahms's use of the acciaccatura in his Opus 10 Ballad Edward, EPTA, UK Journal no.59, Summer 1999
  • Scales – Weighed in the Balance? EPTA, UK Journal, Summer 2002
  • Left Hand Right Hand – some problems learning the piano, Incorporated Society of Musicians Journal, November 2002
  • Haunted by Memories – for some the learning of classical music has meant physical and psychological pain, Classical Music Magazine, 28th April 2007
  • (Lecture) Piano Teaching, What's it for?, EPTA, UK Conference, Trinity College of Music, London, July 2002
  • When the Time comes to Say Goodbye : when a pupil leaves Piano Professional European Piano Teachers Association(UK) Summer 2009
  • Teaching Adult Beginners: A Great Challenge! Piano Professional (European Piano Teachers Association (UK) Autumn 2009
  • The Skim-reading of Music Piano Professional (European Piano Teachers Association (UK) Autumn 2010

Singing

Other articles

  • Prejudice not Pride – the future of classical music, Classical Music Magazine, 19th August 2006
  • The Importance of Being Kind - The Music Teacher  March 2010
  • The Royal Marine Band Service  -  BASBWE Journal Spring 2010

Indian and Oriental influence

  • 'British Artists in India' Art and Antiques Weekly December 16 1978
  • 'India's Forgotten Tribal Art' Art & Antiques Weekly November 10th 1979
  • Sounds of India: Indian Musical Instruments Art & Antiques Weekly October 6 1979
  • 'An Endless Source of Amusement' - Amateur Artists in India:  The Connoisseur  February 1980
  • 'Nothing so Gay and Splendid; the Ottoman collection of Baron Edmond de Rothschild The Connoisseur April 1980
  • 'From Obsession to Obscurity: Colonel Robert Smith, Artist, Architect and Engineer -1'  Country Life 21 May 1981
  • 'Indian Fantasy in Devon: Colonel Robert Smith; Artist, Architect and Engineer - 2 Country Llife 28 May 1981
  • 'Indian Architecture through Western Eyes' Antique Collector No. 4 (April  1982)
  • 'Colonel James Tod and Rajasthan: Recorder of the Stupendous' ,Country Life December 12 , 1985
  • "Bagshot Park and Indian Crafts"  Influences in Victorian Art and Architecture p.139-150 ed.Macready and Thompson, Society of Antiquaries. London 1985.
  • .Corelli in Calcutta: Colonial Music Making in 18th century Calcutta. Early Music xiii(1985)
  • 'Brian H. Hogson: Hermit of the Himalayas' Country Life, I April 24, 1986.
  • Book:  The Indian Style (Allen & Unwin. London 1986)
  • Indian Paintings for the British:Dr Mildred Archer and the India Office Library' The London Magazine  February 1987
  • 'Indian Crafts and Western Arts' -Sir George Birdwood Memorial lecture Royal Society of Arts,London, 1987.
  • Rabindranath Tagore and Western Composers: Rabincdranath Tagore :Perspectives in Time ed. by Mary Lago and Ronald Warwick (Macmillan, 1989)
  • Catalogue Raisonee of the Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture in the Royal Asiatic Society, London 1991.