Letter from Gustav Holst to Isobel Holst

Scope and Content

Discusses his experiences while on service with the YMCA in Constantinople. Including topics such as his farewell concert in Salonica, a visit to Vodena, the journey to Constantinople from Salonica, and his impressions of the Turks. Also mentions receiving critiques of The Planets and Dulcie from England. [10pp]

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Related Material

See HOL/1/6/8 for more information about Gustav Holst's travels abroad in 1919.