Notebook 1917

Scope and Content

Notebook in Gustav Holst's hand, briefly detailing diary appointments, addresses, notes on music performances, including music at St Pauls Girls' School, and other reminders. Notebook is undated, but envelope dates it in Imogen Holst's hand as 1917, possibly early spring to the end of March.

Also includes symbolic notes on performances of The Planets, drawn from his study of astrology during composition of The Planets 1914-1916.

Access Information

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