Listening Guide: Holst's The Planets - Mercury, the Winged Messenger

Animateur Paul Rissmann presents a listening guide to the third movement of Holst's 'The Planets' suite, entitled "Mercury, the Winged Messenger".

Holst's The Planets is the inspiration behind the Philharmonia Orchestra's pioneering digital installation Universe of Sound. For more information on the project, please visit

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