Mercury, the Winged Messenger (4:15)

Cover of The Planets, Op. 32

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  • Clembot

    Will never regret buying The Planets on vinyl. So surprisingly wonderful and gorgeous.

    13 Jun 3:31pm Reply
  • andulas48

    Play on a church organ ...Different...

    22 Mar 12:06pm Reply
  • myrimelomania

    Amo a Gustav Holst, su obra de los Planetas me hacía soñar mucho cuando era niña, incluso hasta escribí algunos cuentos a los 7 años jjjjjj.

    17 Apr 2012 Reply
  • andulas48

    holst...truly amazing

    18 Mar 2012 Reply
  • kieranoshea

    A truly superb suite of classical music, really does take one on a journey through space. My favourite would have to be Jupiter, bringer of jollity. Pure magic.

    6 Sep 2011 Reply
  • willingspirit

    So who does this version? I've never heard it done this way before.

    2 Jan 2011 Reply
  • AnarchDarkAngel

    Whenever I listen to it I feel like I'm a cartoon character that can save the world...It's so strange..I like it..

    30 Sep 2010 Reply
  • ERIXWORX

    wanna listen to this over and over until I get mercury poisoning

    2 Aug 2010 Reply
  • Sulisk

    Love it

    18 Jul 2010 Reply
  • teapotcottage

    Strength and delicacy all at the same time...What a genius!

    6 Jun 2010 Reply
  • DaNiVillainous

    if the planets had soundtracks in space...

    30 May 2010 Reply
  • AqualungBats5th

    I find it impossible to pick a favorite movement among the Planets Suite, but I love this one so much. The woodwinds that kick in around 1:15 always make me happy. And I love the drums that start around 3:24. Most of the sounds in this piece are so light, quick. The drums and low notes at the end remind us that Mercury is still a manly man God. :D

    28 Apr 2010 Reply
  • LOVE8Bella

    LOVE!!! (^_^)

    30 May 2009 Reply
  • fishbelowtheice

    ..how can anyone ever get tired of this remarkable orchestral suite? Mercury is like a magic carpet ride.

    22 Nov 2008 Reply
  • Dunnie77

    Feel free to join my Willem Dafoe group.

    19 Nov 2008 Reply
  • okami_kensai

    Beautiful piece, my favourite along with Uranus and Neptune I think. :)

    26 Oct 2008 Reply
  • musicsam

    Excellent piece of music.

    20 Sep 2008 Reply
  • jodipher

    I love the way you can actually imgaine this is how the planets would sound if they were represented in music form. saturn is my favourite

    26 Aug 2008 Reply
  • metaldeatho

    the first ive heard from holst.

    14 Aug 2008 Reply
  • Nightevacoil

    Tied as my favorite from the suite. Wonderful fluttery atmospheres!

    6 May 2008 Reply
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