Holst’s Jupiter but for MELODICA is so jolly it’s unreal

13 September 2017, 16:53 | Updated: 27 September 2018, 11:46

By Maddy Shaw Roberts

The Melodica Men have truly outdone themselves with this impressive rendition of ‘Jupiter’ from Holst’s The Planets.

In those moments when swelling brass and slow waltzing strings are met with the poignant beauty of ‘I Vow to Thee My Country’, the fourth movement of The Planets Suite is totally magnificent.

So, it’s understandable that Holst named the movement after the majestic Jupiter, A.K.A. ‘the Bringer of Jollity’.

But now, ‘Jupiter’ has gained a whole new level of jollity. Throughout their interpretation, the Melodica Men stay impressively in sync, even as they seamlessly switch instruments in and out of the famous ‘I Vow to Thee My Country’ tune.

Bravo, lads.

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