Overview of this sheet music:
- "Mars, The Bringer of War" from The Planets by Gustav Holst
- Level 6: expert level, very advanced level
- 12 pages of music
- Cover sheet
- Arrangement type: complete Mars transcribed from orchestral score & arranged for solo piano
- Key (for this arrangement): G minor - original key
- Fingerings: None
- Instrumentation: For piano solo
- Complete audio sample: Always free to listen to on our website
- Downloading file: PDF
- Arranger & music editor: Mizue Murakami
- Publisher: Galaxy Music Notes
- Product code: GMNS00291
About "Mars" from The Planets:
"Mars" is one of seven movements from the orchestral suite, The Planets by an English composer, Gustav Holst (1874 - 1934). He wrote this suite for each planet (Jupiter, Mars, Neptune, Venus, Saturn, Uranus, and Mercury). The Planets suite is the best-known work by Holst among all the compositions he wrote. He was interested in the solar system and its Greek astrological characteristic of each planet.
Tips for playing Level 6 "Mars":
This particular arrangement is for piano solo, and it's in Level 6 (expert level, very advanced level). It's basically transcribed from the orchestral version into the piano solo arrangement. It is a full-length version. There are some tricky coordination required by the right and left hands. You can listen to our free complete audio sample on the top of this page. The sheet music is quite long, 12 pages. Enjoy!
Download, Print (or see it on your tablet) & Practice!
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You may also like:
- To learn more about The Planets and Gustav Holst, please visit our pages, "About The Planets" and "About Gustav Holst."
- To find more piano solo sheet music arranged from orchestral pieces, please visit our collection page, "From Orchestra."
- You may also like piano solo sheet music for "Venus" and "Jupiter" from The Planets at Level 6 (expert, very advanced).