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His immediate impulse was to set some hymns from the Rig Veda , the most important of the Hindu scriptures, to music. Although it was never performed in his lifetime, he learned a great deal from it.
Finding the English translations he discovered were hopelessly stilted, Holst decided to learn Sanskrit so that he could translate the words to his own satisfaction.
By now he was playing trombone in theater orchestras and organ at several London churches.
In the autumn of 1898, the Carl Rosa Opera Company offered him an appointment as first trombone and so he regretfully left the Royal College of Music.
When, in the eighteenth century, the first translations of some Upanishads and the Bhagavad Gita became available to the West, European philosophers rhapsodized about the profundity and beauty of these writings.
In doing so, he opened an entirely new world for himself.
No other living tradition can claim scriptures as numerous or as ancient as Hinduism; none of them can boast of an unbroken tradition as faithfully preserved as the Hindu tradition.
He conducted the Hammersmith Socialist Choir at William Morris' house in Hammersmith Mall. One of Gustav Holst's early student works dating from 1897 was the .
The influence of Wagner, Mendelsohn and Grieg is clearly discernible.