Frederick Delius

Born 29 January 1862. Died 10 June 1934
Frederick Delius
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1862-01-29
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Frederick Delius

Frederick Delius Biography (Wikipedia)

Frederick Theodore Albert Delius, CH ( 29 January 1862 – 10 June 1934), originally Fritz Delius, was an English composer. Born in the north of England to a prosperous mercantile family, he resisted attempts to recruit him to commerce. He was sent to Florida in the United States in 1884, to manage an orange plantation; there he soon neglected his managerial duties, and in 1886 returned to Europe. Having been influenced by African-American music during his short stay in Florida, he began composing. After a brief period of formal musical study in Germany beginning in 1886, he embarked on a full-time career as a composer in Paris and then in nearby Grez-sur-Loing, where he and his wife Jelka lived for the rest of their lives, except during the First World War.

Delius's first successes came in Germany, where Hans Haym and other conductors promoted his music from the late 1890s. In Delius's native Britain, his music did not make regular appearances in concert programmes until 1907, after Thomas Beecham took it up. Beecham conducted the full premiere of A Mass of Life in London in 1909 (he had premiered Part II in Germany in 1908); he staged the opera A Village Romeo and Juliet at Covent Garden in 1910; and he mounted a six-day Delius festival in London in 1929, as well as making gramophone recordings of many of the composer's works. After 1918, Delius began to suffer the effects of syphilis, contracted during his earlier years in Paris. He became paralysed and blind, but completed some late compositions between 1928 and 1932 with the aid of an amanuensis, Eric Fenby.

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Air And Dance, Arr. Fenby For Flute And Piano [orig. For String Orchestra]
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Air And Dance, Arr. Fenby For Flute And Piano [orig. For String Orchestra]
Frederick Delius
North Country Sketches – Winter Landscape
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North Country Sketches – Winter Landscape

North Country Sketches – Winter Landscape

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Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Richard Hickox (Conductor)
Frederick Delius
On hearing the first cuckoo in spring for orchestra (RT.6.19) (1911/12)
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On hearing the first cuckoo in spring for orchestra (RT.6.19) (1911/12)
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The Walk to the Paradise Garden
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The Walk to the Paradise Garden
Frederick Delius
Brigg Fair
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Brigg Fair
Frederick Delius
Aquarelle No 2 for string orchestra
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Aquarelle No 2 for string orchestra
Frederick Delius
Aquarelle No 1 for string orchestra
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Aquarelle No 1 for string orchestra
Frederick Delius
By the River (Florida Suite)
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By the River (Florida Suite)
Frederick Delius
La Calinda (arr Fenby) (From Koanga)
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La Calinda (arr Fenby) (From Koanga)
Frederick Delius
Late Swallows (String Quartet in E minor)
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Late Swallows (String Quartet in E minor)
Frederick Delius
Autumn (North Country Sketches)
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Autumn (North Country Sketches)
Frederick Delius
Double Concerto
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Double Concerto
Edvard Grieg
Norwegian Bridal Procession
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Norwegian Bridal Procession
Frederick Delius
In a Summer Garden
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In a Summer Garden
Frederick Delius
La Calinda
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La Calinda
Frederick Delius
Late Swallows (String Quartet, original version)
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Late Swallows (String Quartet, original version)
Frederick Delius
Violin Sonata No.2 in C major,version for viola
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Violin Sonata No.2 in C major,version for viola
Frederick Delius
Idylle de printemps
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Idylle de printemps
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Serenade from Hassan
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Serenade from Hassan
Frederick Delius
How sweet the silent backward tracings! (Songs of Farewell)
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How sweet the silent backward tracings! (Songs of Farewell)
Frederick Delius
The Walk to the Paradise Garden
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The Walk to the Paradise Garden
Frederick Delius
Delius violin concerto
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Delius violin concerto
Frederick Delius
The Walk to the Paradise Garden (A Village Romeo and Juliet)
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The Walk to the Paradise Garden (A Village Romeo and Juliet)
Frederick Delius
Violin Concerto (1916)
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Violin Concerto (1916)
Frederick Delius
To be sung of a summer night on the water for chorus (RT.4.5)
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To be sung of a summer night on the water for chorus (RT.4.5)
Frederick Delius
La calinda
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La calinda
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Fennimore and Gerda (Intermezzo)
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Fennimore and Gerda (Intermezzo)
Frederick Delius
The Walk to the Paradise Garden (A Village Romeo and Juliet)
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The Walk to the Paradise Garden (A Village Romeo and Juliet)
Frederick Delius
Summer Night on the River
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Summer Night on the River
Frederick Delius
3 Small Tone Poems: No 1 Summer Evening
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3 Small Tone Poems: No 1 Summer Evening
Frederick Delius
To be sung of a summer night on the water
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To be sung of a summer night on the water
Frederick Delius
Quick and lightly (2nd movement of String Quartet)
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Quick and lightly (2nd movement of String Quartet)
Frederick Delius
La Calinda
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La Calinda
Frederick Delius
On hearing the first cuckoo in Spring
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On hearing the first cuckoo in Spring
Frederick Delius
A song of Summer
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A song of Summer

A song of Summer

Conductor
Anthony Collins
Last played on
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Norwegian Bridal Procession
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Norwegian Bridal Procession
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Violin Sonata no. 2
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Violin Sonata no. 2
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Violin Concerto: III. Finale: Allegretto
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Violin Concerto: III. Finale: Allegretto
Frederick Delius
The Splendour Falls On Castle Walls
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The Splendour Falls On Castle Walls
Frederick Delius
Paris - The Song of the Great City
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Paris - The Song of the Great City
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Summer Night on the River
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Summer Night on the River
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