Delius, Frederick

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Commissioned by Basil Dean in 1920 as incidental music to James Elroy Flecker's play. Composed 1920-23. First performance Hessische Landes-Theater, Darmstadt, 1 June 1923. Full version His Majesty's Theatre, London, 23 September 1923, Eugene Goosens conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Hassan / F. Delius. 1923. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 41447892

Composed 1886-87. First private performance Restaurant Rosenthal Leipzig, 1888, Hans Sitt conductor. Revised and another movement added 1889-90. First public performance Queen's Hall, London, 1 April 1937, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Thomas Beecham conductor. Movement 2 re-used in the opera Koanga, where it is re-titled La Calinda, see callno.: 3042.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Florida : tropische Scenen für Orchester / Fritz Delius. 1887. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 41447875

English composer of German descent.

From the description of Letter in his wife's hand, dated : Grez-sur-Loing, 8 February 1927, to Cawdron, 1927 Feb. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270565738

From the description of Letter in his wife's hand, dated : Grez-sur-Loing, 24 September 1928, to [John] Coates, 1928 Sept. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270565741

From the description of Autograph postal card signed, dated : Grez-sur-Loing, 30 April 1912, to Otto Lindemann, 1912 Apr. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270565744

From the description of Autograph postal card signed, dated : Grez-sur-Loing, 13 June 1908, to Robin Legge in London, 1908 June 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873274

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referencedIn MS Mus. 1119. Letters to Ernest Chapman from the music publisher Florian Williams and others; 1939-1975, n.d. Names of correspondents are in the index to this catalogue. The letters from Williams were written both during the period of Chapman’s em..., 1939-1975 British Library
creatorOf Vol. II, 1919-1929. Partly in the hand of Jelka Delius, and is followed (ff. 104-105b) by a printed preliminary announcement of the programme of the Delius Festival, held in London 12 Oct.-1 Nov. 1929.Frederick Theodore Albert Delius, composer: Lett... British Library
creatorOf BOULT PAPERS. Vol. I (ff. 253+185*+44*). Granville Bantock, Arnold Bax, Arthur Bliss, Nadia Boulanger, Pablo Casals, Walter Damrosch, Walford Davies, Frederick Delius, Edward Elgar, Myra Hess, Gervase Elwes, George Henschel, Gustav Holst, John Irelan... British Library
creatorOf Philadelphia Orchestra. Transcription of WFLN radio broadcast [sound recording], 1962 March 9. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf MUSICAL LEAGUE PAPERS. Vol. III (ff. 92). 1. ff. 1-47b. Letters, etc., of Ernest Newman, Frederick Delius, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Sir Edward Elgar, Percy Grainger, Ethel Smyth and other members of the League, mostly to Dr William Gray McNaught, comm..., 1907-1913 British Library
referencedIn Frederick Delius collection, [ca. 1932-ongoing]. Museum of Performance & Design
creatorOf SCHIFF PAPERS. Vol. II (ff. 228). Letters, etc., of: 1. ff. 1-70b. Lucien Alphonse Daudet, and his mother, Julia Rosalie Céleste; 1936-1945. French. Partly printed. 2. ff. 71-155b. Frederick Delius, and his wife, Jelka; 1921-1932. Partly signed. 3. f..., 1921-1945 British Library
creatorOf Music Loan 54. FREDERICK DELIUS: music manuscripts; 1891-1923, n.d. Mainly autograph. Lent by Universal Edition (London) Ltd., 1964., 1891-1923 British Library
referencedIn DELIUS LETTERS. Vol. III (ff. 100). Letters of Jelka Delius, etc.; 1913-1930. Includes (f. 63b) suggestions by Heseltine for the programme of the Delius Festival, June 1929.Jelka Helen Delius, née Rosen; wife of Frederick Delius: Letters, etc., to Ph..., 1913-1930 British Library
referencedIn Williams, Martin B. M. Miscellaneous papers. Jacksonville University, Carl S. Swisher Library
referencedIn Sir William Rothenstein correspondence and other papers, 1887-1957. Houghton Library.
creatorOf CECIL GRAY PAPERS. Vol. XI (ff. 230). A-F. Including letters of Denis ApIvor, Michael Ayrton, Bela Bartok, Arnold Bax, Arthur Bliss, Roy Campbell, Boris de Chrustchoff, Frederick and Jelka Delius, Norman Douglas, Jacob Epstein; 1916-1950, n.d. Partly..., 1916-1950 British Library
creatorOf Philadelphia Orchestra. Transcription of WFLN radio broadcast [sound recording], 1976 May 8. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Vol. ii (ff. 138). 1917-1930.Jelka Helen Delius, née Rosen; wife of Frederick Delius: Philip Arnold Heseltine, alias 'Peter Warlock'; composer: Frederick Theodore Albert Delius, composer: Letters to Frederick Theodore Albert Delius and Jelka Helen De..., 1917-1930 British Library
referencedIn MS Mus. 86. ARTHUR HUTCHINGS COLLECTION. Vol. ii. Miscellaneous papers of Arthur Hutchings; 1938-89, n.d.ff. 197. Overall size 337 x 226mm.1. ff. 1-158. Correspondence; 1938-89, n.d. Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.2. f. 159. John Bacchus Dy..., 1922-1989 British Library
referencedIn Edwin Franko Goldman Autograph Collection, ca. 1770-1954, 1850s-1940s Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Correspondence files: concerts and general; 1946-48 (ff. 187).includes:f. 1 Robert Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon; Prime Minister: Sergei Sergeevich Prokofiev, composer: Keith Douglas, Secretary, Royal Philharmonic Society: J. N. Henderson, of the ..., 1946-1948 British Library
referencedIn Memorial Library of Music collection Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
creatorOf Delius, Frederick, 1862-1934. Autograph postal card signed, dated : Grez-sur-Loing, 30 April 1912, to Otto Lindemann, 1912 Apr. 30. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Delius, Frederick, 1862-1934. Slumber song : no.1 of Five songs from the Norwegian (Augener)-now with drawn from circulation : 1888 / [music by] Frederick Delius ; [text by] Björnsen. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, 1873-1997, (bulk 1920-1990) Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf MS Mus. 1692. Miscellaneous letters and music.ff. 147. Largest size 390 x 280mm., 1881-1984 British Library
creatorOf FREDERIC DELIUS ‘The Song of the High Hills’. Piano [rehearsal] part for use with chorus score. Copy, partly printed; n.d. The passages with chorus only (with occasional introductory and succeding bars). Comprising the printed chorus parts pasted to ... British Library
creatorOf Delius, Frederick, 1862-1934. Florida : tropische Scenen für Orchester / Fritz Delius. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
referencedIn Goldman, Edwin Franko, 1878-1956. Edwin Franko Goldman autograph collection, 1823-1954. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Delius, Frederick, 1862-1934. Letter in his wife's hand, dated : Grez-sur-Loing, 8 February 1927, to Cawdron, 1927 Feb. 8. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Jahoda, Gloria. Papers, 1944-1976. Florida State University
referencedIn Ralph and Ursula Vaughan Williams: Supplementary photographs British Library
referencedIn Rothenstein, William, Sir, 1872-1945. Letters, 1934-1935, London, Gloucestershire, Derbyshire, Bad-Nauheim, to the Ranee of Sarawak [Lady Margaret Brooke]. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Philadelphia Orchestra. Transcription of WFLN radio broadcast [sound recording], 1967 August 6. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf HESELTINE PAPERS. Vol. V (ff. 175). Letters to Heseltine from; 1. ff. 1-13. Frederick and Jelka Delius; 1922. Partly dictated and signed. For further letters from F. and J. Delius to Heseltine, 1911-1930, see Add. 52547-52549. The corresponding lette..., 1909-1923 British Library
referencedIn Bekker, Paul, 1882-1937. The Paul Bekker papers, 1839-1981 (inclusive) Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn Shepherd, Rose. Delius. Jacksonville University, Carl S. Swisher Library
creatorOf Original letters: supplementary volume.ff. 265.1. ff. 1-15. Correspondence of William Watts (secretary of the Philharmonic Society 1815-47); 1816-26, n.d. Included are letters from J. H. Griesbach, Henry Smart and Thomas Lindsay Willman. With a lette..., 1816-1976 British Library
referencedIn Parker, Horatio W. (Horatio William), 1863-1919. The Horatio Parker papers, 1863-1972 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn ‘Original letters’: Widor – Zucchelli, and anonymous (ff. 292); 1818-1912, 1938, n.d.includes:ff. 1-21, 28-29 Charles Marie Jean Albert Widor, organist, composer and conductor: Francesco Berger, pianist and composer; Secretary, Philharmonic Society..., 1818-1938 British Library
creatorOf Delius, Frederick, 1862-1934. Hassan / F. Delius. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Delius, Frederick, 1862-1934. A dance rhapsody [microform] / Frederick Delius. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
referencedIn Moldenhauer, Hans. Moldenhauer archives at the Library of Congress, circa 1000-circa 1990. Library of Congress
creatorOf Delius, Frederick, 1862-1934. Autograph postal card signed, dated : Grez-sur-Loing, 13 June 1908, to Robin Legge in London, 1908 June 13. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf HESELTINE – DELIUS LETTERS. Vol. iii (ff. 81). Letters to Bernard Van Dieren, many concerned with the death of Philip Heseltine; 1928-1934.1. ff. 1-38. From Frederick and Jelka Delius, all written in the hand of Jelka Delius; 1928-1934.2. ff. 39-63. ..., 1928-1934 British Library
creatorOf Kirkpatrick, Ralph. The Ralph Kirkpatrick papers, 1911-1977 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn Tetley, Gerard, 1889-1964. Program notes and correspondence, for a radio program on Frederick Delius [manuscript] 1963-64. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Watkins, G. F. Severed arm : a play in two acts / by G.F. Watkins ; based on the novel The Grandissimes by George Washington Cable ; inspired by Koanga by Frederick Delius. Jacksonville University, Carl S. Swisher Library
creatorOf Delius, Frederick, 1862-1934. Brigg Fair [microform] : an English rhapsody / Frederick Delius. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
referencedIn Dieren, Bernard van, 1884-1936. Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], 19 December 1931, to [M.D.] Calvocoressi, 1931 Dec. 19. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Gloria Jahoda Collection, 1884-1969, 1959-1969 Florida State University Libraries
creatorOf BOULT PAPERS: (SERIES II) Vol. vii. General correspondence; 1931-1939.ff. 174. Overall size 350 x 291mm.includes:ff. 4, 47 Sir Edward William Elgar, Baronet; OM; composer: Letters to A. C. Boult: 1918-1933: Partly autogr., partly dictated copy, sig..., 1931-1939 British Library
referencedIn Fauré, Gabriel, 1845-1924. Autograph letter signed : [Paris, n.d.], to [Mrs. George Henry Lewes?], n.d. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, A-D. Houghton Library.
creatorOf ‘Original letters’: Dale – Duvernoy (ff. 240); 1813-1913, 1925, n.d.includes:f. 1 Francesco Berger, pianist and composer; Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Benjamin James Dale, composer: Letter to Francesco Berger from Benjamin James Dale: circa 1910...., 1813-1925 British Library
creatorOf Delius, Jelka. Letter, 1917 [manuscript] University of Queensland, UQ Library
referencedIn National Orchestral Association collection of rehearsal and concert recordings [sound recording], 1938-1968 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
creatorOf Philadelphia Orchestra. Transcription of WFLN radio broadcast [sound recording], 1961 October 28. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf CALVOCORESSI COLLECTION. Vol. II (ff. 7). Frederick Delius:-(1) Dance for harpsichord; 1919. Autograph. Single leaf (ff. 2, 2b) in pencil, overwritten in ink. Tempo, 'With graceful dance movement, rather quick', marked on f. 2. Lacks the dedication ..., 1892-1925 British Library
referencedIn Little Orchestra Society concert recordings collection [sound recording], 1947-1957 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
referencedIn Moldenhauer Archives at the Library of Congress, circa 1000-circa 1990 Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf LETTERS TO EDWARD CLARK. Vol. I (ff. 218). A-K, including letters of:-(a) Alban Berg; 1930-1935. Partly signed. Published in B.L.J., xi, 1985, pp. 46-59. Includes (ff. 47-49b) a letter to Sir Adrian Boult relating to a performance by the B.B.C. Symp..., 1930-1935 British Library
creatorOf GALLIARD COLLECTION. Vol. LI. Frederick Delius: String Quartet; 1916. Copy. ff. 26. 350 x 270mm.Music: Frederick Theodore Albert Delius, composer: String quartet by Frederick Theodore Albert Delius: 1916: Copy., 1916 British Library
creatorOf Delius, Frederick, 1862-1934. Sea drift [music] / Frederick Delius. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Beach, Ed. Edward Beach collection, 1940-1975 (bulk 1950-1975). Library of Congress
referencedIn Correspondence files: concerts and general; 1849, 1868, 1914-45 (ff. 215).includes:ff. 2-3 William Ward, 11th Baron Ward; 1st Earl of Dudley: Sir Frederic Hymen Cowen, composer: Stanley Lucas, Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Letter to Stanley Luca..., 1849-1945 British Library
creatorOf Vol. i (ff. i+165). 1911-1916.Jelka Helen Delius, née Rosen; wife of Frederick Delius: Philip Arnold Heseltine, alias 'Peter Warlock'; composer: Frederick Theodore Albert Delius, composer: Letters to Frederick Theodore Albert Delius and Jelka Helen D..., 1911-1916 British Library
referencedIn HUMPHREY SEARLE COLLECTION. Vol. cvi. Searle’s draft scripts for radio talks, etc.; 1949-1962, n.d. Typewritten unless otherwise stated.ff. 213. Overall size 330 x 210mm.1. ff. 1-4. ‘An Approach to Atonal Music’; n.d.2. ff. 5-6. ‘A New Musical Langua..., 1949-1972 British Library
referencedIn Edward Beach Collection, 1940-1975, (bulk 1950-1975) Music Division Library of Congress
referencedIn The John Kirkpatrick Papers, 1836-1993 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
referencedIn Harold Bauer Collection, 1880-1951, (bulk 1920-1951) Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf MS Mus. 939. O’Neill Papers. Vol. x. Adine O’Neill’s autograph album; 1891-1938. Includes musical quotations. All identifiable names are included in the index to this catalogue.ff. 63. 209 x 145mm. Black leather binding with stamped initials and two ..., 1891-1938 British Library
creatorOf CURZON COLLECTION. Vol. XLIX (ff. 55). Frederick Delius. Annotations to the following: 1. ff. 1-22. *Piano concerto in C minor, 1897. Solo part, with a reduction of the orchestral parts, in score (Vienna: Universal Edition, 1907). Acq. 'Royal Academy... British Library
creatorOf Music manuscripts of Frederick Delius., 1880-1934 British Library
creatorOf Scott, Cyril, 1879-1970. Grainger Collection of music manuscripts [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Jascha Heifetz Collection, 1802-1987, (bulk 1911-1974) Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf Vol. IV (ff. 215). A-F.includes:ff. 2-15 John Mervin Addison, composer: Correspondence with E. Chapman of John Mervin Addison: 1950-1959: Partly typewritten copies and signed.ff. 16, 17 Richard Anthony Sayer Arnell, composer: Letters to E. Chapma... British Library
referencedIn Vol. IV (ff. 246). A-H.includes:f. 2 Henry Ainley, Manager, St. James's Theatre: Letter to P. Pitt: 1930.ff. 4, 5 Effie Maria Albanesi, alias 'Effie Adelaide Rowlands': Letters to P. Pitt: 1911.f. 6b Max Aldenhoven: Letter to P. Pitt: 1913.: Ge... British Library
creatorOf Delius, Frederick, 1862-1934. Letter in his wife's hand, dated : Grez-sur-Loing, 24 September 1928, to [John] Coates, 1928 Sept. 24. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Philadelphia Orchestra. Transcription of WFLN radio broadcast [sound recording], 1962 April 6 and 7. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Ralph Vaughan Williams: Correspondence, 1905-1909 British Library
creatorOf Vol. I, 1911-1918Frederick Theodore Albert Delius, composer: Letters, etc., partly in the hand of his wife, Jelka, to P. Heseltine (`Peter Warlock'): 1911-1929.includes:ff. 37b, 42, 55b Grez-sur-Loing, Seine-et-Marne: Views,: 1912-1928: Photogr.ff...., 1911-1918 British Library
creatorOf Delius, Frederick, 1862-1934. Hassan [music] / music by Frederick Delius. Libraries Australia
referencedIn The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings [sound recording], 1940-1968 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
creatorOf HESELTINE PAPERS. Vol. IX (ff. 45). Other music; circa 1911-1922, n.d. Arts. 1-6 are by Philip Heseltine. 1. ff. 1-2v. Song, 'Love Ecstasy'; [bef. 1917]. (Words, anon.) Apparently unpublished. 2. ff. 3-5v. Song, 'Good Ale'; 1922. (Words, anon., 15th ..., 1906-1922 British Library
referencedIn Parker, Horatio W. (Horatio William), 1863-1919. The Horatio Parker papers, 1863-1972 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn CURZON COLLECTION. Vol. CXIV. Albéniz Ireland; 1932-1976, n.d. ff. 178. Largest size 350 x 240mm. 1. ff. 1-2. Albéniz; 1937. 2. ff. 3-3v. Arne; 1939. 3. ff. 4-16. J. S. Bach; 1935, n.d. 4. ff. 17, 18. Arthur Bliss; 1937. 5. ff. 19-32. Britten; 1943-1..., 1932-1976 British Library
referencedIn The Horatio Parker Papers, 1863-1972 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
referencedIn The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings [sound recording], 1940-1968 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
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correspondedWith Bauer, Harold, 1873-1951 person
associatedWith Beach, Ed. person
associatedWith Beach, Ed. person
associatedWith Bekker, Paul, 1882-1937. person
associatedWith Bjørnsen, Bjørnstjerne, 1832-1910 person
associatedWith Cawdron, person
associatedWith Coates, John, 1865-1941, person
associatedWith Created by Gloria Jahoda. person
associatedWith Delius, Jelka. person
associatedWith Dieren, Bernard van, 1884-1936. person
associatedWith Fauré, Gabriel, 1845-1924. person
associatedWith Flecker, James Elroy, 1884-1915. person
associatedWith Goldman, Edwin Franko, 1878-1956. person
associatedWith Heifetz, Jascha, 1901-1987 person
associatedWith Houghton Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Jahoda, Gloria. person
associatedWith J.C. Williamson (Firm) corporateBody
associatedWith Jordan. person
associatedWith Keating, George T., b. 1892 person
associatedWith Kirkpatrick, John, 1905-1991 person
associatedWith Kirkpatrick, Ralph. person
associatedWith Legge, Robin, person
associatedWith Lindemann, Otto, 1879- person
associatedWith Little Orchestra Society corporateBody
associatedWith Mary Flagler Cary Music Collection (Pierpont Morgan Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Moldenhauer, Hans. person
associatedWith Moldenhauer, Hans. person
associatedWith National Orchestral Association (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Parker, Horatio W. (Horatio William), 1863-1919. person
associatedWith Philadelphia Orchestra. corporateBody
associatedWith Rothenstein, William, Sir, 1872-1945. person
associatedWith Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828. person
associatedWith Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995 person
associatedWith Sousa Archives for Band Research. corporateBody
associatedWith Sousa Preservation Project. corporateBody
associatedWith Sousa Preservation Project. corporateBody
associatedWith Tetley, Gerard, 1889-1964. person
associatedWith Warlock, Peter, 1894-1930. person
associatedWith Watkins, G. F. person
associatedWith Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 person
associatedWith Williams, Martin B. M. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Grez-sur-Loing, Seine-et-Marne
Naerödalen, Norway
Grez-sur-Loing, Seine-et-Marne
Hooton Roberts, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
High Bradfield, West Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Grez-sur-Loing, Seine-et-Marne
Subject
Cantatas, Secular--Parts
Folk songs, English--Instrumental settings
Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestra--Parts
Band music, Arranged--Parts
Songs with piano
Variations (Band), Arranged--Parts
Operas--Scores and parts
Occupation
Composers
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Birth 1862-01-29

Death 1934-06-10

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