Lionel Tertis in France - the 1930's

from My Viola and I: a complete autobiography / Lionel Tertis, page 73:

Fenby [Eric Fenby] played the piano part of the sonata splendidly and at the end of it Delius was quite happy about the arrangement I had made, said he had much enjoyed it and gave his consent to the publication of the work in this form. We played one or two other compositions for viola and piano which included the arrangement I had made for my instrument of his beautiful Serenade from Hassan, in which I repeated one of the lovely phrases an octave lower. He was so delighted with the idea that he burst out with: ‘Why didn’t I think of that – it is a great improvement!’ To be with him …   more >>
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Lionel Tertis, My Viola and I: a complete autobiography / Lionel Tertis (Great Britain, 1974), p. 73. accessed: 16 June, 2024

location of experience: France


Lionel Tertis

Listening to

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Lionel Tertis arrangement for viola of Delius' Third violin sonata / Lionel Tertis arrangement of Deliu's Serenade from Hassan
written by Delius, Lionel Tertis
performed by Lionel Tertis, Eric Fenby

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1930's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Fri, 20 Feb 2015 16:11:42 +0000
Approved on Tue, 12 Jan 2016 14:04:23 +0000