Jelka Rosen in France - 1896

from Delius: A Life in Letters 1862-1908, page 104:

I hope you will enjoy that long twilight; but here it is beautiful too in our solitary garden, all full of oldfashioned roses, and birds and "Hollunder büsche". It is so intoxicating! I don't know whether you feel all this rich summer beauty, glow and perfume as I do, but I always hear it in your music, much more than in anybody else's. I love the accompaniment of: Nur schneller mein Ross; it is just my summer Stimmung, and I manage to play it, a desperate effort, but so exciting! Il pleure dans mon couer is beautiful too, but more in town, or perhaps in autumn when one feels like …   more >>

cite as

Delius, and Lionel Carley (ed.), Delius: A Life in Letters 1862-1908 (), p. 104. accessed: 17 June, 2024

location of experience: France


Jelka Rosen

Listening to

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Il pleure dans mon couer
written by Delius
Nur schneller mein Ross
written by Delius

Experience Information

Date/Time 1896
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors


Letter from Jelka Rosen to Fritz Delius, Félicité, Grez par Nemours, 20th June 1896.

Originally submitted by verafonte on Sat, 23 Apr 2016 22:41:57 +0100
Approved on Wed, 17 Aug 2016 15:30:08 +0100