Delius in Berlin - 18 November, 1900

from Delius: A Life in Letters 1862-1908, page 174:

This morning I went to the Hauptprobe of the Philharmonisch C - the overture to Lalo's "Le roi d'Ys" - medium - A very slow Concerto by Saint Saëns for pianoforte, Clotilde Mieberg. Written in 4 or 5 different styles - Bach - Mendelsohn & Meyerbeer - And then "Til Eugelspielgel" - Richard Strauss - I like this piece more & more & it was admirably played - It is so light & fantastic & so full of humor. The public is certainly the most easily pleased that I have ever seen - They applauded everything with frenzy - except "Til Eugelspiegel" the only thing …   more >>

cite as

Delius, and Lionel Carley (ed.), Delius: A Life in Letters 1862-1908 (), p. 174. accessed: 22 May, 2024

location of experience: Berlin


Composer, Composer

Listening to

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Le roi d'Ys- overture
written by Édouard Lalo
Saint Säens' Concerto
written by Saint-Saens
performed by Clotilde Mieberg

Experience Information

Date/Time 18 November, 1900
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public


Letter from Fritz Delius to Jelka Rosen and Ida Gerhardi, Berlin, 18th Nov. 1900.

Originally submitted by verafonte on Sun, 24 Apr 2016 22:47:59 +0100
Approved on Wed, 17 Aug 2016 15:23:12 +0100