Fritz Cassirer - 1904
from Delius: A Life in Letters 1862-1908, pages 240-241:
"Romeo and Juliet" is very beautiful, just like my idea of your development. If I have to make one reservation, then it is to the effect that the romantic nature of the subject has not allowed your musical language to remain on the absolutely original level of "Koanga". I am so spoiled by Koanga that I would not permit anything of that kind to you, of all people. Among the works of your latest, completely free manner, apart from Palmyra's Aria I also know the "Tanzlied". So I have some idea where your road has led you, and I will not worry myself - … more >>
Delius, and Lionel Carley (ed.), Delius: A Life in Letters 1862-1908 (), p. 240-241. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1462038992480 accessed: 30 November, 2023
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'A Village Romeo and Juliet'
written by Delius
Letter from Fritz Cassirer to Frederick Delius, Elberfeld, 1904.