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 >>

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Delius, and Lionel Carley (ed.), Delius: A Life in Letters 1862-1908 (), p. 240-241. accessed: 27 May, 2024


Fritz Cassirer
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'A Village Romeo and Juliet'
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Date/Time 1904


Letter from Fritz Cassirer to Frederick Delius, Elberfeld, 1904.

Originally submitted by verafonte on Sat, 30 Apr 2016 18:56:32 +0100
Approved on Wed, 26 Apr 2017 13:51:40 +0100