Hans Haym in Elberfeld - 1904

from Delius: A Life in Letters 1862-1908, page 245:

On the other hand Appalachia has grown very dear to me. I have had two orchestral rehearsals of it & am delighted to be performing it. There are some damned high violin passages in it, and the high celli in the Giocoso variation are difficult too. But as I said, I find the whole thing superb and as rich as an entire life. We shall yet live to see Buths agreeing with enthusiasm, just as in the meantime he has become converted to Zarathustra. His critical remarks derive for the most part straight from the schoolroom, e.g. re the repeated theme in Appalachia, first in C then in F, which I …   more >>

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Delius, and Lionel Carley (ed.), Delius: A Life in Letters 1862-1908 (), p. 245. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1462040021965 accessed: 22 May, 2024

location of experience: Elberfeld


Hans Haym
Composer, Conductor

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written by Delius
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Experience Information

Date/Time 1904
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public


Letter from Hans Haym to Frederick Delius, Elberfeld, 1904.

Originally submitted by verafonte on Sat, 30 Apr 2016 19:13:42 +0100
Approved on Wed, 26 Apr 2017 13:55:44 +0100