Hans Haym in Elberfeld - August, 1904

from Delius: A Life in Letters 1862-1908, page 247:

Yesterday was a Delius festival for us. In the morning I played Appalachia with Buths, in the aft. the Piano Concerto. He has a splendid command of it & will play it magnificently. For the time being we propose to do it on the 21st Oct. He was also quite enchanted by Appalachia, admittedly not without expressions of dogmatic pangs of conscience ("after all we cannot completely renounce our education"), but I confidently believe that he will do it at the 1905 Musikfest. At first we went deeply into each single section, with several repeats, afterwards we played the whole thing right …   more >>

cite as

Delius, and Lionel Carley (ed.), Delius: A Life in Letters 1862-1908 (), p. 247. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1462043024010 accessed: 22 February, 2024

location of experience: Elberfeld


Hans Haym
Composer, Conductor

Listening to

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written by Delius
performed by Hans Haym, Julius Buths
Delius' Piano Concerto
written by Delius
performed by Hans Haym

Experience Information

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


Letter from Hans Haym to Frederick Delius, Elberfeld, 6 August 1904.

Originally submitted by verafonte on Sat, 30 Apr 2016 20:03:44 +0100
Approved on Wed, 26 Apr 2017 13:57:02 +0100