Delius in North England - at the end of the 1800's

from Delius: A Life in Letters 1862-1908, page 379:

Just before Christmas the waits used to come round in the early hours of the morning and play their strange tune - I still remember the melody - and early on Christmas mornings the choral singers would sing "Christians awake!" in the garden outside our house.

cite as

Delius, and Lionel Carley (ed.), Delius: A Life in Letters 1862-1908 (), p. 379. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1481304051355 accessed: 30 November, 2021

location of experience: North England

Listeners

Delius
Composer, Composer
1862-1934

Listening to

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'Christians Awake'

Experience Information

Date/Time at the end of the 1800's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Notes

Excerpt from "Delius: Memories of Childhood".


Originally submitted by verafonte on Fri, 09 Dec 2016 17:20:51 +0000
Approved on Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:12:24 +0100