Delius in Leipzig - at the end of 1887

from Delius: A Life in Letters 1862-1908, page 394:

He [Edvard Grieg] had then just finished his C Minor Violin Sonata, which had its first performance during the winter season at the Gewandhaus chamber concerts, Adolf Brodsky playing the violin and Grieg the piano. It was a beautiful performance and I was very enthusiastic, and after the concert I wrote Grieg an enthusiastic letter with my impressions, enclosing in the letter a sprig of heather which I had gathered on the Hardanger Vidder. Next day I was very much moved to see what a deep impression this had made upon him.

cite as

Delius, and Lionel Carley (ed.), Delius: A Life in Letters 1862-1908 (), p. 394. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1481642855958 accessed: 2 December, 2021

location of experience: Leipzig

Listeners

Delius
Composer, Composer
1862-1934

Listening to

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Grieg's C Minor Violin Sonata
written by Edvard Grieg
performed by Adolf Brodsky, Edvard Grieg

Experience Information

Date/Time at the end of 1887
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

Excerpt from "Delius: Recollections of Grieg".


Originally submitted by verafonte on Tue, 13 Dec 2016 15:27:36 +0000
Approved on Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:18:48 +0100