Delius in Christiania - 1897
from Delius: A Life in Letters 1862-1908, page 122:
Well! the first two performances have been and the result is tremendous, they hissed and had a real demonstration against the piece and especially against the music. But more than half applauded. So you can imagine the row: the left political party is furious. I have been ordered out of the hotel where I lived - just fancy - the second night there was more applause than hissing and the piece will be a success I think, every place was sold. All artists were for me and all the other bourgeois were furious - they thought I wanted to make fun of their national … more >>
Delius, and Lionel Carley (ed.), Delius: A Life in Letters 1862-1908 (), p. 122. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1461448233245 accessed: 18 January, 2022
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, indoors, in public|
Letter from Fritz Delius to Jelka Rosen, Christiania, 20? October 1897.