Julius Buths - 1903

from Delius: A Life in Letters 1862-1908, pages 221-222:

All this i am writing down more for my sake, (and so I ask your forgiveness) in order to become clearer in my mind about a puzzling effect of your work. You see, when I went through your work for the first time, I was overwhelmed by the "fullness of the vision". On a second examination I was no longer impressed on the same level, I lost the sense of the necessity of many turns of expression, the detail was beyond me and I could not consider that the structure of the piece was sufficiently regular. In parts I find the piece quite outstanding, as anything anywhere in music, but this absolute …   more >>

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Delius, and Lionel Carley (ed.), Delius: A Life in Letters 1862-1908 (), p. 221-222. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1461865479852 accessed: 15 June, 2024


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Letter from Julius Buths to Frederick Delius, Düsseldorf, 26th July, 1903.

Originally submitted by verafonte on Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:44:39 +0100
Approved on Wed, 17 Aug 2016 15:12:14 +0100