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 (dē′lē-əs, dēl′yəs), Frederick 1862-1934.
British composer whose work, influenced by Edvard Grieg, combines romanticism and impressionism.


(Biography) Frederick. 1862–1934, English composer, who drew inspiration from folk tunes and the sounds of nature. His works include the opera A Village Romeo and Juliet (1901), A Mass of Life (1905), and the orchestral variations Brigg Fair (1907)


(ˈdi li əs, ˈdil yəs)

Frederick, 1862–1934, English composer.
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Leonard Bernstein's Symphonic Dances from West Side Story, Shostakovich's Festive Overture, Richard Strauss' Horn Concerto - plus favourites by Faure and Delius - will be part of a feast of music played by Aberystwyth's symphony orchestra, Philomusica, at the Aberystwyth Arts Centre this Saturday, December 2.
The event kicks off with Slaithwaite Brass Band and finishes on Sunday afternoon with a rare screening of Ken Russell's 'Song of Summer' about Bradford's famous Frederick Delius.
Six are claimed to be premiere recordings: not surprising for new music but it is when the composers are John Ireland (Bagatelle) and Frederick Delius.
Three of the six chosen composers - Delius, Haydn Wood and Sir William Walton - were all true northerners as well.
Frederick Theodore Albert Delius, CH (29 January 1862-10 June 1934) was an English composer.
Delius may have been born in Bradford but his music always suggests his heart was elsewhere.
TODAY DELIUS AND IRELAND: Coffee Concert: Birmingham Conservatoire.
Delius was a far better tone poet than dramatist, and the opera meanders prettily but without much theatrical oomph, though the lovers' final, heavily Tristan-inflected death duet is very moving in its misty way.
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JULIAN Lloyd Webber describes Frederick Delius as a 'Marmite' composer.
He will open the week-long festival on September 22, by performing pieces by composers John Ireland and Frederick Delius.
Without hyperbole, Delius shows us how Margarethe has fully embraced and internalized the nationalist, racist, and sexist ideologies of National Socialism, which simultaneously privilege and victimize her.