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While spring and summer sang : Thomas Beecham and the music of Frederick Delius

Author: Lyndon Jenkins
Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Sir Thomas Beecham is often described as having 'championed' the music of Frederick Delius, and this is no exaggeration. From the moment he heard Delius's music as a young man, Beecham was captivated by its strange, romantic beauty, and its hold on him remained firm. During the next 50 years, he promoted Delius's music through a series of unrivalled performances, unearthing early pieces, arranging others and
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jenkins, Lyndon.
While spring and summer sang.
Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2005
(OCoLC)639640172
Named Person: Thomas Beecham; Frederick Delius; Thomas Beecham; Frederick Delius; Thomas Beecham; Frederick Delius
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lyndon Jenkins
ISBN: 0754607216 9780754607212
OCLC Number: 57068466
Awards: Winner of Association for Recorded Sound Collections Award: Best Research in Recorded Classical Music 2006.
Description: xii, 197 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, music ; 24 cm
Contents: (1907-1919) --
(1920-1929) --
part one (1930-35) --
part two (1935-39) --
(1940-49) --
(1950-61).
Responsibility: Lyndon Jenkins.
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