Frederick Delius

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    A Song Before SunriseFrederick Delius
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    No. 1, How Sweet the Silent Backward TracingsFrederick Delius
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    No. 5 Now Finale to the ShoreFrederick Delius
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    No. 3 (a) No. 3 Passage to You! (b) No. 4 Joy, shipmate, joy!Frederick Delius
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    Delius Concerto for Cello and OrchestraFrederick Delius

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        A British composer of opera, vocal, choral, orchestral, and chamber music. The ear of the young Delius was engaged, one summer night in Florida, by the sound of close-harmony Afro-American singing gently wafting over the St. John River (he had been sent to manage an orange plantation). Delius suddenly realized that his vocation was to be a musician. A romantic with the musical vocabulary of the impressionists, he wrote often-imitated but never-matched tone poems of great subtlet... Read more

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