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Delius as I knew him

Eric Fenby

Delius as I knew him

by Eric Fenby

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Published by Quality Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Delius, Frederick, -- 1862-1934.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Eric Fenby.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 234 p., 1 l., [7] p. (music) [3] p.
    Number of Pages234
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22354692M

    This book has been one of the most important resources in the research of Frederick Delius, and subsequently inspired many works - including Ken Russell's BBC film Song of Summer () and a song by Kate Bush, entitled 'Delius'. This Japanese translation by Midori Komachi became the first ever biographical publication on Delius in Japan.   "Russell focused on him when he was very ill and blind, based on the experiences described in Eric Fenby's book, Delius As I Knew Him, .

    FREDERICK DELIUS, in a life spent aloof from the world of professional music-making, accomplished a creative work of singular quality and poetic character. He was born in Bradford, England (Jan. 29, ) of purely German stock and lived the greater part of his life in France; and he was in the main a self-taught composer. Eric Fenby, a composer and also Delius's amenuensis in the last seven years of his life, recounts in his remarkable book Delius As I Knew Him that the re-interrment was accompanied by an Anglican burial service. That Delius should have been memorialized with a Christian burial service is quite an oddity, given the composer's rather outspoken.

    This recital will launch Midori Komachi's first publication, a long-awaited Japanese translation of Delius as I knew him () by Eric Fenby.. One of the most affecting true story in the history of music, Fenby's memoir expresses in extensive detail of his collaboration with the English composer Frederick Delius ( ). Delius suffered in pain, as he became paralyzed and .   Mr. Fenby, who vividly described his years with Delius in his autobiography, ''Delius as I Knew Him,'' turned up the other day in St. Louis where the enterprising young Opera Theater of St. Louis.


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So far as I am aware, Eric Fenby's book is unique in the history of classical music, indeed, in the history of art. As every fan of Frederick Delius's music knows, Fenby, as a young man from Yorkshire, went to France and helped Delius () compose his final pieces/5(21).

So far as I am aware, Eric Fenby's book is unique in the history of classical music, indeed, in the history of art. As every fan of Frederick Delius's music knows, Fenby, as a young man from Yorkshire, went to France and helped Delius () compose his final pieces/5(21).

An intimate portrait of Delius by the man who notated many of the disabled composer's last works. Includes 33 musical examples. Delius as I Knew Him Eric Fenby Limited preview - Delius as I Knew Him All Book Search results » Bibliographic information.

Title: Delius as I Knew Him: Author: Eric Fenby. Delius as I Knew Him book. Read 2 reviews from the world's Delius as I knew him book community for readers. An intimate portrait of Delius by the man who notated many of t /5.

Delius as I knew him; by Fenby, Eric and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   out of 5 stars Fenby: Delius as I Knew Him.

Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 3 July Verified Purchase. This is a reprint of a book that was written as long ago asand is a fascinating account of Eric Fenby's relationship with Delius as his amanuensis during the final six years of the composer's life.

The story of how Fenby, a /5(16). OCLC Number: Notes: "Appendix of scores": 9 p. at end. Description: vii,[13] pages: portrait, music ; 22 cm: Contents: Part one: An interlude in the life of Frederick Delius --Part two: How he worked --Part three: Some aspects of the man and the composer as I knew him --Part four: the sundown --Appendices od scores and sibility.

out of 5 stars Fenby: Delius as I Knew Him. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 3 July Format: Paperback Verified Purchase. This is a reprint of a book that was written as long ago asand is a fascinating account of Eric Fenby's relationship with Delius as his amanuensis during the final six years of the composer's life.

The story /5(17). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fenby, Eric, Delius as I knew him. London, Icon Books, (OCoLC) Named Person: Frederick Delius. When Fenby's memoir first appeared, composer Havergal Brian wrote: "To those of us who knew Delius at the height of his amazing vitality, Eric Fenby's book comes as a sad revelation.

It shows us Author: Julian Lloyd Webber. Delius died in and Eric Fenby heeded Ernest Newman’s advice not to wait but to write down his impressions at once. This he did and Delius As I Knew Him was published in In the book inspired Ken Russell’s masterly film about the composer Song of Summer.

DELIUS: SONG OF SUMMER Audio only. Produced and directed by Ken Russell Written by Ken Russell and Eric Fenby Based on the book Delius as I Knew Him by Eric Fenby. Eric Fenby DELIUS AS I KNEW HIM Softcover New York Dover Publications Very Good in wrappers.

A couple of small dings. From the collection of Marlene and J. Billy Rating: % positive. Delius as I Knew Him by Eric Fenby and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The Hardcover of the Delius as I Knew Him by Eric Fenby at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. volunteered to help the blind and partially paralyzed Delius to continue to compose. Product Details; Product Details. ISBN Publisher: In this elegantly written book, Lee Wandel discusses the relationship between Author: Eric Fenby.

Delius as I Knew Him by Eric Fenby starting at $ Delius as I Knew Him has 8 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. Book. Song of Summer was based on Eric Fenby's memoir Delius As I Knew Him (, republished in ), which recounts his experience of offering his services in transcribing Frederick Delius's music from the composer's dictation.

The year-old Delius, who lived with his wife Jelka and their servants at Grez-sur-Loing, 70 kilometres south of Paris, had never even Music by: Frederick Delius, Eric Fenby. Delius as I Knew Him by Eric Fenby,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Delius as I Knew Him: Eric Fenby: We use cookies to give you the best possible : Eric Fenby. 28/04/ Delius As I Knew Him by Eric Fenby (revised edition). This is a new edition of Eric Fenby’s famous book which has not been available in authorised form for some years.

It is a memoir of the last six years of the composer’s life when Fenby, then a young organist from Scarborough, volunteered to live in Grez-sur-Loing to help the blind and partly paralysed. The Delius episode in his career has now been celebrated by the issue of a two-disk record album called ''The Fenby Legacy,'' and the publication of.

Delius as I knew him by Eric Fenby; 12 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Composers, Biography; Places: England, France; People: Eric Fenby (), Frederick Delius ().His associations with the leading artists of the day are given - a VERY interesting book. (JG) 5. "Delius as I Knew Him" by Eric Fenby (ISBN X) FULL TEXT AVAILABLE ONLINE AT THIS LINK The most famous of the Delius books, written by his ammanuensis of his later years, when he was paralysed by advanced syphilis.Eric William Fenby OBE (22 April – 18 February ) was an English composer, conductor, pianist, organist and teacher who is best known for being Frederick Delius's amanuensis from to He helped Delius realise a number of works that would not otherwise have been forthcoming.

Fenby was born in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, and as a youth took lessons in .