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Delius

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)
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While Delius clearly appears to have enjoyed the discipleship of a man less than half his age, others, notably Thomas Beecham, were more critical of the influence the older man exerted on the younger.
Delius has a big, broad, classic tenor tone which harks back to Coleman Hawkins, but his approach to jazz is thoroughly modern and improvisatory.
The set includes well-known works by Delius, Bridge, Rubbra and Ireland - the last finds Baillie and Thwaites on particularly good form.
The work as a whole made considerable demands on the choral singers, on their control and their tone rather than powers of projection, but they held their own at the exciting finale when Delius finally allowed sheer exuberance to burst forth.
Draw for next Wednesday's pounds 1,250 final: 1 Delius Jupiter, 2 Delius Mars, 3 Iceman Kai, 4 Zigzag Dutchman, 5 Rhyzome Wizard (w), 6 Iceman Ross (w)
Other music featured will include The Walk To Paradise Garden by Delius, Elgar's Salut D'Amour and Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue.
Frederick Delius, one of the key figures in the development of English music in the early twentieth century, has been remarkably well served by several outstanding enthusiasts.
TUESDAY Orchestra of the Swan, piano Benjamin Grosvenor, conductor David Curtis - Delius, Mozart, Schubert: Stratford Civic Hall, 7.
The programme of music - headlined Romeo and Juliet - features work by Tchaikovsky, Khachaturian, Delius and Bernstein.
Undaunted by that defeat, Yahoo and Tom Morgan took on Desert Orchid again in the Martell Cup at Aintree and, with the grey falling seven fences from home, Yahoo beat Delius by ten lengths.
The concert, recorded by BBC Radio 3 combined Walton and Delius with the solidity of Beethoven's Third Symphony.