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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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Further details in Robert Threlfall, A Catalogue of the Compositions of Frederick Delius: Sources and References, London, 1977, p.
The pseudonym 'Delius' never appears in such acknowledgements, although sometimes reference is made to 'The Inspector' and 'his pen' (as in August 1800, 5:84).
The mechanism that brings about this transfer in transitive responding designs is an almost inevitable choice/reinforcement biasing process (Siemann, Delius, & Wright, in press).
Delius's parents grew up in Germany, of Dutch origin.
That championing has led to the former BBC Young Musician of the Year finalist organising a Delius Inspired festival in his home city where the University of Bradford not only conferred an honorary doctorate on her, but named its music school the Tasmin Little Music Centre.
Beecham was clearly responsible for the introduction of Delius to the listening public, in a project that lasted over five decades.
An overview article by Peter Delius and Clive Glaser in African Studies evaluated the historical processes that wrought the present "alarming failure of communication between parents and children on sexual issues." This breakdown in sexual socialization, they argued, made young black South Africans disproportionately susceptible to contracting and transmitting HIV.
After a brief historical overview of the history, function, and development of the genre of the orchestral interlude in opera over the centuries, from its entr'acte origins to its organic place in the Wagnerian music dramas, Morris discusses readings of specific orchestral interludes written between 1850 and 1922 by Wagner, Frederick Delius, Jules Massenet, Richard Strauss, Claude Debussy, Hans Pfitzner, Alban Berg, and Franz Schreker.
The programme includes Beethoven's Symphony No 1, Mozart's Flute Concerto, soloist Jane Dixon, Beethoven's Romance No 2 for violin and orchestra, soloist Kay Marshall and Delius' A Song Before Sunrise.
Through Rusch, moreover, Delius has also produced a novel about writing a novel (or, sometimes, a script), along with a trenchant critique of the publishing and media industry.
At the turn of the last century, says Lyndon Jenkins in the booklet note, Frederick Delius (1862-1934) was hardly known.