Delius As I Knew Him. by Eric Fenby

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Published by G.Bell and Sons in London .

Written in English

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  • Delius, Frederick, -- 1862-1934.

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Pagination234p. ;
Number of Pages234
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Open LibraryOL20717039M

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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. At the time Delius was blind, paralyzed and in constant pain/5(21).

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Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. An intimate portrait of Delius by the man who notated many of t /5. Delius as I Knew Him. An intimate portrait of Delius by the man who notated many of the disabled composer's last works. Includes 33 musical examples.

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. book as I knew him; by Fenby, Eric and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Delius as I knew him by Eric Fenby; 12 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Composers, Biography; Places: England, France; People: Eric Fenby (), Frederick Delius ().

Although it was my love of Delius' music that drew me to this book, I found 'Delius as I Knew Him' most rewarding for its insights into its author, who was clearly a good and selfless man/5(16).

Their partnership was immortalised in Ken Russell's seminal film Song of Summer which, in turn, was based on Fenby's own revelatory memoir, Delius As I Knew Him Author: Julian Lloyd Webber. 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 Delius to continue to compose.

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.5/5(2). Delius As I Knew Him. book 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. A film by Ken Russell. Written by Ken Russell and Eric Fenby and based on the book Delius as I knew him by Eric Fenby. Produced and directed by Ken Russell.

Starring Max Adrian as Frederick Delius, Maureen Pryor as Jelka Delius, and Christopher Gable as Eric Fenby. Black and white. 72 minutes.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fenby, Eric, Delius as I knew him. London, G. Bell & Sons, Ltd. (OCoLC) Online version. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fenby, Eric, Delius as I knew him. London: G.

Bell, (OCoLC) Named Person: Frederick Delius. Genre/Form: Biography Biographies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fenby, Eric, Delius.

London: Faber, (OCoLC) Named Person. 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 heard of Fenby, a struggling Music by: Frederick Delius, Eric Fenby.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fenby, Eric, Delius as I knew him. London, Icon Books, (OCoLC) Named Person: Frederick Delius. 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.

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.

He wrote in a reprint of his book Delius as I Knew Him, "This musical expression, in the Requiem, of Delius' courageous attitude to life in rejecting organized faiths may well be rated by future generations as second only to the Danish Arabesque as one of.

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.

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 Delius [ ].

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.

Delius as I knew him. This book was written by Eric Fenby and first published in It tells the the story of how a young musician from scarborough volunteered to help the blind and paralysed composer Frederick Delius complete his life's work.

During a period of six years in the french village of Grez sur Loing, the two devised a unique. 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. 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 a revised edition of ''Delius as I Knew Him.''.

Delius As I Knew Him by Eric Fenby A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.

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 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 the piano, organ and. Delius as I Knew Him by Eric Fenby,available at Book Depository with free delivery : Eric Fenby.

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. Monographien Moderner Musiker, C F Kahnt Nachfolger, Leipzig [in Vol. II: ‘Frederick Delius’ by Max Chop] Our Favourite Musicians, from Stanford to Holbrooke by Sidney Grew, Edinburgh Press [Ch.

V: ‘Frederick Delius’ pp] A Survey of Contemporary Music by Cecil Gray, OUP [chapter on Delius, pp]. A Dictionary of Modern Music and Musicians.

Browse: Raincliffe Books (publisher) This page lists all books published by Raincliffe Books. Delius As I Knew Him. Author: Fenby; ISBN: () Sign up to our Presto Books mailing list to find out all the latest news. "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, but it obscured the picture of him as young man." Delius.

Robert Frobisher, the louche second narrator of Cloud Atlas, can trace his ancestry to a book called Delius As I Knew Him by the frail composer's amanuensis, Eric. I notice that Fenby's book "Delius As I Knew Him" was originally published in rather than the most recent edition referenced.

Perhaps it would be useful to add the origyear parameter to the main sources to add context as well as the particular edition currently referenced. Done as you suggest.

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