Past Images of the Month - October 2012

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Delius in his Garden at Grez-sur-Loing. Oil on canvas by Jelka Rosen, early 1900s. Harrison Sisters Trust, on loan to the Museum of Music History.  Delius married Rosen in 1903. 5 Lieder aus dem Norwegischen. London, 1890. This was Delius's first published work. Two years later Augener & Co. followed it up with a further seven songs to Norwegian texts and three settings of Shelley. 7 Lieder aus dem Norwegischen. London, 1892. Fünf Lieder. Berlin, 1906. Im Meerestreiben (Sea-Drift). Full score. Berlin, 1906. Klavierkonzert. 2-piano score. Berlin, 1907. Eine Messe des Lebens. Vocal score. Berlin, 1907. Romeo und Julia auf dem Dorfe (A Village Romeo and Juliet). Lyrisches Drama in 6 Bildern nach Gottfried Keller. Vocal score. Berlin, 1910. Herbstlied from Fünf Gesänge. Cologne, 1915. Fennimore und Gerda. Zwei Episoden aus dem Leben Niels Lyhnes in elf Bildern nach dem Roman von J. P. Jacobsen.  Vocal score. Vienna, 1919. Wrapper almost certainly designed by Jelka Delius. Programme for the Royal Philharmonic Society concert at the Queen's Hall, 24 October 1929.  This was the penultimate concert in the Delius Festival organised by Sir Thomas Beecham and attended by the composer on his last visit to the UK. Programme for a BBC Symphony Concert at the Queen's Hall,  24 October 1934. This was one of several commemorative concerts conducted by Beecham in the months following the composer's death. Programme for the first English performance of Koanga.  Royal Opera House, 23 September 1935.