Avant que tu ne t'en ailles

Frederick Delius

Avant que tu ne t'en ailles

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Sketched in 1919, Avant que tu ne t'en ailles was among the last completions dictated in 1931 to Eric Fenby in the miraculous spate of works composed by the blind, paralyzed Delius. Verlaine's poem, in its rhyme-studded simplicity, is among his most musical, though, curiously, Delius responds to its sentiment rather th... read more

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