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DELIUS' Pianoforte Concerto was first written in 1897 (when the Composer was forty) during a trip to Florida, where Delius once had an orange plantation. The work was re-written some ten years later. the original three Movements being condensed into one. Its construction is simple. The first section contains several themes, the treatment of which is very clear. A slow section is linked to this, and after it the themes of the opening section are re-presented with new harmonies and different orchestration. The Concerto ends with a short, brilliant codn.

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