A Ken Russell film based on the life of composer Frederick Delius, the title is a re-release of Song of Summer, a 1968 teleplay originally produced for the BBC. It captures the last five or so years of the composer's life, focusing upon his relationship with wife Jelka and young composer and amanuensis Eric Fenby, showing his struggles with blindness and other syphilis-related ailments.
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Delius: Song of Summer
Review showing the importance of director Ken Russell, examining the accuracy of this BBC-rooted biography. From the December 2001 MusicWeb(UK).
Delius: Sound Clips from "Song of Summer" BBC Film
Several samples in RA audio format of musical and verbal portions of the film about the blind and dying composer.
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