Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Harriet Cohen

Letter No.: 
VWL1006
[7 August 1932]

The White Gates,
Westcott Road,
Dorking.

Dearest Harriet

I shd love to come to tea on Thursday 5.0 (alone I hope 1279-20 = 1259)1
Do you happen to know if they are rehearsing Arnold’s Symph1 on Thursday morning?
Yrs

RVW


1.  A reference to a standing joke about kisses owed by Harriet Cohen to VW as a reward for the Piano Concerto.
2. Either Arnold Bax’s Symphony no.4 (1931) or Symphony no.5 (1932).

Location of original letter:

Shelfmark of original letter: 
MS Mus. 1642, ff. 26-27
General notes: 

Date from postmark (7 Aug 32).

Format: 
Letter
Original database number: 
320807