Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Vally Lasker

Letter No.: 
VWL1343
Dec 4. 34

The White Gates,
Westcott Road,
Dorking.

Dictated

Dear Vally

I am sending you full score (illegible) and my 2 piano version of Running Set.1
No necessity of course to use my 2-piano version except where it fits in with your ideas.
What is wanted is a brilliant concert piece for the Rae Robertsons to play.2
Yrs

RVW


1. Vally Lasker and Helen Bidder’s arrangement of The Running Set, Catalogue of Works 1933/3, was published in 1936.
2. The duo Rae Robertson and his wife, Ethel Bartlett, had a large repertoire of 2-piano music written or arranged for them.

Location of original letter:

Shelfmark of original letter: 
MS Mus,1714/1/8, f.35

Location of copy:

Shelfmark of copy: 
MS Mus. 1714/2/5, f. 152
General notes: 

In the hand of AVW signed by VW.

Format: 
Letter
Original database number: 
341204