Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sir Adrian Boult (BBC)

Letter No.: 
VWL1514
Jan 30 [1939]

From R. Vaughan Williams,
The White Gates,
Westcott Road,
Dorking.

Dear Adrian

I heard bits of the S S1 being floated on the air from Stockholm between shouts from Rome and howls from Paris – from what I could judge it was a fine performance – Thank you very much
I wish I cd come to hear the record on Thursday, but I fear it will be impossible.
Yrs

RVW

Please thank Mrs Beckett2 for keeping me so well informed


1.  A Sea Symphony (Catalogue of Works 1909/3).
2.  Gwen Beckett, Boult’s secretary.

Location of original letter:

Shelfmark of original letter: 
File 910, VW composer
General notes: 

Year date taken from context in file.

Format: 
Letter
Citation: 
Cobbe 311
Original database number: 
390130