Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ernest Irving

Letter No.: 
VWL1779
[Early March 1947]

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

Dear Irving

On Monday, 10th March, MULLINAR will play through the sketch of a new symphony1 by me.
Place: Royal College of Music, Room 46.

Time: 11.30 and 2.30 (by kind permission of the Director).

It would give me great pleasure if you & your colleagues could come and hear it.2
Yours sincerely,

R Vaughan Williams

R. VAUGHAN WILLIAMS


1.  Sixth symphony, Catalogue of Works 1947/3.
2.  Writing to VW on 19th November 1947 about Scott of the Antarctic and about the orchestral rehearsal for the symphony, Irving said “I think some of the people who were at the pianoforte rehearsal are due for a surprise or two”.

Location of original letter:

Shelfmark of original letter: 
MS Mus 1714/1/17, f. 75
General notes: 

Typewritten, signed.

Format: 
Letter
Original database number: 
4703xb