Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Joyce Hooper

Letter No.: 
VWL2420
Nov 25 [1947]

The White Gates,
Dorking.

Dear Mrs Hooper

Do you think the solo No 58 in the St John Passion wd suit1 ...
You know our financial situation & that we can only offer a nominal fee (say £3-3-0) - But perhaps as a member of the choir you wd over look that …2


1. VW is referring to the alto aria ‘Es ist vollbracht’ with viola da gamba obbligato in the St John Passion. The bottom half of the page is missing.
2. The remainder of the letter is missing (cut away).

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Location of original letter:

Shelfmark of original letter: 
MS Mus. 160, ff.88-89
General notes: 

Fragment.
Year date from postmark.

Format: 
Letter
Original database number: 
471125b