Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Hubert Foss

Letter No.: 
VWL2440
25th June, 1952

The White Gates,
Dorking,
Surrey.

Dear Hubert

I  really think it will be much better if Adrian conducts my Concerto.1 I have not the technique to conduct concertos and he knows it well and has done it frequently splendidly.
I will certainly send you a copy of the “Elegy” as soon as it is out.2
Yrs

RVW

Hubert Foss, esq.,
60, Corringham Road,
 N.W.11.


1. Adrian Boult. Probably the Concerto Accademico, later renamed the Violin Concerto in D minor, which was to be performed by Yehudi Menuhin in September 1952.
2. An Oxford Elegy, Catalogue of Works 1949/2, published in 1952 by Oxford University Press.

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Shelfmark of copy: 
MS Mus. 1714/2/2/2, f. 7
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Typewritten, signed.

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Letter
Original database number: 
520625a