Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Letter No.: 
Sept 17 [1952]

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

Dear Frank,1

I am willing for you to publish Mr. Churchill’s arrangement if you wish to - provided he will make the revisions suggested by me3

R. Vaughan Williams

1. Music Editor at Oxford University Press in succession to Norman Peterkin (1947); Head of Music from 1954 until his retirement in 1975.
2. John Churchill, in charge of music at St Martin-in-the-Fields, had submitted an arrangement for SATB of the Bird’s Song (i.e. the twenty-third psalm) from Act IV of The Pilgrim’s Progress. This was published in 1953 - see Catalogue of Works 1951/1b.

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