Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Harriet Cohen

Letter No.: 
VWL3230
November 26th 1955.

From R. Vaughan Williams,
10, Hanover Terrace,
Regents Park,
London, N.W.1.

My dear Harriet,

 Thank you very much for you letter. I am writing to Adrian Boult pressing the claims of Arnold’s third symphony. I fear I cannot break my rule never to push my own work, who ever plays it.
 Thank you for your beautiful playing in Cork.1

Yrs

R Vaughan Williams

& love from Ursula.2


1. In October the VWs had been to Cork for him to give the first Arnold Bax Memorial Lecture, founded by Harriet Cohen. See R.V.W.: a biography, pp.366-367.
2. In UVW’s hand.

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Shelfmark of original letter: 
MS Mus. 1648, f. 71
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Typewritten, signed.

Format: 
Letter
Original database number: 
551126