Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Christopher Morris (OUP)

Letter No.: 
VWL3299
May 22nd 1958

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

Dear Mr Morris

Corrections in symphony No. 5.

2nd movement, 2 bars after 10. 2nd clarinet an octave higher.
2nd movement, 14 bars after 17: omit the last note of the piccolo, ie, middle C.  I can't imagine how this got in.
I suppose, from these queries you are reprinting?  If so, please put in all the corrections which I made a few years ago in Manuscript.1
Yours sincerely,

R. Vaughan Williams


1.  Morris had written on 21 May pointing out that in the two places cited the instruments in question had notes below their register. He responded to VW that a reprint was not envisaged but that all his earlier corrections had been written out by Roy Douglas and incorporated in their ‘reprint’ copy.

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580522