Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams and others to the Editor of the Musical Times

Letter No.: 
[September 1939]

A prize is being offered anonymously for a musical competition for mixed chorus and orchestra of twenty-five to forty-five minutes' duration suitable for village or public school choirs and the easier divisions of competitive festivals, to be completed by July 1940.1
A leaflet giving the exact requirements and all other particulars may be had on application to the Oxford University Press, Music Department, Amen House, Warwick Square, E.C.4.
The adjudicators will be the undersigned.
Yours, etc.,
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Thomas Armstrong
Hubert J. Foss
F. Farrer

1. It is quite possible that VW would have been the anonymous donor.

General notes: 

Printed in the Musical Times, vol. 80 (1939), no. 1159, p. 677.