Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams

Letter No.: 
VWL543
22/3/24

13 Cheyne Walk
Chelsea, S.W.

Dear Sir1

Many thanks for your letter.  I am glad you liked most of our performance.  As regards the final chorus, I feel that grief can & should sometimes be loud, as long as it is not boisterous, & I do not think that we were that.2
Yours faithfully

R. Vaughan Williams


1.  Addressee unidentified.
2.  The Bach Choir had given a performance of the St Matthew Passion on 15 March conducted by VW.

Location of original letter:

Shelfmark of original letter: 
Add MS 71700, f.53
General notes: 

Typewritten, signed.

Format: 
Letter
Original database number: 
240322