Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Evelyn Sharp

Letter No.: 
VWL552
[Mid 1937]

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

Dear Evelyn Sharp

Thankyou very much for the press cuttings
I daresay you know of performances1 at Bristol & Bridport in Nov: Also overture & concert version of Tenor songs in Act II at Gloucester Fest (not in cathedral)
I’ve been reading Rape of the Lock - delightful - but how wd it make an opera?
Yrs

RVW


1. i.e. of The Poisoned Kiss (Catalogue of Works 1936/2).

Location of original letter:

Shelfmark of original letter: 
MS Mus. 161, f.114
General notes: 

Date inferred from context; the overture and songs were performed at the 1937 Three Choirs Festival, and the Bridport performance was NOvember 1937.

Format: 
Letter
Original database number: 
3607xb