Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Letter No.: 
VWL554
[About January 1937]

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

Dear Frank

Flourish

Time 12. mins
Orchestra  3 flutes & picc, 2 Ob, 1 Eb clar
2 Bb clar, 1 saxophone, 2 Fag, 1 c.Fag
8 horns 6 trumpets 3 trombones, Euphonium
Tuba
2 Harps, Pfte, Organ
Timpani, percussion, Glockenspiel, Bells
Strings
Chorus
I intend to boil this down for Dorking but I don't want the Phil to know about it or they will try to do me on the cheap.1
Yrs

R. Vaughan Williams


1.  Flourish for a Coronation, Catalogue of Works 1937/1, was to be performed at a Royal Philharmonic concert on 1st April 1937 at the Queen’s Hall under Sir Thomas Beecham.

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Shelfmark of original letter: 
File 678
Format: 
Letter
Original database number: 
3701xb