Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Burnaby

Letter No.: 
VWL777
[Late 1922]

13 Cheyne Walk,
Chelsea, S.W.3.

Dear Mr Burnaby1

If Mrs Vulliamy will send me her libretto I will see if I can do anything2
Yrs sincerely

R. Vaughan Williams


1. Later Regius Professor of Divinity at Cambridge.
2. Mrs Edward Vulliamy had devised a libretto in the subject of Old King Cole and the proposal was that VW should write a ballet, which he did – for orchestra and chorus. On the genesis of the ballet see Kennedy, Catalogue of Works, pp.94-96. The ballet is Catalogue of Works, 1923/2.

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Shelfmark of original letter: 
MS Mus. 161, f.131
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 Presented to the British Library by Dr Percy Young.

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Letter
Original database number: 
2210xe