Barbirolli, John, 1899-1970

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VWL3083 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Michael Kennedy

Dear Michael

Thank you for all your news – I am sorry I could not answer before – but I got a cold after Dorking & am only just...

19550422
VWL3494 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Barbirolli

Passion

VW’s choice for Matthew Passion

Margaret Ritchie
Nancy Evans
Wilfrid Brown (Tenor for arias)
Eric...

195506--
VWL3185 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Dear Frank,

Here is the score of the symphony for your kind, safe-keeping until Roy asks for it. It is dedicated to John Barbirolli,...

19550819
VWL3495 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John & Evelyn Barbirolli

Χαιρετε και Χαιρετε1. We heard the fine orchestra here - which you have conducted.
RVW

Heavenly weather, bathing, flowers,...

195509--
VWL3203 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Dear Frank,

The only trouble about the symphony is that it is just possible* though very unlikely that I might want to rescore it...

19551009
VWL3207 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Michael Kennedy

Dear Michael

When I got your letter it made me unhappy for a bit because I thought of the sort of man that all that wonderful praise of...

19551015
VWL3215 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Dear Frank,

This puts me in a very awkward position. Adrian is much too nice to ask me for anything, but from something he once said he...

19551102
VWL3220 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Roy Douglas

My dear Roy,

Here is the second movement1 returned with all your corrections noted. I think I have marked the metronome rather...

19551110
VWL3222 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Barbirolli

Confidential

Dear John,

I have now heard from Alan Frank that Decca are not even asking for a first recording, but that they would...

19551113
VWL3225 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Dear Frank,

I have heard from JB. He is to record directly after the first performance, and will let you know as soon as he has the date...

19551117

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