Barbirolli, John, 1899-1970

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VWL3227 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Michael Kennedy

Dear Michael

We heard J.S.1 rehearsing his songs, as we can’t go to the concert, & liked them very much.  He has asked R. to...

19551120
VWL3228 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Michael Kennedy

Dear Michael

Good. If there is an Edinburgh performance1 next year, as we have heard rumours of & if it’s good...

19551123
VWL3254 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Barbirolli

My dear John,

Boosey and Hawkes tell me that you have the score of my Wenlock Edge.  I want very much to go through it and see if it does...

19551228
VWL3258 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Michael and Eslyn Kennedy

My dear Michael & Eslyn,

What a dreary beginning this year has had – I do hope you are both getting better.  We started with hideous (...

19560119
VWL3263 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Michael Kennedy

My dear Michael

I like it so much, too.1 We are so glad we shall see you on the 7th.
Love to you both from both of us....

19560131
VWL3265 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Barbirolli

Dear Glorious John1

I expect it was really your magic, but if you approve, I propose not to scrap the symphony.1 I...

19560210
VWL3291 Letter from John Barbirolli to Ralph Vaughan Williams

My dear Ralph,

I have been wanting to write ever since we spent that wonderful day with No 8, but we have had a continuous run...

19560217
VWL3496 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Barbirolli

Dear John

I am so sorry I was out when Mr Gregson1 called yesterday.  Here is a revised version of the names of the movements. I...

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VWL3313 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Barbirolli

Dear John,

It was good of you to telegraph.  I can’t express how I appreciate your kindness in allowing me to try my ’prentice hand on your...

19560326
VWL3399 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Michael Kennedy

Dear Michael,

Thank you so much for your fine notice of the concert.1 I am still worrying a little about the last movement I...

19560513

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