Barbirolli, John, 1899-1970

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VWL3464 Letter from John Barbirolli to Ralph Vaughan Williams

My dear Ralph

After our Festival Hall Concert to-morrow I am off (with Evelyn) to Scandinavia to give No 8 in Gothenburg on the 21st...

19570211
VWL3465 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Michael and Eslyn Kennedy

My dear Michael and Eslyn,

I had already got a record of Nielsen 5, and had not made much out of it, but hearing it under John1 ...

19570215
VWL3478 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Barbirolli

Dear John

How wonderful of you to write - I shall love to flourish like a green bay-tree
R

19570407
VWL3490 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Michael Kennedy

My dear Michael,

First, my fondest love and kisses sweet and twenty to Eslyn.  I am so sorry to hear that she has been ill, and do hope she...

19570509
VWL3518 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John & Evelyn Barbirolli

Dear John and Evelyn,

Thank you so much for your card from Zurich.  We shall think of you as we pass through there early next month on our...

19570526
VWL3522 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Michael and Eslyn Kennedy

Thank you for lovely long letter.  Poor John1 – he is in the wars!  We had a lovely concert in Bath, & the west looked radiant....

19570603
VWL3510 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Barbirolli

I send my greeting to “Glorious John”1 - a generous friend and a great conductor.  He has only one fault, for our sakes he must give up...

195710
VWL3570 Letter from John Barbirolli to Ralph Vaughan Williams

My dear Ralph

I am not usually at a loss for words, but they fail me now, with all your goodness to me.  The “flourish” took my breath away...

19571001
VWL3573 Letter from John Barbirolli to Ralph Vaughan Williams

My dear Ralph

I feel I must write and tell you what an incredibly moving experience it has been to play your Tallis Fantasia in the...

19571005
VWL3584 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Barbirolli

My dear John

Thank you & Evelyn warmly for your splendid letter & telegram - I wish I cd have heard you do my [word...

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