Barbirolli, John, 1899-1970

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VWL3599 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Barbirolli

Dear Glorious John

First, thank you a thousand times, once again, for leading your forces to such a superb victory.1
Second...

19571025
VWL3565 Letter from John Barbirolli to Ralph Vaughan Williams

My dear Ralph

Thank you for your lovely note.  I don't think I need to tell you what a joy it was to have you & Ursula with us...

19571104
VWL3567 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Michael and Eslyn Kennedy

Monday

I was so glad to get your letter – Of course I’d been meaning to write, but I’ve been having flu, and unable for any sensible...

19571111
VWL3418 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Michael and Eslyn Kennedy

Lovely letter, but how sad about the Hymn of Jesus; it may learn the choir not to be so cocky!1
All splendid here.  We all went to...

19580116
VWL3417 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Barbirolli

My dear John,

It is most exciting to think that we are going to hear you and your orchestra play my No. 8 again.  It occurs to me that if...

19580119
VWL3378 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Barbirolli

My dear John,

Thank you very much for the programme, and for your dear message, and Ursula loved her part of it. 
Our warm love to you...

19580209
VWL3329 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John & Evelyn Barbirolli

Dear John and Evelyn,

We had what I believe to be the finest performance we have ever given at Dorking of the Matthew.  It must have been...

19580306
VWL3330 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Barbirolli

confidential.

Dear John,

I have received one of Stanley Bate’s usual letters saying that he is neglected.  Would it worry you...

19580306
VWL3324 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Barbirolli

Dear John,

Thank you so much for your answer.1  I need hardly say I will keep it confidential.
We are hoping to come to...

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