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VWL716 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sir Adrian Boult (BBC)

PP./ACB

Dear Adrian

Certainly - I think it a v. good plan.1   By the way is it possible to get in to any of Toscanini’s...

19340520
VWL1319 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult at the BBC

Dear Adrian

I want you to hear the (F Min) Symph1 on 2 pianos soon because I want to get down to it & wash its face...

19341016
VWL1093 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

There seem to be two essentials of great conducting
(1) Faithfulness to the composer
(2) The power of the conductor...

19361022
VWL1514 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sir Adrian Boult (BBC)

Dear Adrian

I heard bits of the S S1 being floated on the air from Stockholm between shouts from Rome and howls from Paris –...

19390130
VWL1761 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gwen Beckett (BBC)

Dear Mrs Beckett1

Thank you for your letter containing Sir Adrian’s very kind message -
May 25 (Tuesday) at Maida Vale will...

19430506
VWL1764 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gwen Beckett (BBC)

Dear Mrs Beckett

At the request of Sir Adrian I send you a list of those I am inviting to Maida Vale on May 25.1
Mr. Hubert...

19430521
VWL1784 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gwen Beckett (BBC)

Would you kindly add the names of Mrs Gerald Finzi & Mr Norman Peterkin1 to the list of names for Tuesday May 25.2
...

19430523
VWL1905 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gwen Beckett (BBC)

Dear Mrs Beckett

Many thanks for both your letters.  Could you kindly tell me what time I ought to leave St Pancras to get to Bedford by 2....

19440312
VWL2513 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gwen Beckett (BBC)

Dear Mrs Beckett,

The records have safely arrived. Thank you very much.1
Alas! They are 14” records and my gramophone will...

19471227
VWL2579 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Robert Müller-Hartmann

Dear Müller Hartmann

I should be delighted if you and Mrs. Müller-Hartmann could come to rehearsals and performance of my “Partita”.1...

19480312

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