Bliss, Arthur, 1891-1975

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VWL466 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the Carnegie United Kingdom Trust

Opinion, as member of assessment panel for the Trust’s ‘Scheme for the publication of musical compositions’, on Chamber Rhapsody no.2 by Arthur...

19201215
VWL604 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Edward J. Dent

Dear Dent

I also am going to the Bliss concert and shall be glad to accept your kind invitation and come back to Cambridge with you on...

19260503
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
VWL1325 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Arthur Bliss

Dear Arthur

Thank you very much for your letter1 - as a matter of fact what you said set me thinking hard with the result that I...

19341106
VWL705 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Arthur Bliss

Dear Arthur

Thank you so much - I have my ups & downs - sometimes I hate it. I'm glad you like the slow movt best - you know that I owe...

19350427
VWL522 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Arthur Bliss

Dear Arthur

Thank you very much - I can now die happy.
Yrs

RVW

1938----
VWL1637 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Arthur Bliss (BBC)

Dear Arthur1

Some years ago I wrote a brass band piece (which is still in my cupboard)
Overture to Henry V founded on the...

19420322
VWL1689 BBC internal memorandum from Sir Adrian Boult to Arthur Bliss

BBC Internal Circulating Memo

From: Sir Adrian Boult

To: D. M.1  (London)

Subject: Dr. Vaughan Williams –...

19420915
VWL1762 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Arthur Bliss

Dear Arthur

Many thanks for your invitation –
I shall be pleased to conduct my new symphony1 at the Promenade Concert on...

19430510
VWL1816 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Norman Peterkin

Dear Peterkin

Many thanks for your letter about the ‘Victory’ anthem.  As far as I remember I have not yet promised to do it, but...

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