Boult, Adrian, 1889-1983

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VWL800 Letter from Laurence Irving to Joan Western

Dear Mrs  Western,

You have every right to think me a broken reed in the matter of your Holst Memorial Fund.  I have been away since May...

19350928
VWL812 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

(a) On Wednesday night I tried to ring up G.H.  on the intermal but cd get no reply
(b) Last night I tried to get to you...

19351124
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
VWL1160 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Dear Frank

I return the master copies herewith.
I don’t think your opalographist has been very intelligent - (1) When he found he...

19370314
VWL1188 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Joy Finzi

Dear Joyce

Very disappointing for us - but we must make a special afternoon visit to you. We will try to anyhow.
Ralph had a letter...

19370708
VWL1300 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian
I expect this won’t arrive in time – the sounding notes should be

...

19380506
VWL1444 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ernest Newman

Dear Mr Newman

Many thanks for your kind answer to my letter

To show that I am not worse than my word I am writing direct to Adrian...

19381120
VWL1447 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ann Boult

My Dear Ann

You say don’t answer - but I want all the same just to say thankyou & give you & Adrian & all our love.
We...

19381201
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
VWL1519 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

I tried to ring you up this morning to say “thank you” for a very fine performance last night.q
I decided in...

19390302

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