Willcocks, David, 1919-2015

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VWL3730 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alice Sumsion

Dear Alice,

It was sweet of you to write to me.  I wish I could have been at Cheltenham, but was due at the King's Lynn Festival almost at...

19520727
VWL2711 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Roy Douglas

Dear Roy,

Further to our telephone conversation, I have written a Christmas Cantata called Hodie which David Willcocks wants to hear...

19530810
VWL4479 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Nancy Evans

Dear Nancy,
I have written a piece for chorus and orchestra which has an important mezzo soprano solo.1 I am showing it to David...

19530817
VWL2712 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Dear Frank,1

I wonder if it would be possible to get hold of a copy of the American recording of  5 T.P.?2  I...

19530822
VWL2713 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Frank Howes

Dear Howes

If you happen to be passing the RCM1 on Thursday Sept 3d at 2.45 p.m. you will find Roy Douglas playing...

19530825
VWL2718 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Roy Douglas

Dear Roy,

Have you any criticisms or suggestions about Hodie? before I start revising it? Gerald & David1 have two,...

19530912
VWL2840 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Roger Fiske

Dear Mr Fiske,1

I am very sorry to be obliged to refuse your kind invitation, but I have made a rule never to talk in public...

19540702
VWL3219 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Herbert John Sumsion

Dear John,

Thank you very much for suggesting doing my new symphony1 in the cathedral, but I am not at all sure about conducting...

19551110
VWL3223 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Michael Kennedy

S.O.S.
Who is conducting at Bradford on 24th?1
Who is conducting at the other place on 24th?
We shd send...

19551113
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