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VWL2587 Letter from Gwen Beckett (BBC) to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear Dr. Vaughan Williams,

I expect you know already that Covent Garden have invited Sir Adrian to conduct a full performance of the ‘Job’...

19480413
VWL2588 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gwen Beckett

Dear Mrs Beckett

I understand that the rehearsal of my Symphony1 at Maida Vale is on Wed: 20th at 10.30.
Do you think Sir...

19480413
VWL2586 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sir Adrian Boult (BBC)

Dear Adrian

It seems to me to be a scandal that during the Parry celebrations his finest work, “De Profundis”, should not be done....

19480402
VWL2570 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Harold Rutland (BBC)

Dear Mr. Rutland1,

As regards my “Partita”, it was originally a double string trio, and as such was performed about ten years...

19480212
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
VWL2505 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to BBC Copyright Dept

Dear Sir

If you have anybody capable of arranging my “Pilgrim's Progress” music for string quartet and two trumpets satisfactorily you are...

19471218
VWL2323 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Kenneth Wright

Dear Mr. Wright,

I fear that I did not make myself clear in my letter: I did not ask to have my quartet1 performed. I have never...

19471001
VWL2342 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Lowe (BBC)

Dear Mr. Lowe,

Conferming1 my telephone message if you decide to do my “Flos campi”2 I should like Lionel Tertis to...

19470820
VWL2316 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Lowe (BBC)

Dear Mr. Lowe,

Many thanks for your letter.1 I think I prefer your second scheme to your first but it is a question whether “...

19470814
VWL2311 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sir Adrian Boult (BBC)

Dear Adrian,

Of course I only meant a message about rehearsal for the secretary. I thought, if necessary, it might strengthen your hand but...

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