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VWL2309 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the Music Librarian (BBC)

Dear Sir

I hear from Mr Arnold Goldsborough that you have chorus copies of Purcell “Come all ye sons of art”  Would it be possible for the...

19470721
VWL2185 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Kenneth Wright (BBC)

Dear Mr Wright,

I shall be pleased to conduct one of my works at Maida Vale on October 16th.  If it is a symphony, it had better be the...

19470531
VWL2166 Internal BBC memorandum to the Home News Editor from Sir Adrian Boult

Dr R. Vaughan Williams, D.M.

I happened to be asked to go down and give away the prizes at the revival of the Leith [Hill] Music Festival,...

19470418
VWL2162 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Lowe

Dear Mr Lowe1

PLEASE do NOT have specially written works for your celebration - they are always duds - choose a programme of all...

19470221
VWL2140 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the BBC

Dear Sir

The enclosed cheque which was mislaid by me and only lately presented for payment has been returned to me, marked as you see “out...

19461119
VWL2040 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Victor Hely-Hutchinson (BBC)

Dear Hely Hutchinson

The enclosed is the result of an interview with Mr George Brown at the Ministry of Labour - would you sign?1...

19460528
VWL2039 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Leonard Isaacs (BBC)

Dear Mr. Isaacs,

I will do the talk you suggest, though rather against the grain: but I would rather not record it myself.1...

19460505
VWL1891 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Victor Hely-Hutchinson (BBC)

Dear Hely Hutchinson

I hear there was a very fine performance of my D. Symph1 yesterday for which I am grateful – I have decided...

19450525
VWL1889 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Victor Hely-Hutchinson (BBC)

Dear Hely Hutchinson

Thank you very much for your courteous telephone call. I am sorry I was out. It was an excellent recording1...

19450514
VWL1877 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult (BBC)

Dear Adrian

Thank you and your players very much for all the trouble they are taking over my string passages.1  Peterkin2...

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