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VWL1764 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gwen Beckett (BBC)

Dear Mrs Beckett

At the request of Sir Adrian I send you a list of those I am inviting to Maida Vale on May 25.1
Mr. Hubert...

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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
VWL1761 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gwen Beckett (BBC)

Dear Mrs Beckett1

Thank you for your letter containing Sir Adrian’s very kind message -
May 25 (Tuesday) at Maida Vale will...

19430506
VWL1760 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult (BBC)

Dear Adrian

You may remember that you adumbrated that you might be able to run through my symphony1 at Bedford some time before...

19430501
VWL1750 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult (BBC)

Dear Adrian

This is most kind of you - 1
It won’t be for some time yet because the orchestration has got to be revised and...

19430215
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
VWL1682 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Reginald Thatcher (BBC)

Ref: P/RST.

Dear Thatcher,1

I think that you had better describe in more detail the “special” programme which you propose...

19420825
VWL1676 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult (BBC)

Dear Adrian

Do you think it wd be possible to do Gerontius1 with strings & organ only (with possible pfte &...

19420715
VWL1672 BBC internal memorandum from Kenneth A. Wright, BBC

As you know, Vaughan Williams will be 70 on the 12th October, and the Home Service plans a week’s celebration – one programme each evening, ending...

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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...

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