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VWL1626 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Stanford Robinson (BBC)

Dear Stanford Robinson,

Many thanks for your letter.1
I wish you could find me a first class librettist.  The really good...

19420104
VWL1610 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult (BBC)

Dear Adrian

I dare say you have heard Gustav’s  masque “The Vision of Dame Christian” which he wrote for St Pauls Girls School....

19411218
VWL1603 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Leonard Isaacs (BBC)

Dear Isaacs

I have been talking to Muir1 on the phone and he urges me to send you the prelude to 49th || l 2   for...

19411216
VWL1594 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Stanford Robinson (BBC)

Dear Stanford Robinson

I am sorry for my delay in writing to thank you & your colleagues for the P.K.1 Many of my friends...

19411205
VWL1591 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Leonard Isaacs (BBC)

Dear Mr. Isaacs

As regards the music of the 49th Parallel1 it won’t do as it stands, but I propose to make a Suite...

19411127
VWL1589 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

Many thanks for your letter.  We are too old and good friends to be afraid to be honest with each other & I cannot pretend...

19411117
VWL1587 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult at the BBC

Dear Adrian

I see in the R. Times1 that you are doing my England2 on Sunday.  It may be too late when you receive...

19411113
VWL1527 BBC Public Statement

BBC Public Statement

The Times, 14th March, 1941

B.B.C. AND FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION

ANTI-WAR AGITATORS ONLY BANNED

The B...

19410314
VWL1526 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to BBC Director General

Sir

I learn from the ‘Times’ of March 8 that the British Broadcasting Corporation has banned the musical compositions of Dr Alan...

19410309
VWL1521 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

I hear that my tune is going to be done early in April -  Please I want Roy Henderson to sing the solo – This is urgent.1...

19410216

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