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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...

19420629
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
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
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
VWL1288 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Diana Awdry

My dear Diana

I know that Uncle R is going to write to you - He is still hopeful about getting to Gloucester. We shall know more definitely...

19340828
VWL1800 Letter from Arthur Bliss to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear Ralph,

We are very anxious for you, if you will, to write a Victory Anthem, to be used at the end of the war.  If you would honour us...

19430817
VWL3339 Letter from Charles Parker to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear Dr. Vaughan Williams,

I am very much in need of your help and advice.  You will, I hope, remember me as the producer of the Elgar...

19580221
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
VWL1933 Letter from James W. Welch (BBC) to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear Dr Vaughan Williams

Many thanks for your letter of September 8th. We are all very excited about the Victory Anthem1...

19440912
VWL748 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to A. Wynn (BBC)

A.P./A.W.

Dear Sir

I have today received a contract form offering me an engagement to conduct at the Promenade Concerts on September...

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