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VWL982 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to A. Wynn (BBC)

Dear Sir

I should be glad to conduct  “Dona Nobis Pacem”1 on Nov 13th provided
(1)  I have a full orchestra (...

19360921
VWL1091 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to A. Wynn (BBC)

A.P./A.W.

Dear Mr Wynn

If you are still thinking of doing “Dona Nobis”1 on Nov 13th I should like to recommend Miss RENÉE FLYNN if...

19361010
VWL447 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

dictated

Dear Adrian

On the whole I prefer ‘Job’.1  For one thing I want to make a few slight revisions in the...

19350414
VWL1261 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

I saw Imogen Holst yesterday & she was much distressed at the idea that an early & immature work like the “Ballet Suite...

19340606
VWL1270 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

Several people have expressed surprize to me that the Proms contain no concert devoted to Gustav’s music.1  I have...

19340727
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
VWL1280 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

Many thanks for your letter.1 I am telling Isobel2 what you say & asking her to write to you.  It is...

19340819
VWL1901 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

I never thanked you for sending me on Sibelius’s message – I was much touched by it.1
Your improvisation at the...

19440305
VWL1902 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

I shd like to come to Bedford very much - But 10.0 on 22nd is impossible from here - However I could...

19440309
VWL1323 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

I have arranged for the duettists to go through the symphony again at the R.C.M. at 5.30 on Friday next Nov 2nd.
In case...

19341028

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