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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...

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VWL1260 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

(1)  I rather dread the idea - but if you think it is right I will do it.1  Perhaps your ‘talks’ manager wd...

19340606
VWL447 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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