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VWL1471 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult (BBC)

Dear Adrian

I am so sorry I can’t see my way to spend a night away from home in these circumstances - I know the songs will be all right in...

19401115
VWL1877 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult (BBC)

Dear Adrian

Thank you and your players very much for all the trouble they are taking over my string passages.1  Peterkin2...

19450305
VWL1319 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult at the BBC

Dear Adrian

I want you to hear the (F Min) Symph1 on 2 pianos soon because I want to get down to it & wash its face...

19341016
VWL907 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult at the BBC

Dear Adrian

I owe you 2 answers
(1) To your letter of March 10th
I have ½ finished a pfte concerto1 which...

19310322
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
VWL2211 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alec Robertson (BBC)

Dear Mr Robertson,1

I fear I cannot break my rule of not talking about my music.  But why should not Michael Mullinar do the...

19510329
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
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...

19420322
VWL1821 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Arthur Bliss (BBC)

Dear Arthur

Here is a sketch for the “Victory Anthem”1  - If it is at all the sort of thing you are likely to want will you have...

19431215
VWL1327 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Aylmer Buesst (BBC)

Dear Mr Buesst

                                Concert Dec 281
                                   Programme

I...

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