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VWL954 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

How very nice of you to write. I had no idea you were there - I wish I had seen you.1
It would indeed give me...

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VWL972 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

H. Cohen wants to propose my Concerto for the Phil and Manchester next season.1
As I once offered it to the B.B...

19311117
VWL973 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Kenneth Wright (BBC)

Dear Mr Wright

Many thanks for your letter which I have passed on to Miss Cohen1 – Could I have 2 tickets for the next B.B.C...

19311119
VWL975 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Kenneth Wright (BBC)

Dear Mr Wright

I am obliged for your letter1 & will keep the concerto for you – not too early in the year – say...

19311122
VWL1029 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian
I hope very much to be at the rehearsal on Monday – but I may possibly be prevented –
Now what I am frightened about...

19330123
VWL1044 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

I have now sufficiently recovered from the shock of last Wednesday to be able to write to thank you and your orchestra for your...

19330207
VWL1078 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to W.W. Thompson (BBC)

Dear Sir

I note that my Pianoforte Concerto1 is being played at the Promenade Concert on August 22.  If you propose to include...

19330810
VWL1086 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to W.W. Thompson (BBC)

Dear Mr Thompson

Many thanks for programme note which I return herewith.  I am sorry you thought it necessary to call me 10 minutes early...

19330815
VWL1125 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the BBC

Dear Sir

I am obliged for your list of dates of rehearsals and hope to be able to attend them.  I am anxious to hear some of the other...

19331214
VWL1181 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Julian Herbage at the BBC

Dear Mr. Herbage1

I received yesterday a letter from Dr Boult kindly inviting me to conduct a concert of my works on February 18...

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