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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
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...

19350626
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
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
VWL1805 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

Sorry for the delay in answering. I didn’t even know the L.S.1 was down for performance, so I didn’t tear my hair...

19430924
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...

19410216
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

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

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