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VWL1182 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Julian Herbage at the BBC

Dear Mr Herbage

Thank you for your letter.1
My ‘Four Hymns’  belong properly to Tenor so I should prefer to have Mr Wilson...

19340118
VWL1184 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Julian Herbage

Dear Mr Herbage

Many thanks for your letter and complete programme and I note that you are hoping to engage Miss Silk.1 I should...

19340128
VWL716 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sir Adrian Boult (BBC)

PP./ACB

Dear Adrian

Certainly - I think it a v. good plan.1   By the way is it possible to get in to any of Toscanini’s...

19340520
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
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
VWL1263 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to W.W. Thompson

Dear Mr Thompson

I have noted the date Thursday September 27th of September.1 As to conducting, if I conduct the two new items...

19340617
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
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
VWL1288 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Diana Awdry

My dear Diana

I know that Uncle R is going to write to you - He is still hopeful about getting to Gloucester. We shall know more definitely...

19340828
VWL1312 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to W.W. Thompson at the BBC

Dear Sir

I see in the current Radio Times that my “Fantasia on a theme of Tallis” is described as “Fantasy” - I hope that in the programme...

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