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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...

19440305
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...

19440309
VWL1323 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

I have arranged for the duettists to go through the symphony again at the R.C.M. at 5.30 on Friday next Nov 2nd.
In case...

19341028
VWL2767 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

Thank you so much for your letter about “Vibrato”.1 I have decided to put nothing into the score2. If...

19480610
VWL909 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

Many thanks for your letter - Probably the inchoate (piano1) concerto2 had better stand over and ...

19310405
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...

19310920
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
VWL1458 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult (BBC)

Dear Adrian

I have been asked by the Home Office to form a Committee to recommend release of interned musicians of “special distinction”.  ...

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