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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
VWL1320 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Owen Mase (BBC)

Dear Mr Mase1

I am sorry I cannot spare my symphony2 at the moment. But I gather from your letter that a list of the...

19341018
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
VWL1327 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Aylmer Buesst (BBC)

Dear Mr Buesst

                                Concert Dec 281
                                   Programme

I...

19341114
VWL1337 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Julian Herbage

Dear Mr Herbage

Many thanks for your letter.
Please note that the name of the first Milford piece is “Prelude on ‘St Columba’” (not...

19341118
VWL1339 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Hubert Foster Clark (BBC)

Dear Mr Foster Clark

Many thanks for your letter.  I shd prefer the 4 hymns1 (they are pfte & viola...

19341127
VWL1341 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Julian Herbage (BBC)

PP/JH.

Dear Mr Herbage

I agree that if it is definitely settled that you put Miss Williams’ Overture1 into the programme...

19341202
VWL1344 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Julian Herbage (BBC)

Dear Mr Herbage

In confirmation of our telephone conversation this morning my programme for December 28 will be –
(1)  Comedy Overture...

19341204
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
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

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