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VWL1907 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult (BBC)

Dear Adrian

Thank you & your orchestra very much for a fine performance - the clearest I have ever heard - and absolved me from...

19440326
VWL1676 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult (BBC)

Dear Adrian

Do you think it wd be possible to do Gerontius1 with strings & organ only (with possible pfte &...

19420715
VWL1750 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult (BBC)

Dear Adrian

This is most kind of you - 1
It won’t be for some time yet because the orchestration has got to be revised and...

19430215
VWL2112 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult (BBC)

Dear Adrian

(1) I want to thank you and your orchestra and the Philharmonic choir for a fine performance of my 5 T. P’s1 - It...

19501018
VWL1429 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult (BBC)

Dear Adrian

Many thanks for your letter.
I know Toveys death was announced over the wireless - but of course I referred to notice in...

19400815
VWL1760 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult (BBC)

Dear Adrian

You may remember that you adumbrated that you might be able to run through my symphony1 at Bedford some time before...

19430501
VWL1432 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult (BBC)

Dear Adrian

Thank you for a lovely performance of 5 T.P.’s  yesterday.
I find I owe you an apology - Bessy Trevelyan tells me that you...

19400826
VWL1434 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult (BBC)

Dear Adrian

I wish I’d known of this 6 months ago  -  because in a way I feel I’ve already shot my bolt & the M.O.I. are a way behind...

19400902
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”.  ...

19401004
VWL1463 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult (BBC)

Dear Adrian

Here is a suggestion for the patriotic song.1  Please criticize it
(1) Its artistic merit if any
(2) Its...

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