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VWL2785 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sir Steuart Wilson (BBC)

Dear Steuart1

Yesterday I sent to you by Registered Post, vocal score and libretto of my “Pilgrim’s Progress.”2  Even...

19480812
VWL1861 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sir Henry Wood at the BBC

Dear Wood

I think that you definitely turned down my Concerto for oboe and strings as being unsuitable for the Albert Hall.  With this I...

19440121
VWL2311 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sir Adrian Boult (BBC)

Dear Adrian,

Of course I only meant a message about rehearsal for the secretary. I thought, if necessary, it might strengthen your hand but...

19470730
VWL1514 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sir Adrian Boult (BBC)

Dear Adrian

I heard bits of the S S1 being floated on the air from Stockholm between shouts from Rome and howls from Paris –...

19390130
VWL1560 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sir Adrian Boult (BBC)

Dear Adrian

(1) I would do much to oblige both Mr. Ogilvie & yourself – But I stick to my opinion that I am not the man for this...

19390415
VWL2586 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sir Adrian Boult (BBC)

Dear Adrian

It seems to me to be a scandal that during the Parry celebrations his finest work, “De Profundis”, should not be done....

19480402
VWL1618 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sir Adrian Boult (BBC)

Dear Adrian

I wrote to the D.G.1
Here is his substitutes deputies2 answer.
You will see he has not even...

19391024
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
VWL1620 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sir Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

Many thanks for your letter - I admit gratefully that there has been some good stuff in the last 4t night - but I still...

19391031
VWL3217 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Roger Fiske (BBC)

Dear Mr Fiske,

I don’t mind your recording my talk at all, and I shall do exactly as you advise and ignore the machine!1
...

19551108

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