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VWL1527 BBC Public Statement

BBC Public Statement

The Times, 14th March, 1941

B.B.C. AND FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION

ANTI-WAR AGITATORS ONLY BANNED

The B...

19410314
VWL1587 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult at the BBC

Dear Adrian

I see in the R. Times1 that you are doing my England2 on Sunday.  It may be too late when you receive...

19411113
VWL1589 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

Many thanks for your letter.  We are too old and good friends to be afraid to be honest with each other & I cannot pretend...

19411117
VWL1591 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Leonard Isaacs (BBC)

Dear Mr. Isaacs

As regards the music of the 49th Parallel1 it won’t do as it stands, but I propose to make a Suite...

19411127
VWL1594 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Stanford Robinson (BBC)

Dear Stanford Robinson

I am sorry for my delay in writing to thank you & your colleagues for the P.K.1 Many of my friends...

19411205
VWL1603 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Leonard Isaacs (BBC)

Dear Isaacs

I have been talking to Muir1 on the phone and he urges me to send you the prelude to 49th || l 2   for...

19411216
VWL1610 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult (BBC)

Dear Adrian

I dare say you have heard Gustav’s  masque “The Vision of Dame Christian” which he wrote for St Pauls Girls School....

19411218
VWL1626 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Stanford Robinson (BBC)

Dear Stanford Robinson,

Many thanks for your letter.1
I wish you could find me a first class librettist.  The really good...

19420104
VWL1637 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Arthur Bliss (BBC)

Dear Arthur1

Some years ago I wrote a brass band piece (which is still in my cupboard)
Overture to Henry V founded on the...

19420322
VWL1672 BBC internal memorandum from Kenneth A. Wright, BBC

As you know, Vaughan Williams will be 70 on the 12th October, and the Home Service plans a week’s celebration – one programme each evening, ending...

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