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VWL2625 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

I should, of course, love you to give a first performance of something of mine, and if I ever write anything more for orchestra...

19530128
VWL4687 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to William McKie

Dear McKie
You were talking the other day about representing Australian composers in your programme, when I mentioned Stanley Bate. I think...

19521119
VWL2438 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the Editor of the Bournemouth Daily Echo.

Sir,

A wise man once said that he would prefer to be Socrates discontented than to be a hog contented. The Town Council of Bournemouth...

19520624
VWL2365 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the Editor of The Times

Sir,

The Composer’s Guild of Great Britain most ardently supports the protests against the closing down of the Crown Film Unit. “Crown”,...

19520204
VWL2354 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Arthur Benjamin

Dear Arthur

I have been thinking a lot about the possibility of a run-through of your opera, and I was wondering if we could appeal to the...

19520109
VWL2331 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gerald Finzi

Dear Gerald 

Will you thank Mr. Court for his very kind letter.
I very much fear that on March 5th. I shall be right in the middle of...

19511218
VWL2296 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Anthony Scott

Dear Tony

I am sending your Sinfonietta to Boyd Neel with an accompanying letter.
If he won’t do it we must try someone else. I...

19511114
VWL4778 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Louis Boyd Neel

Dear Mr. Boyd Neel,
I am taking the liberty of sending you a score by Anthony Scott. I heard it rehearsed the other day at a private...

19511114
VWL2267 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Anthony Scott

Dear Scott

On second thoughts. I think it would be a good plan for me to look at your score again. I shall be busy most of September,1...

19510818
VWL2266 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Anthony Scott

Dear Scott

Ursula has shown me your letter. I do not think I can do much more about your Concerto, but we will try and arrange a meeting...

19510815

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