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VWL3646 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian
I want to thank you and your merry men (and women) for a fine performance. I believe you rang up some time about the tempo of the...

194405--
VWL3379 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

My dear Adrian,

I want to say, once again, that it was a fine performance of a fine work, played by a fine orchestra under a fine conductor...

19580209
VWL4615 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Personal
Dear Adrian
I hear a rumour that my Pfte Concerto is to have a studied performance.
- In case there is any truth in...

19350927
VWL1093 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

There seem to be two essentials of great conducting
(1) Faithfulness to the composer
(2) The power of the conductor...

19361022
VWL5196 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

That was the best ever1
Thankyou all 1000 times

Yrs
RVW


1. VW is referring to Boult's...

19440802
VWL1519 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

I tried to ring you up this morning to say “thank you” for a very fine performance last night.q
I decided in...

19390302
VWL3450 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

My dear Adrian,
 I think your idea of changing the order of the programme for the Holst Concert, and putting The Morning of the Year second,...

19561201
VWL3306 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

It was a fine performance of Sancta by you and your singers and players the other night - the tempi, the balance, - everything...

19580408
VWL1871 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

Thankyou very much for your letter
- 1st I want to say thankyou for a splendid performance1 & the chorus...

19450201
VWL2773 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

                                       Symphony in E. minor.1

I listened to the broadcast the other...

19480624

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