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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
VWL1300 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian
I expect this won’t arrive in time – the sounding notes should be

...

19380506
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
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
VWL812 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

(a) On Wednesday night I tried to ring up G.H.  on the intermal but cd get no reply
(b) Last night I tried to get to you...

19351124
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
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
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

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