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VWL5121 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Serge Koussevitsky

Dear Mr. Koussevitsky
Thank you very much for your kind letter - I am very sorry that I am not to have the honour of a performance of my...

19351203
VWL4773 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Isidore Schwiller

Dear Schwiller
On Tuesday March 24th the Dorking Festival Chorus will perform St. Matthew Passion, Bach.
I...

19351226
VWL4965 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sylvia Spencer

Dear Sylvia
Gooseens can't play at Dorking this year - so will you please play 1st?  I am asking Joy Boughton to...

19360319
VWL945 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Evelyn Sharp

Dear Mrs Nevinson

I dictate this so as to make it more legible!
I don’t think we need worry too much about the press. The fact remains...

19360522
VWL977 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Hubert Foster Clark (BBC)

Dear Mr. Foster Clark

I listened to the broadcast of ‘Job’1 on Friday with great pleasure.  It came through very well and had...

19360810
VWL981 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear One

It was heavenly to have yours -
(1) from train on way to Hudder & by 2nd post (2) yours from Hereford.
I feel so...

19360831
VWL1091 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to A. Wynn (BBC)

A.P./A.W.

Dear Mr Wynn

If you are still thinking of doing “Dona Nobis”1 on Nov 13th I should like to recommend Miss RENÉE FLYNN if...

19361010
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
VWL554 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Dear Frank

Flourish

Time 12. mins
Orchestra  3 flutes & picc, 2 Ob, 1 Eb clar
2 Bb clar, 1 saxophone, 2 Fag, 1...

193701--
VWL1140 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Evelyn Sharp

Dear Evelyn Sharp

If we cut the journalists in Act 2 we ought to put back the Hobs trio at the beginning of the act.  Also we ought...

19370131

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