Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Matthäuspassion, BWV 244

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VWL2670 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

It was wonderful of you to come the other night, and your praise has been a great stimulus.1
As regards...

19530318
VWL2796 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Michael and Eslyn Kennedy

Dear Michael and Eslyn,

I can hardly tell you what pleasure your letter has given us both.  If you had been, like we were, at the earlier...

19540302
VWL2813 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Michael and Eslyn Kennedy

My dear Michael and Eslyn,

I read your splendid notice in the Daily Telegraph.  You are right certainly in saying that the singers feel the...

19540404
VWL3925 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Eila Mackenzie

Dear Mrs Mackenzie,
If you would like to send me some of the tunes I will see if I can do anything with them; and if I succeed, it will be a...

19540911
VWL4424 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the Treasurer of the Leith Hill Musical Festival

Dear Mr Treasurer
I am anxious this jubilee year to have a specially good performance of the Passion - To achieve that I am suggesting that...

19550113
VWL3085 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Margery Cullen

Dear Margery, 

                                               Very confidential
 
I have been invited to conduct the Passion at...

19550429
VWL3494 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Barbirolli

Passion

VW’s choice for Matthew Passion

Margaret Ritchie
Nancy Evans
Wilfrid Brown (Tenor for arias)
Eric...

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VWL3128 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Michael Kennedy

Dear Michael,

Here is a copy of the Passion which I promised you.1
Love to Eslyn

RVW

I am so glad that you...

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VWL3258 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Michael and Eslyn Kennedy

My dear Michael & Eslyn,

What a dreary beginning this year has had – I do hope you are both getting better.  We started with hideous (...

19560119
VWL3976 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Roy Douglas

Dear Roy,
We have to go up to Manchester on an early train on Feb 6th as Ralph is taking a rehearsal of the Passion1 at 6.30,...

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