Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Julian Herbage (BBC)

Letter No.: 
Dec 4 [1934]

The White Gates,
Westcott Road,

Dear Mr Herbage

In confirmation of our telephone conversation this morning my programme for December 28 will be –
(1)  Comedy Overture – Elizabeth MacConchy1

(2)  Two Psalms for solo voice and small orchestra – Grace Williams
Super Flumina
In Convertendo
Singer Megan Thomas (?)

(3)  Concertino in F    R.O. Morris
Allegro Moderato
Poco lento
Allegretto con anima.

(4) Two Pieces R. Milford
Prelude on ‘St Columba’
May in the Greenwood.

(5) Five Mystical Songs2 R. Vaughan Williams
for baritone solo and chorus
(a) Easter
(b) I got me flowers
(c) Love bade me welcome
(d) The call
(e) Antiphone
Singer Roy Henderson

The timings are as follows:-
(1)  Overture 5 minutes
(2)  Psalms  7 minutes
(3)  Concertino 13 minutes
(4)  2 pieces 5 minutes
(5)  Songs  16 minutes
 Total  46 minutes
Yours sincerely

R Vaughan Williams

1. sic.
2. Catalogue of Works 1911/2.

Location of original letter:

Shelfmark of original letter: 
File 910, VW artist
General notes: 

Year taken from context; see VWL1327 and VWL1337.
In the hand of AVW signed by VW.

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