Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Vally Lasker

Letter No.: 
[June 1921]

Central Station Hotel,
Newcastle on Tyne

13 Cheyne Walk
S.W. 3.

Dear Miss Lasker
The Past. Symph1 is practically finished now - cd we possibly have a go at it (with  few friends to listen) one Sat: morning soon.
I'm in London July 2nd - but I expect you will not want that as it is Doclesian day2 - How about July 9th? It wd be v. kind of you & Miss Day3
Yours v. sincerely
R Vaughan Williams

1. Pastoral Symphony
2. sic. i.e. Dioclesian day - there was to be a performance of Purcell's Dioclesian by St Paul's Girls School.
3. Nora Day, a pianist and teacher at St Paul's Girls' School with Vally Lasker. The two pianists often played through VW's works for him before the composition was completed.


Location of original letter:

Shelfmark of original letter: 
MS Mus. 1714/2/5, f. 148
General notes: 

Date estimated from context.