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VWL1280 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

Many thanks for your letter.1 I am telling Isobel2 what you say & asking her to write to you.  It is...

19340819
VWL1589 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

Many thanks for your letter.  We are too old and good friends to be afraid to be honest with each other & I cannot pretend...

19411117
VWL1901 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

I never thanked you for sending me on Sibelius’s message – I was much touched by it.1
Your improvisation at the...

19440305
VWL1902 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

I shd like to come to Bedford very much - But 10.0 on 22nd is impossible from here - However I could...

19440309
VWL1323 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

I have arranged for the duettists to go through the symphony again at the R.C.M. at 5.30 on Friday next Nov 2nd.
In case...

19341028
VWL2767 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

Thank you so much for your letter about “Vibrato”.1 I have decided to put nothing into the score2. If...

19480610
VWL909 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

Many thanks for your letter - Probably the inchoate (piano1) concerto2 had better stand over and ...

19310405
VWL954 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

How very nice of you to write. I had no idea you were there - I wish I had seen you.1
It would indeed give me...

19310920
VWL972 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

H. Cohen wants to propose my Concerto for the Phil and Manchester next season.1
As I once offered it to the B.B...

19311117
VWL1750 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult (BBC)

Dear Adrian

This is most kind of you - 1
It won’t be for some time yet because the orchestration has got to be revised and...

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