Ralph Vaughan Williams in London - 3 April, 1930

from Letter from Vaughan Williams to Holst, 4 April 1930, page 74:

The Lament & Ground are splendid - I'm not quite so sure about the scherzo - and even that boils down to not being quite sure about the 6/8 tune.

cite as

Gustav Holst and Ralph Vaughan Williams, Letter from Vaughan Williams to Holst, 4 April 1930. In Imogen Holst and Ursula Vaughan Williams (ed.), Heirs and rebels (London, ), p. 74. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1406809321628 accessed: 3 February, 2023

location of experience: London

Listeners

Ralph Vaughan Williams
Composer
1872-1958

Listening to

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Double Concerto
written by Gustav Holst
performed by Royal Philharmonic Society

Experience Information

Date/Time 3 April, 1930
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

This was the first performance of Holst's Double Concerto. The Royal Philharmonic Society's Gold Medal was presented to Holst after the premiere.


Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:22:01 +0100
Approved on Sun, 13 Mar 2016 12:59:35 +0000