Letter from Gustav Holst to Vally Lasker

Scope and Content

Sends her a sketch of the opening of 'Saturn' [included]. Asks her to rule the bars for the piece and to begin scoring it. Also mentions the scoring of the 'Japanese Suite', composed 1915, a sketch of the tune of which is written on the back of the Saturn sketch. Also mentions rough sketches of Neptune and Uranus, both referred to by their symbols. Addressed from St Paul's Girls' School, London.

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