Incomplete letter from Gustav Holst to Edwin Evans

Scope and Content

Discusses performance instructions for 'A Somerset Rhapsody', composed 1906. Specifically mentions 'The sheep-shearing song' and 'High Germany'. Also discusses the form of the piece and the thoughts behind the form. Refers to the first performance of the piece on April 7th 1910 under Edward Mason, and the second performance on 24 June 1910 under Landon Ronald.

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