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With Keith Falkner, baritone, and director of the Royal College of Music, relating to: the recital at the Grotrian Hall, London, in Oct 1927, and MK's attempts to discover which 7 of RVW's 8 Housman Songs were sung by Joan Elwes; the first performance of the oratorio, Sancta Civitas on 7 May 1926; RVW's letters regarding his visit to Cornell University [New York] in 1954; the first performances in America and New Zealand of the song, Menelaus [on the Beach at Pharos].

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the RVW letters relating to the New York visit which were lent to MK by Falkner are now held at Cornell University.