Rough note

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Signed by Ralph Schwiller [son of Isidore Schwiller, who was a friend of RVW and leader of Leith Hill Orchestra for many years], and describing an occasion when RVW conducted a performance of his London Symphony by Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra in 1953.

Item is quoted in Ursula Vaughan Williams, R.V.W. a biography of Ralph Vaughan Williams (London: Oxford University Press, 1964), p. 337.