File AR/3/28 - Letter from Julian Bream.

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GB GB1179 AR-AR/3-AR/3/28


Letter from Julian Bream.


  • 17-Aug-71 (Creation)

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Autograph letter signed from Julian Bream to Isabel Rawsthorne Dated 17 August 1971. Broad Oak, Semley, Shaftesbury, Dorset. Julian Bream writes to Isabel, Rawsthorne's widow, about completing Alan's last composition [R 073: Elegy for guitar], which Julian himself commissioned and hopes to give the first performance of, on February 1972 in the Queen Elizabeth Hall. Julian feels honour bound to give Isabel the commission but has forgotten how much he offered and asks Isabel to let him know.

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