Aldwinckle, Eric, Letter, 17 March 1944

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Description: 
Letter to Harry Somers

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Case Study: 
Creative Dialogue Across the Ocean: Eric Aldwinckle’s Letters to Harry Somers
Creator: 
Aldwinckle, Eric
Source: 
letter
Date: 
17 March 1944
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Contributer: 
McMaster University Libraries
Rights: 
Copyright, public domain: McMaster University owns the rights to the archival copy of the digital image in TIFF format. Reproduced with the kind permission of Margaret Bridgman.

Identifier: 
00001592
Language: 
eng
Type: 
image
Format: 
jpg
Transcript: 

Mar 17 1943 [should be 1944]
Dear Harry,
I know you have been busy, don't apologise. I am glad to hear from just as you have the time and inclination to write.
Thanks for your faith in me. You will like a few things I have done.
You have had a job of copying haven't you? What a grand experience for you though. You will absorb much knowledge through this experience I should think. It was inevitable both the opportunity and your ability to do it.
Good old Godden. He is going along splendidly. He deserves too.
Thanks for sending me the pieces you have written. I am looking forward. I am also looking forward to hearing 'Memorial'. True there is music in the theme of that painting as indeed I find in any of the good paintings, I do. Oh Harry I do wish you could experience some of my experiences. I want to write in sound "Return from Berlin" as well as paint it. There is a strange new music surrounding me which has not been heard yet, but I fear I will not have the ability left to put it down when I have time and means. Perhaps I shall lose the little ability I had. However it is second best wonderful to hear it in the