Blake, William, 1757-1827

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VWL923 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gwen Raverat

Dear Gwen

You have reason to be very proud of yourself for your beautiful realization of Blake - and I was pleased to find that my music...

19310712
VWL4135 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Christopher le Fleming

Dear Le Fleming

Nos 3, 9, 10, 11, 13 & 17 are 1st rate.
No  1.  Good but not suitable for children
No  2  1st part v. good...

1933----
VWL1438 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ursula Wood

My Dear

Thank you for the timely present & for your father’s address which may be very useful.1
I know the Blake poems...

19400923
VWL4692 Letter from Ernest Irving to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear V.W.
I listened attentively to both the broadcasts1, and enjoyed them very much.
The Partita is very hard on the back...

19480321
VWL2601 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Victor Sheppard

Dear Mr Sheppard1

...
Can you hear our BBC programmes? my husband's masque “Job” has just been given at Covent Garden with...

19480523
VWL2445 Letter from Rutland Boughton to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear Ralph

Of course Shaw was ridiculous.  He set out to be.  Would you have had him build a vatican, and pretend to be infallible? Shaw...

19520703
VWL3213 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Eugene Goossens

Dear Goossens

I listened with much interest to your Apocalypse last night, especially as I once set some of these words myself.1...

19551030
VWL4953 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the Dean of Westminster Abbey

Dear Mr Dean
I shall be pleased to accept your kind invitation to unveil the bust of Blake, after Evensong, about 4pm on November 2nd...

19571015
VWL3665 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Cordelia Curle

Dear Boo

It was lovely seeing you at the concert – but why only in the distance? Why didn’t you come and speak to me like most of my other...

19571015
VWL3561 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Geoffrey Keynes

Dear Geoffrey

I was so sorry I could not come on Sunday,1 but you, with your great knowledge and deep understanding of Blake...

19571126

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