Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897

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VWL284 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to The Musician

The Romantic Movement and its Results

The death of Brahms has revived in all its vigour the old controversy on the subject of classical and...

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VWL134 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Edwin Evans

Dear Mr Evans1

I was born 1872
Went to Trinity College Cambridge 1892-95.
Studied R.C.M. 1890-2 and l895-6.
...

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VWL141 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ralph Wedgwood

Dear Randolph

You've hit the nail on the head - I'm painfully conscious that I can't do the “C. Major” - when I try it turns out rot...

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VWL337 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Edward J. Dent

Dear Dent

Many thanks for your letter - I wish I could come to hear the Marlowe Society - This is my busiest time of the year - I am off on...

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VWL580 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Blackwood McEwen

Dear Mr McEwen

It was a great pleasure to me to receive the copy of the Brahms Clarinet Sonatas from your father’s library.1 Up...

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VWL955 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Diana Awdry

Dear Diana

LHMC1 Towns want to do part of Parry’s Judith - Novellos will print us off 350 copies for £45 & 500 for £55 - we...

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VWL1462 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Edward J. Dent

Dear Dent

Many thanks for your book.1 I did not write before because I wanted to read it carefully more than once. It seems to...

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VWL3948 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to George Frederick McCleary

Dear McCleary

I return your typescript. There are one or two doubtful points:

(1). I cannot believe that I ever said I did not like...

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VWL3947 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to George Frederick McCleary

Dear McCleary
I am sorry this is giving you so much trouble. I suggest, with regard to "Tristan" you should leave out any reference to my...

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VWL2968 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Miss Watkins

Dear Miss Watkins1,

Thank you very much for your kind letter, and for the precious relic of Brahms2 which you have...

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