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VWL1518 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Miss E. Price

Dear Madam

The tempo of “Here on my throne” should be about [crotchet] = 72 or a little slower.
Please do not use this opinion...

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VWL2458 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Michael Kennedy

Dear Michael,

Thank you very much for your letter.  I was very much interested in your account of Cheltenham,1 and I am glad you...

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VWL2824 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Michael Kennedy

Dear Michael,

I am so glad you liked my Holst talk.1 In a way I wish it could have been better.
I quite agree with you...

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VWL2828 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Michael Kennedy

My dear Michael,

Saturday afternoon, July 17th – in the Cathedral – I think 3 pm, but I’ll know for certain by the time we meet at...

19540610
VWL3066 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Michael Kennedy

Dear Michael

The horrid truth is that neither Ralph nor I know which is which of the Tudor Portraits.  So appologies!1
What...

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VWL3103 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Alice Sumsion

Dearest Alice,

So sorry not have thanked you sooner for the invitations – we would love to come & see you, but Ralph wants to go to all...

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VWL3105 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Alice Sumsion

My dear Alice,

Here is your handkerchief – thank you so much for all the mopping – there’s not the ghost of a mark on my dress.
We did...

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VWL3107 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Michael and Eslyn Kennedy

My dears

The photographs are fun. Thank you so much for them.  It is nice to hear your raspberries welcomed you home with immense crops. ...

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VWL3318 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Michael Kennedy

Michael dear,

Ralph likes it very much – I've queried palan, because palanquin didn’t seem to fit pean or psalm I guess?  Also added a note...

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VWL3345 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gerald Finzi

Dear Gerald,

Thank you very much for the Romance.1 Judging from looking at it, it seems to me that it ought to go from the...

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