Elgar, Edward, 1857-1934

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VWL1191 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Edward Elgar

Dear Elgar

I want to tell you how my choirs of the Dorking Festival are loving preparing “Gerontius” - Greatly daring I suggested it for...

19340219
VWL1237 Letter from Carice Blake to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear Dr. Vaughan Williams

I am so sorry I have delayed so long in writing to you but I only returned home last night after 3 very busy days...

19340425
VWL1262 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Harriet Cohen

Dearest Harriet

Many thanks for the M.S. - I had got the new cadenza etc - what I had not got were the small emendations we...

19340610
VWL804 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Hubert Foss (OUP)

Dear Foss

I have just received a present of an old print in the shape of a portrait of Elinor Rumming with a mug of ale in each hand.1...

19351012
VWL3321 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Philip Henderson

Dear Mr Henderson
Your very kind and appreciative letter makes me feel guilty of discourtesy in not having sent you a copy of my musical...

19370131
VWL4474 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Frank Howes

Dear Howes
In answer to your questions - (N.B. the dates given below are very much guesswork)

P.K1 composed 1927-8....

19370212
VWL1407 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ernest Newman

Dear Mr Newman1

I hope you will forgive my troubling such a busy man as you.
I have received a letter from Mr...

19381113
VWL1429 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult (BBC)

Dear Adrian

Many thanks for your letter.
I know Toveys death was announced over the wireless - but of course I referred to notice in...

19400815
VWL4476 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Frank Howes

Dear Howes
The story is as follows:-
I was going out of Birmingham Town Hall after the 1st performance of Gerontius...

19400927
VWL1551 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Ireland

Dear John

Thankyou for “Sarnia”1 - I think No 1 is beautiful & I liked the simplicity of No 2 so much - I hope you don’t...

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