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VWL2612 Letter from Michael Kennedy to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear Uncle Ralph,

Eslyn and I were both thrilled by “Antartica” and by the warm reception it has been accorded, and we were more than...

19530118
VWL2703 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Michael Kennedy

Dear Michael,

Thank you so much for your letter and Prospectus with your article which I have enjoyed reading very much.1
...

19530711
VWL2714 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Michael and Eslyn Kennedy

Dear Michael and Eslyn,

Thank you so much for your delightful letter.  John and his orchestra1 were in fine form last night and...

19530827
VWL2822 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Michael and Eslyn Kennedy

My dear Eslyn & Michael,

I can’t remember your Worcester plans, if any.  I murmured something to Meriel Kittermaster about your coming...

19540530
VWL3085 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Margery Cullen

Dear Margery, 

                                               Very confidential
 
I have been invited to conduct the Passion at...

19550429
VWL3108 Letter from Sir Arthur Penn to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear Dr. Vaughan Williams,

Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother visited Norfolk last week in order, amongst other things, to attend the King’s...

19550804
VWL4487 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Nancy Evans

Dearest Nancy
I am shocked to hear that you have heard nothing from the Halle: I have written to them to blow them up - I do hope it...

19551003
VWL3203 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Dear Frank,

The only trouble about the symphony is that it is just possible* though very unlikely that I might want to rescore it...

19551009
VWL3265 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Barbirolli

Dear Glorious John1

I expect it was really your magic, but if you approve, I propose not to scrap the symphony.1 I...

19560210
VWL3313 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Barbirolli

Dear John,

It was good of you to telegraph.  I can’t express how I appreciate your kindness in allowing me to try my ’prentice hand on your...

19560326

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