Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928

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VWL222 Letter from Thomas Hardy to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear Sir:

I quite approve of your calling the Soldiers’ song “Buonaparty” that you have set to music from “The Dynasts”.1  ...

19081129
VWL368 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gilbert Murray

Dear Professor Murray

I do not know whether you are at all interested in the work of Mr Cecil Sharp in collecting and spreading...

19110425
VWL335 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Cecil Sharp

Dear Sharp

I can’t tell you how much your letter has delighted me - indeed I feel so excited I can do no work this morning.  I had been in...

191107--
VWL750 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gerald Finzi

Dear Gerald
 
I thought the “New Years Music”1  was beautiful - It just gave me the true Hardy spirit (this will very likely...

19350704
VWL1142 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Gerald Finzi

Dear Gerald

I had looked at your Hardy Songs1 but had not heard them till last night.
How I enjoyed and admired - & I...

19370221
VWL1457 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gerald Finzi

Dear Gerald

We listened to your 2 songs yesterday. You have hit the nail on the head - it ought to be spread abroad that here is the...

19390109
VWL4741 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gerald Cockshott

Dear Mr Cockshott
there are some important omissions in your list
- Gerald Finzi whom I consider the most important of the modern...

19451004
VWL2514 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Joy Finzi

Dear Joyce

We did not forget to listen to the ‘Nocturne’1 and I know that R means to write - for at the end he said ‘beautiful...

19480104
VWL2800 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Miss Molony (BBC)

Dear Miss Molony,

I am sorry to have delayed answering your letter.  I never met Thomas Hardy to speak to so I am afraid I cannot help you...

19540317
VWL3525 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Michael and Eslyn Kennedy

My dears,

Your letter was very nice to get.  Of course myself I’d out Tennyson  (though I like some of him) for Chaucer, every time, &...

19570202
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