Ireland, John, 1879-1962

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VWL4454 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to René Gatty

Dear Herr Gatty
I am writing to tell you that we have found a Wohnung & our address after Saturday will be
16 North Street
...

18980421
VWL178 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Ralph Wedgwood

Dear Randolph

I am sending you these small press notices of Ralph's Heroic Elegy wh was played at a college concert last...

19010325
VWL4291 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Martin Shaw

Dear Martin
Thank you so much for both the books.  'Song Time'1 & the Hymns.  I was delighted to see the cuckoo again also to...

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VWL4299 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Martin Shaw

Dear Martin
Thank you very much for writing to me.  I had better put the difficulties first (I always get to work that way).
First...

191603--
VWL3848 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Grace Williams

Dearest Grace
I sent the music etc off  to Stainer yesterday Tuesday & had an acknowledgement.
I wrote you a new testimonial...

1930----
VWL1055 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gustav Holst

Dear Gustav

You are not missing much by being indoors these last few days - Hail & snow - & our poor flowers all bitten by the...

19330415
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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VWL5001 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Harold Child

Dear Harold
I feel very ungrateful and pernickety - but do we want fierce warlike words for that very sentimental unwarlike tune?
What...

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VWL1914 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Ireland

Dear John

I want to thank you for your beautiful work,1 both for my self and the choir who loves and admires it - They were a...

19440510
VWL2027 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Ireland

Dear John

That is a fine work - one of your best - & it is the best [of] you all the way through - so many works by most composers only...

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