Irving, Ernest, 1878-1953

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VWL2377 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Barbirolli

Dear John

You will remember when you were last in London I talked about a new orchestral work I wanted to show you.  I tried it through on...

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VWL2378 Letter from Ernest Irving to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear R.V.W.

I don’t think you need be afraid of the Intermezzo. The opening of the Symphony is grim and heroic; the end of it sad and...

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VWL2379 Letter from Ernest Irving to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear R.V.W.

If I were only twenty years younger and of the other sex I should join the ladies and call you “Uncle Ralph”!
I am...

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VWL2382 Letter from Ernest Irving to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear R.V.W.

After a final and careful read-through I cannot find any reason to alter my first opinion.
The work is, like its subject,...

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VWL2407 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Frank Howes

Dear Howes

I meant to have sent you what you wanted before I went abroad - but I cd not find them.  The only authentic...

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VWL2423 Letter from Ernest Irving to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear R.V.W.

Thank you for your letter. The only person so far as I know who sees any likeness between the Sixth Symphony and the Scott...

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VWL2460 Letter from Ernest Irving to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear R.V.W.

I hope you do not suppose for one moment that your modesty is any defence! The worst you are capable of is better than the best...

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VWL2468 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Hubert Foss

Dear Hubert

In answer to your two letters:
1st. The Bridal Day: Stanford Robinson asked to see this some months ago and I sent it to...

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VWL2472 Letter from Ernest Irving to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear R.V.W.

Arktos has defeated them, so why don’t you call it “The Brumas Concerto”, though then I suppose they would associate it with a...

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VWL2482 Letter from Ernest Irving to Ralph Vaughan Williams

For 10/10/52

May you stroll about the quatre vingts for as long as you are interested.
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