Maconchy, Elizabeth, 1907-1994

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VWL632 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Edward J. Dent

Dear Dent

May I ask you for some advice? A composition pupil of mine at the R.C.M.1 whom I consider very gifted is anxious to go...

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VWL3854 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Grace Williams

Dearest Grace
Yes I've finished up the concerts started some years ago - foolish of me isn't it?
So glad to hear about the 6tet...

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VWL667 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the Royal College of Music

Miss Elizabeth Maconchy has been my pupil for nearly four years. I have great pleasure in testifying to her industry, good character and power to...

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VWL3847 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Grace Williams

Dearest Grace
I'm so glad you are in the 1st 4 - but now you've got to face the old die-hards - & I have little hope
...

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VWL3896 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Grace Williams

Dearest Grace
I like those songs.
I believe I like No 2 (my complaining) best. I've made one or 2 suggestions. In No 3. I should prefer...

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VWL3894 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Grace Williams

Dear Grace
I've read your long letter 3 times. I rejoice to think you are getting every moment of good out of your stay (this sounds priggish...

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VWL3855 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Grace Williams

Dearest Grace
I do hope you were pleased last night - I was - it was masterly & lovely tunes in it - you've been developing on...

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VWL3895 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Grace Williams

Dear Grace
I haven't written to you for a long time - and never answered your long letter about Prague - which I was so glad to have - I've...

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VWL1149 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Anne Macnaghten

My Dear Anne

How splendid of you to be carrying on with the good work.1
I have several suggestions:
(1) Dorothy Gow’s...

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VWL3819 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Grace Williams

Dearest Grace
That will be splendid. I will be at 4 Horbury Crescent at 7.30
And what can be prettier than a simple cotton frock...

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