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VWL2569 Letter from Ernest Irving to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear R.V.W.

I hate to worry you about it, but I have received some press cuttings, two from Manchester and one from “Music & Musicians...

19530108
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
VWL2562 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Dear Frank1

I think we will stick to “Antarctica”, even if it is bad Italian. It ought to be good and it is their fault if it is...

19521231
VWL2380 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Arthur Benjamin

Dear Arthur

I am so sorry I cannot come on March 21st as I have to be in Manchester.  I am particularly sorry because John Buckland was...

19520316
VWL3391 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Beryl Lock

My Dear Beryl

Thankyou both so much for your good wishes - it was a fine performance - everyone was so nice and gave us a fine supper party...

19560503
VWL3406 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Dora Foss

Dear Dora

I have never answered your letter which came to me at Manchester - and got mixed up with my luggage.
You know that I always...

19560520
VWL3393 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Elizabeth Maconchy

Dear Betty and Billy,

It was dear of you both to think of me in Manchester, I am very glad you like my new tune.1
...

19560506
VWL3355 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Evelyn Barbirolli

My dear Evelyn,

It was wonderful of John to send us that splendid telegram.1  I am so glad you were with him, and you know, what...

19560722
VWL3395 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Herbert Howells

Dear Herbert, of the Severn1

It was good of you to think of me at Manchester.2 It was a splendid performance. 
...

19560506
VWL3510 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Barbirolli

I send my greeting to “Glorious John”1 - a generous friend and a great conductor.  He has only one fault, for our sakes he must give up...

195710

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