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VWL896 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Diana Awdry

Dear Diana

A brain wave!
I have to be in London to conduct the band at the Albert Hall EFDS1 demonstration on the 10th...

19310104
VWL3028 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Maud Karpeles

Dictated

Dear Maud

I am returning the folk-song arrangements which I have been through.
I am horrified to discover that you...

1934----
VWL1209 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Walter Goodchild

Dear Mr. Goodchild1
It was a great pleasure to receive your letter and to know that you were able to listen in to the Albert Hall...

19380526
VWL1386 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sir Henry Wood

Dear Sir Henry

Many thanks for your kind letter1. It was indeed a privilege to be able to take a share in expressing the...

19381009
VWL1862 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sir Henry Wood

Dear Wood

I agree that the oboe concerto would not be suitable for the Albert Hall - would you tell me (quite at your leisure) whether you...

19440205
VWL1925 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Fritz Hart

Dear Fritz

I was very glad to get your letter and know that you are still alive and safe.
We keep going here as well as may be...

19440813
VWL4680 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Cordelia Curle

Belov Boo
R came home at 1.am - very gay. First of all his pages behaved à merveille & the orchestra backed him up well. The Times says...

19461107
VWL4776 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Malcolm Sargent

Dear Malcolm
It was a fine performance both times - my 3d was better behaved than usual on the 2d time &...

1949----
VWL3137 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Mrs Isidore Schwiller

Dear Mrs Schwiller1

May I have a line to say how Isidore is progressing? It is very sad to think he will not be playing when I...

19491013
VWL1971 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Dear Frank

The W.I are an almighty nuisance1 - Nevertheless perhaps I ought to be getting busy with the orchestration2...

19500108

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