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VWL488 Letter from Lucy Broadwood to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear Ralph,

Thank you a million times for the gorgeously beautiful Symphony you gave us on Thursday.1  I hope that some of our...

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VWL589 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gustav Holst

Dear Gustav

I feel I want to write & put down (chiefly for my own benefit) why I felt vaguely dissappointed after the Phil (so you need...

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VWL851 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gustav Holst

Dear Gustav,

I was distressed not to see you last night.1 I know you hate it all - but we had to tell you in public that we know...

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VWL964 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Edward J. Dent

Dear Dent

I am a fearful nuisance - but there are Phil: rehearsals1 on Dec 1 & 2 at 2.0 p.m. & as B Cameron2...

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VWL972 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

H. Cohen wants to propose my Concerto for the Phil and Manchester next season.1
As I once offered it to the B.B...

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VWL3782 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Horace Edward Randerson

Dear Randerson
If I remember right the English Hymnal has metronome marks which will give you the tempo which I considered right 30 years ago...

19360517
VWL4720 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Keith Douglas

Dear Mr Keith Douglas
I think I could do you a short coronation piece if the Society1 could give me (1) a large chorus (2) 6 or 8...

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VWL4723 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Keith Douglas

Dear Mr Keith Douglas1
The "Flourish for a coronation" is now with the printers.
I should much like to know what arrangements...

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VWL4724 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Miss Wadham

Dear Miss Wadham
I am very sorry that an engagement in the country prevents my accepting the kind invitation of your committee1...

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VWL4725 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Keith Douglas

Dear Keith1
I have just discovered a fearful mistake in the programme note
MULLINAR nor ER2
-...

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