Schumann, Robert, 1810-1856

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VWL284 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to The Musician

The Romantic Movement and its Results

The death of Brahms has revived in all its vigour the old controversy on the subject of classical and...

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VWL141 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ralph Wedgwood

Dear Randolph

You've hit the nail on the head - I'm painfully conscious that I can't do the “C. Major” - when I try it turns out rot...

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VWL1082 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Elizabeth Maconchy

Dearest Betty

(Or am I to call you Betsy – I think I prefer Betty as I’ve always called you that.)
I went to the studio last night –...

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VWL3002 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Arthur Butterworth

Dear Mr Butterworth

Thank you very much for your letter. Your name means much to me because one of my greatest friends was George...

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VWL3348 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Michael Kennedy

My dear Michael,

I am dictating this from my bed.  I am perfectly well, but the doctor says I must not put my foot down till I am cured of...

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