Sharp, Cecil J. (Cecil James), 1859-1924

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VWL4818 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Maud Karpeles

Dear Maud
I know I owe £5-0-0 to the Cecil Sharp (memorial bookcase) fund but have lost the letter. Wd you mind sending it on to...

19310701
VWL1046 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to A.H. Fox-Strangways

Dear Foxy,1

Maud has sent me a draft of the life to look at.2  I think it is going to be very good.  My chief...

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VWL4824 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Maud Karpeles

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Dear Maud
Here are my criticisms on Foxy1 in the form of a letter to him which I want you to read and send...

19330220
VWL4826 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Maud Karpeles

Dear Maud
Herewith the screed with a few emendations.
I only doubt about the opening sentence - it was originally written as an ...

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VWL3614 Note on Cecil Sharp's accompaniments of folk songs

Note on Sharp’s accompaniments.

That Sharp was a creative artist his accompaniments clearly show.  His creative impulse came from...

1935----
VWL3622 Memo from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the EFDS Committee

Memo.  From RVW to EFDS Committee on copyright (March 1936)*
There is a good deal of loose thinking about folk-song and dance “belonging to...

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VWL3623 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Maud Karpeles

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Dear Maud

Having preached a sermon to the Ctee I will now proceed to preach one to you in the hopes that like the...

193612--
VWL1307 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Frank Howes

Dear Howes1

Unfortunately I cannot be at the EFDS2 meeting on June 14 as I have for my sins to be in Hamburg.
If...

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VWL4019 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the Performing Right Society

Dear Sir
In reply to your letter of March 19 - I am quite agreeable to the division proposed in your letter.
However, in case it affects...

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VWL4136 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Christopher le Fleming

Dear le Fleming
I don't think "The leaves they shall wither" is a folk-song in the strict sense - neither words nor tune suggest it - i.e....

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