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Letter No. Title Transcribed text Datesort descending
VWL1135 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Frederick Dwelly

Dear Canon Dwelly1

Martin Shaw has shewn me your letter - False accents & ungrammatical pauses are, as you must know,...

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VWL1136 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Percy Dearmer

Dear Dearmer

We had already decided long ago (in deference to someone’s objection) to exclude the tune “Covenanters” from the new S.P....

1930----
VWL1148 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Frederick Dwelly

My Dear Dean1

I need hardly say that I appreciate very much the honour you propose.  Nevertheless I feel that such things are...

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VWL1210 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Mr Burghes (OUP)

Dear Mr Burghes
N. & Co.1 seem to be prevaricating as usual.
As regards Mendelssohn 24.2 This I see was...

19320302
VWL1185 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Diana Awdry

Dear Diana

I loved getting your letter with all your news - the colds are all well & we are in town as I have to be up for “Job” -...

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VWL3779 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sir Humphrey Milford

Dear Sir Humphrey
Yesterday I had a visit from Dr. Stanton of the BBC asking me to be musical adviser to their hymn book.
What they...

19420311
VWL1846 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Norman Peterkin

Dear Peterkin

As usual the BBC are careless and ignorant.
As you say, the words in my Anthem are not from ‘Recessional’ but...

19440101
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