Tovey, Donald Francis, 1875-1940

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VWL468 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Donald F. Tovey

Dear Tovey

Thank you very much for your delightful and informative letter.
I wish I could have heard your performance of my P.S.1...

19270303
VWL891 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Peter Montgomery

Dear Peter

I quite agree with Dent’s letter - & I am in the same difficulty as he is about not knowing altogether what your purely...

193006--
VWL183 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Donald Francis Tovey

Dear Tovey

It seems a shame to add to the hosts of letters you must be receiving – I am glad you did not refuse – because it is through...

19350103
VWL691 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to William Rothenstein

Dear Rothenstein

I fear I must ask for my screed back.1
I find from a mutual friend that one passage might give him pain -...

193703--
VWL1174 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Iris Lemare

Dear Iris

Thankyou very much for your letter - I don't agree with you about the lack of material (unless you insist on 1st ...

19370414
VWL1250 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to William Rothenstein

Dear Rothenstein

Thank you so much for your most interesting collection.1
Portraits by such a distinguished artist, of such...

19371101
VWL1446 Letter from Donald Francis Tovey to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear Vaughan Williams,

We are doing the Sea Symphony on Thursday week, and I am writing my usual notes.1  Can you tell me...

19381129
VWL1448 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Donald Francis Tovey

My Dear Donald F

Thursday night was electrifying – even if we’d had 6 rehearsals together it wd have been very good – as it was it...

19381210
VWL1452 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Geoffrey Bush

Dear Bush

I was very glad to have your letter & to hear that all goes well with you at Oxford.
I think you are right not to give...

19381227
VWL1429 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult (BBC)

Dear Adrian

Many thanks for your letter.
I know Toveys death was announced over the wireless - but of course I referred to notice in...

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