Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883

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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...

18971013
VWL232 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gustav Holst

Dear V.H.

We are both most awfully glad about F. Thompson1 and your songs - it was brought about by a certain Miss Noel2...

1898----
VWL201 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ralph Wedgwood

Dear Randolph

Do write and tell me some news of Felix.1 I only heard about it all in a letter from home this morning - You must...

189802--
VWL133 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ralph Wedgwood

Telegraphic address:
Williams ‘Gaolways’ London1

My dear Randolph

You are really magnificent! We were glad to get...

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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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VWL645 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Robert Longman

Dear Bobby

I spent yesterday in bed - nursing a cold - so I decided to try and answer your long & splendid letter of a long time ago....

193712--
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...

19490525
VWL5032 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Buckland

Dear Buckland
For our old friendships sake here is this - but
(a) not a loan but a gift - I do no want to hang a millstone round your...

195-1020
VWL2445 Letter from Rutland Boughton to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear Ralph

Of course Shaw was ridiculous.  He set out to be.  Would you have had him build a vatican, and pretend to be infallible? Shaw...

19520703
VWL3298 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Michael and Eslyn Kennedy

Dearest Michael & Eslyn

Lovely letters – one about the Partita came in from Ischia.  We had a day in Naples & went to Amalfi,...

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