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Letter No. Titlesort descending Transcribed text Date
VWL1168 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Joy Finzi

Dear Joyce

With ‘haste & care’ indeed!
They are lovely and thank you very much - perhaps they are the last to be picked at...

19370514
VWL2305 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Ref NP/ACF/572 & 572A

Dear Frank

I return proofs of the whirlwind1 there are still 3 small errors (pp 8, 11, 13),...

19470704
VWL3665 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Cordelia Curle

Dear Boo

It was lovely seeing you at the concert – but why only in the distance? Why didn’t you come and speak to me like most of my other...

19571015
VWL3539 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Michael Kennedy

Dictated.

My dear Michael,

As regards Old Hundredth – would it be possible to print the tune – or at all events explain its true...

19570820
VWL2164 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Norman Peterkin (OUP)

Dear Peterkin

I have made a setting (quite short) of ‘the souls of the righteous’ for the Battle of Britain service in July.
-...

19470407
VWL4953 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the Dean of Westminster Abbey

Dear Mr Dean
I shall be pleased to accept your kind invitation to unveil the bust of Blake, after Evensong, about 4pm on November 2nd...

19571015
VWL4688 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to William McKie

Dear McKie,1
I am sending off the Old Hundredth to Novello's via O.U.P. tomorrow morning. I am glad you approve of it.2...

19530208
VWL4689 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to William McKie

Dear McKie
The full score of the "Old Hundredth" will, I hope, be finished to-day. What would you like me to do with it?
I suppose it...

19530211
VWL4954 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to William McKie

Dear Dr McKie
I don't think I can do a Justorum1 - I can't do "pieces d'occasion" - Would the enclosed be any use (I admit that is...

19470221
VWL4955 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to William McKie

Dear Dr McKie
I think that after all I can do you a good souls1 according to you esteemed specification if you still want it. If...

19470303

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