England--Manchester

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VWL4250 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Joan and Martin Shaw

Dearest Joan & Martin
Ralph says I must explain all our cunning to you.  For years he has been paying vast supertax for the Chancellor to...

19580226
VWL3399 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Michael Kennedy

Dear Michael,

Thank you so much for your fine notice of the concert.1 I am still worrying a little about the last movement I...

19560513
VWL3392 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Simona Pakenham

My dear Simona,

It was most sweet of you to give me that delightful fiddler.1 I wish we had seen more of each other in...

19560506
VWL4588 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Richard Standen

Dear Mr Standen,
Scores safely arrived. Thank you very much for your beautiful singing, both in the St John and the St Matthew.1...

19560326
VWL5099 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Cruft

Dear Mr Cruft1
MY wife has shewn me your kind invitation - unfortunately I have to be in Manchester that day conducting the...

19560225
VWL3286 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Michael Kennedy

My dear Michael,

You know I value your opinion on musical things very much, and your approval has much heartened me.1
It...

19560210
VWL3976 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Roy Douglas

Dear Roy,
We have to go up to Manchester on an early train on Feb 6th as Ralph is taking a rehearsal of the Passion1 at 6.30,...

19560130
VWL3258 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Michael and Eslyn Kennedy

My dear Michael & Eslyn,

What a dreary beginning this year has had – I do hope you are both getting better.  We started with hideous (...

19560119
VWL3086 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Margery Cullen

Dear Margery, 

I think it most important that the next Festival should take place without me being present, at all events officially.  That...

19550502
VWL3085 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Margery Cullen

Dear Margery, 

                                               Very confidential
 
I have been invited to conduct the Passion at...

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