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VWL1478 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Leslie Woodgate

Dear Leslie1

Thank you very much for what seemed a fine performance of my 6 songs.2  It is the first time I have...

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VWL1471 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult (BBC)

Dear Adrian

I am so sorry I can’t see my way to spend a night away from home in these circumstances - I know the songs will be all right in...

19401115
VWL1466 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Kenneth Wright (BBC)

Dear Mr. Wright

Many thanks for your letter.
I am so sorry to hear you have been ill.  I hope Foss told you of a provisional Ctee...

19401031
VWL1463 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult (BBC)

Dear Adrian

Here is a suggestion for the patriotic song.1  Please criticize it
(1) Its artistic merit if any
(2) Its...

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VWL1458 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult (BBC)

Dear Adrian

I have been asked by the Home Office to form a Committee to recommend release of interned musicians of “special distinction”.  ...

19401004
VWL1439 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Reginald Thatcher (BBC)

Dear Thatcher

I shd much like the B.B.C to do my tunes - but
(1) I am not yet definitely released by the Proms
(2) I...

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VWL1434 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult (BBC)

Dear Adrian

I wish I’d known of this 6 months ago  -  because in a way I feel I’ve already shot my bolt & the M.O.I. are a way behind...

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VWL1432 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult (BBC)

Dear Adrian

Thank you for a lovely performance of 5 T.P.’s  yesterday.
I find I owe you an apology - Bessy Trevelyan tells me that you...

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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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VWL1412 Talk by Ralph Vaughan Williams on folk song music for the BBC

Talk on folk-song music for BBC
BBC Military Band
Programme: 27th March,
1940, 9.35 p.m.

FOLK-SONG MUSIC – 2

Script...

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