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VWL3659 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Cordelia Curle

Dear Boo

I am very sorry I shall not see you on the 16th – but I quite understand.
I propose that Beasley shall call for...

19530107
VWL2927 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Gerald Finzi

Dear Gerald

What with all of this & that I find I have to remake my will,1  & so I wonder if you’d mind looking after...

1953----
VWL3657 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Cordelia Curle

Dear Boo

I have to be in Manchester from Monday Jan 12th to Friday Jan 16th1  – I also have to be in town on Jan 11...

19521210
VWL2519 Letter from Gerald Finzi to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear Uncle Ralph,

There is no room in the world, as you say, for second rate work.  But no work from a first rate mind is ever really...

19521020
VWL2491 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gerald Finzi

Dear Gerald,

There are three things to do with S.O.L.1 -
A. Leave it to its fate. But is this right? there is no room in...

19521019
VWL2489 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gerald and Joy Finzi

Dear Gerald and Joyce,

I have eaten your pears for three days without stopping now, they are delicious.
I have looked at your...

19521014
VWL2410 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gerald Finzi

Thank you very much for the part song, which I judge is all right now.** 
The latest date for the “Elegy” in Oxford is the one you give me,...

19520522
VWL2395 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gerald Finzi

I know Philip Cannon's works for female voices.  I like them up to a point but thought they were almost affectedly simple; also I cannot ask any...

19520416
VWL2376 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gerald Finzi

Dear Gerald

I am sorry for the first page of your letter. I really do not like that mistrust you seem to have felt in your own work.1...

19520312
VWL4540 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gerald Finzi

I think, if the concert comes off at all we had better do Leighton's "Veris Gratia" since the Symphony has already been heard in public in London...

19511227

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