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VWL3397 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Edmund Rubbra

Dear Edmund,

Thank you and Antoinette so much for your telegram, and you for your letter.  It was a fine performance.  I am glad you...

19560506
VWL3411 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gerald Finzi

Dear Gerald,

On the advice of my accountant I have decided [to] use the money coming from my performing fees to endow a fund for the...

19560531
VWL3345 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gerald Finzi

Dear Gerald,

Thank you very much for the Romance.1 Judging from looking at it, it seems to me that it ought to go from the...

19560628
VWL3357 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Edmund and Antoinette Rubbra

Dear Edmund, and Antoinette,

Thank you so much for your letter, and you know how I value your appreciation.We were desolated not to be...

19560722
VWL3434 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Edmund Rubbra

Dear Edmund,

I suppose you have heard of the proposed Holst concert?1 - to be given by the L.P.O. on December 10th, which Adrian...

19561013
VWL3441 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Edmund Rubbra

Dear Edmund,

I posess Beethoven’s tuning fork, which was passed from hand to hand, direct from Beethoven to Gustav Holst, who left it in...

19561021
VWL3443 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Edmund Rubbra

Dear Edmund,

I am so glad that you will accept the tuning fork.1 Now I want you to do another thing for me.  Arthur Bliss and...

19561025
VWL3664 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Cordelia Curle

My dear Cordelia

It would be lovely to see you on Sunday. I shall be more or less normal by then – all the tubes & stitches were taken...

19570822
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
VWL3592 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Edmund Rubbra

Dear Edmund

Thank you for your composition of Friday.  It gives me great pleasure to think that the younger composers wish to connect my...

19571016

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