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VWL2020 Oxford University Press file note on Ralph Vaughan Williams's English version of Bach's B minor Mass by Norman Peterkin

Vaughan Williams came to discuss his Bach B minor mass scheme1 with NP. Foss’ report of Oct 29th was read out to him & a copy given...

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VWL1641 Memorandum from Norman Peterkin to Sir Humphrey Milford

Sir Humphrey S. Milford1
                                                                  VAUGHAN WILLIAMS

I...

19420424
VWL3466 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Christopher Morris (OUP)

Dear Mr Morris,

We have both been through this most carefully, added a few stage directions, a little more dialogue and made clear the...

19570217
VWL2793 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Dear Alan,

Ralph asks me to say that he would be very grateful if you will get him a set of Child, through the Press, & offset against...

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VWL2795 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Dear Alan,

Thank you very much for the promise of 4gns on publication of This Day.1
As to the songs. Ralph asks me to say...

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VWL3449 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Dear Alan,

Here are the prose dialogue passages of Act 1. now made into narrative verse, as brisk as I can manage.1
...

19561125
VWL4336 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank

Dear Alan,

I write for Ralph about Epithalamion - the first 72 pages will be ready early next week, & the second instalment to follow...

19570118
VWL112 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sir Humphrey Milford

Dear Sir Humphrey
I am writing to Stanton to say that I will look at the book1 when it is ready and decide whether I can act as...

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VWL3779 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sir Humphrey Milford

Dear Sir Humphrey
Yesterday I had a visit from Dr. Stanton of the BBC asking me to be musical adviser to their hymn book.
What they...

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VWL857 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ralph Greaves

Dear Greaves

Certainly the hobgoblins & mediums should not appear in the chorus edition, except, of course, when they sing in the...

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