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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...

19420311
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...

19420323
VWL1641 Memorandum from Norman Peterkin to Sir Humphrey Milford

Sir Humphrey S. Milford1
                                                                  VAUGHAN WILLIAMS

I...

19420424
VWL1659 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Norman Peterkin

Dear Mr Peterkin

The history of the “Hymn for Airmen” is as follows - Lord Lytton, through Sir Hugh Allen, asked me to make a setting of...

19420501
VWL1661 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Norman Peterkin

Dear Peterkin

I return the proofs of the hymn.1
You did not return me the typescript of the words, so I have had difficulty...

19420516
VWL1669 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Norman Peterkin (OUP)

Dear Peterkin

Since passing the enclosed as correct I have had doubts about the title - since you tell me there are about 50 airmens hymns...

19420531
VWL1675 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Norman Peterkin (OUP)

Dear Peterkin

I find I never answered your queries of June 11 about my men’s voice carol arrangements.1
(1)  Dives and...

19420714
VWL1679 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Norman Peterkin

Dear Peterkin

I was very much upset by all this trouble with Stainer & Bell - but we must not judge the rights and wrongs of the case...

19420809
VWL1681 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Norman Peterkin (OUP)

Dear Peterkin

It has occured1 to me that the prelude to my “49th Parallel” music might make a good unison song. 
The metre...

19420825
VWL1686 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Norman Peterkin

Dear Peterkin,

The position is this with regard to Co[a]stal Command, Muir Mathieson is making a suite out of the music which he conducts...

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