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VWL1687 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Norman Peterkin

Dear Peterkin

Excuse wartime paper.
I fear poor old Rowe1 has made a pretty good mess of this.
On page 8 he has copied...

19420908
VWL1694 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Norman Peterkin

Dear Peterkin

It occurs to me that if my “New Commonwealth” comes out I might suggest to Dr Sargent1 performing it...

19420928
VWL1722 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Norman Peterkin

Dear Peterkin

I shd be much obliged if you wd pass this problem on to the O.U.P. authorities who deal...

19421027
VWL1751 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Norman Peterkin

Dear Peterkin

(Forgive war time paper)
(1)  With regard to Roy Douglas and the Meyerbeer - I suppose I must accept as I have...

19430216
VWL1754 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Oxford University Press

[incomplete]
(3) “New Commonwealth”
- Have you made a separate agreement with Harold Child  – and if not, would you do so? I want to...

19430309
VWL1804 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Norman Peterkin

Dear Peterkin,

I don’t quite like the idea of Greensleeves on the organ, but I don’t want to stand in your way if you think it is a good...

19430917
VWL1816 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Norman Peterkin

Dear Peterkin

Many thanks for your letter about the ‘Victory’ anthem.  As far as I remember I have not yet promised to do it, but...

19431029
VWL1819 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Norman Peterkin

Dear Peterkin

                                   New Commonwealth

I am anxious as you say to make the unison version as cheap...

19431114
VWL1846 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Norman Peterkin

Dear Peterkin

As usual the BBC are careless and ignorant.
As you say, the words in my Anthem are not from ‘Recessional’ but...

19440101
VWL1908 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Norman Peterkin (OUP)

Dear Peterkin

I am afraid I did nothing about Aberystwith - If I thought about it at all I imagined it by now out of copyright - Surely the...

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