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VWL3854 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Grace Williams

Dearest Grace
Yes I've finished up the concerts started some years ago - foolish of me isn't it?
So glad to hear about the 6tet...

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VWL3850 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to William Williams

Dear Sir
I consider that your daughter Grace has a decided talent for composition which can only be brought to fruition by further study. So...

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VWL3675 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Michael Mullinar

Dear Michael1

I’ve just been playing through your song – which I like very much – indeed I think it is too good for the words –...

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VWL4546 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Lord Gorell

My Dear Lord Gorell,
Very many thanks for your kind letter--I am glad you think that I did not disgrace my profession.  I felt very nervous...

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VWL3891 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Grace Williams

Dearest Grace
Thankyou for that lovely "primitif" - I hope you like primitifs as much as I do
Good luck for the new year
& love...

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VWL5168 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Mr Scott

Dear Mr Scott1
You must understand that I know nothing about Folk-dance, but I daresay I cd do some patter...

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VWL3880 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Grace Williams

Dearest Grace
I feel so annoyed I haven't been able to write. I missed your piece! Just by a silly error as to to time. I turned on &...

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VWL3881 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Grace Williams

Dear Grace
I was listening to the Brahms D minor concerto 2 days ago & the slow movement made me think of you. So I thought I wd...

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VWL3858 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Grace Williams

Dearest Grace
Didn't I say anything about No 3. That's because I liked it  - I only told you the things I didn't like - not the things...

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VWL3874 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Grace Williams

Darling Grace
I tried to get your 4tet - nothing but howls - so I was relieved when I heard I had not missed much.1...

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