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VWL4587 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Richard Standen

Dear Mr Standen,1
Could you manage Tuesday, August 17th at 2.30, here? This would be the most convenient for me, but if it is...

19540815
VWL2857 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Elizabeth Maconchy

Dearest Betty,

Your tune came through splendidly on our set.  It is a good work, and your new staccato basoon1 passage certainly...

19540801
VWL5193 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Armitage Davison

Dear Mr Davison,1
Thank you for your interesting programme. I hope the concert will be a success. Your number 12, Almighty Word,...

19540530
VWL2962 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Warrack

Dear Warrack

Herewith string parts of concerto1 - wind shall follow tomorrow - I have been through them carefully & I think...

195405--
VWL2951 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Warrack (OUP)

Dear Warrack1

Herewith proofs
Te Deum & Ben see p.12 otherwise correct.2
Carols - see p.41 - cd...

195403--
VWL4552 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Cyril Clarke

Dear Mr Clarke
Thank you very much for your letter. If you will let me know when the performers are going to go through my songs I shall...

19540114
VWL2928 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sir Alan Barlow

Dear Alan,1

Please thank the Athenaeum Committee for the great honour they wish to do me.2
But please ask them...

1954----
VWL5084 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Jean Stewart

Dearest Jean
That lovely little Mozart - so much in so little - how true of the man
A happy new year to you all
& love (& I...

19531220
VWL2734 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult and Ann Boult

Dear Adrian and Ann,
How kind of you to telegraph to Dorking. It was a good party but we missed you both sorely – Get back soon & do some...

19531014
VWL2732 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Bush

Dear Bush

I am so glad you wrote what you like & not what you thought I might like – which, rather paradoxically, is what...

19531013

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