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VWL2094 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Peter Hamber

Dear Mr Hamber1

Thank you for your kind letter
One of the points of music is that it creates friendships with those whom...

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VWL2774 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Barbirolli

Dear Barbirolli,

It was a fine performance at Cheltenham, and it came through very well.  Thank you and your orchestra very much.
The...

19480708
VWL2837 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Peter Hamber

Dear Mr. Hamber,

I was very glad to get your letter because some months ago I had another from you which I was unable to answer as I...

19481020
VWL2944 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Peter Hamber

Dear Mr. Hamber,

Thank you for your letter.  It is wonderful of you to be able to hear anything at all in the Albert Hall.  I hardly ever...

19490126
VWL2957 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Barbirolli

Dear Mr Barbirolli

I cannot get rid of a nasty cold & as I have two rehearsal engagements on Saturday & Sunday which I cannot...

19490303
VWL3179 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Barbirolli

June 11 [1949]

Dear Barbirolli

I am glad the Prime Minister has for once known where honour is due.1
My kind regards...

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VWL2345 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Barbirolli

Dear Barbirolli

Would you allow a friend & ex pupil of mine to send you one or two orchestral works for your perusal & I hope...

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VWL2274 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Barbirolli

Dear John (if I may be allowed so to address you)

First, thank you very much for you letter about Stanley Bate, of which I will pass him on...

19510912
VWL2277 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Barbirolli

Dear John,

I am sending you under separate cover scores of my Pastoral & No 4 - If you approve will you ask the librarian to put it...

19511006
VWL2283 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Barbirolli

Dear John

It is wonderful of you to have time to think about my music when you have so much on your mind.
All your suggestions are...

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