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VWL4954 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to William McKie

Dear Dr McKie
I don't think I can do a Justorum1 - I can't do "pieces d'occasion" - Would the enclosed be any use (I admit that is...

19470221
VWL4955 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to William McKie

Dear Dr McKie
I think that after all I can do you a good souls1 according to you esteemed specification if you still want it. If...

19470303
VWL4956 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to William McKie

Dear Dr McKie
Will you send the copy (the only one) to Peterkin1 OUP 36 Soho Square - he might be able to get proof copies out in...

19470405
VWL4957 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to William McKie

Dear Dr McKie
It had better be as soon as possible - because I want if I can to hear it before the final proofs past- & that...

19470520
VWL4958 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to William McKie

Dear McKie
Thankyou very much for your letter & telegram. May I know the following
(1) Is my tune going to be broadcast (according...

19470706
VWL4959 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to William McKie

Dear McKie
Thankyou all very much yourself, soloists & choir.
It came out very well over the wireless - quite as well as in the...

19470713
VWL4687 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to William McKie

Dear McKie
You were talking the other day about representing Australian composers in your programme, when I mentioned Stanley Bate. I think...

19521119
VWL2550 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to William McKie

Dear McKie,

I find I never answered your letter about the anthem.1 I do not quite understand whether you only want the words you...

19521124
VWL2554 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to William McKie

Dear McKie

Will this do?
Would it be better in [flats]?
I have used the prayer book version & also written “blest” instead of...

19521208
VWL2555 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to William McKie

Dear McKie1

I am glad you liked the little Anthem.2  I have an informal agreement with the O.U.P. that I offer...

19521217

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