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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...

195108--
VWL5056 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams and others to the Editor of The Times

Sir
We are distressed to hear that the Ministry of Education has rejected a request by the London County Council to be allowed to include in...

19510730
VWL2221 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Norman Del Mar

Mr Norman del Mar is an excellent & well read musician,  his compositions show an intimate knowledge of the possibilities of the...

19510430
VWL3972 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Peggy Glanville-Hicks

Dear Peggy
I am sorry to say that Lengnick have also turned down your songs.1
What do you think we had better do next about...

19510207
VWL2174 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Veronica Wedgwood

Dear Veronica

A few years ago I tried to stir up George Trevelyan and Gilbert Murray about this awful scheme for a translation of the Bible...

19510117
VWL2159 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Katharine Thomson

Dear Mrs Thomson

This is most kind of you - I know that Erica1 will be very grateful.
Yrs sincerely

R. Vaughan...

19510102
VWL2132 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Katharine Thomson

Dear Mrs. Thomson,

There is a young girl whom my Wife and I are much interested in, who is going to play ‘principal girl’ in a pantomime, I...

19501220
VWL4427 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Iris Lemare

Dear Miss Lemare Madam
Would you not like to go down to fame as having conducted the first performance of Schubert's 'Unfinished...

19501002
VWL2086 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Miss Leslie (BBC)

Dear Miss Leslie1

I have been obliged to write out the appeal again as nearly every sentence was spoilt by being truncated....

19500920
VWL2018 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to James McKay Martin

Dear Martin

I return Hubert’s letter with many thanks for letting me see it.
He also has written a very nice letter to me, so I really...

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