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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
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
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
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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VWL2266 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Anthony Scott

Dear Scott

Ursula has shown me your letter. I do not think I can do much more about your Concerto, but we will try and arrange a meeting...

19510815
VWL2267 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Anthony Scott

Dear Scott

On second thoughts. I think it would be a good plan for me to look at your score again. I shall be busy most of September,1...

19510818
VWL2296 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Anthony Scott

Dear Tony

I am sending your Sinfonietta to Boyd Neel with an accompanying letter.
If he won’t do it we must try someone else. I...

19511114
VWL4778 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Louis Boyd Neel

Dear Mr. Boyd Neel,
I am taking the liberty of sending you a score by Anthony Scott. I heard it rehearsed the other day at a private...

19511114
VWL2331 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gerald Finzi

Dear Gerald 

Will you thank Mr. Court for his very kind letter.
I very much fear that on March 5th. I shall be right in the middle of...

19511218
VWL2354 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Arthur Benjamin

Dear Arthur

I have been thinking a lot about the possibility of a run-through of your opera, and I was wondering if we could appeal to the...

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