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VWL3404 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Herbert Byard

Dear Byard,
May we stop mistering and doctoring?  I am glad the symphony came through well.  I think the second performance was better,...

19560520
VWL3424 Letter from Joy Finzi to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dearest Uncle Ralph,

I wish I could bear this news gently to you.
Two years ago Gerald had a small growth in his neck diagnosed as a...

19560928
VWL3488 Transcript of VW’s contribution to Elgar Centenary Programme on the BBC

Transcript of VW’s contribution to Elgar Centenary Programme on the BBC1

My first knowledge of Elgar’s music was a performance...

195705--
VWL3505 ‘The Fifteenth Variation’: Transcript of VW’s contribution to Elgar Centenary Programme on the BBC from the recording

‘The Fifteenth Variation’: Transcript of VW’s contribution to Elgar Centenary Programme on the BBC from the recording

My first knowledge of...

195705--
VWL3487 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Roger Fiske (BBC)

Dear Mr Fiske,

Thank you very much for inviting me to talk about Elgar; I am sorry not to be able to accept.  I think I have said most of...

19570504
VWL3509 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Michael Kennedy

The quotation at the end of my Elgar talk was the opening of the first symphony: where the melody is given to vi[o]las and rather heavy woodwind,...

19570515
VWL3560 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Michael Kennedy

Dear Michael,

I am so sorry about Eslyn, I will not say more because I know Ursula is writing to you about that.  I am ridiculously well...

19571126
VWL3325 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Margery Cullen

Dear Margery,

The best plan would be to have it on one of the Wednesdays, rather than so much earlier: I suggest that the choice between...

19580315

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