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VWL1910 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Norman Peterkin

Dear Peterkin

I would be very glad if you will deal with the BBC about my Richard II music.1
The music takes about ¼ hour I...

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VWL1916 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Douglas Lilburn

Dear Lilburn

I was very glad to get your long and interesting letter and to have news of you and expecially to be able to thank you for the...

19440522
VWL5196 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

That was the best ever1
Thankyou all 1000 times

Yrs
RVW


1. VW is referring to Boult's...

19440802
VWL1932 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Reverend James Welch

Dear Dr Welch1

I am glad to understand that you approve of the words of my Victory Anthem.2
May I venture to...

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VWL1845 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Ann Boult

Dearest Ann

I must write of R’s No 51 - I listened to it yesterday - far more perfect than any performance I have heard - ...

19450204
VWL4523 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Martin Shaw

Dear Martin,
At last have been able to play (?) right through the "Redeemer".  It is a noble work and ought to be done every year...

19450209
VWL1884 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

We want to thank you very much for a fine performance of St John – clarity & emotion combined which one seldom gets...

19450401
VWL4668 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Cordelia Curle

Belov Boo
Its good to hear of Hemmings. Send all your guests there especially Pumpel!
R had a good day in London - a sandwich lunch on...

19451106
VWL4525 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Martin Shaw

Dear Martin,
A very apt address for you as R says.  "I owe you 3 farthings siad the bells of St Martin", but not as comforting as...

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VWL2026 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Douglas Lilburn

Dear Lilburn

I had already guessed it was you and wrote accordingly1 - Now, your welcome letter has come - & I thank you...

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