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Letter No. Title Transcribed text Datesort descending
VWL5207 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Joseph Weston Poole

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VWL1803 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Charles Moody

Dear Dr Moody,1

It would be a terrible thing if the Cathedral tradition were to disappear, and I hope very much that you will...

19430917
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...

19440908
VWL2095 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Herbert Byard

Dear Byard

Certainly - tho’ I don’t think Green sleeves (do you know the words?) or “Lovely Joan” (do you know the words?) are suitable for...

19460915
VWL2724 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Roy Douglas

Dear Roy,

Thank you so much for your letter.  I have altered “the chord that nobody loves” except in one or two places.1 This...

19530924
VWL4236 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Joan Shaw

Joan: for yr. amusement.1
Unworthy words are not the proper vehicle for great and worthy ideas.  They require for their expression...

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