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VWL1224 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gerald Finzi

Dear Gerald.

Adrian Boult says he can get a better pp out of many strings than out of few - so, to my mind, when you get past the chamber...

19390915
VWL687 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Elizabeth Maconchy

Dearest Betty

I loved having your photograph – I do hope you are all well, as far as one can be well now.
– Are you writing or do you...

193912--
VWL3860 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Grace Williams

Dear Grace
You had much better call it O.G.1
after S. Henry IV pt 1 scenes X Y & Z.2
Then there is no...

1940----
VWL4765 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Hubert Foss (Oxford University Press)

Dear Foss
I shall not be in London naturally till the 21st and then I shall be teaching up to about 5 or so.  I fear that will not...

19400916
VWL3844 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Olin Downes

Dear Mr Downes

(This is for your own ears only - not for publication please)

I have been sent a copy of your very interesting...

19410124
VWL1537 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Lord Kennet

Dear Kennet,1

I apologise for the delay in answering - you sent your letter to my cousin Roland2 - it was forwarded...

19410520
VWL1606 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Michael Tippett

Dear Tippett

Here is something for you to show which is the best I can do.
I will not argue with you about your pacifist scruples...

19411217
VWL3845 Letter from Olin Downes to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Ralph Vaughan Williams, Esq.
White Gates,
Westcott Road.
Dorking, England

Dear Mr Williams1:
I learn with...

19430825
VWL3846 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Olin Downes

Dear Mr Downes,

Many thanks for your letter.  It is always a pleasure for me to hear from you.  You must also forgive me for typing, but I...

19430925
VWL5064 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Jean Stewart

My most beloved & sweetest Jean
I feel so frightened about the 4tet. that it won't be good enough.
We must meet soon -...

19431226

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