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Letter No. Title Transcribed text Datesort descending
VWL1314 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Diana Awdry

Dear Diana

Uncle R was magnificent on Thursday - O how thankful I was when he was safely through! I dreaded his falling - for he is so...

19340929
VWL1315 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Diana Awdry

Dear Diana

How wonderful to get two letters from you - I wish you'd been there - it was great fun and I managed splendidly only I...

19340930
VWL1327 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Aylmer Buesst (BBC)

Dear Mr Buesst

                                Concert Dec 281
                                   Programme

I...

19341114
VWL1337 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Julian Herbage

Dear Mr Herbage

Many thanks for your letter.
Please note that the name of the first Milford piece is “Prelude on ‘St Columba’” (not...

19341118
VWL1341 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Julian Herbage (BBC)

PP/JH.

Dear Mr Herbage

I agree that if it is definitely settled that you put Miss Williams’ Overture1 into the programme...

19341202
VWL4779 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Louis Boyd Neel

Dear Mr Boyd Neel
Thankyou so much for your letter - no one can doubt now that A. Boult is a great conductor, he created the slow...

193504--
VWL314 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gerald Finzi

Dear Gerald

I apologize heartily for last night. We all seemed to lose our heads at the same moment - usually when the conductor loses his...

19350405
VWL702 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gerald Finzi

Dear Gerald

Thank you very much1 - we must never again say that Adrian is not a great conductor - It was he who...

19350417
VWL717 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Cordelia Curle

Belov Boo

You will see in your D.T.1 that R has accepted an O.M.2
He had the letter offering it from the King's...

19350603
VWL1093 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

There seem to be two essentials of great conducting
(1) Faithfulness to the composer
(2) The power of the conductor...

19361022

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