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Letter No. Title Transcribed text Datesort descending
VWL4679 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Cordelia Curle

Belov Boo
I may with luck hear from you tomorrow.
Last night was beautiful. The L.S.1 was so like R - The string...

19460801
VWL2129 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gerald Finzi

Dear Gerald

I entirely disagree about Boult’s B.P.1 I thought it noble and moving & tears were (literally) in my eyes at the...

19461008
VWL4680 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Cordelia Curle

Belov Boo
R came home at 1.am - very gay. First of all his pages behaved à merveille & the orchestra backed him up well. The Times says...

19461107
VWL2185 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Kenneth Wright (BBC)

Dear Mr Wright,

I shall be pleased to conduct one of my works at Maida Vale on October 16th.  If it is a symphony, it had better be the...

19470531
VWL2590 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Cedric Glover

Dear Cedric
 Thank you so much for your letter. I will send a cheque to Mr. Barlow and also to Mr. Gray.1
 I wish I had had...

19480414
VWL3137 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Mrs Isidore Schwiller

Dear Mrs Schwiller1

May I have a line to say how Isidore is progressing? It is very sad to think he will not be playing when I...

19491013
VWL1982 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Margery Cullen

Dear Margery

I feel it is now time that I gave a detailed answer to your and Mr. Bixley’s letter.1
I need hardly say I am...

19500308
VWL2071 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Edward J. Dent

Dear Dent

Thank you very much for your long and interesting letter.
I ought perhaps to have explained that the idea of having a young...

19500809
VWL2189 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Herbert Howells

Dear Herbert

It would be a great pleasure to me if you could come to our performance of the ‘St. Matthew’ Passion on Saturday, March 3rd.,...

19510207
VWL2193 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gerald Finzi

Dear Gerald

I do hope you will be able to come after all.  The times are as follows:
Thursday, March 1st.  3 p.m.   rehearsal for such...

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