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VWL2440 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Hubert Foss

Dear Hubert

I  really think it will be much better if Adrian conducts my Concerto.1 I have not the technique to conduct...

19520625
VWL2731 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Frederick Page

Dear Page,

Thank you so much for sending me the reproduction of your wife's portrait of me.  I am glad to hear Lilburne1...

19531011
VWL2827 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Lyle Dowling

Dear Mr Dowling,
 
Thank you for your kind and comprehensive letter.1 Two things stand out:
1. As you say, from...

19540606
VWL2996 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Michael Kennedy

My dear Michael,

I’ve been meaning to write for days to say that your letter about John South1 seemed to me to be masterly...

19550210
VWL3085 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Margery Cullen

Dear Margery, 

                                               Very confidential
 
I have been invited to conduct the Passion at...

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VWL3086 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Margery Cullen

Dear Margery, 

I think it most important that the next Festival should take place without me being present, at all events officially.  That...

19550502
VWL3128 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Michael Kennedy

Dear Michael,

Here is a copy of the Passion which I promised you.1
Love to Eslyn

RVW

I am so glad that you...

19550808
VWL3219 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Herbert John Sumsion

Dear John,

Thank you very much for suggesting doing my new symphony1 in the cathedral, but I am not at all sure about conducting...

19551110
VWL3296 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Edmund Rubbra

My dear Edmund,

Alas – we cannot be with you tonight.  Ralph conducted St Matthew1 twice in a week before he had properly...

19560321
VWL4588 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Richard Standen

Dear Mr Standen,
Scores safely arrived. Thank you very much for your beautiful singing, both in the St John and the St Matthew.1...

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