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VWL4720 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Keith Douglas

Dear Mr Keith Douglas
I think I could do you a short coronation piece if the Society1 could give me (1) a large chorus (2) 6 or 8...

19360823
VWL4724 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Miss Wadham

Dear Miss Wadham
I am very sorry that an engagement in the country prevents my accepting the kind invitation of your committee1...

1937----
VWL554 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Dear Frank

Flourish

Time 12. mins
Orchestra  3 flutes & picc, 2 Ob, 1 Eb clar
2 Bb clar, 1 saxophone, 2 Fag, 1...

193701--
VWL1168 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Joy Finzi

Dear Joyce

With ‘haste & care’ indeed!
They are lovely and thank you very much - perhaps they are the last to be picked at...

19370514
VWL2550 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to William McKie

Dear McKie,

I find I never answered your letter about the anthem.1 I do not quite understand whether you only want the words you...

19521124
VWL2554 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to William McKie

Dear McKie

Will this do?
Would it be better in [flats]?
I have used the prayer book version & also written “blest” instead of...

19521208
VWL2555 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to William McKie

Dear McKie1

I am glad you liked the little Anthem.2  I have an informal agreement with the O.U.P. that I offer...

19521217
VWL2558 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to William McKie

Dear McKie

About the arrangement of the “Old Hundredth”, I think you are right that it is too elaborate.  Besides if the congregation are...

19521224
VWL2640 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Dear Frank,

I have several things to write to you about.
Firstly: I have written to the P. R. S. and they agree to Roy Douglas having...

19530204
VWL2641 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to William McKie

Dear McKie

(may we stop Doctoring & Mistering each other?)
I send herewith a sketch of my proposed arrangement of the “Old...

19530204

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