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VWL151 Draft notes by Ralph Vaughan Williams relating to Cecil Sharp's English Folksongs (London 1907)

[Notes on the draft of Sharp’s English folk song: some conclusions, London 1907.
A. Section dealing with Chapters 1 & 2 - not paginated...

190705--
VWL397 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Edwin Evans

Dear Evans

Thankyou very much for your ‘outlook’ article - which I think was splendid (though I suppose I says it as shouldn’t)? - but I...

19140404
VWL495 Letter from Edwin Evans to Ralph Vaughan Williams

My dear Vaughan Williams,

If I thought that your view of this affair was representative I should obviously have declined the compliment...

19220508
VWL638 Letter from Lucy Broadwood to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear Ralph,

I am so sorry abt your lost letter, which has not reappeared, & for the trouble given to Adeline to transcribe...

19281101
VWL4920 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Fiona McCleary

My dear Fiona
At last I've found time to look at your sonata which I like very much - the first movement hangs together very well. I'm not...

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VWL3894 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Grace Williams

Dear Grace
I've read your long letter 3 times. I rejoice to think you are getting every moment of good out of your stay (this sounds priggish...

1930----
VWL1164 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gustav Holst

Dear Gustav

I played through the fantasia1 again yesterday & it is most beautiful - I know you don't care, but I just...

193109--
VWL3988 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alexander Burnard

My Dear Friend
First heartiest congratulations on the Doctorate, & then best wishes to you & your Phyllis for the new year & good...

19330102
VWL4824 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Maud Karpeles

dictated

Dear Maud
Here are my criticisms on Foxy1 in the form of a letter to him which I want you to read and send...

19330220
VWL1046 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to A.H. Fox-Strangways

Dear Foxy,1

Maud has sent me a draft of the life to look at.2  I think it is going to be very good.  My chief...

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