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Letter No. Title Transcribed text Datesort descending
VWL115 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Cecil Sharp

Chap.3. p.3  for “Susan told me ..” read “Mrs Williams told me”
- - - - - -  for “one H. Lancombe” read “Mr H. Lancombe”

p.4 ...

1904----
VWL191 Letter from F.W. Evans to William Barclay Squire

My dear Sir

I have read through the Masque & find that none of the music in it is extant here. You will therefore undoubtedly have to...

19050302
VWL386 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Lucy Broadwood

Dear Miss Broadwood

I bought Moffatt and Kidson’s book at your bidding1- I am afraid I am not very enthusiastic about it.  There...

19130122
VWL3666 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Michael Mullinar

Dear Michael

I rang up Foss1 on receipt of your letter - & he is most willing you shd send your thing to...

1925----
VWL4789 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Maud Karpeles

My Dear Maud
Thankyou vy much for your letter & the delightful tune.
I fear I must bother you once again - would you in a spare...

19250627
VWL4806 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Maud Karpeles

Dear Maud
I was so glad to get your letter - & know you are having a little rest tho' ever more rather adverse circumstances. I...

1929----
VWL3858 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Grace Williams

Dearest Grace
Didn't I say anything about No 3. That's because I liked it  - I only told you the things I didn't like - not the things...

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VWL1136 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Percy Dearmer

Dear Dearmer

We had already decided long ago (in deference to someone’s objection) to exclude the tune “Covenanters” from the new S.P....

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VWL4869 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Maud Karpeles

Dear Maud 
Wd you look through the enclosed - especially with regard to words, repeats (which make me dizzy) and ...

1935----
VWL185 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Director of ‘English Dance Players’

Dear Sir

I was delighted to hear this afternoon over my wireless the performance of English dance tunes by the ‘English Dance Players’. ...

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