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VWL179 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Lucy Broadwood

Dear Miss Broadwood

Can you help me on the subject of Scottish songs?  I want to say a few words in the course of a lecture on Folksongs,...

19020724
VWL5109 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the Editor of the Morning Post

Sir,
All lovers of music must have been interested in the report in the Morning Post of the 27th ult. of Mr. C.J. Sharp's lecture on folk-...

19031201
VWL5106 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the Editor of the Morning Post

Sir,
I am very glad to see the letter from Miss Lucy Broadwood on “The Preservation of the Folk-Song.” A suggestion coming from such a well...

19031215
VWL5105 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the Editor of The Morning Post

Sir,
Your correspondent, Mr Stewart Gowe, is of the opinion that there are no folk-songs left in Essex.  Last Spring I spent a fortnight in...

19040924
VWL5107 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the Editor of the Morning Post

Sir,
Will you kindly allow me to mention in reply to your correspondent Mr. Gowe that the Essex village  where I made my collection of folk-...

19041008
VWL4321 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Martin Shaw

Dear Shaw
I am off tomorrow folk-songing near Scole.  If you have any advice to offer will you send me a card Post Office Diss Norfolk
I...

1905----
VWL189 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ralph Wedgwood

Dear Randolph

They are doing my Heroic Elegy at Leeds on Sat: 21st and we are thinking of going to it - is there any chance of our seeing...

19050115
VWL5108 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the Editor of the Morning Post

Sir,
I am glad to see in your issue of this morning that Miss Keeton did not intend to impugn Mr. Sharp's probity when she referred to his...

19060828
VWL147 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Cecil Sharp

Dear Sharp

I'm most fearfully sorry about the report  (I have lost my copy but I suppose you refer to the sentence about the Board of...

190611--
VWL148 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Cecil Sharp

Dear Sharp

I think your motions are very good ones1 - but wish you [would] let me propose them - or a similar one in my...

190611--

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