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VWL4905 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Maud Karpeles

Dear Maud
Please forgive my delay in answering. The tickets were mine, please - If you and Dr Wells [?] will accept them
I've looked at...

1937----
VWL4914 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Maud Karpeles

Dear Maud
I do not see how you can refuse this - It seems to me quite good though not exciting - except for the one or two chromatic places...

19390525
VWL4917 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Maud Karpeles

My dear Maud
Thankyou for the present - especially for the spirit in which it was sent (as the man said about the brandy-cherries) - I only...

194-1225
VWL4664 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to William Plomer

Dear Sir
I have been reading with interest your "Kilverts Diary".1
On page 43 there is a reference to the "Lazarus" ballad...

19410622
VWL4136 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Christopher le Fleming

Dear le Fleming
I don't think "The leaves they shall wither" is a folk-song in the strict sense - neither words nor tune suggest it - i.e....

1943----
VWL3160 Letter from Margaret Dean-Smith to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear Dr Vaughan Williams,

I am so sorry to trouble you, but I wonder whether you would be good enough to look again at the two songs of Mr...

19461104
VWL4733 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to George Chambers

Dear Father George
I return the essay with many thanks.1 It has been interesting me much and taught me a lot - But there are two...

19500915
VWL2659 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Geoffrey Bush

Dear Dr Bush

I remember you very well from old days and have heard of you much since.
As regards your query about a Lavender Cry it...

19530218
VWL4898 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Maud Karpeles

dictated: letter 2.1

Dear Maud,
Will this do? I fear if you want any more you must sing it yourself.2...

19530321
VWL4208 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Joan Shaw

Dear Joan,

Thank you very much for the folk song, which I will put with my other manuscript folk songs.  Both words and tune are a close...

19531216

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