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VWL5134 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the Editor of The Daily Chronicle

Mr. R. Vaughan Williams writes:
Owing to absence from home, I have only just seen Mr. Cecil Sharp's article on folk-tune.  As a collector, in...

1900526
VWL180 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Lucy Broadwood

Dear Miss Broadwood

Thank you so much for your kind letter.  I am so glad you think my accomp: suitable.  Isn’t it a fine tune?  It comes...

19021002
VWL5135 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the Editor of the Morning Post

Sir,
My attention has been called to the paragraph in your issue of 1st October referring to my letter to The Morning Post in which I...

19041004
VWL4409 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Martin Shaw

The man who sings well is William Hume - ask him for "Lovely Joan" (otherwise "Mounted on his milk white steed) and "Lon of the '...

19110807
VWL4554 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams

Mr W. Percy Merrick of Elvetham Shepperton Middlesex can claim from me half the royalties payable to me by Messrs Novello (or any other persons to...

19130113
VWL4788 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Maud Karpeles

My Dear Maud
(1) Gordon Jacob will soon be sending you the 6 folk-tune marches for Fife & Drum band - I enclose his receipt
(2) C...

19250615
VWL3648 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Maud Karpeles

Dear Maud
I don't suppose this will reach you – but I take the risk.  I loved having your long & interesting letter.  Do take care of...

19291006
VWL4465 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Frank Howes

Dear Howes
These songs are nothing to write home to mother about. But perhaps the 2 you mention are just worth printing.1
-...

1934----
VWL1185 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Diana Awdry

Dear Diana

I loved getting your letter with all your news - the colds are all well & we are in town as I have to be up for “Job” -...

19340217
VWL4870 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Maud Karpeles

dictated

Dear Maud
For John Barleycorn I suggest 1st, 2nd and last settings. Certainly you must keep the twiddly bits, they are...

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