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VWL5189 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ellis and White

Gentlemen1

Have I your leave to print the words of the following Rossetti sonnets ('House of Life' Nos XIX, XLVIII, XLIX, L, LI...

19030213
VWL5190 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ellis and White

Gentlemen
I am sorry I did not explain fully enough in my first letter.1 I thought you would understand that I myself am the...

19030214
VWL5191 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ellis and White

Gentlemen
I beg to write to ask leave to print the words of D.G. Rossetti's Sonnets ('The House of Life', sonnets iv, ix, xix, xxii, xlviii,...

19041030
VWL4938 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Harold Child

Dear Child,
I shd think the drafts wd do very well.  I want something rather march-like in character I think (rather like my '...

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VWL4936 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Harold Child

Dear Child,
No, it isn't that I feel uncomfortable except on a few points of detail.
But there are some problems and the chief one is...

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VWL4939 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Harold Child

My dear Child
And this just as I am beginning to enjoy myself and things are going to hum!  I spent all yesterday afternoon and evening over...

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VWL4925 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Harold Child

Dear Mr Child,
I've at last read through your admirable scenario very thoroughly - it seems fine, it ought to turn unto something...

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VWL365 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Harold Child

Dear Mr. Child.1

(I hope I spell your name right - I’ve never seen it written!)
First I want to thank you very much for...

19100715
VWL4937 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Harold Child

I am supposed to be writing something else but I find myself at odd moments thinking of bits of music for the scenes you sent me.  It is all...

19110713
VWL4940 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Harold Child

My dear Child
I think the opera is beginning to go swimmingly.  I have sketched fully from Mary's ballad down to the end of Hugh's 1...

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