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VWL286 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to The Musician

A LETTER FROM BERLIN

The chief musical event here during the last week has been a most noteworthy performance of the Ring des...

18971027
VWL276 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ralph Wedgwood

Dear Randolph,

My natural pedantry nearly led me to call this place ‘Praha’ which the Bohemians call it. I don’t suppose that you knew we...

189912--
VWL158 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gustav Holst

My Dear V.

Do you really think that because your work has been crowned with the disfavour of Joseph Bennet,1 that my & other...

190801--
VWL322 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Edward J. Dent

Dear Dent

Thank you very much for yr letter - yes high pitch.1
Elwes will sing 3 songs in his final group (I think that is...

191003--
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
VWL441 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Edward J. Dent

Dear Dent

I was talking to my brother-in-law H.A.L. Fisher (minister of education)1 on Sunday - He thinks he could get a sum of...

19180226
VWL566 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Humphrey Proctor-Gregg

Dear Proctor Gregg1

I can’t stomach our Mike being made drunk & put in the stocks. - He seems to me a poetical...

192406--
VWL561 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Michael Calvocoressi

Dear Calvocoressi

The R.C.M. students are doing my Ballad opera  -  previous to its performance by the BNOC. (Tomorrow, Friday, Monday,...

19240703
VWL560 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Humphrey Proctor-Gregg

Dear Proctor-Gregg1

I feel that I have never thanked you enough - you know, however, that I am grateful to you.
I think the...

19240719
VWL617 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Evelyn Sharp

Dear Miss Sharp1

Does Garnett mean 10% of the monies earned by us or earned by our publisher?  If the latter there would be...

19270726

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