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VWL3267 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Simona Pakenham

Dearest Simona

Very MUCH AGAINST MY WILL I have arranged to orchestrate1 for an orchestra of 32.2 I understand there...

19580824
VWL4081 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Simona Pakenham

Dearest Simona
I have been roughing out the music for the play, and I have come to the conclusion that I cannot do without an...

19580819
VWL3307 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Anthony Scott

Dear Tony,

Thank you so much for writing, and I won’t pretend that I am not pleased that you liked it.  The Flugel man showed me at...

19580408
VWL3394 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Dear Alan,

Folk Songs of the Four Seasons.

It seems to me, that for recording purposes they ought to play the things as originally...

19580130
VWL3402 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Roy Douglas

Dear Roy,
 I think it is time you had something “on account” so here goes.
 Will you tell me on acard wheteher, to be complete, we shall...

19580122
VWL3568 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Edmund Rubbra

Dear Edmund

It was good of you to give up your time to my work the other day – I value both your appreciation & your criticism1...

19571108
VWL4281 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Dear Frank,
Here is the "School" orchestration for Sons of Light.
2 flutes, end piccolo ad lib.
2 oboes. oboe 2 ad lib.
3...

19561018
VWL3346 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

I feel that Aeroplanes are essentially organ music. Would you like to get some knowledgeable organist to make a simplified version? But only as an...

19560629
VWL3404 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Herbert Byard

Dear Byard,
May we stop mistering and doctoring?  I am glad the symphony came through well.  I think the second performance was better,...

19560520
VWL3382 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Roy Douglas

Dear Roy,
I fear you will curse me by all your gods, but I want one more slight alteration in the symph. Page 40, figure 17. The horns and...

19560516

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