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VWL2196 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Roy Douglas

Dear Douglas,

I think it will save time if I leave you to make any corrections and alternatives you think fit.1 I am sure I...

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VWL2250 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Dear Frank,

I have several letters from you to answer:
1. I am quite agreeable to the idea of an orchestral suite made out of my “Four...

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VWL2254 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Roy Douglas

Dear Roy

I have been putting some alterations and repairs into my Opera.1 Would you, as usual, be kindly willimg to act as ...

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VWL2257 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Roy Douglas

Dear Roy

I am sending Act 21 by Reg: post. Did I talk about the Euphonium in Act IV – I thought all Tuba players played...

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VWL2272 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Roy Douglas

Dear Roy

As there seem to be about to be a good many performances of my symphonies I think they ought to be overhauled. I am sending you ‘...

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VWL2275 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Dear Frank,

Can you tell me anything about a composer called Spoliansky? I heard some film music by him the other day which, of its kind I...

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VWL2283 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Barbirolli

Dear John

It is wonderful of you to have time to think about my music when you have so much on your mind.
All your suggestions are...

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VWL2359 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Roy Douglas

Dear Roy
Here is something “on account” – Let me know some time what the total ought to be – though indeed the price of your wisdom is above...

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VWL2392 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Guthrie Foote (OUP)

Dear Foote,

I will, in a day or two send a vocal score of my “Oxford Elegy”.  I hope you will be able to come to a satisfactory arrangement...

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VWL2393 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Roy Douglas

Dear Roy

The International Folk Dance Conference want to do my “Four Seasons” with a small choir and the Boyd Neel Orchestra, which...

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