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VWL2975 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the various schools taking part in the Dorking Passions

Dear 1
 
 Thank you very much for allowing your pupils to sing in the “Passion”.
 They did splendidly and the pure sound...

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VWL2973 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Herbert Byard

Dear Mr. Byard,

Thank you so much for your letter.  I wish I had seen you on Saturday, and we could have talked things over.  I have quoted...

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VWL2974 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the conductors and the choirs of the Leith Hill Musical Festival

Dear Conductors and Chorus,

As you know, I was rather disheartened at the early rehearsals of the “Passion” this year.  Well - I ought to...

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VWL1882 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Ann Boult

Dearest Ann

Your poor precious arches - R says “It’s that bicycle” - it is that perhaps, but added to so much more.
The sewing machine...

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VWL2971 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Herbert Howells

Dear Herbert

It will be very nice to see you on Sat: of course if you cared to come to the morning rehearsal 10.15 (orchestra &...

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VWL2961 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Katharine Thomson

Dear Mrs Thomson

I have delayed making up my mind till the last minute - but I have now reluctantly come to the conclusion that in view of...

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VWL2959 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Katharine Thomson

Dear Mrs. Thomson1

Mrs. Wood and I got home safely after a really thrilling day on Sunday.
I thought, for a company mostly...

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VWL2957 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Barbirolli

Dear Mr Barbirolli

I cannot get rid of a nasty cold & as I have two rehearsal engagements on Saturday & Sunday which I cannot...

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VWL2956 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Eric Walter White

Very confidential

Dear Mr. White,

Thank you for your letter. I cannot make up my mind about Mr. Guthrie1 - All I know...

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VWL2954 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Katharine Thomson

Dear Mrs. Thomson,

I will certainly manage the 16th or 17th March, or both, and I shall try for one of the other rehearsals, but you must...

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