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VWL3265 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Barbirolli

Dear Glorious John1

I expect it was really your magic, but if you approve, I propose not to scrap the symphony.1 I...

19560210
VWL4240 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Joan and Martin Shaw

Deares Joan & Martin
How wild & wicked you are.  Your fantastic book token will turn into the Oxford Book of Nursery Rhymes in part...

19551228
VWL3254 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Barbirolli

My dear John,

Boosey and Hawkes tell me that you have the score of my Wenlock Edge.  I want very much to go through it and see if it does...

19551228
VWL3230 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Harriet Cohen

My dear Harriet,

 Thank you very much for you letter. I am writing to Adrian Boult pressing the claims of Arnold’s third symphony. I fear I...

19551126
VWL3769 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Bush

Dear Bush,

I have heard from Mr Fiske, and have written to him to say that I shall be quite happy for him to make a recording of my talk....

19551108
VWL3495 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John & Evelyn Barbirolli

Χαιρετε και Χαιρετε1. We heard the fine orchestra here - which you have conducted.
RVW

Heavenly weather, bathing, flowers,...

195509--
VWL3187 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the Choirmaster and members of the Budo Festival Choir

Dear Choirmaster and Members of the Budo Festival Choir

It gave me great pleasure to receive your very nice letter, especially as it...

19550829
VWL3104 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Dear Frank,

Now for your second letter (ACF:119 F).  I think you will agree with me that the answer to the Cincinatti1 people...

19550724
VWL3090 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Iris Lemare

My dear Iris,

I enjoyed very much working with you again after so many years. I thought you and your colleagues secured some fine...

19550521
VWL3075 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Harry Stubbs

Dear Mr Stubbs,1

I am so sorry we shall be away in Cornwall on the date of your concert, but I will see the tickets are used. ...

19550418

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