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VWL2628 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Peter Hamber

Dear Mr. Hamber,

Thank you very much for your kind and appreciative letter.  The orchestra certainly played magnificently and gave me a...

19530128
VWL3022 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Patrick Hadley

Dear Paddy

I did enjoy myself the other day. Your hospitality was wonderful and Mullinar1 played magnificently.
Have you...

19490608
VWL3290 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Norman Tattersall

Dear Norman,

Your invitation sounds delightful, but I fear we can make no engagements so far ahead - so may we please leave it at that....

19580604
VWL1455 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Norman Peterkin (OUP)

Dear Mr Peterkin

I enclose herewith a score of my “Serenade to Music” which I have revised for the projected performance at Queens Hall on...

19390106
VWL1949 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Norman Peterkin

Dear Peterkin

Could you kindly send me my original score of my Symphony in D which I think you have? I have to conduct at Guildford on...

19441203
VWL2595 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Nikolai Malko

Dear Mr. Malko

Thank you for your kind letter.
We say in England, “It is an ill wind that blows nobody good”, and your illness, though...

19480429
VWL1596 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Myra Hess

My Dear Myra

Of course use my name & let me do anything else I can to help.1
One suggestion - would it be better to pay...

19391005
VWL4093 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Mrs Martin Shaw

Dear Mrs Martin
Thank you so much for saying you liked 'Job'1 - one likes to know when ones friends approve - that ominous silence...

193107--
VWL3310 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Mrs Josef Holbrooke

Dear Mrs Holbrooke,

It was most kind of you to write.  Please thank your husband for his very appreciative message.  I hope he is better....

19580404
VWL3137 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Mrs Isidore Schwiller

Dear Mrs Schwiller1

May I have a line to say how Isidore is progressing? It is very sad to think he will not be playing when I...

19491013

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