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VWL1443 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Miss Townsend

Dear Miss Townsend
This is most kind of you.
I will have all your repertoire please as I shd like you to play twice - say 7...

19381118
VWL1446 Letter from Donald Francis Tovey to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear Vaughan Williams,

We are doing the Sea Symphony on Thursday week, and I am writing my usual notes.1  Can you tell me...

19381129
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
VWL1509 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Gerald Finzi

Dear Gerald

R & I listened in last night & though it’s quite absurd for me to say a word I want to thank you for ‘The Sigh’1...

19390109
VWL1519 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

I tried to ring you up this morning to say “thank you” for a very fine performance last night.q
I decided in...

19390302
VWL1557 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Iris Lemare

Dear Iris

‘Windsor Forest’ takes about 25 minutes so I think we ought to allow 50 for rehearsal - but I will no be longer than I can help....

19390325
VWL3928 Letter from Alan Bush to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear Dr. Vaughan Williams,
The Committee of the Festival of Music for the People wishes to convey its warmest thanks for your valued...

19390412
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
VWL1226 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Hubert Foss (OUP)

Dear Foss

You will perhaps remember that at the request of H.J. Wood I arranged my “Serenade to Music” for orchestra alone.  He now...

19391231
VWL5138 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Mr Rogers

Dear Mr Rogers,
Wd you like me to ask a section of the B.C.1 if they wd come and give a programme one...

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