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VWL3845 Letter from Olin Downes to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Ralph Vaughan Williams, Esq.
White Gates,
Westcott Road.
Dorking, England

Dear Mr Williams1:
I learn with...

19430825
VWL1820 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Vera Kantrovich

My Dear Vera

This is to confirm our telephone conversation Wed: Feb 16 Horn Trio with a horn who you are kindly going to ask1...

19431127
VWL3646 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian
I want to thank you and your merry men (and women) for a fine performance. I believe you rang up some time about the tempo of the...

194405--
VWL5196 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

That was the best ever1
Thankyou all 1000 times

Yrs
RVW


1. VW is referring to Boult's...

19440802
VWL1926 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Elizabeth Maconchy

Dearest Betty

I listened to Puck1 – & have been waiting to coordinate my ideas about it. – I feel I am going to like much of...

19440813
VWL5066 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Jean Stewart

My sweetest Jean
Thank you for your lovely present - I wish it could rub out all unhappiness out of your life.  But not the memories...

19441014
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
VWL1667 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ursula Wood

My Dear

In great haste (just off on my rounds).1
I have written to B&H2 for tickets & hope they will...

1945----
VWL1871 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

Thankyou very much for your letter
- 1st I want to say thankyou for a splendid performance1 & the chorus...

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VWL4523 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Martin Shaw

Dear Martin,
At last have been able to play (?) right through the "Redeemer".  It is a noble work and ought to be done every year...

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