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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
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
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
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
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
VWL3291 Letter from John Barbirolli to Ralph Vaughan Williams

My dear Ralph,

I have been wanting to write ever since we spent that wonderful day with No 8, but we have had a continuous run...

19560217
VWL4111 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Brian Trowell

Dear Both of you,
It is a bitter disappointment, but I fear the doctor forbids even next Saturday.  I am so glad we came to that rehearsal...

19560301
VWL4289 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Brian Trowell

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Dear Brian Trowell,
I am quite well, but the wretched doctor has insisted on my stopping in bed on Monday, so that I...

19560304
VWL3506 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Edmund Rubbra

GREETINGS TELEGRAM

T23 GTG 2.8 AMBASSADOR XW 19

= GREETINGS = RABBA

FESTIVAL HALL SOUTHBANK SE1

SO SORRY WE CANNOT...

19560321
VWL3311 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Herbert Bardgett

Dear Bardgett,

I want to repeat what I said to you last Sunday, and what I have also written to the choir: that their performance surpassed...

19560325

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