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VWL3313 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Barbirolli

Dear John,

It was good of you to telegraph.  I can’t express how I appreciate your kindness in allowing me to try my ’prentice hand on your...

19560326
VWL3389 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Frank Callaway

Dear Mr Callaway,1

Thank you for your interesting letter.  Please give your performers my affectionate greetings.  I believe...

19560426
VWL3392 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Simona Pakenham

My dear Simona,

It was most sweet of you to give me that delightful fiddler.1 I wish we had seen more of each other in...

19560506
VWL3403 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Dear Frank,

In answer to your two letters:
1.  I will try and do a male voice Greensleeves for you.
2.  Paddy Hadley is free to...

19560517
VWL4996 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Arthur Boosey

Dear Mr. Boosey,
Thank you for your letter.  We should very much like to come to the Brass Band Festival on October 27th, and look forward to...

19560826
VWL3448 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Dear Alan,

In answer to three letters from you:
1: I have said that I will NOT have the Serenade recorded without soloists. Adrian...

19561108
VWL3450 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

My dear Adrian,
 I think your idea of changing the order of the programme for the Holst Concert, and putting The Morning of the Year second,...

19561201
VWL3768 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Bush

Dear Bush,

Thank you for your invitation.  It would give my wife and me great pleasure to come and hear your opera at the Camden Theatre,...

19561204
VWL3778 Letter from Alan Bush to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear Dr. Vaughan Williams,

Alan Bush asked me to reply to your letter about 'Wat Tyler', as he is rehearsing all day today.  The BBC say...

19561206
VWL3454 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Michael and Eslyn Kennedy

Dear Eslyn and Michael,

Your selection of poems is splendid.  I am especially glad that you have introduced the Tennyson lines about the...

19561223

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