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VWL744 Letter from Frederick Stock to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dr. Ralph Vaughan Williams,
The White Gates,
Dorking, England

Dear Master,

In regard to your letter of March 26, I would...

19350625
VWL748 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to A. Wynn (BBC)

A.P./A.W.

Dear Sir

I have today received a contract form offering me an engagement to conduct at the Promenade Concerts on September...

19350626
VWL752 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Joan Western

Dear Mrs Western

I enclose a letter from Mr Stock - Conductor of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Could you get into touch with him in time...

19350708
VWL758 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Edwin Evans

Dear Evans

I do not know if you ever go to R.C.M.1 concerts; but you might be interested in 4 students compositions which are...

19350714
VWL774 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Henry Nevinson

Dear Nevinson1

I believe the opera is going through if financial details between Cambridge and the OUP can be fixed up.  I met...

19350908
VWL4615 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Personal
Dear Adrian
I hear a rumour that my Pfte Concerto is to have a studied performance.
- In case there is any truth in...

19350927
VWL807 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Hubert Foss (OUP)

Dear Foss

I certainly think it is time that they paid a little more for “Job” - it is apparently now even getting to the ears of the “Daily...

19351019
VWL808 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Harriet Cohen

Dearest Harriet

I should love to come on Thursday if I possibly can -
Yes I heard the Prelude over my grand new wireless - It was most...

19351103
VWL811 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Herbert Howells

Dear Herbert

I thought your broadcast was the best of its kind I have heard - & the way it worked up to “Nimrod” which apparently you...

19351123
VWL812 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

(a) On Wednesday night I tried to ring up G.H.  on the intermal but cd get no reply
(b) Last night I tried to get to you...

19351124

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