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Letter No. Title Transcribed text Datesort descending
VWL1214 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Imogen Holst

Dear Imogen

How dear of you to send me that message.
They played magnificently.1
I hope the book goes well.2...

19370919
VWL1213 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Iris Lemare

My dear Iris

Thank you so much. They played and sang magnificently.1
Do tell me about the Mercury Concert - is there any...

19370919
VWL5154 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Boris Ord

Dear Ord
Many thanks for the score.1
I am sorry if there was any misunderstanding about the 1st performance...

19370923
VWL1244 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Iris Lemare

Dear Iris
This is very sad - I quite understand what you feel - But if you wd make one more effort I wd see if we can...

19371003
VWL1246 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Elizabeth Maconchy

Dearest Betty

I liked your 4tet very much – it made a beautiful sound which was a relief after the dreary scraping of the...

19371009
VWL1251 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Harriet Cohen

Dearest Harriet

I am so sorry I can’t manage either of the days you suggest.
Give my love to Arnold1 & tell him how...

19371102
VWL1252 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Cecil Armstrong Gibbs

Dear Armstrong

A certain Miss Marjorie Jaco1 has asked me to come to Exeter in May & conduct a tune of mine - on the face of...

19371108
VWL524 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Hubert Foss

Dear Foss,

I enclose this letter from Gordon Bryan1
Can anything be done about it? It seems a pity to lose a performance....

1938----
VWL1284 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Hubert Foss (OUP)

Dear Foss,

In answer to your 3 letters.
Nos 1 & 3 re Housman.1 You may print anything you like. If the...

19380325
VWL1286 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the BBC

Dear Sir

I see in the newspapers a B.B.C. advertizement referring to the “Variations on a Theme by Thomas Tallis” attributed to me - I have...

19380410

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