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VWL2223 Letter from Edward J. Dent to Ralph Vaughan Williams

[Dear Vaughan Williams]

I am very glad to hear that you are firmly determined to reserve the Pilgrim1 for the theatre and not to...

19510502
VWL3189 Letter from Herbert Byard to Ursula Vaughan Williams

Dear Ursula

Yes, to hell with Jeremy Noble.  He probably thought his most offensive remark was the one about the piano obbligato...

19600427
VWL2167 Letter from Iris Lemare to Ralph Vaughan Williams

My dear Uncle Ralph

Stainer & Bells appear to have an arrangement of the “Mystical Songs” for string quartet and piano - Is it all...

19470419
VWL2767 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

Thank you so much for your letter about “Vibrato”.1 I have decided to put nothing into the score2. If...

19480610
VWL2853 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian
E minor symphony
p.47 after 15 2nd violins sul D (they cannot play 1st bar after D ...

19481124
VWL3409 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank

Dear Frank,

Herewith score and parts - I find very little I want to alter in the bowing and fingering of J.B.1
(1) viz all...

19560524
VWL2442 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Dear Frank

Thank you very much for the amusing picture of Larry.  I saw a notice of the concert, but not in that particular paper.  I...

19520625
VWL2584 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Dear Frank,

Here are my answers to your letter.
The “Partita” takes about twenty minutes.
The reference to Henry Hall only means...

19480325
VWL3407 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Dear Frank,

In answer to all your letters: the reference to me in Fen and Flood is quite correct.1 This question of bowings in...

19560520
VWL3457 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Dear Alan

Your letter of Dec 28/ACF:996. I think American is not so bad as American-Irish on the whole.1
Yrs

RVW...

19561229

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