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VWL3537 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Herbert Byard

Dear Herbert,
Thank you so much for your letter.  I am sorry you are not getting the chair at present, but it will come in time I am sure....

19570811
VWL3417 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Barbirolli

My dear John,

It is most exciting to think that we are going to hear you and your orchestra play my No. 8 again.  It occurs to me that if...

19580119
VWL3340 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the Editor of the Daily Telegraph

Sir -

First let me thank your critic for his kind and appreciative notice of the performance of the St. John Passion by the Dorking Bach...

19580220
VWL3337 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Herbert Ellingford

Dear Dr Ellingford1,

Thank you so much for your letter.  My mild little letter to the Telegraph seems to have lit a candle that...

19580223
VWL3333 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Michael and Eslyn Kennedy

Dear Michael & Eslyn

Your rhapsody about the weather was a day too soon – today the blizzard has upset the train services so that I...

19580226
VWL3285 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Michael Kennedy

Dear Michael

                                                                     Richter
When I was young the only orchestra concerts...

19580616
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

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