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VWL3290 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Norman Tattersall

Dear Norman,

Your invitation sounds delightful, but I fear we can make no engagements so far ahead - so may we please leave it at that....

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VWL4489 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Nancy Evans

Dearest Nancy
You looked lovely and you sounded lovely last night.1 It seemed to me that you and Vera2 rose to a high...

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VWL4286 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Dennis Arundell

Dear Arundell,
I want to tell you how much Ursula and I admired your production of Joan at Cambridge.1 The dramatic effect of the...

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VWL3399 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Michael Kennedy

Dear Michael,

Thank you so much for your fine notice of the concert.1 I am still worrying a little about the last movement I...

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VWL3311 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Herbert Bardgett

Dear Bardgett,

I want to repeat what I said to you last Sunday, and what I have also written to the choir: that their performance surpassed...

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VWL4485 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Nancy Evans

Dearest Nancy
I am so sorry that Frank Howes was so silly about the 'Water Mill'. I have written to the Times about it, but I do not know if...

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VWL4486 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the Editor of The Times

Sir,
In your issue of May 27 your Critic1 complains that Miss Nancy Evans sang my song "The Water Mill" "too slowly". I owe it to...

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VWL2813 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Michael and Eslyn Kennedy

My dear Michael and Eslyn,

I read your splendid notice in the Daily Telegraph.  You are right certainly in saying that the singers feel the...

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VWL2797 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Cedric Thorpe Davie

Dear Cedric,

That recording of Tudor Portraits is horrible: that screeching woman outrageous, and the tempi, most of them, wrong.  I knew...

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VWL2950 Foreword from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the Society for the Promotion of New Music

Foreword1

by

DR. RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS, O.M.

How are we to find the diamond hidden in the dunghill?  Only by...

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