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VWL2670 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

It was wonderful of you to come the other night, and your praise has been a great stimulus.1
As regards...

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VWL2628 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Peter Hamber

Dear Mr. Hamber,

Thank you very much for your kind and appreciative letter.  The orchestra certainly played magnificently and gave me a...

19530128
VWL2618 Letter from Ernest Irving to Ralph Vaughan Williams

My Dear Ralph V.W.

What a grand night, and a triumph for you. The long sustained and thoroughly sincere applause must have warmed the...

19530122
VWL2619 Letter from Gerald Finzi to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear Uncle Ralph

The Oxford performance1 was good, but having heard the Manchester broadcast, & again, last night, the Phil...

19530122
VWL2612 Letter from Michael Kennedy to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear Uncle Ralph,

Eslyn and I were both thrilled by “Antartica” and by the warm reception it has been accorded, and we were more than...

19530118
VWL2387 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

PERSONAL.

Dear Adrian

No, my complaints had nothing to do with you, unless it was your place to warn the speaker that he must space...

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VWL3849 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Grace Williams

Dear Grace,
I listened in last night.1 The reception was not very good and so I cannot say very much about it, except that the...

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VWL2265 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Peter Tranchell

Dear Mr. Tranchell,

I was very much interested in your opera.  Of course to my old-fashioned ears there were rather too many “wrong notes”...

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VWL2255 Letter from Hubert Foss to Ralph Vaughan Williams

My dear Ralph,

I have a number of things to write to you about.  I hope you will excuse me if I fill a page or two, numbering my subjects...

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VWL2230 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Edward J. Dent

Dear Dent

I have been a long time answering your most interesting and helpful letters.1  I am now sending some comments on your...

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