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VWL1234 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

Thank you very much for a most beautiful and moving performance last Sunday - quite frankly I was rather dreading it because I...

19330408
VWL1087 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Harriet Cohen

Dearest Harriet

Thankyou once again 1000 times - You were lovely to listen to & to look at - I know what I want to do with the old tune...

19330824
VWL1232 Letter from Steuart Wilson to Ralph Vaughan Williams

My dear Ralph,

I didn’t have time to discuss with you how marvellous the choirs were in Gerontius.1  I think it was the best...

19340402
VWL3841 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Grace Williams

Dearest Grace
My pupils never satisfy me - just as I never satisfy myself - & I listen to their works with the almost...

1935----
VWL3840 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Grace Williams

Dearest Grace
I ought to have written long ago. I listened in - I liked the slow & finale best - I didn't get going with the 1st...

1935----
VWL4610 Letter from Patrick Hadley and Henry Balfour Gardiner to Ralph Vaughan Williams

That was a great occasion the other evening - one of the more important events that have occurred during my lifetime. The hall seemed to be...

19350412
VWL807 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Hubert Foss (OUP)

Dear Foss

I certainly think it is time that they paid a little more for “Job” - it is apparently now even getting to the ears of the “Daily...

19351019
VWL3876 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Grace Williams

Dear Grace
I listened to your Elegy - (I had already heard the rehearsal of it for Idris' concert1
I liked it - well written...

19360226
VWL977 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Hubert Foster Clark (BBC)

Dear Mr. Foster Clark

I listened to the broadcast of ‘Job’1 on Friday with great pleasure.  It came through very well and had...

19360810
VWL1110 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Cedric Thorpe Davie

Dear Cedric

That was a splendid letter – I’m glad you like “Sancta” – I do rather myself – but no one else seems to
They ought not to...

19361207

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