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VWL1632 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Ursula Wood

That is a lovely one1 - both for heart & mind. Thank you for sending it.
AMVW


1. A poem that UW had sent.

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VWL1370 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ursula Wood

My Dear

I am passing through London on the 24th - so that is good luck - are daylight meetings any good? If so we will...

19380817
VWL1975 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Elizabeth Maconchy

Dearest Betty

That is good news – Now keep me posted about all rehearsals & the performance – I don’t think it will clash with our...

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VWL1648 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gerald Finzi

Dear Gerald,

Ursula is typing this for me so that you can read it.
I am at last sending what I beleive1 to be the complete...

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VWL1401 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gerald Finzi

Dear Gerald

The exhortation1 was beautiful - & I thought well sung.
I like the obvious ones best - Ditty & When she...

19381014
VWL1457 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gerald Finzi

Dear Gerald

We listened to your 2 songs yesterday. You have hit the nail on the head - it ought to be spread abroad that here is the...

19390109
VWL4661 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Harold Haig-Brown

Dear Haig Brown1
Many thanks for the poem. But I have made a vow (which I hope to be able to keep) never to write another hymn...

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VWL1453 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Maud Karpeles

Dear Maud

Thank you very much for the poetry book - I waited to write till I had read it through. I fear I don't understand modern poetry...

19390101
VWL4657 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Mr Marsden

Dear Mr Marsden
I like your words - but cannot see them in music - I am sending them on to my friend Martin Shaw who can sometimes see...

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VWL4579 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Mr Thorpe

Dear Mr. Thorpe
I shall be sorry not to see you again before you leave - I hope you have had an enjoyable time in England.  You certainly owe...

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