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VWL3231 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to James McKay Martin

Dear Martin,

I fear I am very bad on dates. The oboe concerto was written for Leon Goossens, and was to have been performed at the series...

19551217
VWL2859 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Mr Howgill (BBC)

Dear Mr Howgill,1

I feel much flattered by your kind invitation, but I think I must ask you to let me off; what with my coming...

19540801
VWL2472 Letter from Ernest Irving to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear R.V.W.

Arktos has defeated them, so why don’t you call it “The Brumas Concerto”, though then I suppose they would associate it with a...

19520922
VWL2468 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Hubert Foss

Dear Hubert

In answer to your two letters:
1st. The Bridal Day: Stanford Robinson asked to see this some months ago and I sent it to...

19520917
VWL2464 Letter from John Ireland to Ralph Vaughan Williams

My dear V.W.,

While the rare pleasure of meeting you yesterday is fresh in my mind, I take the opportunity of congratulating you for your...

19520829
VWL3687 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Michael Mullinar

Dear Michael

We listened-in on Friday night and it came through splendidly, but I think you must consider the question of whether the...

19500920
VWL2082 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Guthrie Foote (OUP)

Dear Mr Foote

At Gloucester on Thursday I discovered a mistake (my own) in the tenor part of the Fantasia: page 12 stave 2 bar 2 Tenor 2nd...

19500908
VWL4378 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Victor and Mary Sheppard

Dear Mary & Victor
It was good to hear from you - let us hope for 1952 and that you will both get to England then.1 I can't...

19500815
VWL2048 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Iris Lemare

Dear Iris

How dear of you to write - the orchestra were really on tip-toe & did me proud.
I do hope all goes well with you.
...

19460803
VWL4679 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Cordelia Curle

Belov Boo
I may with luck hear from you tomorrow.
Last night was beautiful. The L.S.1 was so like R - The string...

19460801

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