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VWL4408 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Martin Shaw

Dear Shaw
Please forgive me for not writing before.  Will you thank your mother very much.  They are all delightfully fresh - The spotted...

1910----
VWL4410 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Martin Shaw

Dear Mr. Shaw
I enclose a ticket for the Harpists Concert.  If you cannot use it will you please return it?
We admired your songs...

1912----
VWL4314 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Martin Shaw

Dear Mr Shaw
I liked having your letter so much.  It's one of the best parts of friendship if you can tell us of your anxieties.
We were...

19140817
VWL4317 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Martin Shaw

Dear Martin
Thank you so much for the book of songs1- real good patriotic music - of which there is so little.
Think of the...

191412--
VWL4174 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ivor Atkins

Dear Atkins
You did not tell me that you wanted me to conduct my Symphony or even that you were going to do it.1 You only asked me...

19260418
VWL666 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Diana Awdry

My Dear Diana

Shall you be in Worcester on Friday 11th - I come down then for the combined rehearsal so look out for me if you are not...

192908--
VWL1339 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Hubert Foster Clark (BBC)

Dear Mr Foster Clark

Many thanks for your letter.  I shd prefer the 4 hymns1 (they are pfte & viola...

19341127
VWL1190 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gerald Finzi

Dear Gerald

I am sending the Gurney songs to Foss tomorrow. I have been through them with Herbert1 and we have both come to the...

19370725
VWL4326 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Marion Scott

Dear Miss Scott
I am planning going to Dartford next Thursday which I think is the visiting day1 - but I will not go if you are...

19370803
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

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