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VWL2686 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

                                                                       Letter 2.
Dear Frank
 A man called Wilson, whose letter...

19530525
VWL2692 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Dear Frank,

This is an answer to your letter of June 9th about my “writings.” One or two queries:–
Have you decided to keep the...

19530613
VWL2696 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Dear Frank,

Thank you for your letter of June 19th. As regards “Shrubsole” you suggested at one time printing the tune. I did not like the...

19530621
VWL2699 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Dear Frank,

Herewith proofs up to page 88.1 I fear I do not like the title page. The words thoughts on belong to the...

19530628
VWL2700 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Dear Frank

Herewith the rest of the proofs.1 I think I ought to see a revise of those pages where the music has had to be re-...

19530703
VWL4164 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Here are answers to some of your letters:
I know Hugh Ross quite well. He was once a pupil of mine.1
I frankly do not like...

19521008
VWL2478 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Dear Frank,

Thank you very much for your news about the “Sinfonia” and about the Harmonica piece, which I will come to hear if I possibly...

19521001
VWL2667 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Dear Frank,

I have read carefully through my book, “National Music”. I have come to the conclusion that it would be impossible to pick out...

19530401
VWL2878 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Arnold Barter

My dear Arnold Barter

It was wonderful of you to write & remember my birthday - we are having a wonderful time here - every one so kind...

19541020
VWL3619 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Edmund Rubbra

Dear Edmund

Thank you very much for the essay on Holst. I have only glanced at it at present but it looks very good; only why did they...

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