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VWL2666 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Geoffrey Cumberlege (OUP)

Dear Mr. Cumberlege,1
Please forgive my delay in answering. With regard to your proposed omissions, I agree to leaving out Who...

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VWL4895 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Maud Karpeles

Dear Maud,
I can't answer the questions till I have my book and I can't find my copy.
Will this screed do?1
Love,
...

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VWL4897 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Maud Karpeles

Dictated, as you see:

Dear Maud
I will try to answer your questions, but I fear I am rather a broken reed. I will do my best.
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VWL4894 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Maud Karpeles

Dear Maud
I am so glad you like my new introduction. I advise you not to enter into a controversy about authentic and plagal.
On the...

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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...

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

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

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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-...

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