Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958. Dona nobis pacem

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VWL1214 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Imogen Holst

Dear Imogen

How dear of you to send me that message.
They played magnificently.1
I hope the book goes well.2...

19370919
VWL652 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sir Ivor Atkins

Dear Atkins

It seems to me that the “B.Dam” is both as to words & music much more erotic than religious – it is eroticism...

193809--
VWL5165 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Reading Choral Society, Pennsylvania

Many thanks to the RCS1 for presenting my cantata, 'Dona Nobis Pacem.'  Britain and America are now going forward together in peace...

1941----
VWL1694 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Norman Peterkin

Dear Peterkin

It occurs to me that if my “New Commonwealth” comes out I might suggest to Dr Sargent1 performing it...

19420928
VWL344 Letter from Steuart Wilson to Ralph Vaughan Williams

My dear Ralph

There can't be anyone else who has got so much out of you who could be so slow in writing to you on this anniversary year;...

19421109
VWL1982 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Margery Cullen

Dear Margery

I feel it is now time that I gave a detailed answer to your and Mr. Bixley’s letter.1
I need hardly say I am...

19500308
VWL2524 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Dear Frank,

I have written to Barbirolli and asked him to communicate with you about S. A.1
As regards Dona Nobis I have...

19521027
VWL2523 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Frank Merrick

Dear Merrick1

Your letter puts me in a difficulty. I throughly2 mistrust these so-called “Peace” movements. I know...

19521027
VWL2715 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Herbert John Sumsion

Dear Dr Sumsion

I want to express my great gratitude first to you as prime mover and secondly to all those soloists, chorus and orchestra...

19530909
VWL3316 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Michael Kennedy

Dear Michael

I am so glad you were able to listen to Dona.1 I only listened in2 and it did not seem to me a very good...

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