Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958. England, my England

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VWL1434 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult (BBC)

Dear Adrian

I wish I’d known of this 6 months ago  -  because in a way I feel I’ve already shot my bolt & the M.O.I. are a way behind...

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VWL1501 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ursula Wood

My Dear

This is grand about the yellow jacket and all.1
I don’t wonder he praised you to your face - he meant to praise...

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VWL1463 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult (BBC)

Dear Adrian

Here is a suggestion for the patriotic song.1  Please criticize it
(1) Its artistic merit if any
(2) Its...

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VWL1520 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Hubert Foss (OUP)

Dear Foss,

                                                              M.B. arrt of “England”1

I must on no...

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VWL1521 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

I hear that my tune is going to be done early in April -  Please I want Roy Henderson to sing the solo – This is urgent.1...

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VWL1526 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to BBC Director General

Sir

I learn from the ‘Times’ of March 8 that the British Broadcasting Corporation has banned the musical compositions of Dr Alan...

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VWL5133 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the Editor of The Times

Dr. R. Vaughan Williams has sent to The Times a copy of the following letter which he has addressed to the director-General of the...

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VWL1587 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult at the BBC

Dear Adrian

I see in the R. Times1 that you are doing my England2 on Sunday.  It may be too late when you receive...

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VWL1589 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

Many thanks for your letter.  We are too old and good friends to be afraid to be honest with each other & I cannot pretend...

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VWL1591 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Leonard Isaacs (BBC)

Dear Mr. Isaacs

As regards the music of the 49th Parallel1 it won’t do as it stands, but I propose to make a Suite...

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