Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958. Flourish for glorious John

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VWL1524 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Bush

Dear Dr Bush

Herewith the Flourish1 promised (‘Flourish’ please which is good English – not “Fanfare” which is bad French)....

19390310
VWL1570 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Bush

Dear Dr. Bush

Please use my 'Flourish' if you wish – I only stipulate that I shall be free to lend it to any other occasion – not...

19390702
VWL3538 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Michael Kennedy

My dear Michael,

I’m the one who fell upon your nice fat novel, & took it away with me last week as a solace for having to be with my...

19570811
VWL3510 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Barbirolli

I send my greeting to “Glorious John”1 - a generous friend and a great conductor.  He has only one fault, for our sakes he must give up...

195710
VWL3570 Letter from John Barbirolli to Ralph Vaughan Williams

My dear Ralph

I am not usually at a loss for words, but they fail me now, with all your goodness to me.  The “flourish” took my breath away...

19571001
VWL3573 Letter from John Barbirolli to Ralph Vaughan Williams

My dear Ralph

I feel I must write and tell you what an incredibly moving experience it has been to play your Tallis Fantasia in the...

19571005
VWL3584 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Barbirolli

My dear John

Thank you & Evelyn warmly for your splendid letter & telegram - I wish I cd have heard you do my [word...

19571014
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