Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958. Folk songs of the four seasons

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VWL2781 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Dear Frank

Here are the facts with regard to my undertaking to the National Federation of Women’s Institutes.
They have asked me to do...

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VWL2941 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Dear Frank

Herewith the first half of the “Folk songs of the 4 seasons”1
The following leaves must be obtained
1.  ...

19490106
VWL2942 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Dear Frank

2nd instalment1

I find that it is more convenient to send it altogether
Leaves required
III...

19490114
VWL2958 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Guthrie Foote (OUP)

Dear Mr Foote

Herewith the next batch of proofs1 -
May I have a revise please?
It occurs to me that if the songs are...

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VWL1848 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Guthrie Foote

Dear Mr Foote

I return proofs herewith1 - I fear there are still a lot of mistakes especially I call attention to page 68.  Here...

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VWL1971 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Dear Frank

The W.I are an almighty nuisance1 - Nevertheless perhaps I ought to be getting busy with the orchestration2...

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VWL1972 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank

Dear Frank,

I have just received the score of the Folk Songs.  I expect I got my figures wrong mixing up desks and players. What it should...

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VWL1983 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Dear Frank,

I have yesterday sent off the full score of the Folk songs. I think they ought to have some very careful “vetting” before they...

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VWL1990 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Roy Douglas

Dear Douglas

I am ashamed of myself “Pure carelessness, sir” as Dr Johnson said. What I evidently did was I started in a routine way...

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VWL1993 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Iris Lemare

Dear Iris

Thank you so much for your interesting letter. I wish it was not going to be in the Albert Hall because I cannot hear anything...

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