Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958. Sir John in love

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VWL468 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Donald F. Tovey

Dear Tovey

Thank you very much for your delightful and informative letter.
I wish I could have heard your performance of my P.S.1...

19270303
VWL4809 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Maud Karpeles

Dear Maud
I'm fearfully sorry I can't come - I had to go up to London yesterday & I can't manage another day, with a lot of the opera...

192808--
VWL634 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Evelyn Sharp

Dear Miss Sharp

About 14 days ago I finished the music of Act II (as far as I could) - then I had to settle down & wash the face (...

19280912
VWL4560 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sidney Waddington

My Dear Waddington,
I venture to dedicate this opera1 to you firstly as a token of my admiration for you as a man and a musician,...

1929----
VWL656 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Penelope Spencer

Dear Miss Spencer

Many thanks for your letter.
I fear I shall not be able to be in London till Thursday week Feb 1 – I hope...

19290121
VWL658 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Evelyn Sharp

Dear Miss Sharp

I was about to write to you when your packet came - I have not looked at it yet as I have been immersed in correcting band...

19290201
VWL660 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Evelyn Sharp

Dear Miss Sharp

Please forgive my not answering before - I have been absolutely full up with my opera at the c.m. in altering - adding -...

19290223
VWL824 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Elizabeth Trevelyan

Dear Bessy

I'm so sorry you can't play for us this year.1
I hope v. much to go to Edinburgh for the Trevelyan-Tovey opera...

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VWL3780 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Maud Karpeles

Dear Maud

I’m glad you liked most of it1 – I shall think seriously over Act IV – at present I like all the dance tunes...

1929032-
VWL668 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Penelope Spencer

Dear Miss Spencer1

I was much distressed that you were not there on the last night of my opera2  to take your call...

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