Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958. Symphonies, no. 5, D major

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VWL1891 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Victor Hely-Hutchinson (BBC)

Dear Hely Hutchinson

I hear there was a very fine performance of my D. Symph1 yesterday for which I am grateful – I have decided...

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VWL1878 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Norman Peterkin (OUP)

Dear Peterkin

After a good deal of thought I have come to the conclusion that the alterations in the V.I & II of my symphony must be...

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VWL1877 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult (BBC)

Dear Adrian

Thank you and your players very much for all the trouble they are taking over my string passages.1  Peterkin2...

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VWL1872 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

Thank you so much for your letter – I wish I cd have heard the D Symph1 on Sat – but I had my choir –...

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VWL1845 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Ann Boult

Dearest Ann

I must write of R’s No 51 - I listened to it yesterday - far more perfect than any performance I have heard - ...

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VWL1949 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Norman Peterkin

Dear Peterkin

Could you kindly send me my original score of my Symphony in D which I think you have? I have to conduct at Guildford on...

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VWL1936 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the Editor of ‘Music & Letters’

Sir,

In a recent review of Gerald Finzi’s ‘Introit’ your contributor writes: “Mr. Finzi’s style in this work derives directly from the ......

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VWL1930 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Ann Boult

Dearest Ann

As the ban doesn’t apply to me I can write to you - Your letter went straight to the heart - How glad I am that you did write...

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VWL1929 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Smith

Dear Mr Smith

I was much interested in your letter. I can imagine how hungry you must be for music “out there”.1 I wonder if the...

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VWL5196 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

That was the best ever1
Thankyou all 1000 times

Yrs
RVW


1. VW is referring to Boult's...

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