Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958. Thanksgiving for victory

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VWL1800 Letter from Adrian Boult to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear Ralph,

We are very anxious for you, if you will, to write a Victory Anthem, to be used at the end of the war.  If you would honour us...

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VWL1813 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to James W. Welch (BBC)

Dear Mr Welch1

Only today (when your letter arrived) I was about to send you a revised version of the Victory Anthem2...

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VWL1816 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Norman Peterkin

Dear Peterkin

Many thanks for your letter about the ‘Victory’ anthem.  As far as I remember I have not yet promised to do it, but...

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VWL1821 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Arthur Bliss (BBC)

Dear Arthur

Here is a sketch for the “Victory Anthem”1  - If it is at all the sort of thing you are likely to want will you have...

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VWL1846 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Norman Peterkin

Dear Peterkin

As usual the BBC are careless and ignorant.
As you say, the words in my Anthem are not from ‘Recessional’ but...

19440101
VWL1927 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Kenneth Wright (BBC)

Dear Mr. Wright

I received the score of the ‘Victory’ Anthem yesterday Aug 17, enclosing a letter from Boult dated Aug 12!1...

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VWL1931 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Kenneth Wright (BBC)

Dear Mr. Wright

Herewith the full score of the V. anthem1 - I have not written in the voice parts because I thought that wd...

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VWL1932 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Reverend James Welch

Dear Dr Welch1

I am glad to understand that you approve of the words of my Victory Anthem.2
May I venture to...

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VWL1933 Letter from James W. Welch (BBC) to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear Dr Vaughan Williams

Many thanks for your letter of September 8th. We are all very excited about the Victory Anthem1...

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VWL1959 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Victor Hely-Hutchinson (BBC)

Personal

Dear Hely Hutchinson

This has nothing to do with the anthem!1
An ex pupil of mine Grace WILLIAMS has...

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