Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827

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VWL3020 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gerald Finzi

Dear Gerald

Dictated

In my will which I made a few years ago I appointed Morris and Bliss1 as my literary...

19490605
VWL5011 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Buckland

Dear Buckland,
I was very glad to get your telegram and I listened part of the time, though I have to confess that the play bored me so that...

19500125
VWL2490 Letter from Gerald Finzi to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Even L van B wrote the Choral Fantasia, so I don't feel too abashed at taking you at your word & telling you how the Sons of Light struck me....

19521014
VWL4731 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Arthur Dickinson

Dear Mr Dickinson
Thankyou very much for your good wishes and for the very interesting Beethoven manuscripts - his handwriting when he was...

19521015
VWL3212 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Roy Douglas

Dear Roy,

Many thanks for first movement,1 which I return under a separate cover.
I think I have noted all your corrections...

19551028
VWL3389 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Frank Callaway

Dear Mr Callaway,1

Thank you for your interesting letter.  Please give your performers my affectionate greetings.  I believe...

19560426
VWL3348 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Michael Kennedy

My dear Michael,

I am dictating this from my bed.  I am perfectly well, but the doctor says I must not put my foot down till I am cured of...

19560701
VWL3441 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Edmund Rubbra

Dear Edmund,

I posess Beethoven’s tuning fork, which was passed from hand to hand, direct from Beethoven to Gustav Holst, who left it in...

19561021
VWL3443 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Edmund Rubbra

Dear Edmund,

I am so glad that you will accept the tuning fork.1 Now I want you to do another thing for me.  Arthur Bliss and...

19561025
VWL4695 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Maurice R.A. Reeve

dictated

Dear Mr Reeve,
I was much interested in your letter, and I am delighted to think that our fighting forces take such...

19570115

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