Shaw, Martin, 1875-1958

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VWL4508 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Martin Shaw

Dear Martin
It was very nice to have news of you.  The last I heard of you was from your niece Patrick Morgan1 to whom I gave an...

19410428
VWL4509 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Joan Shaw

Dear Joan
very confidential
I wrote to Milford about what you told me & he wants to know if Martin wd like an advance on royalties...

19410515
VWL4510 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Martin Shaw

Dear Martin
Are you changing your religion like the innkeeper in Leveun
-they are mixed up in the Methodist Gallery
I can't think...

19410521
VWL4512 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Joan and Martin Shaw

Dear Joan & Martin
Thank you both for remembering my birthday - I hope I will live to do the same to you.
yrs
RVW

19411016
VWL3779 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sir Humphrey Milford

Dear Sir Humphrey
Yesterday I had a visit from Dr. Stanton of the BBC asking me to be musical adviser to their hymn book.
What they...

19420311
VWL4498 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Martin Shaw

Forgive war time paper
Dear Martin
I like your tune - but what can I do about it because
(1) All I am to do about the BBC book is...

19420719
VWL4513 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Martin and Joan Shaw

Dear Martin & Joan
Greetings & thanks from a septuagenarian (if that is the right way to spell it)
Thank you for not referring...

19421028
VWL4514 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Martin Shaw

Dear Martin
Forgive war time paper.
You know I can't read a score, so I had to wait for leisure to strum your new tune through on the...

1943----
VWL3616 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Canon George W. Briggs

Dear Canon Briggs1
I have had the anthem - as a bit of 'war work' to write the tune for the times - I have had many...

19431003
VWL4516 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Martin Shaw

Dear Martin
Will you do a tune for Briggs for no11 - I feel sure it wd give him great pleasure for one of us to do it & I have...

19431020

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