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VWL1803 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Charles Moody

Dear Dr Moody,1

It would be a terrible thing if the Cathedral tradition were to disappear, and I hope very much that you will...

19430917
VWL373 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ernest Farrar

Dear Farrar,1

I am very glad to hear from you again - I will do my best to answer all your questions.
a) “Five Mystical...

19110708
VWL2095 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Herbert Byard

Dear Byard

Certainly - tho’ I don’t think Green sleeves (do you know the words?) or “Lovely Joan” (do you know the words?) are suitable for...

19460915
VWL1539 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Hubert Foss (OUP)

Dear Foss

I think you had better deal with enclosed - if you do not mind - Walford asked me to write these a long time ago - & I had...

19410613
VWL4236 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Joan Shaw

Joan: for yr. amusement.1
Unworthy words are not the proper vehicle for great and worthy ideas.  They require for their expression...

19541030
VWL5207 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Joseph Weston Poole

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19430622
VWL4083 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Martin Shaw

recd. Jan 4th 19241
Dear Martin
"pursuant" to our conversation of yesterday the points are these
(1)  Dearmer &...

19240103
VWL4098 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Martin Shaw

Dear Martin
We both listened last night, with great pleasure, to the two motets.
They are fine.
Yrs
RVW

("Sing we...

19370919
VWL4291 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Martin Shaw

Dear Martin
Thank you so much for both the books.  'Song Time'1 & the Hymns.  I was delighted to see the cuckoo again also to...

191506--
VWL4322 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Martin Shaw

Dear Shaw,
I liked the church music you showed me extremely.  The great difficulty about church music at present seems to be this - it is...

19071118

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