Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ursula Wood

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[Sometime between 1938 and 1946]

My Dear

I think this is the best book on the whole (very confidentially a new book for troops only may be coming out soon - hush - hush)
Also easy part songs
Sea shanties arranged for men’s choirs by Terry1
Blow the man down        )      
Rio Grande                     )      Curwen
Santy Anna                     )      24 Berners Street
Shenandoah (?) etc         )

Choruses for men’s voices  
from Beggars opera      )        Boosey &
arr. By Austin                )       Hawkes
Let us take the Road     )       295 Regent Street
Fill every glass etc2

1.   Sir Richard Runciman Terry, organist of Westminster Cathedral.
2.   Check text of Beggars Opera.


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MS Mus. 1714/2/1/1, f. 30
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