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VWL3534 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ursula Vaughan Williams

My Dear

I can’t write love letters - but you know its there
(Here is a line for you to read between)
I slept well - though Betty...

19570724
VWL4190 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Joan Shaw

Dearest Joan,
We were only sorry to see your ravishingly lovely Jackie for so short a moment - she looks like a fairy princess, & wrote...

19570321
VWL3466 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Christopher Morris (OUP)

Dear Mr Morris,

We have both been through this most carefully, added a few stage directions, a little more dialogue and made clear the...

19570217
VWL4170 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Dear Frank,
I admit that my first reaction to your letter was that it was proposed to convert PP1 into a sort of Porgy and Bess,...

19570215
VWL3461 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Michael Kennedy

Dear Michael,

I was so glad to get your letter, though I find some of it difficult to answer.1 Your question of who is the...

19570126
VWL3454 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Michael and Eslyn Kennedy

Dear Eslyn and Michael,

Your selection of poems is splendid.  I am especially glad that you have introduced the Tennyson lines about the...

19561223
VWL3778 Letter from Alan Bush to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear Dr. Vaughan Williams,

Alan Bush asked me to reply to your letter about 'Wat Tyler', as he is rehearsing all day today.  The BBC say...

19561206
VWL3768 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Bush

Dear Bush,

Thank you for your invitation.  It would give my wife and me great pleasure to come and hear your opera at the Camden Theatre,...

19561204
VWL3450 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

My dear Adrian,
 I think your idea of changing the order of the programme for the Holst Concert, and putting The Morning of the Year second,...

19561201
VWL3448 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Dear Alan,

In answer to three letters from you:
1: I have said that I will NOT have the Serenade recorded without soloists. Adrian...

19561108

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