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VWL3962 Letter from Gustav Holst to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear R
Thanks for letter re the concerto1.  I can quite believe that a slow pace for the fugue would make a big difference.  How I...

19330901
VWL5229 Letter from Gustav Holst to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear R

...The enclosed1 was quite a success... Demobilization was in full swing, and between it and flu and malaria I had a...

19190412
VWL3291 Letter from John Barbirolli to Ralph Vaughan Williams

My dear Ralph,

I have been wanting to write ever since we spent that wonderful day with No 8, but we have had a continuous run...

19560217
VWL3565 Letter from John Barbirolli to Ralph Vaughan Williams

My dear Ralph

Thank you for your lovely note.  I don't think I need to tell you what a joy it was to have you & Ursula with us...

19571104
VWL3845 Letter from Olin Downes to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Ralph Vaughan Williams, Esq.
White Gates,
Westcott Road.
Dorking, England

Dear Mr Williams1:
I learn with...

19430825
VWL3904 Letter from Olin Downes to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear Mr. Vaughan Williams
I want to tell you of a really wonderful experience that I had recently at what is called the Transylvania Music...

19530818
VWL2598 Letter from Patrick Hadley to Ralph Vaughan Williams

You not only “have something to say” to the young but you stir their vitals. The last op: has had a most profound effect, believe me.1...

19480508
VWL3193 Letter from Percy Grainger to Ursula Vaughan Williams

Dear Mrs Vaughan Williams,

My wife & I went to hear your husband’s 9th Symphony in New York last night, conducted by Stokowski.
...

19580925
VWL543 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear Sir1

Many thanks for your letter.  I am glad you liked most of our performance.  As regards the final chorus, I feel that...

19240322
VWL748 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to A. Wynn (BBC)

A.P./A.W.

Dear Sir

I have today received a contract form offering me an engagement to conduct at the Promenade Concerts on September...

19350626

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