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VWL3297 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Margery Cullen

My dear Margery,
 
I have made the very sad decision that the performance of the Matthew Passion this year ought to be my last.  I am...

19580526
VWL3307 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Anthony Scott

Dear Tony,

Thank you so much for writing, and I won’t pretend that I am not pleased that you liked it.  The Flugel man showed me at...

19580408
VWL3309 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Margery Cullen

To the L.H.M.C. Choirs.

We are very sorry for our own sakes that we cannot be with you for the Festival.1
I shall miss you...

19580408
VWL3305 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Michael and Eslyn Kennedy

Dearest Michael & Eslyn,

Lovely to hear from you – Genia also told us how good the record is, and I long to hear it – the Hadleys also...

19580408
VWL3306 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

It was a fine performance of Sancta by you and your singers and players the other night - the tempi, the balance, - everything...

19580408
VWL3310 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Mrs Josef Holbrooke

Dear Mrs Holbrooke,

It was most kind of you to write.  Please thank your husband for his very appreciative message.  I hope he is better....

19580404
VWL3508 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Edmund Rubbra

Thank you so much, not only for liking my symphony, but for telling me so.1
R Vaughan Williams

 


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VWL3312 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Michael Kennedy

My dear Michael,

Thank you so much for liking the new Symph.1  I have made a few alterations in the scoring and in the metronome...

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VWL3315 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Michael and Eslyn Kennedy

Dearest Michael & Eslyn,

How angelic of you to remember my birthday, & to send the perfect book for me to take to Ischia.  Thank...

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VWL3322 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the performers in the LHMF Passion

To all those who took part in the performance of Bach's St Matthew Passion on Wednesday, March 5th 1958.

You covered yourselves with glory...

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