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VWL1234 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

Thank you very much for a most beautiful and moving performance last Sunday - quite frankly I was rather dreading it because I...

19330408
VWL1589 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

Many thanks for your letter.  We are too old and good friends to be afraid to be honest with each other & I cannot pretend...

19411117
VWL439 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Boult

In all the hurry of Monday I never had an opportunity of thanking you
(1) for doing my symph
(2) for giving such a...

19180220
VWL125 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Arnold Barter

Dear Mr Barter1

I hear from Breitkopfs that your performance of my Sea Symphony is coming off very soon now - I didn't know it...

19110311
VWL369 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Arnold Barter

Dear Mr Barter

When I received your letter this morning I thought that I could read between the lines and guessed that the performance of...

19110429
VWL2797 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Cedric Thorpe Davie

Dear Cedric,

That recording of Tudor Portraits is horrible: that screeching woman outrageous, and the tempi, most of them, wrong.  I knew...

19540302
VWL1110 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Cedric Thorpe Davie

Dear Cedric

That was a splendid letter – I’m glad you like “Sancta” – I do rather myself – but no one else seems to
They ought not to...

19361207
VWL4286 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Dennis Arundell

Dear Arundell,
I want to tell you how much Ursula and I admired your production of Joan at Cambridge.1 The dramatic effect of the...

19570303
VWL2220 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Edward J. Dent

Dear Dent

I was much moved by your letter.1 You know how I value your judgement & to have your approval is something I am...

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VWL2230 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Edward J. Dent

Dear Dent

I have been a long time answering your most interesting and helpful letters.1  I am now sending some comments on your...

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