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Lot 219
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (RALPH)

£ 200 - 300
US$ 280 - 410
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (RALPH)
Autograph sketch arranging the tune [Batty] for the hymn 'Sweet the Moments, Rich in Blessing', 2 pages, notated in pencil and ink on two two-stave systems recto and verso, headed "Sweet the Moments/ R.V. Williams", traces of mounting, narrow oblong 8vo, [c.1904-6]

Footnotes

  • One of the most celebrated tunes in Vaughan Williams's hugely influential English Hymnal, published in 1906. Included in the lot is an autograph letter by him of 1931 to the Rev J. Rooker, thanking him and his wife for their kind letter of sympathy to his mother.
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