Letters 1–9 (1927–August 1931)

Authored by: Sophie Fuller , Jenny Doctor

Music, Life, and Changing Times

Print publication date:  October  2019
Online publication date:  July  2019

Print ISBN: 9780367244712
eBook ISBN: 9780429352720
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The correspondence between Maconchy and Williams dates back to 1927, when they were both studying composition at the Royal College of Music (RCM) in London. Maconchy had been a student there since 1923, and Williams arrived in 1926, having previously completed a BMus at the University of Cardiff. Their RCM composition teacher was Ralph Vaughan Williams – known to his students as ‘Uncle Ralph’.

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