William Sterling

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  • Upcoming Events

    1. British Museum Ancient Greek Tour

      When: July 30 @ 11:30 am - 12:10 pm

      This British Museum tour of the Greek Galleries take place every fourth Sunday.

    2. British Museum Mediaeval Tour

      When: July 30 @ 2:45 pm - 3:25 pm

      This tour of the Mediaeval Galleries at the British Museum take place every fourth Sunday.

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Carl Nielsen

Nielsen and Sibelius This course involved comparing and contrasting the careers and music of two great Scandinavian contemporaries. Both were born in 1865, Sibelius gave up composing in 1931, the year of Nielsen’s death. The course was based round their magnificent symphonies but explored their whole contribution to C20th music. I ran this course at Crayford… Read more »

Music and Art Inspired by Shakespeare 6

MUSIC AND ART INSPIRED BY SHAKESPEARE No. 6 All’s Well That Ends A Summary of the earlier talks and some examples taken from Twentieth Century Music and Art including some Popular ones. Music – Fantasia on Greensleeves by Vaughan Williams. That work is misleadingly called the “Fantasia on Greensleeves” by Vaughan Williams despite not really… Read more »

Gods and Heroes: The Influence of the Classical World on Art in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Gods and Heros 1 Roman costume Grand Tour slides