William Sterling

SPOTLIGHT: Composers’ Lives

Amy Beach

Sadly not enough people signed up for this course to run at the City Lit on Saturday 11th October 2014 but here is one of the handouts I was planning to give out. Timeline Amy Beach Timeline

Britten and War – A Dedicated Pacifist

I ran this course at the City Lit on Sunday March 10th 2013 to celebrate the Britten Centenary and highlight his deep commitment to pacifism.  Below are copies of the handouts from the course and some additional material of general interest. Britten and War selected works Ballad for heroes text ADVANCE DEMOCRACY Still Falls the… Read more »

William Reed

William Leonard Reed 1910-2002 was a composer, pianist and teacher much loved by his family and friends and admired by all those who attended his Music Appreciation classes and recitals.  A pupil of Howells, Will’s compostional style was much influenced by Delius and he was part of the English pastoralist tradition that included his older… Read more »

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