William Sterling

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Shakespeare and the Classical World

Shakespeare and the Classical World This course was held at the City Lit on Saturday 11th November 2017. It was repeated online during the pandemic over three Friday evenings on 5th, 12th and 19th February 2021. A quarter of Shakespeare’s major works were based on stories from the Classical World and have influenced our view… Read more »

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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 »

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Music and Art Inspired by Shakespeare 5

MUSIC AND ART INSPIRED BY SHAKESPEARE No. 5: All At Sea – [this talk was cancelled but I have included it so that anyone interested can see what art I was going to talk about. I have adjusted the music as I included some works in other talks]. Much of Shakespeare takes place when characters… Read more »

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