William Sterling

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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 »

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Michael Tippett

Britten, Walton and Tippett Three of the greatest British composers of the twentieth century had very different attitudes to music but all attempted to write in many different media such as opera, choral, orchestral and chamber music. Among the operas studied were Midsummer Marriage, King Priam, Peter Grimes, Billy Budd, Midsummer Night’s Dream, Albert Herring,… Read more »