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Steven Greer – (Music, Literature, History)

  • author, broadcaster and tutor from Glastonbury
  • formerly known as both Tim Shuker and Steven Ingman-Greer
  • 35 years’ experience in musicological research
  • interest in Russian Imperial History
Steven’s courses are for anyone interested in the subjects – no prior knowledge required. He champions interest in both classical music and Russian Imperial History, his specific specialisms. Both eras are colourful, romantic and dynamic in their content, assuring a rich broadening of cultural horizons.
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“Steven in his usual fine form, enthusiastic, immensely knowledgeable and imparting an amazing breadth of musical experience. ”

” Steven has produced a weekend full of interesting facts and detail and thoroughly explained the work of these composers. His range and interest are amazing and his enthusiasm is catching. More please.”

Upcoming Courses

July 2017

CLASSICAL MUSIC AND THE FEMININE

July 11th at 18:30 to July 14th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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The earliest known Classical Composer was a woman – Abbess Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179). We will look at female composers and performers through the ages from Hildegard to the American Amy Beach (1857-1944) and charismatic performers including pianist Martha Argerich and violinist Ann-Sophie Mutter. Steven Ingman-Greer (Somerset www.highamhall.com/steven-greer) Followed by another Steven course - attend both, save £25 Residential: £319 Non-residential: £223

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THE PHILOSOPHY OF CLASSICAL MUSIC

July 14th at 18:30 to July 16th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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*NEW* Where does music originate, what can it tell us about ourselves, our world, purpose and our place in it? Is there a spiritual side or is it all intellectual construction? We consider by examining the life and work of Bach & Beethoven in both original and modern performances, examining their continuing influence today, particularly through the work of Russian Dmitri Shostakovich. Steven Ingman-Greer (Somerset www.highamhall.com/steven-greer) Residential: £228 Non-residential: £162 Another Steven course precedes - attend both, save £25. Steven…

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TALK & TEA: THE RIDDLE OF GRAND DUCHESS ANASTASIA

July 16th at 14:00 to 17:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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Not quite 17 in 1918, rumours persist that the youngest daughter of Nicholas II survived her family's massacre. The answer to this riddle is partially dealt with after 30 years of research in Steven's historical novel Lost Eagle, but there is more... Steven Ingman-Greer (Somerset www.highamhall.com/steven-greer) £16 including refreshments Follows Steven's 2 courses. See them for a special offer.

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