Recording day 19 12 16: Paul Pellay & Michael Alec Rose, with Linda Merrick, Clifton Harrison, Neil Heyde, Mihailo Trandafiloski

Posted on December 19th, 2016 by


A blessing on the day. Dawn in the fog. The walk to work…

I am lucky in my artistic work. I collaborate with wonderful friends, players and composers, at one of the richest times in music’s history. Today (19th December 2016) was wonderful because I was able to work with Linday Merrick, Paul Pellay, Jonathan Haskell, Clifton Harrison, Neil Heyde and Mihailo Trandafilovski in the wonderful little medieval chuch of St John the Baptist, Aldbury. Music, History, Nature and Friends conspired to make it a day of wonder. Here are some of the results.

Paul Pellay – ‘….void-scattered distances….’ (2014-2015)

Linda Merrick – Clarinet,

Kreutzer Quartet  – peter sheppard skaerved, mihailo trandafilovski, clifton harrison, neil heyde

Michael Alec Rose – Diaphany (2016) Violin-Peter Sheppard Skaerved

Outtakes of first recording. 19 12 16. St John the Baptist, Aldbury

Engineer-Jonathan Haskell

Part of Peter Sheppard Skaerved’s working score of Paul Pellay’s new quintet

The last colours of autumn in the hedgerow 19 12 16

Medieval chest on 14th century tiles. St John the Baptist, Aldbury, 19 12 16

Michael Alec Rose – Diaphany (2016) Violin-Peter Sheppard Skaerved

At work, with the composer (Paul Pellay) enthroned 19 12 16

The team with Paul Pellay. Neil Heyde, Linda Merrick, Clifton Harrison, Mihailo Trandafilovski,

Playing Michael Alec Rose ‘Diaphany’

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