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Exploring Tartini’s ‘Art of the Bow’ (a voyage)

August 15, 2016

Giuseppe Tartini (1692-1770) – ‘l’Arte dell’Arco, o siano Cinquanta Variazioni per violino sopra alla piu bella Gavotta del Corelli Opera V (workshop recordings, in hotel rooms and ship’s cabin, summer August 2016) Seattle, 14th August 2016: Over the past week or so, I have been beginning a long postponed exploration of Tartini’s epochal exploration of […]

1860 Hardanger violin (Erik Jonson Helland)

August 8, 2016

Myllargytten – ‘Gangar’ (free version by PSS 8 8 16) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Myllargytten – ‘Bruremarsch'(free version by PSS 8 8 16) [Audio clip: view full post to listen]   It had been Bull who had drawn mass public attention to the ‘miller’s son’ (‘Myllarguten’), whose actual name was Torgeir Augundsson […]

Laurie Bamon-All the Summer Sea Birds

August 1, 2016

Laurie Bamon-All the Summer Sea Birds [Audio clip: view full post to listen] world premiere Michael Tippett Centre, Bath Spa University 16th July 2016 Kreutzer Quartet Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Mihailo Trandafilovski-Clifton Harrison-Neil Heyde Commissioned by PSN

On being a musician. Slow cups of coffee.

July 28, 2016

On being a musician. Slow cups of coffee. A rolling article. Summer 2016 Peter Sheppard Skærved It’s summer and everything has stopped, as it always does, for me. We have made our annual migration west and I have a terrace with a table, a pot of coffee, and a view over the brownstones and water […]

American journal: Summer 2016

July 28, 2016

 

Michael Alec Rose – Il Ritorno (a day of inspiration-22 July 2016)

July 22, 2016

Michael Alec Rose-Il Ritorno (World Premiere recording-unedited outtakes) Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin (Girolamo Amati 1629) Moretonhampstead Church, Devon 22 7 16 Engineer-Jonathan Haskell Preamble [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Bearings[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Water [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Silence [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Stone [Audio […]

Michael Alec Rose-Unturned Stones (2012)

July 19, 2016

Michael Alec Rose-Unturned Stones (2012) Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin (Amati) Diana Mathews-Viola (Testore) Unedited outtakes-18 7 2016 St John the Baptist, Aldbury Engineer-Jonathan Haskell Eppur si muove[Audio clip: view full post to listen]A courtesy toward being[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Coming home to the world[Audio clip: view full post to listen]

Hans Werner Henze – Works for Solo Violin

July 19, 2016

Hans Werner Henze – Works for Solo Violin Peter Sheppard Skaerved- Violin (Amati 1629) Unedited Outtakes. 18 7 16 (First Recordings) St John the Baptist. Aldbury Engineer-Jonathan Haskell Sonata ‘Tirsi, Mopso, Aristeo’ (Original Version) 1977 (Link to later version http://www.peter-sheppard-skaerved.com/2014/02/17173/) Tirsi [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Mopso [Audio clip: view full post to […]

Louis Vale – Paths

July 13, 2016

Poet Louise Vale reading her own ‘Paths’ (2016) Wapping 13 7 2016 [Audio clip: view full post to listen] I was introduced to Louise Vale by my wife, the writer Malene Skaerved, some years ago. I was instantly struck by the delicacy and sensitivity of her ear and eye. She has written me some wonderful […]

July 2016

July 2, 2016