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Nocturnal conversation with Abel

April 9, 2016

So, late last night, after a delightful evening of conversation, food, wine and laughter with friends, I found myself at at the practice desk thinking about Abel and Gainsborough. I thought about Abel’s grave in the strange space of St Pancras grave yard, about his gamba, allegedly under the railway tracks, and Gainsborough’s sorrow at […]

The Bow

April 3, 2016

The Bow Today-27th May, I was invited to meet Schak Bull, the great grandson of Ole Bull’s brother. He  is the custodian of what seems to be the one surviving Ole Bull bow. so this was a first chance to reunite these two instruments. For now, I just want to offer a few reflections on […]

Filming and improvising at Wilton’s Music Hall with Mihailo Trandafilovski, directed by Malene Skaerved

April 1, 2016

Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Viola under (Wilton’s Music Hall 1 4 16) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Mihailo Trandafilovski-Rhapsodises (with some underpinning from PSS) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Mihailo Trandafilovski/Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Walking the walls (Contra-band) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Mihailo Trandafilovski/Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Crossing point [Audio clip: view full post […]

Channel Firing: For Dover Museum: WWI DMAG Joined Up 2014-2016

March 28, 2016

Channel Firing: For Dover Museum: WWI DMAG Joined Up Arts and Museums

First Listen: Mozart with Daniel-Ben Pienaar at Wilton’s Music Hall

March 23, 2016

Mozart – E Flat Major Sonata K481 (Adagio) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Daniel Ben Pienaar-Piano Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin Live at Wilton’s Music Hall 14th February 2016 Concerts 3 and 4 of the Cycle May 21st Wilton’s Music Hall For more details go to: http://www.wiltons.org.uk/whatson/165-the-mozart-salons-concert-three

Thomas Simaku works for Violin and Piano (Recording Sessions York March 2016)

March 21, 2016

Thomas Simaku works for Violin and Piano, Solo Violin, Solo Piano, Solo Recorder (Recording Sessions York March 2016) With Roderick Chadwick, Joseph Houston, Chris Orton Thomas Simaku-My Beautiful Morea [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Thomas Simaku-Capriccioso (2014) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Thomas Simaku-Sound-Tree (2015) [Audio clip: view full post to […]

David Gorton-Caprice No 8 (After Dowland ‘Lachrymae’) premiere

March 19, 2016

David Gorton-Caprice No 8 (After Dowland ‘Lachrymae’) premiere[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Girolamo Amati 1629 19th February 2016 British Museum

Concert for the Waddesdon Room: Matteis, Purcell

March 19, 2016

Heinrich Isaac/ Isaac also spelled Isaak – ‘Fortuna Desperata’ Nicola Matteis- ‘Amore’ (prefaced by Montaigne ‘On Solitude’) Henry Purcell – Se Fauchi’s Farewell (si Face) Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin (John Cuthbert 1680) Julian Pekins-Harpsichord Live (lo-fi recording) at the British Museum February 19th 2016

Michael Finnissy plays Finnissy with the Kreutzers! In his 70th birthday week 2016

March 18, 2016

Michael Finnissy plays Finnissy with the Kreutzers! In his 70th birthday week 2016   Michael Finnissy – ‘Grieg Quinttetsatz’ [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Michael Finnissy-Piano Kreutzer Quartet (Peter Sheppard Skaerved, Mihailo Trandafilovski, Clifton Harrison, Neil Heyde) Live recording, courtesy of Southampton University. Turner Sims Concert Hall, Southampton. 7th March 2016

Michael Alec Rose-Mornington Caprice (3 Outtakes)

March 16, 2016

Michael Alec Rose-Mornington Caprice (Outtakes) Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin (Girolamo Amati) Diana Mathews-Viola (Testore) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] [Audio clip: view full post to listen] [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Aldbury Parish Church Engineer: Jonathan Haskell (Astounding Sounds)