Schubert-D 355 8 Ländler for Solo Violin 1816

December 11, 2015

Schubert-D 355 8 Ländler for Solo Violin 1816 Violin-Peter Sheppard Skaerved (Girolamo Amati 1629) Live, Wilton’s Music Hall 7th January 2015 [Audio clip: view full post to listen] I have never really understood why we violinists ignore a vast tranche of our solo repertoire. From the mid 18th to the mid 19th century, hundreds, if […]

Sadie Harrison-Broken Wing (premiere)

December 10, 2015

Sadie Harrison-Broken Wing, after Leonardo 2015  Peter Sheppard Skaerved and Mihailo Trandafilovski-Violins Deptford Council Chambers, Goldsmiths 28 1 16 [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Wiltons Music Hall 7th December 2015 Recordings courtesey of Colin Still (Optic Nerve Productions) [Audio clip: view full post to listen]  

From the Old Notebooks: Denmark, July 2001

December 5, 2015

 

Recording Schubert 1816 Sonatas 3 12 15

December 4, 2015

Schubert-Three Sonatas for Piano & Violin 1816 Peter Sheppard Skaerved – Violin (Leopold Widhalm 1782) Bow (F X Tourte 1770-1800) Julian Perkins-Square Piano (Clementi 1801) Raw outtakes from recording 3 12 15 St John the Baptist Aldbury Engineer-Jonathan Haskell, Astounding Sounds D Major Sonata Allegro Molto [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Andante [Audio […]

Celebrating Leopold Widhalm (1722 – 1786)

November 29, 2015

Celebrating a violin by Leopold Widhalm (1722 – 1786) of Nuremberg, Bavaria. This violin, which is the property of a renowned collector, will be used by Peter Sheppard Skaerved, to record Schubert Sonatas (1816), in December 2015 The violin has an elegant, almost alarmingly precisely cut fruit-wood scroll.  

From the Old Notebooks: Summer 2003

November 29, 2015

From the Old Notebooks: Spring 2005

November 29, 2015

From the Old Notebooks. Denmark Summer 1992

November 28, 2015

Bassano, Maggini, British Museum 26 11 15

November 26, 2015

Bassano, Maggini, British Museum 26 11 15 Giovanni Bassano-Ricercata 2 (1585) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Peter Sheppard Skaerved (Maggini ca.1585) Outtake from film made in the Kunstkabinet of the Waddesdon Room, British Museum, London 16 11 15 An astonishing morning. Filming a ricercar from Venice (1585), next to a cabinet from Milan […]

Review: Telemann Fantasies (Fanfare)

November 25, 2015

A note: All that I ask is that people listen. When they listen carefully, the response will be complex, and I like that! Two more things. I chose 416 A, because, I like it, and ahem, I did record the Telemann Fantasies, for Meridian, in July 1992. Enjoy-then buy the disc! http://www.divine-art.co.uk/CD/23203info.htm Fanfare Magazine-Review December 2015 […]