Menuhin and his composers-the hunt for Sound (Talk given 4 2 16)

March 5, 2016

Menuhin and his composers-the hunt for Sound Peter Sheppard Skaerved Speech given at the David Josefowitz Recital Hall, Royal Academy of Music 4/2/16 NB: references available from PSS through the ‘contact’ link   We have to begin with Sound.  Here is Menuhin in 1966, playing the Ernest Bloch Concerto. LINK   I have been casting […]

Peter Dickinson-Air (ca.1959)

February 29, 2016

Peter Dickinson-Air (ca.1959) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin (Girolamo Amati 1629) Workshop Recording Wapping 29 02 16

Rehearsal with Michael Finnissy 25 2 16 (Photos Marius Skaerved)

February 25, 2016

Rehearsal with Michael Finnissy 25 2 16 (Photos Marius Skaerved)

Anonymous ‘2 Arie’

February 25, 2016

Anonymous ‘2 Arie’ Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin (W E Hill & Sons 1900) Bow (Tourte ca.1770) Workshop recording (at the desk) 9 am 25 2 16 [Audio clip: view full post to listen] I am constantly struck by the rich store or anonymous music, particularly from the 18th century. Musicians have always been practical people and […]

Gibbous Moon-Nocturnes 2016

February 24, 2016

David Lancaster-Rough Cut (Live at Wilton’s Music Hall)

February 21, 2016

David Lancaster-Rough Cut (Live at Wilton’s Music Hall) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] 14th February 2016 Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin (Niccolo Amati 1647 ‘Ole Bull’) Recording courtesy of Colin Still (Optic Nerve Productions)

Practise.Walk

February 20, 2016

[in preparation]

Mozart Sonatas at Wiltons Music Hall-Photos by Malene Skaerved

February 15, 2016

Rehearsals and performance at Wilton’s Music Hall 14 2 16 With Daniel-Ben Pienaar-Piano, David Lancaster-Composer (and Eve Daniell pageturning-she’s a wonderful soprano, so we were honoured!) Photos-Malene Skaerved

Ole Bull/Peter Sheppard Skærved – ‘American Fantasy’

February 10, 2016

    Ole Bull/Peter Sheppard Skærved – ‘American Fantasy’ (1856 & 2014) (played on Niccolo Amati 1647 ‘Ole Bull)   [Audio clip: view full post to listen] (Dedicated to Robin and Linda Williams, in admiration) a.        ‘A Capriccio’ (OB) b.       ‘Jordan is a Hard Road to Travel’ (PSS) c.        ‘Cadenza’ (OB) d.       ‘The Hazel Dell’ […]

Biagio Marini-Capriccio (imitation of a Lira)

February 6, 2016

Biagio Marini-Capriccio (imitation of a Lira) Op 8 (Published Venice 1627) Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Andrea Amati 1570, Bow by Antonino Airenti 2010 Workshop Recording, at the desk Wapping 6 2 16 [Audio clip: view full post to listen]