Ansgar Beste -‘Dialogues-Fragiles’

June 13, 2011

Ansgar Beste -‘Dialogues-Fragiles’ Workshop recording. Malmo, 5/5/2011 PSS-Violin (Recording courtesy of the composer) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Ansgar Beste writes:I heard Peter playing for the first time in a marvellous concert by the Kreutzer Quartet at the Connect Festival in Malmö / Sweden on Nov 11 th 2009. I was taken by […]

Mihailo Trandafilovski- In the Hills

June 12, 2011

Mihailo Trandafilovski- In the Hills Mihailo Trandafilovski- In the Hills [Audio clip: view full post to listen] PSS-Violin (Stradivari 1698 Joachim) Recorded 2010-Engineer Jonathan Haskell (Astounding Sounds)

Robert Saxton – Prelude for ESCH and Fantazia

June 12, 2011

Robert Saxton – Prelude for ESCH [Audio clip: view full post to listen]Dedicated to Elliott Schwartz Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin (Stradivari 1698′ Joachim’) Recorded 2010  Engineer Jonathan Haskell (Astounding Sounds) Fantazia-Live Recording 2001 Kreutzer Quartet (Peter Sheppard Skaerved, Gordon Mackay, Bridget Carey, Neil Heyde)[Audio clip: view full post to listen]    

Sadie Harrison

June 12, 2011

A small selection of the extraordinary work of Sadie Harrison, a visionary among composers, here. So this is just beginning! Bavad Khair Baram! – Peter Sheppard Skaerved -Violin (Recorded 2003) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Traceries– Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin, Aaron Shorr Piano (Recorded 2000)[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Arcosolia-Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin, Aaron […]

Michael Finnissy -‘Ének’

June 12, 2011

 Michael Finnissy – ‘Ének'[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin (Stradivari 1734 ‘Habeneck’) Live recording – London 9th March 1999 Click on SONG 13  “Visiting Budapest to give a couple of concerts with Chris Newman. After the concert at the Youung Artists Club, we go out to eat. It’s well after midnight-this […]

Gideon Klein – Partita for Strings

June 11, 2011

Gideon Klein – Partita for Strings Allegro [Audio clip: view full post to listen], Variations on a Moravian Folk Song[Audio clip: view full post to listen], Molto Vivace[Audio clip: view full post to listen] I Solisti di Zagreb (Director – Peter Sheppard Skaerved) Live at Lisinski Great Hall, Zagreb – 11th May 2oo3

Jörg Widmann – Tränen der Musen

June 11, 2011

Jörg Widmann – Tränen der Musen PSS – Violin, Jörg Widmann – Clarinet, Aaron Shorr – Piano Live Performance London 1st February 2001 [Audio clip: view full post to listen]  

Presences-Bernd Alois Zimmermann

June 11, 2011

Bernd Alois Zimmermann-Presence – Ballet blanc (Concerto scénique) en cinq scènes (extract) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] PSS-Violin, Friedrich Gauwerky-Cello, Ian Pace-Piano Radio Bremen-2003

Joseph Joachim visits the V & A

June 10, 2011

In 1866, Joseph Joachim visted the ‘Kensington Museum, which today we know as the Victoria and Albert. He was particular impressed by a wax cast taken from a clay model by Michelangelo in the Casa Buonarotti, Florence. This is sometimes regarded as a study a) for a Hercules and Cacus group commissioned in 1528, b) for […]

Summer 2003 (extracts)

June 5, 2011