Rochberg Reviews

May 2, 2011 05/02/2011 George Rochberg: Violin Sonata – Caprice Variations Peter Sheppard Skærved (violin), Aaron Shorr (piano) Recorded at St. John’s Church, Loughton, Essex, England (28 & 30 August, 2000) – Violin Sonata; live at the Steve and Judy Turner Recital Hall, Blair School of Music, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA (23 February, 2004) – […]

Only Connect. A hanging journal

May 2, 2011

Laying out the pictures

jourmal pages April 10-30 2011

May 1, 2011

Tomislav Zografski

April 28, 2011

Tomislav Zografski-Quartet 1968 Kreutzer Quartet (PSS, Mihailo Trandafilovski, Morgan Goff, Neil Heyde) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Website for Zografski

Joan Cot Ros

April 28, 2011

Joan Cot Ros -is an exciting new voice from Catalonia Here is his beautiful single movement for String Quartet Kreutzer Quartet (PSS, Mihailo Trandafilovski, Morgan Goff, Neil Heyde) Recording Courtesy of UCF Falmouth [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

PSS and Nigel Clarke at Middle Tennesse State University 2011. Just a begininning….

April 23, 2011

MTSU Collaboration  Nigel Clarke and Peter Sheppard Skærved (Violin) have just completed a week’s residency at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU). The residency, by invitation of Dr Reed Thomas from MTSU, saw Nigel conducting his large scale wind orchestra work `Gagarin’ to mark the 50th anniversary of the first manned space flight by the Russian […]

Pierre Rode

April 12, 2011

 Pierre Rode inspired Beethoven to write his most lyrical G Major Sonata Op 96, which Rode premiered in Vienna at Christmas 1812. The first truly international French violinist to emerge from this environment was Pierre Rode. Following the writing of the Méthode, Rode was barely to be found in Paris, but was permanently on tour. […]

Jean Jacques Rousseau and music

April 11, 2011

Children of Nature   Ancient Air-Tr. Pierre Baillot (Workshop recording-Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Stradivari 1698) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] ‘Ranz des Vaches’-Arr. by Pierre Baillot from J J Rousseau ‘Dictionnaire de Musique'[Audio clip: view full post to listen] This ‘Ranz des Vaches’ proved useful to composers looking for some easily accessible ‘alla rustica’ material’. […]

Hanging Only Connect

April 8, 2011

April 12th Work continues. 14th April 2011 Light on the connections Friday Morning 8-4-11 Joachim and HG Wells wait Michelle Greaves with Eliza Vestris

Ilhan Usmambas-‘qui sont seuls’ 1966

April 4, 2011

 Published recently in Turkey, Evin Ilyasoglu’s monograph of Ilhan Usmanbas This book includes and disc with the recording below.  Ihan Usmanbas (born 1921) is Turkey’s greatest living composer. I first worked with him in Turkey in 2003. This recording was made at a concert at the Ankara Festival two years ago. Ilhan Usmanbas-‘…qui sont seuls’ […]