Playing Dmitri Smirnov’s ‘Amore Sola’ in the Enlightenment gallery-the composer keeping a very close eye! Photo: Richard Bram A History of the World in 100 objects: Four Late Evenings…. Peter Sheppard Skærved New sounds have always flooded across musical borders by means of trade and travel. The […]
Miniatures for the Deutsches-Museum 2005
Two sketches for studies. One for slides, one for scales.
Beethoven-Eroica Symphony Op 55 Scherzo Eroica PSS-Violin, Dov Scheindlin-Viola, Neil Heyde-Cello, Aaron Shorr-Piano Live performance London 2004 Recording Engineer: Jonathan Haskell www.astoundingsounds.co.uk
Volodymyr Runchak-non-concerto 1 + 16 PSS-Violin Conductor-Volodymyr Runchak Ukrainian Symphony Orchestra Hall of Columns, K’yiv 2000 1+16… Volodymyr Runchak-Sounds re-sounds PSS-Violin, Piano, Voice. Odessa 1999 Sounds-re-soundsmp3 http://www.peter-sheppard-skaerved.com/composers/volodmyr-rundchak/
In 1794 Beethoven began studying counterpoint with Albrechtsberger. He wrote three works in the style of his teachers ‘sonatas’-slow movements with fugues. Here are two of them. Beethoven-Adagio & Fuge Hess 29 E minor Hess 29 (1) (2) PSS and Carolin Ann Widmann-Violins Susie Winkworth-Cello Beethoven-Praeludium & Fuge Hess 31 C major Kreutzer Quartet Hess […]
In the years exploring Beethoven, some of the most touching discoveries have been from peforming the many canons and fragments that flooded from the composer’s pen from his arrival in Vienna. Here are a few of them: Canon in A Major WoO35 1825 On the 3rd August 1825, Beethoven met the Dutch artist and Music-lover […]
Neil Heyde is one of the most innovative musicians active today. His work extends from ground breaking research and performance in the work of Debussy, to the most astonishing performances of complex works for cello and electronics by Brian Ferneyhough and Jonathan Harvey. He is, of course, cellist of the Kreutzer Quartet. Vidmantas Bartulis(born April […]