»Composers«

Isang Yun-Sonatina

July 13, 2011

Isang Yun-Sonatina(1983) Peter Sheppard Skaerved, Christine Sohn-Violins Live Performance London 1999

Isang Yun-Kontraste

July 13, 2011

Isang Yun-Kontraste (1987) Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin (Stradivari 1734 ‘Habeneck’) Live performance-London 1999   Isang Yun has been important to be for many years. There are three wonderful works for solo, including this one, a radiant Sonatina for two violins, which can be heard on this site, the trio with flute and oboe, the quartet with […]

Telemann-12 Fantasies

July 13, 2011

Georg Philipp Telemann-12 Fantasies for Solo Violin Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin B Minor Fantasie, live in Baltimore-December 2012 Studio recording 1993 No. 1No.2No.3No.4No.5No.6No.7No.8No.8No.9No.10No.11No.12

Panos Ghikas-Threshold

July 13, 2011

Panos Ghikas-Threshold Viola-Peter Sheppard Skarved, Clarinet-Linda Merrick Live Performance (premiere) London 1999

Faure-Piano Quintet

July 13, 2011

Faure-Piano Quintet (Live Recording) Piano-Roy Howat Peter Sheppard Skaerved, Mihailo Trandafilovski-Violins Diana Mathews-Viola. Neil Heyde-Cello Wiltons Music Hall (Recording Courtesy of Colin Still-Optic Nerve)

Beethoven-F Major Fugue (1794)

July 11, 2011

Beethoven-F Major Fugue (1794) (Hess 28-30) Peter Sheppard Skaerved, Philippa Mo, Nancy Sullivan, Susie Winkworth St Johns Smith Square December 2002

Sonni Petrovski-Bric-a-Brac

July 8, 2011

Sonni Petrovski-Bric-a-Brac Live Performance Peter Sheppard Skaerved York 2005

John McCabe-Star Preludes

July 8, 2011

John McCabe-Star PreludesStudio recording-1999Live performance London 1999 Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin Tamami Honma-Piano John McCabe’s ‘Star Preludes’ demands finger-punishing speed and enormous colouristic imagination from both performers. Like so much of his piano music, it was written for himself to play, with Erich Gruenberg. Both these performances are recorded in the 1734 ‘Habeneck’ Stradivari.

Roger Marsh-Chaconne

July 8, 2011

Roger Marsh-Chaconne Live performance Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin Jack Lyons Concert Hall, York University 2005

Paul Osterfield-24 Caprices

July 8, 2011

In the summer of 2011, began  a project with the Tennessee-based composer, Paul Osterfield. Hewrote a series of 24 Caprices for me, and there was a wonderful to and fro of ideas-he finished the set, astonishingly, in a month, and I gave performances of the Caprices in the US and the UK, in the following […]