THE PAGANINI PROJECT at the Library of Congress

November 7, 2012

THE PAGANINI PROJECT …aims to bring together instruments, objects, and paper holdings at the Library of Congress exploring Paganini’s work and touring. This page includes documentary material from my research there, and links to other Paganini aspects in my work. Here is the film which I made at the Library of Congress in June 2012 […]

Michael Alec Rose – ‘Air ‘

October 7, 2012

Mihailo Trandafilovski-Star Factory

September 3, 2012

Jim Aitchison – Shadows of Light

July 17, 2012

Shadows of Light II (Music from the Seagram Murals), after Mark Rothko, by Jim Aitchison. A new version of music commissioned from the composer by Tate for the 2008/2009 Mark Rothko exhibition at Tate Modern, supported by the PRSF Foundation for New Music and Henry Tillman and Jill Bradford. Performed by Nicholas Clapton (countertenor), Michael […]

Paul Moravec

May 14, 2012

Paul Moravec Protean FantasyAriel Fantasy Peter Sheppard Skaerved and Aaron Shorr  

Paul Archbold

May 14, 2012

Paul Archbold-Impacts and Fractures (written for the Kreutzer Quartet) Live Performance, London 2001. Kreutzer Quartet (Peter Sheppard Skaerved, Gordon Mackay, Bridget Carey, Neil Heyde)  

Film-Michael Finnissy in discussion-filmed by Marius Skaerved

April 16, 2012

Michael Finnissy, Kreutzer Quartet (Peter Sheppard Skaerved, Mihailo Trandafilovski, Morgan Goff, Neil Heyde) & Amanda Bayley in discussion and rehearsal.  Filmed at an NMC salon event at Somerset House, London. 11th April 2012  Filmed and directed by Marius Skaerved  

Paganini-1838 Prelude

February 28, 2012

Niccolo Paganini-Unpublished Prelude 1838 From the Collection of Andrew McGee Instruments-Vuillaume Rolled Steel Bow, Violin-Stradivari 1698 World Premiere recording. PSS 2005 Engineer/producer-Jonathan Haskell (astounding sounds) Paganini was constantly searchingfor new bow makers. A letter written on Lake Como in January 1824, reports that he had tried a number of bows, presumably all from one maker, […]

‘The Gallery’ – Written and Directed by Malene Skaerved

February 12, 2012

Jim Aitchison-Black Something

February 5, 2012