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Preludes & Vollenteries 1 – St Stephen Walbrook 14th September 2017

September 14, 2017

LINK TO Preludes & Vollenteries 2 Peter Sheppard Skærved  – Violins (Girolamo Amati 1628, Maggini? 16??) St Stephen Walbrook (Sir Christopher Wren 1672-80) An inspiring start to this exploration of 17th Century music, architecture and instruments. There’s so much to discover, but what strikes me most of all, the morning after the event, is the shaping […]

Ole Bull in Madison, Wisconsin. A new adventure begins!

September 3, 2017

Ole Bull in Madison We arrived in Madison, Wisconsin, early on the Saturday morning of Labor Day weekend.   I was very generously invited by Bob Klebba and David Vaughan to visit 130 Gilman Street, Madison, Wisconsin. This is the extraordinary 1850’s mansion which was Bull’s home in the State Capital, after he married Sarah […]

Iannis Xenakis-Mikka S

August 2, 2017

Iannis Xenakis-Mikka S (with help from the Muezzin over the wall) Manor House Concert Performance 13 6 16

Scordatura explored in DELITIAE PHILOSOPHICAE ET MATHEMATICAE Der Philosophischen und Mathematischen Erquickstunden -1653 Harsdörffer, Georg Philipp & Berns, Jörg Jochen

July 14, 2017

Music from DELITIAE PHILOSOPHICAE ET MATHEMATICAE Der Philosophischen und Mathematischen Erquickstunden – 1653 Harsdörffer, Georg Philipp & Berns, Jörg Jochen Johannes Welltern – Allemanda (Scordatura) G D G B Violin attrib to Gaspar da Salo (doubtful)- 16th century Brescian (?)- originally 3 String Peter Sheppard Skaerved – Workshop recording (Wapping 14 7 17)  

Recording Michael Finnissy 13 7 17 Outtakes UNEDITED

July 14, 2017

Michael Finnissy –  ‘Liederkreis Quintet’ 2016 (Clarinet Quintet) I.Poco Allegretto II.Largo appassionato III. Folklorico: quasi parlando IV. Vigoroso V. Each performer independently: A capriccio Michael Finnissy – ‘Civilisation’ 2013 (String Quartet)   1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Kreutzer Quartet with Linda Merrick Clarinet Musical supervision: Michael Finnissy Engineer-Jonathan Haskell St Michael’s Highgate, London 13 […]

Recording Mihailo Trandafilovski Duos with Roderick Chadwick 16 5 17

May 16, 2017

Mihailo Trandafilovski-Duo 3 2016 Mihailo Trandafilovski-Duo 1 2004 Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin Roderick Chadwick- Piano Outtakes-recording session 16 5 17 St Michaels Highgate Engineer-Jonathan Haskell. Astounding Sounds

Exploring Tartini’s ‘Art of the Bow’ (a voyage)

August 15, 2016

Giuseppe Tartini (1692-1770) – ‘l’Arte dell’Arco, o siano Cinquanta Variazioni per violino sopra alla piu bella Gavotta del Corelli Opera V (workshop recordings, in hotel rooms and ship’s cabin, summer August 2016) Seattle, 14th August 2016: Over the past week or so, I have been beginning a long postponed exploration of Tartini’s epochal exploration of […]

Michael Alec Rose-Unturned Stones (2012)

July 19, 2016

Michael Alec Rose-Unturned Stones (2012) Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin (Amati) Diana Mathews-Viola (Testore) Unedited outtakes-18 7 2016 St John the Baptist, Aldbury Engineer-Jonathan Haskell Eppur si muoveA courtesy toward being Coming home to the world

Hans Werner Henze – Works for Solo Violin

July 19, 2016

Hans Werner Henze – Works for Solo Violin Peter Sheppard Skaerved- Violin (Amati 1629) Unedited Outtakes. 18 7 16 (First Recordings) St John the Baptist. Aldbury Engineer-Jonathan Haskell Sonata ‘Tirsi, Mopso, Aristeo’ (Original Version) 1977 (Link to later version http://www.peter-sheppard-skaerved.com/2014/02/17173/) Tirsi Mopso Aristeo …a big step-recording the original version of the 1977 Henze Solo Sonata. […]

Louis Vale – Paths

July 13, 2016

Poet Louise Vale reading her own ‘Paths’ (2016) Wapping 13 7 2016 I was introduced to Louise Vale by my wife, the writer Malene Skaerved, some years ago. I was instantly struck by the delicacy and sensitivity of her ear and eye. She has written me some wonderful poetry about music, but ‘Paths’ is rather […]