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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 muove[Audio clip: view full post to listen]A courtesy toward being[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Coming home to the world[Audio clip: view full post to listen]

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 [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Mopso [Audio clip: view full post to […]

Louis Vale – Paths

July 13, 2016

Poet Louise Vale reading her own ‘Paths’ (2016) Wapping 13 7 2016 [Audio clip: view full post to listen] 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 […]

Recording David Matthews’ 8th Quartet

July 1, 2016

Recording David Matthews’ 8th Quartet 30th June 2016 Kreutzer Quartet Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Mihailo Trandafilovski-Clifton Harrison-Neil Heyde Musical Supervision-David Matthews Engineer-Jonathan Haskell (Astounding Sounds) St John the Baptist, Aldbury, HERTS UK UNEDITED OUTTAKES Leggiero Con Moto [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Scherzo [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Adagio Sostenuto (Berthold Goldschmidt in […]

Nicosia-June 2016

June 14, 2016

Biagio Marini-Capriccio per il violino a tre corde, imitazione d’una lira [da braccia] (Circa 1600) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Peter Sheppard Skaerved-‘, a sharpened whetsone’ (Homage are Pindar & JJ Rousseu) recorded in the Hamman of the old Manor House, 13 6 16 [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Iannis Xenakis-Mikka […]

Michael Slayton-Sursum (Outtake)

May 24, 2016

Michael Slayton-‘Sursum'(Premiered by the Kreutzer Quartet 21012) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Kreutzer Quartet Peter Sheppard Skaerved/Mihailo Trandafilovski-Violins Clifton Harrison-Viola Neil Heyde-Cello Outtake-Recording Session. St John the Baptist, Aldbury. Engineer-Jonathan Haskell

Danske Spillemaend-melodier

May 24, 2016

Danske Spillemaend-melodier (from 358 Danske-Folkedansemelodier) Turtur (Odsherrred) – Otte Mands Reel II (Roskildeegnen) – Ruder Es (Randersegnen) – Den Romerke Vals (Norfyn) – Vals (Lolland) – Tante Lett (Bornholm) – Kontrasejre II (Alsynderup) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin Outtakes 23 4 16 (St John the Baptist Aldbury) Engineer-Jonathan Haskell LINK […]

Tallis/Viola/Out of the deep

May 8, 2016

8/5/16Time with Tallis, an extraordinary viola, thinking about the end of my WW1 Joined up project’, and Biagio Marini. Tallis’ ‘De Profundis’ finds its way into my hands, and at the desk, LOFI recorded, well now (Sunday morning in the park outside) Thomas Tallis/Peter Sheppard Skaerved- ‘De Profundis'(Homage to Biagio Marini) Viola-Peter Sheppard Skaerved[Audio clip: […]

Luigi Nono – La Lontananza Nostalgica Utopica Futura

February 5, 2015

Luigi Nono-La Lontananza Nostalgica Utopica Futura Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin (Amati 1629), Electronics-Tom Mudd February 22nd 2015 (Great Hall, Goldsmiths College, london) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Works by Luigi Nono, Helmut Lachenmann, Heinrich Biber Violin-Peter Peter Sheppard Skaerved Electronics-Tom Mudd Sunday February 22nd, 230pm Admission Free http://www.gold.ac.uk/calendar/?id=8328 Great Hall-Goldsmiths College Lewisham Way, New […]