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Baltazar Richard (1600 – post 1660)– C minor ‘Violino Solo’

November 2, 2017

Baltazar Richard (attrib,) (1600 – post 1660)– C minor ‘Violino Solo’ Peter Sheppard Skaerved, Girolamo Amati 1629, St Mary Aldemary 26th October 2017 Recording courtesy of Colin Still We know almost nothing about Balthazar Richard. He seems to have been born around 1600 in Mons (although the perpetually unreliable François-Joseph Fétis suggests earlier), and perhaps died in […]

Anonymous Live!

November 1, 2017

Live at St Mary Aldemary, October 26th 2017 Preludes & Vollenteries IV Peter Sheppard Skaerved – Antonio Stradivari (1685) (with thanks to the Royal Northern College of Music, principal, Linda Merrick) Many thanks to the Landesmuseum, Klagenfurt for their help with this ongoing project Klagenfurt  Handskrift (ca. 1685) – A Major Prelude, two movements & […]

Haley Olsen – ‘any mournful sound’

October 30, 2017

Haley Olsen – ‘any mournful sound’ Outtake/St Michael’s Highgate London Summer 2017 Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin (Amati 1629)

Yuting Tan – Moon on Water

October 29, 2017

Yuting Tan – Moon on Water Outtake/St Michael’s Highgate London Summer 2017 Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin (Amati 1629)

Elliott Grabil – ‘Written on the Train’ 2017

October 29, 2017

Elliott Grabill – ‘Written on the Train’ 2017 Outtake/St Michael’s Highgate London Summer 2017 Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin (Amati 1620

David Matthews – 3 new works for solo violin & Quartet 14 2017

October 25, 2017

David Matthews-14th Quartet (2016) Kreutzer Quartet (PSS, Mihailo Trandafilovski, Neil Heyde, Clifton Harrison) Outtakes-24 10 2017 David Matthews – Brno Fantasia (for Pavel Novak) 2017 David Matthews -Sibeliad (for Edward Clark) 2017   Peter Sheppard Skaerved – Violin Girolamo Amati 1629 Outtakes . St Michaels Highgate 24 10 17 Engineer- Jonathan Haskell  

Joel Järventausta – ‘Soi’ for solo violin

October 25, 2017

Joel Järventausta – ‘Soi’ for solo violin  Outtakes of recording 24 10 17 St Michael’s Highgate Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin (Girolamo Amati 1629(

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