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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 […]

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 Scherzo Adagio Sostenuto (Berthold Goldschmidt in memoriam)

Nicosia-June 2016

June 14, 2016

Biagio Marini-Capriccio per il violino a tre corde, imitazione d’una lira [da braccia] (Circa 1600) Peter Sheppard Skaerved-‘, a sharpened whetsone’ (Homage are Pindar & JJ Rousseu) recorded in the Hamman of the old Manor House, 13 6 16 Iannis Xenakis-Mikka S (with help from the Muezzin over the wall) Manor House Concert Performance 13 […]

Michael Slayton-Sursum (Outtake)

May 24, 2016

Michael Slayton-‘Sursum'(Premiered by the Kreutzer Quartet 21012) 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