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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: […]

Bassano, Maggini, British Museum 26 11 15

November 26, 2015

Bassano, Maggini, British Museum 26 11 15 Giovanni Bassano-Ricercata 2 (1585) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Peter Sheppard Skaerved (Maggini) Outtake from film made in the Kunstkabinet of the Waddesdon Room, British Museum, London 16 11 15 An astonishing morning. Filming a ricercar from Venice (1585), next to a cabinet from Milan (ca […]

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 […]

24 Days of Telemann

December 14, 2014

  Georg Philipp Telemann (14 March 1681 – 25 June 1767) 24 Fantasies In 1992, I recorded Telemann’s 12 Fantasies (1735) for solo violin. They have been at the centre of my repertoire ever since. I have long wanted to record these works on gut strings and with an early bow. The opportunity to develop […]

Kreutzers in Malmö November 2014

November 23, 2014

Jonatan Sersam-‘Aporia’ World Premiere. Palladium Theatre 19th November 2014 [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Dante Hildemark-‘Brinner’ World Premiere. Palladium Theatre 19th November 2014 [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Ismael Palacio-‘Geplaveid'[Audio clip: view full post to listen]

Schubert – Three Sonatas- a new project takes off

November 7, 2014

-a new exploration of Schubert, working with Julian Perkins;  three 1816 Sonatas for piano and violin. There is much that I will be saying about this, but just to say, that after months of technical work and analysis, today, sitting down, and playing these works with the a wonderful 1801 Broadwood Square piano, has revealed […]