»Listen !!«

Slaatter-As performed by Knut Dahle and transcribed by Johan Halvorsen

July 5, 2011

Larsens Halling, Live in Baltimore, 4 4 2012 (Peter Sheppard Skaerved) I was given the first edition of Halvorsen’s faithful transcriptions of Slaater when I was a teenager, and they have been on and off the music desk ever since.  It took me a long time to get to grips with how groundbreaking these were. […]

Hans Abrahamsen- Capriccio Bagateller

July 4, 2011

Hans Abrahamsen- Capriccio Bagateller Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin Session Outtakes 29-6-2011 Engineer-Jonathan Haskell (astounding sounds) I first played these astonishing miniatures in St Paul’s Cathedral in 2008 and have been entranced by them ever since.

Bartok – 44 Duos

July 4, 2011

Bartok-44 Duos with  violins,  by Giovanni Battista Guadagnini, Parma, c.1765 and Antonio Stradivari 1698 (Joachim) (Royal Academy of Music Collections)  Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Stradivari (Joachim 1698) Mihailo Trandafilovski ( Giovanni Battista Guadagnini, Parma, c.1765i) Wiltons Music Hall 19 October 2010 Engineer -Colin Steel (Optic Nerve) 1. Necklied/Matchmaking Song/Parosito  2. Reigen/Maypole/Kalamajko  3. Menuetto 4. Sommer-Sonnwendlied/Summer Solstice Song/ Szentivaneji  5. […]

Haflidi Hallgrimsson-7 Epigrams

July 4, 2011

1. A languorous window stands white (Homage to Pasternak) Seven Epigrams 1 2. Behind me stands an empty cage (Homage to O. Mandelstam) Seven Epigrams 2 3.The Captive Spirit (Homage to Tsvetayeva) Seven Epigrams 3 4. Responsorium (Homage to N. Mandelstam) Seven Epigrams 4 5. Night Train (Homage to Shostakovich) Seven Epigrams 5 6. Mystical […]

David Matthews-Three Studies

July 3, 2011

David Matthews-Three Studies(outtakes 29-6-2011)) Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin Engineer-Jonathan Haskell (Astounding Sounds) Matthews Studies rev

Jim Aitchison-Fugue Refractions

July 2, 2011

  Laocoon BMJim Aitchison-Fugue Refractions (After the Laocoon Group) Peter Sheppard Skaerved Session outtakes 17 05 2010 Tring Parish Church Engineer Jonathan Haskell-Astounding Sounds I – Fugue Refractions 1 II Molto piu mosso III Veloce e misterioso  

ilhan Baran – Sonatina

June 30, 2011

ilhan Baran – Sonatina 1968 Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin (recorded Jun 29 2011 Baran ilhan Baran

Joseph Joachim-Scottische Melodie & Ricochet Etude (First Recordings)

June 30, 2011

Scottische Melodie Ricochet Etude Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Stradivari 1698 (Joachim) Session outtakes-29th June 2011 Engineer-Jonathan Haskell (astounding sounds) Link to Brahms Sonatas LIVE Link to Joachim in ONLY CONNECT Link to Joachim visits the V and A

David Gorton-Caprice No 5

June 29, 2011

Workshopping ‘Trajectories’ at Tate St Ives-Simon Shaw-Miller in the background-leading the workshop. Photo; Richard Bram David Gorton – Caprice No 5 Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin Outtake-29th June 2011 Aldbury Parish Church Engineer-Jonathan Haskell (astounding sounds)

Rolf Martinsson – Landscape for Solo Violin

June 29, 2011

Rolf Martinsson – Landscape op84 for Solo Violin Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin Outtake-Recording Session 29th June 2011 Engineer-Jonathan Haskell-Astounding Sounds This extraordinary piece is based on Munch’s ‘Stranden’ (the beach). However, it is very clear the Martinsson has filled the piece with echoes of the very particular characters who populate Munch’s very personal world.