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Andrea Sarto-Hevel

July 6, 2011

Andrea Sarto-Hevel Kreutzer Quartet World Premiere 2008 Venice (Arsenale) (Biennale) Recording courtesy of RAI3 [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

George Crumb-Eleven Echoes of Autumn

July 6, 2011

[Audio clip: view full post to listen][Audio clip: view full post to listen] George Crumb-Eleven Echoes of Autumn Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin Nancy Ruffer-Flute Roger Heaton-Clarinet Aaron Shorr-Piano Shoe Factory, Nikosia Pharos Contemporary Musc Festival 2010

David Matthews-5th Quartet

July 6, 2011

David Matthews’s 5th Quartet returns to the ‘without a break’ form of the 1st and 3rd. After the expansiveness of the 4th Quartet, it is a complete change-this work packs lots of material into very small spaces, and result is explosive, both in lyrcism, and rhythmic intensity. It remains one of the most challenging works […]

Giovanni Battista Vitali-Partite sopra diverse sonate

July 6, 2011

Giovanni Battista Vitali(18 February 1632 — 12 October 1692) G.B.Vitali: Partite sopra diverse sonate (Peter Sheppard Skaerved) Recorded 2010 Engineer Jonathan Haskell (Astounding Sounds) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] [Audio clip: view full post to listen] [Audio clip: view full post to listen] [Audio clip: view full post to listen]   [Audio clip: view […]

Benjamin Gait-In a Silent Way

July 5, 2011

Benjamin Gait-In a Silent Way Workshop reading-York University Music Department 21st June 2011 Kreutzer Quartet [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Working with young composers is absolutely fundamental to us, and the workshop is really where things happen. Here is an example of one of just such a session at York University, where the […]

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

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) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] 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 [Audio clip: view full post to listen] 2. Reigen/Maypole/Kalamajko [Audio clip: view […]

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