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Henze-Sonatas for Viola/Violin & Piano

June 7, 2016

Very proud of this: as of yesterday, I have recorded all four Henze concerti and the three sonatas. I confess, happily, to a lifetime of wonder at Henze’s music, and his contribution to the voice of the violin was immense. The two violin sonatas and the Viola Sonata are incredible, and do listen to 19 […]

David Matthews-Chant 3 (outtake)

May 24, 2016

David Matthews-Chant 3 (outtake) Peter Sheppard – Violin/whistling [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin Outtake 23 4 16 (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 […]

Mihailo Trandafilovski-Sharenilo

May 23, 2016

Mihailo Trandafilovski-Sharenilo (2016) Peter Sheppard Skaerved/Mihalo Trandafilovski-Violins Outtakes-23 5 16 Aldbury Parish Church Engineer-Jonathan Haskell Mosaics [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Spell [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

May 22, 2016

Workshop with Mihailo Trandafilovski 12 5 16

May 13, 2016

Workshop with Mihailo Trandafilovski 12 5 16 Mihailo Trandafilovski-‘Mosaic’ (Workshop read-through-SUPER LOW FI!)15 5 16 [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Mihailo Trandafilovski/Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violins

Letter to a young composer: 30 4 16

April 30, 2016

  Letter to a young composer: Collaborate! I have been thinking about whether or not to write to you; it struck me, this morning, that not to write to you was just lazy. So here goes. My life’s work has been about collaboration; I have been very lucky, and was extremely lucky very early on, […]

For Rose-Music by Tartini, Choreographer, Bettina Bike

April 24, 2016

Concert with Julian Perkins 17 4 16-Photos Malene Skaerved

April 17, 2016

The Bow

April 3, 2016

The Bow Today-27th May, I was invited to meet Schak Bull, the great grandson of Ole Bull’s brother. He  is the custodian of what seems to be the one surviving Ole Bull bow. so this was a first chance to reunite these two instruments. For now, I just want to offer a few reflections on […]