Elliott Schwartz – ‘Water Music’

February 15, 2012

Elliott Schwartz – ‘Water Music’ 14th February Cambridge. I spent part of a wonderful afternoon at Robinson College, working with Elliott Schwartz on his new version of his ‘Water Music’, which I commissioned in 2002. Here are some of his working sketches and preparatory materials-complete with lemon cake! Elliott Schwartz sketch for ‘Water Music’

Quartet Choreography

February 4, 2012

Quartet Choreography-New DVD on the way!                  

Viotti lectureship

February 3, 2012

February 2nd 2012 Peter Sheppard Skaerved has been named the Viotti Lecturer in Performance studies at the Royal Academy of Music. Peter plays (the ‘Ranz des Vaches’ and talks about his great inspiration)

Recording Bach

January 31, 2012

Recording Bach Day 2 of recording the Sonatas and Partitas-February 13th.  St John the Baptist Aldbury-a perfect acoustic for Bach (for me, anyway) Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin (Stradivari 1698), Bow (Stephen Bristow 2010) Recording Engineer-Jonathan Haskell (Astounding Sounds) Bach-G minor Solo Sonata  BWV1001 1st Movement-Adagio (recorded at 1400 13th February)2nd Movement-Fuga3rd Movement-Siciliano4th Movement-Presto 14th Feburary 2012: […]

Caprice Variations-George Rochberg

January 13, 2012

Caprice Variations-George Rochberg   LINK to purchase            

Paul Pellay-Thesaurus Release

January 11, 2012

Paul Pellay-Marcia Triunfal de Diablo Tejano (para I Str)   Mihailo Trandafilovski writes: ‘Just listening to Paul’s Thesaurus – fascinating, amazing range, feels like traveling through his imagination….’ Michael Finnissy writes: ‘Peter – the Demonic Violin Solos are extraordinary! Bravo, Paul Pellay.’ Jonathan Freeman Attwood : ‘….s fabulous violin writing. That’s quite a project!!’ (From […]

12.1, 12.5, 12.8

January 6, 2012

    1st movementCello Cadenzacanto

DM 12 – 5

December 13, 2011

DM 12    

John Cage-Four

December 9, 2011

John Cage-Four  Kreutzer Quartet Peter Sheppard Skaerved, Neil Heyde, Morgan Goff, Mihailo Trandafilovski Wolverhampton 13th February 2007  


November 23, 2011

  [<iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/32270909?title=0&amp;byline=0&amp;portrait=0" width="400" height="225" frameborder="0" webkitAllowFullScreen mozallowfullscreen allowFullScreen></iframe><p><a href="http://vimeo.com/32270909">Kreutzer Quartet Soloist program</a> from <a href="http://vimeo.com/user5196697">Mark Goldsworthy</a> on <a href="http://vimeo.com">Vimeo</a>.</p>]