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The dream of the Field Cricket (Gryllus Campestris)

March 8, 2018

The dream of the Field Cricket (Gryllus Campestris) (For Laurence Rose) Single Field cricket chirrup-slowed down 500x Over the past year, I have been thinking about Field Crickets a lot. I was encouraged in this direction by the naturalist, writer and musician, Laurence Rose. He introduced me to a fascinating  groups of naturalists, who share […]

In the studio: Klagenfurt Manuscript 25 1 18

January 26, 2018

In the studio: Klagenfurt Manuscript 25 1 18 People often ask what goes on in recording. Here’s one answer – the first take from yesterday’s recording. It’s the very first movement of the enormous, anonymous, 1685 Klagenfurt Ms. You will hear that I play this ‘Preambulus’ 4 times. Each reading is slightly different, and there’s […]

The Grinling Gibbons Project

January 24, 2018

The Grinling Gibbons Project

Scordatura explored in DELITIAE PHILOSOPHICAE ET MATHEMATICAE Der Philosophischen und Mathematischen Erquickstunden -1653 Harsdörffer, Georg Philipp & Berns, Jörg Jochen

July 14, 2017

Music from DELITIAE PHILOSOPHICAE ET MATHEMATICAE Der Philosophischen und Mathematischen Erquickstunden – 1653 Harsdörffer, Georg Philipp & Berns, Jörg Jochen Johannes Welltern – Allemanda (Scordatura) G D G B Violin attrib to Gaspar da Salo (doubtful)- 16th century Brescian (?)- originally 3 String Peter Sheppard Skaerved – Workshop recording (Wapping 14 7 17)  

Facing Enlightenment-Blog for British Museum Website

January 15, 2014

Facing Enlightenment II – Peter Sheppard Skaerved LINK TO BLOG 1 On December 13th, I returned to the British Museum for the next stage of my adventure with the wonderful ‘Enlightenment Gallery’project page . A joy of this unique room, is that it is not only an exhibit concerning the histories of ideas, but a […]

Ole Bull-Sæterjentens Søndag (Arr.Johann Svendsen)

October 15, 2013

Ole Bull-Sæterjentens Søndag (Arr.Johann Svendsen) Live in Dover. Maison Dieu (Town Hall) 11 October 2o13 Longbow (Peter Sheppard Skaerved, Aisha Orazbayeva, Tanya Sweiry, Mihailo Trandafilovski, Shulah Olive, Alice Barron, Annabelle Berthome Reynolds, Preetha Narayanan, Morgan Goff, Diana Mathews, Val Wellbanks, Evie Heyde, Rachel Meerloo)(Recorded and engineered by Colin Still-Optic Nerve Productions) TRANSIT:Pulp & Rags LINK […]

TRANSIT: Pulp & Rags (Dover Arts Development ‘War & Peace’ Grand Finale’)

October 12, 2013

TRANSIT: Pulp & Rags (Dover Arts Development ‘War & Peace’ Grand Finale’)  11th October 2013. Dover Town Hall (Maison Dieu)   Ole Bull-Sæterjentens Søndag (Arr.Johann Svendsen)(Recorded and engineered by Colin Still-Optic Nerve Productions) Malene Skaerved-‘Dogger Fisher German Bight Humber Thames Dover Wight’ (read by PSS & Nigel Clarke-‘Dogger Fisher German Bight Humber Thames Dover Wight’ Longbow (Peter […]

Autumn Arrives, September-October 2013

September 21, 2013

                  First walk in the Vidden (Bergen) 27th September 2013                

Malene Skaerved & Peter Sheppard Skaerved-a conversation 2005

May 12, 2013

Malene Skaerved & Peter Sheppard Skaerved-a conversation In 2005, we attended a debate organised by Blueprint Magazine at Christchurch, Spitalfields. Our reaction turned into to a written conversation, and it was suggested that we might turn it into an article for the magazine. However, when we realised how much was going to be removed to […]

Reicha Op 48 …and a sneak into a rehearsal of Op 49

February 7, 2013

  The Kreutzer Quartet have been associated with the music of Reicha, presenting his revelatory quartets, in modern and historical contexts, at their concert series at Wilton’s Music Hall London. Peter Sheppard Skaerved has also recorded Reicha’s cyclic chamber music extensively-the monumental 12 Duos for Violin and Cello, and his last major chamber work, the Duo Concertant (http://www.peter-sheppard-skaerved.com/2011/06/anton-reicha-duo-concertant/). This […]