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Resource Page – Nigel Clarke/Collaboration

February 9, 2021

Audio of discussion with Nigel Clarke.   Playlist of works by Nigel Clarke, premiered by Peter Sheppard Skaerved:  

Johann Joseph Vilsmaÿr – ‘Artificiosus Concentus pro Camera

November 24, 2020

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Christopher Simpson – D Major Prelude

April 21, 2019

Christopher Simpson (1602/1606–1669) D Major Prelude A prelude by Mr Christopher Simpson transposed an eighth higher for the Violin’ (from the ‘Division Viol P.53) (from an anonymous 17th collection for works for violin) Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin (Anon Brescia ca. 1570) Workshop Recording 21 4 19

Impromptu sur un thème de Beethoven – Saint-Lubin, Léon de

April 6, 2019

Napoléon Antoine Eugène Léon de Saint-Lubin (1805 Turin – 1850 Berlin ) Impromptu sur un thème de Beethoven  Based on the second movement of the Symphony No.7, Op.92, by Ludwig van Beethoven Peter Sheppard Skærved – Violin (At the Desk Recording 6 4 19 Wapping) A word of explanation. After a concert a few nights ago, an audience member […]

Biber – Sonata 4 in D minor, ‘The Presentation’

March 31, 2019

Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber – Sonata 4 in D minor, ‘The Presentation’ Scordatura dada Peter Sheppard Skaerved – Violin (Anon. Brescia ca. 1570) Workshop recording 31 3 19 Wapping

Edward Cowie-6th Quartet (First Recording)

March 27, 2019

Edward Cowie-6th Quartet ‘The Four Winds’ in memoriam Christopher Rowland(First Recording) Kreutzer Quartet Peter Sheppard Skaerved, Mihailo Trandafilovski, Clifton Harrison, Neil Heyde Engineer-Jonathan Haskell Outtakes from recording day. 26th March 2019. St Michaels Highgate, London West Wind-Autumn North Wind-Winter East Wind-Spring South Wind-Summer The Kreutzer Quartet treasure their collaboration with composer Edward Cowie. We have […]

Preludes & Vollenteries 18 -Reporting back

March 23, 2019

Preludes & Vollenteries 18 St Botolph without Bishopsgate (James Gould/ George Dance 1729)  Friday 22nd March 2019 6pm Peter Sheppard Skærved – Violins (Girolamo Amati 1628, Anonymous Brescia? 16th Century, Sebastian Klotz 1750) Rehearsal recordings (lo-fi Camera Rip) Johann Georg Pisendel (1688 – 1755) – A minor Sonata (Amati) Giuseppe Tartini (1692 –1770) – G […]

David Matthews – ‘Midwinter Song’ World Premiere

March 20, 2019

David Matthews – Fantasia ‘Midwinter Song’ (Dedicated to to R.M.Lamming) World Premiere Peter Sheppard Skærved – Violin (Girolamo Amati1628) Saturday, March 16, 2019 Sankt Johannes Kyrka, Malmö

Lilli Boulanger – ‘d’un Matin de Printemps’

March 14, 2019


Elizabeth Maconchy – Five Sketches for Viola (1984)

March 13, 2019

Five Sketches for Viola (1984) (Live) Peter Sheppard Skaerved – Viola JDP Recital Hall, Oxford, September 2019 ‘I have always had a particular affection for the viola with its dark tone-colour and its unlimited expressive range. I have tried in these pieces to explore that range and to make them well varied in rhythm and […]