Soundbox 26 11 20 – Museum Royal Academy of Music London

November 26, 2020

Soundbox 26 11 20 – Museum Royal Academy of Music London Peter Sheppard Skaerved  

Soundbox Resource Page – 19 11 20 Instruments and us

November 19, 2020

Notes from the students in the Soundbox Session  19 11 20 Students at the Royal Academy writing about their instruments in real time: Cello: so the thing visually I notice is that I have one peg that doesn’t match any of the others. It took me like a year to notice after I first got […]

Reporting back. Luthier Josh Beyer in conversation. SoundBox 25 10 18

October 25, 2018

In the Autumn of 2017, I met the Pittsburgh-based violin maker, Josh Beyer, at the first of my Preludes & Vollenteries concerts. I was immediately fascinated by his approach and his interest a much more varied notion of the instrument than is common. In order to see his work, go to his website at https://beyerlutherie.com/ A […]

SOUNDBOX-Viotti and the ideal Salon

May 31, 2012

SOUNDBOX Tuesday 29th May 1230 Pm Royal Academy of Music Museum Piano Gallery Viotti-Ideal Chamber Music with Inbar Verni-Harp Repertoire -Viotti-Sonata for Harp and Violin (dedicated to Lady Dunmore), plus Country Dances for 1808 & 1809   A celebration of Giovanni Battista Viotti through his private artistic world, which was always more important to him than […]

Giovanni Battista Viotti-Sonata, for Harp with Violin Accompaniment

May 30, 2012

Giovanni Battista Viotti-Sonata, for Harp with Violin Accompaniment, dedicated to Lady Susan Dunmore Harp-Inbar Vernia, Violin-Peter Sheppard Workshop Recording-SOUNDBOX, Royal Academy of Music Museum, 29th Mary 2012 Allegro Brillante Adagio ‘composta da una dilettante’ Allegretto Viotti was also the last great soloist who as reportedly happy to work as an accompanist, whether to harpists, pianists […]

The Annual Collection of Country Dances for 1808 and1809

May 29, 2012

Beginning to explore the annual collections of Country Dances, full of references to current events, without which not fashionable music-loving home was complete. Workshop Recording of a Selection from the 1808 Set. London 9 4 14 (For Catherine Seymour) (I announce the titles as I play through) Live workshop recordings from SOUNDBOX at the Royal […]

David Matthews ‘Marsyas’ Workshop with the composer

May 1, 2012

David Matthews ‘Marsyas’ Workshop with the composer The composer introduces the piece, and explains why Marsyas is winner of sorts….! Royal Academy of Music, 2010 (Audio Rip from Video-low fi!!!!) David Matthews-Composer Kreutzer Quartet (Peter Sheppard Skaerved, Mihailo Trandafilovski, Morgan Goff) Oboe-Chris Redgate

Bach, Beethoven, Mozart Manuscripts-SOUNDBOX

December 28, 2011

Bach, Beethoven, Mozart Manuscripts-SOUNDBOX Peter Sheppard Skaerved discusses issues arising from close examination of composers’s manuscripts. What can they offer to today’s performer! 18th September 2004 Royal Academy of Music Museum Bach-G minor and A minor Sonatas Michel Woldemar Mozart and publishing   Beethoven -three manuscripts   Haflidi Hallgrimsson saves paper, rubs out-comparison with BachLINK […]

Posture. Sound. Iconography. Instruments

December 26, 2011

Paganini in Washington. A long term collaboration with the collections of the Library of Congress-Washington     A word of explanation. I am deepening my interaction with the collections of the Library of Congress, Washington. This will have a particular focus on the Paganini holdings-both instruments and documents, in the collection. As this builds, I […]

SOUNDBOX The Analysis of Beauty.

December 22, 2011

SOUNDBOX The Analysis of Beauty. September 2011   Introduction School of Nations