Radiomovies Piano News!

Well.. after lots and lots of talking and negotiating.. it looks like we can get the piano pieces released!! Initially on itunes, emusic and spotify.. as well as a nice coffee table version.

Please let me know with your comments which ones definitely make the cut!

Here’s a track called Watermark for solo piano[Audio

After the Moonlight (Piano Trio)[Audio… This is new too The Daguerreotype [Audio’s another recorded in Finchcocks, a stately home and piano museum. The instrument used is a Viennese double strung piano – a very rare and extremely fragile instrument. [Audio The piece is (as yet) unnamed, but is based on the idea of an empty drawing room at night – except, that is, for the piano. It holds within its wood and strings snatches of music, harmonics and melodies that others have played on it… Any ideas for names gratefully accepted – the more literary the better! Here’s a second piece recorded on a Steinway – a slow ballade waltz [Audio Here’s a third piece called The Long Letter[Audio Here’s the obvious one (of Jane Austen fame)… Crystallised Beauty – the (not often heard) full-length version of the track:] And here’s one called for Elena[Audio This is a piece (with strings) called keep walking[Audio

10 Comments Add yours

  1. Molly says:

    Wonderful! I can’t wait. Congratulations!

  2. Maria L. says:

    The one recorded in Finchcocks please!!!!!!

  3. Carmen says:

    Thank you very much! I will try to listen to them today!

  4. Carmen says:

    I’ve already listened to these new pieces and it has been and absolutely pleasure!! I really like them, but I especially love ‘Keep Walking’ for its strengh and ‘After the Moonlight’ for work of instruments over the piano base.

    Congratulations! I will keep on listening and reading your blog!! Keep working! it’s a real pleasure and art!

  5. Autumn says:

    The Finchcocks piece and the piano trio, absolutely. My favourites!

  6. Maeri says:

    Hi Mr. Sheppard,

    You are on my list of favourite composers! I especially love the finchcocks piece, the piano trio, The Long Letter and Keep Walking. And will Not Coming Back and Close Your Eyes be on that cd? I like them especially. If you’re still sending mp3s could you please send me some? Thanks so much! And I can’t wait for your piano music to come on itunes!

  7. Amanda says:

    I would pick the unnamed Finchcocks piece, the ballade waltz, and Crystallised Beauty. I also quite liked For Elena.

    Might I also put in a request for Close Your Eyes? I’ve been looking into buying my first ever ipod, and I would love to have Close Your Eyes on it. I absolutely love it; it’s a stress reliever, as I listen to it I can feel myself relaxing.
    Thank you so much for providing your wonderful music for us to listen to!

  8. mystrygirl87 says:

    I just discovered your music and am very much enjoying it. Thank you for sharing your talent with us!

  9. John Marr says:

    All of them!

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