He edited and published Soundings Press for twenty years, and has written two books of essays on American music and culture. He is a student of Native American music, and has also worked as a musician in shadow puppet theatre.
CD Spotlight. Inscrutable Stillness - Music by Peter Garland impresses Anett Fodor. 'It was the first - but I am sure not the last - time that I had listened to Garland's music and for 34 minutes time stood still while I was listening to it.'
CD Spotlight. Poignant Sounds - String quartets by Peter Garland, heard by Patric Standford. '... remote and apparently disengaged ...'