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This music was inspired by - and recorded in - Hamilton Mausoleum in Lanarkshire, Scotland.

Construction of the mausoleum was completed in 1858. It boasts one of the longest echoes of any man-made building in the world.

Francis wrote, arranged and produced this album of original chamber music, performed by soloists from the Scottish Festival Orchestra.

Violin – Justine Watts

Violin – Stewart Webster

Viola – Emma Peebles

Cello – John Davidson

Harp – Sharron Griffiths


Released: 26th January 2018 on CD/LP/Digital


Performed by


Violin – Justine Watts

Violin – Stewart Webster

Viola – Emma Peebles

Cello – John Davidson

Harp – Sharron Griffiths

2   Whispering Walls   (quartet & harp)

3   11th November, 2016   (string quartet)

4   Folia   (solo harp)

5   Half Past Midnight   (quartet & harp)

6   Cantata For No Voices   (harp, cello & viola)

7   The 10th Duke   (string quartet)

8   Beam   (quartet & harp)

9   One Foot Then Another   (string quartet)

10   Stone Lions Lullaby   (harp & violin)

11   The Mausoleum   (string quartet)