This music was inspired by - and recorded in - Hamilton Mausoleum in Lanarkshire, Scotland. Completed in 1858, it boasts one of the longest echoes of any man-made building in the world.

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

"Stirring, solemn beauty" ★ ★ ★ ★ (Mojo)

"Pretty miniatures" (The Guardian)

"Sublime" 7/10 (Uncut)

“Exquisite” (The Skinny)

"Delightful" 95% (Hi-fi News)

“Wonderful” (A Closer Listen)

“Captivating” (Vents Magazine)

“Lovely" 8/10 (God Is In The TV)

"Fragrant pastoral passages" (The Scotsman)

“Sublime" (Classical Connections, BBC Ulster)

“Delicate and pretty” (Electronic Sound Magazine)

“An enormous range of aural hues and emotions" 7/10 (Clash)


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)