Music For String Quartet, Piano & Celeste was recorded at Mogwai’s Castle Of Doom studio, Glasgow. Francis played the studio piano and a celeste borrowed from RSNO

The string quartet comprises players from Scottish EnsembleTristan Gurny (VIOLIN) leads the Edinburgh Quartet and regularly guests as principal player with orchestras such as Royal Northern Sinfonia and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Cheryl Crockett (VIOLIN), Catherine Marwood (VIOLA) and Alison Lawrance (CELLO).


1  Playful

3   January Waltz [watch]
4   At A Remove
5   Ghent
6    3 4 5
7    Antoine Duhamel
8    Triet For David Hockney [watch]
9    September Weekend [watch]
10  Sunday 1
11  17 Days

Some praise for Music for...

Sublime Music.  Record Collector

Nice.  Jarvis Cocker, 6music

Quite lovely.  The Skinny

Simple sublime.  Uncut

A triumph.  The List

Ghent is stark, lovely...17 Days breathes beautifully.  Pop Matters, USA

Tranquil melodies - melancholy and lovely.  The Big Take Over, USA

Sublime, minimalist classical music.  Classic FM

A lovely low-key minimal thing.  Clash magazine

Wonderful.  Classics Unwrapped, BBC Scotland

Gorgeous.  Classical Connections, BBC Ulster

Beautiful.  Bryan Burnett, BBC Scotland

An evocative soundtrack.  The Strad

A given gift for melody.  The Herald

Fine and beautiful.  The Scotsman