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 Ensemble: Tristan 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).
- Debuted No 12 Official Classical Artist Album Chart
- Debuted No 3 Official Specialist Classical Album Chart
- Highest New Entry (No 16) Classic FM Chart
Some praise for Music for...
Sublime Music. Record Collector
Nice. Jarvis Cocker, 6music
Quite lovely. The Skinny
Simple sublime. Uncut
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
Wonderful. Classics Unwrapped, BBC Scotland
Beautiful. Bryan Burnett, BBC Scotland
An evocative soundtrack. The Strad
Fine and beautiful. The Scotsman