Ghost stories

Following the release of their critically acclaimed recording of Reich’s Different Trains on Signum, Britain’s leading contemporary string ensemble, The Smith Quartet, perform the works of five diverse British composers. The music is inspired by the ancient English landscape, ninth century Irish poetry, twentieth century human tragedy and the passing of friends.

SIGCD088  74 minutes 44 seconds
'If Souster's piece is a reminder of a talented composer who died far too young, then Montague's First Quartet is a memorial of another kind, written explicitly to honour two of his composer friends a ...
'As versatile as the Kronos Quartet, and smoother than the Brodskys, The Smith Quartet have edged ahead of their competitors in contemporary chamber music' (The Independent on Sunday)