About the album
Following the release of their critically acclaimed recording of Reich's Different Trains, 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, 9th century Irish poetry, 20th century human tragedy and the passing of friends.
12The Old Woman of Beare
13The Sinking of the Titanic
15String Quartet No.1: in memoriam