Track listing


Ensemble Arcadiana

Thomas Bowes violin 1

Jacqueline Shave/Oscar Perks violin 2

Andres Kaljuste viola

Jonathan Swensen cello


String Quartet No 1 (1993)

01 Détaché et martellato e zehr lebhaft und swing it man 6:25

02 Espressivo with wonder and yearning 7:05

03 Frantically driven yet playful 7:05


04 String Quartet No 2 (1994) 14:47

Oscar Perks violin 2


String Quartet No 3 (2001)

05 Moderato 11:11

06 Scherzo  3:59

07 Adagio 6:55

08 Allegro  5:22





Recorded at Wyastone Concert Hall in Monmouth, Wales, United Kingdom


String Quartet no 1: Recorded October 9, 2017

String Quartet no 2: Recorded June 30, 2018

String Quartet no 3: Recorded June 29, 2018


Recording Session Producer and Editor Stephen Frost

Recording Session Engineer Arne Akselberg


Microphone List:

3 x Neumann TLM 50

2 x Neumann KM 140

4 x Neumann KM 184


Artist photos Ben Ealovega


Executive Producer Bob Lord

Executive A&R Sam Renshaw

A&R Danielle Lewis

Vice President, Audio Production Jeff LeRoy

Production Engineer Lucas Paquette

Art Director Brett Picknell

Design Ryan Harrison, Edward A. Fleming

Publicity Patrick Niland



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