21 October, 2011

Up all night finishing the intro soundtrack for Life Unlimited. Then twelve string players, a trombonist and an amazing soprano in Angel Studios Islington for a 10am start. London session musicians are so on the case, it was a treat to work with them, and seems to have gone down well.

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Nairne Ballads at Crear

21 September, 2011

The Scottish Ensemble performed the Nairne Ballads at Crear in the Highlands. Unable to make it up there but apparently the pieces were well received.

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Recording in Angel Studios

18 October, 2010

Recording the Nairne Ballads in Angel Studios with the Scottish Ensemble. What a talented ensemble, took my breath away. Thanks to Creative Scotland for your support.

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Nairne Ballads Glasgow CCA

06 October, 2010

Scottish Ensemble perform the Nairne Ballads at the CCA in Glasgow. Caroline Thompson found some footage of the Highlands at their 'driechest' from an old film about Bonnie Prince Charlie, which was residing in the vaults of the Scottish Film Archive. So we edited out the cheesy bits and it worked really well as a backdrop while the SE were performing the pieces.

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