Bells of Heaven
Andrew Keeling is a multi-faceted composer, whose works have been performed and broadcast throughout the world by musicians such as Dame Evelyn Glennie, the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Fretwork, Craig Ogden, Jacob Heringman and many others. His music has been released by DGM, Burning Shed, Metier, Riverrun, UHR and Spaceward. He is also a songwriter and improviser and has written, collaborated and released albums with musicians such as David Cross (King Crimson), Stephen Fellows (Comsat Angels) and Tim Bowness (No-Man). Andrew also has a particular interest in the music of King Crimson and has written three Musical Guides on the band's music as well as orchestrating the music of Robert Fripp. An album of these called Pie Jesu, performed by the Metropole Orchestra of Amsterdam, is projected for release in 2012. He has also been a lecturer at the University of Liverpool and the Royal Northern College of Music.
Bells of Heaven is the 'shadow' side of Andrew Keeling's activities as a composer. Although known for his contemporary classical music - his album Unquiet Earth (Spaceward Records) is released in June, 2012 - Keeling is also a composer of a quite different kind of music.
1. Bells of Heaven
Andrew Keeling – acoustic, electric, classical and bass guitars, loops, flute, keyboards, percussion and drums, found objects and occasional vocals;
Watch a video about the recording of Bells of Heaven here.