Dvorak Romance For Violin And Orchestra

21st January 2012

Dvorak Romance For Violin And Orchestra – On Sunday the 15th January, I took part in the fourth annual OCMS Orchestral Day, held at Charterhouse School in Surrey. Each year, past pupils from Charterhouse who have either gone on to become professional musicians or continued to play to a good amateur standard meet at the […]

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Projecting outwards…..

18th January 2012

by Vaughan Jones violin teacher I had a wonderful violin lesson on Monday with Kato Havas where everything I’d learned seemed to come together. The ‘giving’ left hand she speaks of, with the performer thinking in terms of three intervals with the fingers ‘gliding’ into the notes, one finger preparing for the next in perpetuity; […]

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Inside A String Quartet – Playing it by Ear…..

9th January 2012

Inside A String Quartet – Playing it by Ear….. Playing in a string quartet can be one of the most satisfying ways of making music. All four parts have the opportunity to be ‘heard’ (as opposed to an orchestral string section where this rarely happens), yet there is a constant blending and give and take. […]

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The Twelve Days of Christmas for String Quartet……

6th January 2012

The Twelve Days of Christmas for String Quartet – When I came to choose and arrange the carols for our second album, ‘It Came Upon The Midnight Clear and other carols’, one of the first pieces I wrote down was ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas’ – a traditional and well loved melody that could be arranged in […]

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Classical Wedding Music at Le Manoir Aux Quat’ Saisons

2nd January 2012

On Thursday December 29th, the Manor House String Duo performed our last wedding of 2011 at one of our favourite and most regular local venues – Le Manoir Aux Quat’ Saisons in Great Milton, Oxfordshire. As the couple were getting married in the Milton Suite, a string duo was perfect for this intimate space with […]

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Manor House Music is a wedding string quartet and duo consisting of some of the UK’s finest musicians. Based on the borders of Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire, we’ve now performed for over 800 weddings, corporate events and private functions all over the South East and Midlands. Available to play in Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Cambridgeshire, Surrey, Sussex, Kent, Essex, Greater London, Hampshire, Warwickshire, Gloucestershire, Leicestershire and beyond.

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Tel: 07870 171194
Email: Info@manorhousemusic.co.uk