Personent Hodie for String Quartet

15th November 2010

The 12th track on the Manor House String Quartet‘s popular disc of Christmas carols for string quartet, called ‘I Saw Three Ships and other carols’ is a little bit of a departure from the rest. Personent Hodie is one of the oldest carols on the album, the earliest source of it appears in a manuscript […]

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Louis Spohr String Quartet no. 24 in G, Op. 82 no. 2

7th May 2010

Louis Spohr String Quartet no. 24 in G, Op. 82 no. 2 – Last week the Manor House String Quartet made a film of one of our favourite string quartets – the first movement (Allegro) of the G major string quartet No. 24 (Op. 82 No. 2) by Spohr (which I had spent many hours […]

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From Beer to Bazzini….String Quartet Rarities

6th September 2009

From Beer to Bazzini….String Quartet Rarities – On Friday we (Manor House String Quartet) got together in a sunny conservatory at Louise’s house to play through some lesser known works for string quartet, with a view to finding pieces for forthcoming recitals and exploring some neglected works for string quartet. I had picked at random a selection […]

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Exploring Lesser Known Works for String Trio

15th August 2009

Exploring Lesser Known Works for String Trio – With Louise away on a much deserved holiday to India, we (Manor House String Quartet) were not able to explore any more pieces for string quartet, but it was the perfect opportunity to hold another informal get together to explore neglected chamber works –  but this time […]

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Spohr and Gade String Quartets

11th May 2009

Spohr and Gade String Quartets – Today we (Manor House String Quartet) managed to play through seven complete works – two for string quartet, then as Louise (violinist) had to leave early, we tried out a further five for string trio. Here is a video of us performing the first movement of the Spohr quartet: Firstly, […]

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Manor House Music is a wedding string quartet and duo consisting of some of the UK’s finest musicians. Founded in 2005, and based on the borders of Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire, we’ve now performed for over 800 weddings, corporate events and private functions. We combine a high quality of musical performance with a large repertoire of dynamic arrangements and a desire to work closely with clients to ensure that every detail is just right for your event.

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Cheddington,
Bucks
LU7 0SR

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