‘Little Star Lullabies’ – An Album of Classical Baby Sleep Music

26th August 2012

Earlier this year, I recorded ‘Little Star Lullabies’ – an album of classical music specially created to help babies and small children relax and sleep. I’d always felt that the music on many of the albums in this genre wasn’t of a particularly good quality and this was confirmed from discussions with several musician friends […]

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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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Noel Nouvelet For String Quartet

22nd December 2011

Noel Nouvelet For String Quartet – The final track on the Manor House String Quartet‘s album ‘It Came Upon The Midnight Clear and other carols’ is the ancient French piece, ‘Noel Nouvelet’ (you can hear a sound sample of it by clicking on the link). Like many traditional melodies it has a complicated history that means […]

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Don Oiche Ud I Mbeithil for String Quartet

20th December 2011

‘Don Oiche Ud I Mbeithil’ (‘That Night in Bethlehem’) for String Quartet – This ancient Irish carol is loosely translated from its original Gaelic as ‘That Night in Bethlehem’. The words tell the nativity story – speaking of the events on the night of Jesus’s birth and end with a message of peace from the […]

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O Little Town of Bethlehem For String Quartet

18th December 2011

O Little Town of Bethlehem For String Quartet – No Christmas album would be complete without including one of the most memorable English carols ‘O Little Town of Bethlehem’ and this is why we included the Vaughan Jones arrangement of it on The Manor House String Quartet‘s second CD of Christmas carols entitled ‘It Came Upon The […]

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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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Manor House Music
Cheddington,
Bucks,
LU7 0SR

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