Hark! The Herald Angels Sing For String Quartet

12th November 2011

‘Hark! The Herald Angels Sing’ was one of the most popular carols that didn’t appear on the Manor House String Quartet‘s first disc ‘I Saw Three Ships and other carols’. We put this to rights by including it on our second disc ‘It Came Upon The Midnight Clear and other carols’ (you can hear a sample of […]

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It Came Upon The Midnight Clear For String Quartet

11th November 2011

The fourth carol on the Manor House String Quartet‘s second CD of Christmas Carols  ‘It Came Upon The Midnight Clear and other carols’ is the title track itself (you can click on the link to hear a sample of us playing it).  The words of this carol were written in 1849 by the Unitarian minister […]

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Joy To The World For String Quartet

8th November 2011

The third carol on the Manor House String Quartet‘s second disc of Christmas Carols ‘It Came Upon The Midnight Clear and other carols’ is a bit of a curiosity. I had always assumed that this universally loved Christmas song was written by George Frideric Handel. It contains many of his traits with more than a touch […]

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Il est Ne, le Divin Enfant For String Quartet

28th October 2011

This popular French melody is the second carol on the Manor House String Quartet‘s second disc entitled ‘It Came Upon The Midnight Clear and other carols’ (click on the link to hear a sound sample of the quartet playing it). It has a lively dance-like feel mixed with an elegance that makes it sound just […]

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Sussex Carol For String Quartet

10th October 2011

This year has once again been very busy with the arranging and recording of a second volume of Christmas Carols for string quartet (writes the arranger Vaughan Jones). The album is entitled  ‘It Came Upon The Midnight Clear and other carols’ and recorded by the Manor House String Quartet. It is available from our website as well as on iTunes, CD […]

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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