Good King Wenceslas For String Quartet

15th November 2011

This famous tune features on the Manor House String Quartet‘s second CD of Christmas carols called ‘It Came Upon The Midnight Clear and other carols’. When arranger Vaughan Jones came to setting this particular melody, he had doubts about it as it’s said to have originated in the 13th century with the pretty title ‘Tempus […]

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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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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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Essex String Quartet Christmas Concert in Hornchurch

24th December 2010

On Tuesday the 14th of December the Manor House String Quartet was invited to give a concert as part of Havering Council’s ‘Music for a Winter’s Night’ series at Langton’s Hall in Hornchurch, Essex. We were booked by a terrific gentleman by the name of Mark Etherington who saw the potential of the hall (as […]

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Wexford Carol / Irish Carol Medley For String Quartet

22nd December 2010

The very last track on The Manor House String Quartet‘s  ‘I Saw Three Ships and other carols’ CD is a Medley comprising the ‘Wexford Carol’ and the ‘Irish Carol’, arranged by violinist Vaughan Jones (you can hear a sample of it by clicking the link on the album’s title above). The former is one of […]

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About Manor House Music

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.



Tel: 07870 171194