Two Noels by Charpentier for String Quartet

2nd December 2010

These two works by M.A Charpentier are featured on the first disc of string quartet Christmas carols by the Manor House String Quartet, entitled ‘I Saw Three Ships and other carols’. You can hear a sample of it (arranged by violinist Vaughan Jones) by clicking on the link. They are twinned on our disc and […]

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I Saw Three Ships and other carols – Musicweb International Review

1st December 2010

We were delighted today to receive a review of our disc ‘I Saw Three Ships and other carols’ on MusicWeb International – a website devoted to reviews and discussions about classical music, jazz and concerts.  The review is part of a group feature on Classical Christmas CD’s and the complete article can be read here. […]

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Coventry Carol for String Quartet

25th November 2010

The 13th track on the Manor House String Quartet‘s first disc of string quartet Christmas carols, entitled ‘I Saw Three Ships and other carols’ is the mournful ‘Coventry Carol’. You can here a sample of violinist Vaughan Jones‘s arrangement by following the above link. It’s named after the manuscript from the Pageant of the Shearmen […]

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Friends of Torbay Music Weekend

23rd November 2010

On Sunday 21st November, the Manor House String Quartet were invited to give a recital for the final evening of the 41st Friends of Torbay Music Weekend. The Friends of Torbay are a group of like minded music lovers who gather together every year at the Palace Hotel in Torquay to enjoy a series of lectures, […]

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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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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