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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Here We Come A-Wassailing for String Quartet

11th November 2010

‘Here We Come A-Wassailing’ is included on the Manor House String Quartet‘s first album of string quartet Christmas carols, entitled ‘I Saw Three Ships and other carols’ (you can hear an excerpt from it by following the link). In old English, the word ‘Wassail’ is a wish for good health. The practice of going ‘Wassailing’ […]

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Away In A Manger for String Quartet

9th November 2010

‘Away In A Manger’ is the 10th track on the first album of string quartet Christmas carols by the Manor House String Quartet, called ‘I Saw Three Ships and other carols’. It seems to have stemmed from the 400th anniversary of Martin Luther’s birth. As a possible piece of publicity, some claimed that Martin Luther […]

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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