In Dulci Jubilo for String Quartet

8th November 2010

‘In Dulci Jubilo’ is featured on the Manor House String Quartet‘s first album of string quartet Christmas carols, entitled ‘I Saw Three Ships and other carols’. It’s a bright, uplifting Christmas song which is thought to have it’s origins in 14th century Germany – an example of one of the earliest Macaronic songs – which […]

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God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen for String Quartet

7th November 2010

‘God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen’ is the eighth carol on the Manor House String Quartet ‘s first album of string quartet Christmas carols, called ‘I Saw Three Ships and Other Carols’. In this version, it was arranged by violinist Vaughan Jones. The melody first appeared in a carol broadsheet in 1760, although many people believe […]

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Deck The Hall for String Quartet

6th November 2010

‘Deck The Hall’ is a joyous carol, featured on the Manor House String Quartet‘s first CD of Christmas carol string quartet arrangements, entitled ‘I Saw Three Ships and other carols’. This particular Christmas carol is based on a traditional Welsh tune which became very popular at New Years. The poet John Ceiriog Hughes set words […]

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Silent Night for String Quartet

3rd November 2010

This carol features on the Manor House String Quartet‘s first album of Christmas carols for string quartet, called ‘I Saw Three Ships and other carols’. It originates from early 19th century Austria. Composed by Franz Gruber in 1818 to words written by Father Joseph Mohr two years earlier it is one of the best loved […]

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The Holly and the Ivy for String Quartet

30th October 2010

‘The Holly and the Ivy’ is the fifth carol featured on the Manor House String Quartet‘s first CD of string quartet Christmas carol arrangements, entitled ‘I Saw Three Ships and other carols’. Looking back to pre-Christian traditions, both Holly and Ivy held significance for Yultetide celebrations. Holly was regarded as masculine – reputed to bestow […]

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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