While Shepherds Watched for String Quartet

28th October 2010

The fourth carol on the Manor House String Quartet‘s first disc of string quartet Christmas carol arrangements, entitled ‘I Saw Three Ships and other carols’ is another enduring favourite – ‘While Shepherds Watched’. This carol was originally called ‘Winchester Old’ and appears in Este’s Psalter of 1592 but the words weren’t added until Irish poet […]

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Ding Dong Merrily on High for String Quartet

27th October 2010

‘Ding Dong! Merrily on High’ is the third carol to feature on the Manor House String Quartet‘s first album of Christmas carols for string quartet, called ‘I Saw Three Ships and other carols’. When English composer George Radcliffe Woodward wrote the words to a 16th century French secular dance, one of the most enduring and […]

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We Three Kings of Orient Are for String Quartet

26th October 2010

‘We Three Kings of Orient Are’ is the second carol on the Manor House String Quartet‘s first disc of string quartet Christmas carol arrangements, entitled ‘I Saw Three Ships and other carols’. It’s a Christmas carol which first appeared in a book called ‘Carols, Hymns and Songs’ of 1863 – written by Reverend John Henry […]

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Berkshire Corporate String Quartet at the Madjeski Stadium

23rd December 2009

December is always a full month for the Manor House String Quartet as people often wish to hire a string quartet to play music at Christmas parties and corporate events. Last week, we had the pleasure of playing for a company who had booked us previously in the year and invited us back again for […]

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Buckinghamshire String Quartet Christmas Concert at St Giles, Cheddington

13th December 2009

On Friday the 11th December we all really got into the Christmas spirit with a string quartet concert of winter and festive music performed by candlelight in our village Church, St Giles, Cheddington, Buckinghamshire (on the border with Hertfordshire). This is the fourth time we’ve performed in the church and word seems to have got […]

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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