Shakespeare’s Carol for String Quartet

29th November 2011

Shakespeare’s Carol for String Quartet – The Manor House String Quartet‘s second CD of Christmas carols for string quartet (entitled ‘It Came Upon The Midnight Clear and other carols’) included a few rewarding rarities. The intriguingly named ‘Shakespeare’s Carol’ by the 18th century English composer Thomas Arne (1710 – 1778) is one such curiosity, being […]

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See Amid the Winter’s Snow for String Quartet

27th November 2011

See Amid the Winter’s Snow for String Quartet – The twelfth carol on the Manor House String Quartet‘s second CD of Christmas carols called ‘It Came Upon The Midnight Clear and other carols’ is an arrangement of ‘See Amid the Winter’s Snow’ by John Goss (you can click on the above link to hear a […]

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Past Three O’ Clock for String Quartet

25th November 2011

Past Three O’ Clock for String Quartet – This melody works perfectly in the Manor House String Quartet‘s rendition on their second album of Christmas Carols ‘It Came Upon The Midnight Clear and other carols’. The words to this splendid Christmas carol were written by George Ratcliffe Woodward for the ‘Cambridge carol book’ of 1924. […]

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O Holy Night for String Quartet

24th November 2011

O Holy Night for String Quartet – The tenth track on the Manor House String Quartet‘s second disc of Christmas Carols ‘It Came Upon The Midnight Clear and other carols’ is ‘O Holy Night’ (also known as ‘Cantique de Noel’). It is a carol written in 1847 by Adolphe Adam. Adam is now best known for […]

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We Wish You a Merry Christmas for String Quartet

23rd November 2011

We Wish You a Merry Christmas for String Quartet – The ninth track on the Manor House String Quartet‘s second volume of Christmas carols (entitled ‘It Came Upon The Midnight Clear and other carols’) is the ubiquitous ‘We Wish You A Merry Christmas’ (you can hear a sample from it by clicking on the link). […]

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Manor House Music is a wedding string quartet and duo consisting of some of the UK’s finest musicians. Based on the borders of Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire, we’ve now performed for over 800 weddings, corporate events and private functions all over the South East and Midlands. Available to play in Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Cambridgeshire, Surrey, Sussex, Kent, Essex, Greater London, Hampshire, Warwickshire, Gloucestershire, Leicestershire and beyond.

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Cheddington,
Bucks,
LU7 0SR

Tel: 07870 171194
Email: Info@manorhousemusic.co.uk