From Beer to Bazzini….

6th September 2009

On Friday we got together in a sunny conservatory at Louise’s house to play through some more chamber works, with a view to finding pieces for forthcoming recitals and exploring some neglected pieces for string quartet. I had picked at random a selection of string quartets from the shelves and we decided to spend the morning looking at a […]

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Violent and Tormented!

2nd June 2009

Sunday was a busy day with a trip to MBJ studios in the morning to record some more samples from the string quartet repertoire on our playlist page. We opted to record some real wedding favourites such as Pachelbel’s Canon for String Quartet, the Bridal Chorus, Bridal March and a hymn!  As usual, we kept […]

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Bruch, Coleridge – Taylor, Spohr, D’Indy

25th April 2009

This week we seized another opportunity to get together for a sociable day of chamber music and explore some more pieces for string quartet.  Whereas last week I’d played the first violin parts and Louise had played second violin, we kept it interesting by swapping over today. Playing second violin in the quartet is a […]

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Schubert, Van Bree and Spain Dunk!

21st April 2009

One of the greatest pleasures of being a musician is getting together with colleagues just to play through chamber music for our own enjoyment.  Rather than working hard in rehearsals preparing a piece for a concert or recording, we can just sight-read through new repertoire that we’ve never played before, try out lesser known pieces and sometimes […]

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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