From Beer to Bazzini….String Quartet Rarities

6th September 2009

From Beer to Bazzini….String Quartet Rarities – On Friday we (Manor House String Quartet) got together in a sunny conservatory at Louise’s house to play through some lesser known works for string quartet, with a view to finding pieces for forthcoming recitals and exploring some neglected works for string quartet. I had picked at random a selection […]

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Spohr and Gade String Quartets

11th May 2009

Spohr and Gade String Quartets – Today we (Manor House String Quartet) managed to play through seven complete works – two for string quartet, then as Louise (violinist) had to leave early, we tried out a further five for string trio. Here is a video of us performing the first movement of the Spohr quartet: Firstly, […]

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Bruch, Coleridge-Taylor, Spohr and D’Indy String Quartets

25th April 2009

Bruch, Coleridge-Taylor, Spohr and D’Indy String Quartets – This week we (Manor House String Quartet) 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 […]

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Van Bree and Spain Dunk String Quartets

21st April 2009

Van Bree and Spain Dunk String Quartets – One of the greatest pleasures of being a musician (particularly in the Manor House String Quartet) 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 […]

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Spohr String Quartet in G (Op. 82 no. 2)

11th April 2009

Spohr String Quartet in G (Op. 82 no. 2) – Occasionally, you take on a task which at first seems relatively straightforward, but unfolds to become quite an endurance test….. In our exploration of Spohr’s string quartets we (Manor House String Quartet) have discovered some real gems. I’d put them in a bracket of well deserving […]

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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
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