String Quartet Christmas Concert at St. Giles Church, Cheddington

8th December 2012

Last night, we returned to play our fourth annual string quartet Christmas concert at St. Giles Church in Cheddington. Although we regularly play a hand picked selection of original string quartet Christmas Carol arrangements from our two highly popular albums, as many audience members attend every year, it’s always important to keep the concerts varied and new […]

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Angels from the Realms of Glory For String Quartet

9th December 2010

‘Angels from the Realms of Glory’ is featured on the first CD of string quartet Christmas carol arrangements by the Manor House String Quartet, called ‘I Saw Three Ships and other carols’ and was arranged by violinist Vaughan Jones. Today we received two lovely emails from Classic FM listeners who had enjoyed hearing the track played […]

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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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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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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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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