Manor House String Quartet in ‘The Originals’

5th February 2015

In late November we were approached by a Los Angeles-based film and TV music supervisor. He had come across our version of the Christmas carol ‘The Holly and the Ivy’ for string quartet and wanted to place it in the popular U.S. series ‘The Originals’ (series 2). In the 30-second sequence, the music accompanies a […]

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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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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