Wedding String Quartet Modern Pop Songs

18th April 2016

For many potential brides and grooms, the music is a really important part of their day and as they scour the web and see the hundreds of string quartets out there, they’ll most likely be looking for four things: 1. Reliability – knowing that the group they book will turn up early and deliver the […]

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Shakespeare’s Carol For String Quartet

29th November 2011

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  names ‘Shakespeare’s Carol’ by the 18th century English composer Thomas Arne (1710 – 1778) is one such curiosity, being one of the songs written by Arne as incidental […]

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O Holy Night For String Quartet

24th November 2011

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 his ballet ‘Giselle’ as well as being […]

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Gaudete For String Quartet

19th November 2011

‘Gaudete! Gaudete! Christus Est Natus’ is included on ‘It Came Upon The Midnight Clear and other carols’ (click on the link to hear us playing a sample from it), the second CD of string quartet Christmas Carols from the Manor House String Quartet. It is another melody that appeared in the celebrated collection of sacred […]

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Rocking Carol For String Quartet

16th November 2011

The ‘Rocking Carol’ (often simply called ‘Rocking’) is a Czech Christmas carol that appears on the second album of carols from the Manor House String Quartet entitled ‘It Came Upon The Midnight Clear and other carols’. You can click on the link and here a sample of the group playing it. It begins with the […]

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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