Il est Ne, le Divin Enfant For String Quartet

28th October 2011

This popular French melody is the second carol on the Manor House String Quartet‘s second disc entitled ‘It Came Upon The Midnight Clear and other carols’ (click on the link to hear a sound sample of the quartet playing it). It has a lively dance-like feel mixed with an elegance that makes it sound just […]

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Vaughan Jones Plays Beethoven Violin Concerto In Oxford

14th July 2011

Vaughan Jones Plays Beethoven Violin Concerto In Oxford – On Saturday the 25th June, violinist Vaughan Jones gave a performance of the Beethoven Violin Concerto with the St Giles Orchestra from Oxford. The concert was conducted by Geoffrey Bushell and the orchestra led by Emily Ormerond. It was the second time I’d played the piece with […]

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Wexford Carol / Irish Carol Medley For String Quartet

22nd December 2010

The very last track on The Manor House String Quartet‘s  ‘I Saw Three Ships and other carols’ CD is a Medley comprising the ‘Wexford Carol’ and the ‘Irish Carol’, arranged by violinist Vaughan Jones (you can hear a sample of it by clicking the link on the album’s title above). The former is one of […]

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O Come, O Come Emmanuel For String Quartet

20th December 2010

‘O Come, O Come Emmanuel’ is included on the Manor House String Quartet‘s first album of string quartet Christmas Carols entitled ‘I Saw Three Ships and other carols’ and is arranged by violinist Vaughan Jones. This haunting melody is thought to have originated in France in the 13th century and added to a latin text […]

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Gabriel’s Message For String Quartet

19th December 2010

This traditional Basque carol appears on the Manor House String Quartet‘s first disc of string quartet Christmas carols called ‘I Saw Three Ships and other carols’. The arrangement is by violinist Vaughan Jones. Ther carol has several different titles (including ‘The Angel Gabriel From Heaven Sent’) and has an interesting history. It was included in […]

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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