Manor House String Quartet in ‘The Originals’

5th February 2015

Manor House String Quartet in ‘The Originals’ – 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 ‚ÄòThe Holly and the Ivy‚Äô for string quartet and wanted to place it in the popular U.S. series ‚ÄòThe Originals‚Äô (series 2). […]

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Noel Nouvelet For String Quartet

22nd December 2011

Noel Nouvelet For String Quartet – The final track on the Manor House String Quartet‘s album ‘It Came Upon The Midnight Clear and other carols’ is the¬†ancient French piece, ‘Noel Nouvelet’ (you can hear a sound sample of it by clicking on the link). Like many traditional melodies it has a complicated history that means […]

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Don Oiche Ud I Mbeithil for String Quartet

20th December 2011

‘Don Oiche Ud I Mbeithil’ (‘That Night in Bethlehem’) for String Quartet – This ancient Irish carol is loosely translated from its original Gaelic as ‘That Night in Bethlehem’. The words tell the nativity story – speaking of the events on the night of Jesus’s birth and end with a message of peace from the […]

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O Little Town of Bethlehem For String Quartet

18th December 2011

O Little Town of Bethlehem For String Quartet – No Christmas album would be complete without including one of¬†the most memorable¬†English carols ‘O Little Town of Bethlehem’ and this is why we included the Vaughan Jones arrangement of it on The Manor House String Quartet‘s second CD of Christmas carols entitled ‘It Came Upon The […]

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The Sans Day Carol For String Quartet

17th December 2011

The Sans Day Carol For String Quartet – The Sans Day Carol is included on the Manor House String Quartet‘s second collection of Christmas Carols entitled ‘It Came Upon The Midnight Clear and other carols’ (you can hear a sound sample by clicking on this link). It’s another instance of a melody (which may have […]

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