O Come, All Ye Faithful for String Quartet

21st December 2010

O Come, All Ye Faithful for String Quartet – ‘O Come, All Ye Faithful’ appears on the Manor House String Quartet‘s first album of string quartet Christmas Carols, entitled ‘I Saw Three Ships and other carols’ and was arranged by Vaughan Jones, one of the violin players on the recording. Also known as ‘Adeste Fidelis’, […]

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O Come, O Come Emmanuel for String Quartet

20th December 2010

O Come, O Come Emmanuel for String Quartet – ‘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 […]

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Gabriel’s Message for String Quartet

19th December 2010

Gabriel’s Message for String Quartet – 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 […]

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‘Once In Royal David’s City’ for String Quartet

17th December 2010

‘Once In Royal David’s City’ for String Quartet – ‘Once In Royal David’s City’ was a must for the Manor House String Quartet‘s first CD of string quartet Christmas carols called ‘I Saw Three Ships and other carols’ and was arranged by violinist Vaughan Jones. Traditionally, this carol is the first one performed at the […]

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In the Bleak Midwinter for String Quartet

15th December 2010

In the Bleak Midwinter for String Quartet – ‘In The Bleak Midwinter’ appears on Manor House String Quartet’s first album of string quartet Christmas carol arrangements, entitled ‘I Saw Three Ships and other carols’. There are two well known melodies associated with ‘In The Bleak Midwinter’ – one is by Harold Darke and the other […]

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