String Orchestra Christmas Carol Arrangements

14th December 2012

String Orchestra Christmas Carol Arrangements – As a result of our (Manor House String Quartet’s) two Christmas string quartet music CDs, entitled ‘I Saw Three Ships and other carols’ and ‘It Came Upon The Midnight Clear and other carols’, I have now completed arranging 46 Christmas Carols for the combination of string orchestra (Violins 1 […]

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The Twelve Days of Christmas for String Quartet……

6th January 2012

The Twelve Days of Christmas for String Quartet – When¬†I came to choose and arrange the carols for our second album, ‘It Came Upon The Midnight Clear and other carols’, one of the first pieces I wrote down¬†was ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas’ – a traditional and well loved melody that could be arranged in […]

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Bucks Christmas String Quartet Concert in Cheddington

10th December 2011

Bucks Christmas String Quartet Concert in Cheddington – Last night the Manor House String Quartet (consisting of Vaughan Jones violin, Louise Bevan violin, Adrian Smith viola and Julia Graham cello) returned once more to play a concert in St Giles Church, Cheddington. Half the proceeds from the concert were to go towards the upkeep of […]

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Jingle Bells for String Quartet

30th November 2011

‘Jingle Bells’ for String Quartet – ‘Jingle Bells’ was a must for the Manor House String Quartet‘s second album of Christmas carols ‘It Came Upon The Midnight Clear and other carols’ (you can hear samples of 23 carols by clicking on the link). It’s perhaps the most popular Christmas tune of all time,¬†however it’s history […]

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