The Nimrod Quartet - String Quartet & Trio

This professional string quartet are based in the North West of England and are passionate about providing you with the very best in live music, specialising in weddings & corporate functions. 

 

As a quartet, they share a wealth of experience, ranging from pop to classical, playing regularly with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Northern Ballet Theatre, Hallé and BBC Philharmonic Orchestras.

 

They also have enjoyed television appearances, appearing on Heaven & Earth Show with Sir Cliff Richard, Granada TV with Bonnie Tyler and more recently on channel 4's programme T4 with Richard Hawley.

 

They have performed at most major wedding and events venues in the North West including Capesthorne Hall, Shrigley Hall, Crewe Hall, MereCourtHotel, Mere Court Golf & Country Club, Arley Hall and Midland Hotel.

 

They have an extensive repertoire and offer a wide range of music from baroque, light classical and romantic to jazz and pop.

They also offer a bespoke musical service for any event, be it the launch of a new car or an awards ceremony – they can create a relaxed environment for you, your clients, colleagues or guests during a corporate meal, drinks reception, Christmas party or ball.

 

 

 

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The Nimrod Quartet - String Quartet & Trio Repertoire

If your favourite tunes are not listed, don’t panic!  the quartet offers an arrangement service… please enquire for more info.

Baroque-Classical (Popular choices for ceremony) 

  • Water Music - Air - Bach 
  • Canon - Pachelbel 
  • Water Music - Hornpipe - Handel
  • Water Music - Allegro, La Rejouissance - Handel
  • Entrance of the Queen of Sheba - Handel 
  • Four Seasons - Largo from Winter - Vivaldi 
  • Four Seasons (Excerpts-Autumn-Spring) - Vivaldi 
  • Trumpet Tune and Trumpet Voluntary - Purcell
  • Sarabande and Bourreé - Handel 
  • Sheep May Safely Graze - Bach 
  • Suite (Gavotte, Bourreé, Air on G, Gigue) - Bach
  • Pavane - Fauré 
  • Minuet - Boccherini 
  • Eine Kliene Nachtmusik - Mozart 
  • Divertimenti (D,Bb,F Major) - Mozart 
  • Quartet in D - Wesley 
  • Double Violin Concerto - Bach 
  • Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 - Bach 
  • Concerto in A Minor - Vivaldi 
  • Light Classics Wedding March - Wagner 
  • Wedding March - Mendelssohn 
  • Slavonic Dance No.8 - Dvorak 
  • Nimrod - Elgar Blue Danube 
  • Waltzes - Strauss 
  • Siciliene -Paradis 
  • Emperor Waltz - Strauss 
  • Andantino - Verdi 
  • Hungarian Dance No.5 - Brahms 
  • Pizzicato Polka - Strauss 
  • Greensleeves - Traditional 
  • Rondo Alla Turka - Mozart 
  • William Tell Overture - Galop - Rossini 
  • Holberg Suite - Praludium - Grieg 
  • Palladio - Jenkins 
  • Bolero - Ravel 
  • Barcarolle - Offenbach 
  • Funiculi, Funicula - Denza 
  • Czardas - Monti 

Religious

  • Ave Maria - Schubert 
  • Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring - Bach 
  • Panis Angelicus - Franck

Opera and Ballet

  • O mio babbino caro - Puccini 
  • Lakmé - Flower Duet - Delibes 
  • The Marriage of Figaro - Non Piu Andrai - Mozart 
  • The Marriage of Figaro - Overture - Mozart 
  • The Marriage of Figaro - Voi Che Sapete - Mozart
  • The Magic Flute - Der Vogelfanger - Mozart 
  • Cavalleria Rusticana - Intermezzo Sinfonico - Mascagni 
  • La Boheme - Musetta's Waltz Song - Puccini 
  • Thais - Meditation - Massenet 
  • Rigoletto - Quartet - Verdi 
  • Peer Gynt - Morgenstimmung - Grieg 
  • Madame Butterfly - Humming Chorus - Puccini 
  • La Traviata - Drinking Song - Verdi 
  • Carmen - Entr'acte, Act 3 - Bizet 
  • Carmen - Habenera - Bizet 
  • O Sole Mio - Capua 
  • The Pearl Fishers - Au Fond du Temple Saint - Bizet 
  • Prelude to Carmen- Bizet 
  • Prince Igor - Polovtsian Dances - Borodin 
  • Sleeping Beauty - Waltz - Tchaikovsky 
  • Orpheus - Ballet -Gluck
  • The Nutcracker - Waltz of the Flowers - Tchaikovsky 
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream - Scherzo - Mendelssohn 
  • Swan Lake - Dance of the Swans - Tchaikovsky 
  • Hoe Down - Copland 

Light Romantic

  • Salut D'Amour - Elgar 
  • Chanson de Nuit - Elgar 
  • Berceuse - Faure 
  • Humoresque - Dvorak 
  • Nocturne - Borodin 
  • Woodland Sketches - To a Wild Rose from - MacDowell 
  • Apres un Reve - Faure 
  • Jeux d'Enfants - La Toupie from Op.22 - Bizet 
  • Andaluza Danza Espanola No.5 - Granados 
  • Le Petit Negre - Debussy 
  • Berceuse from Noure and Anitra Suite, Op.13 - Il'yinsk 
  • Etude in C Sharp Minor, Op.2, No.1 - Scriabin 

Jazz

  • For You, For Me, For Evermore - Gershwin 
  • A Foggy Day - Gershwin 
  • Embraceable You - Gershwin 
  • Summertime - Gershwin 
  • The Man I Love - Gershwin 
  • Swanee - Gershwin 
  • I Got Rhythm - Gershwin 
  • Somebody Loves Me - Gershwin 
  • They Can't Take That Away from Me - Gershwin 
  • Someone to Watch Over me Me - Gershwin 
  • By Strauss - Gershwin 
  • Lullaby of Birdland - Shearing 
  • Anything Goes - Porter 
  • Pennies From Heaven - Johnson 
  • Moonlight and Roses - Lamare 
  • Makin' Whoopee - Donaldson 
  • Moonlight in Vermont - Suessdorf 
  • Upstairs, Downstairs - Faris 
  • Fly Me to The Moon - Howard 
  • Let's Do It (Let's Fall In Love) - Porter 
  • My Funny Valentine - Rodgers 
  • Beyond the Sea - Lawrence/ Trenet 
  • Come Fly With Me - Heusen 
  • Let's face the Music - Nat King Cole 
  • Leaning On A Lampost - Gay 
  • A Nightingale Sang in Berkley Square 
  • What a Wonderful World-Weiss/Thiele 
  • Take 5 - Desmond 

Show Tunes, Film and T.V.

  • Gabriel's Oboe - Morriconne 
  • Nobody does it Better - Hamlisch 
  • We have all the time in the World - Barry 
  • Music of the Night-Lloyd -Webber 
  • All I Ask of You - Lloyd-Webber 
  • You Only Live Twice - Barry/Bricusse 
  • Faulty Towers - Wilson 
  • Theme from "The Godfather" - Rota 
  • West Side Story - Maria - Bernstein 
  • Three Little Maids from School - Sullivan 
  • Some Enchanted Evening - Hammerstein/Rodgers 
  • Moon River - Mancini/Mercer 
  • Over the Rainbow - Arlen/Harburg 
  • Schindlers' List - Williams 

Tangos

  • Blue Tango - Anderson 
  • Tango (Por Una Cabeza) - Gardel 
  • Tango - Albeniz 

Miscellaneous

  • Country Gardens - English 
  • Folk Song Irish Sherry (Suite of Irish Melodies) - Traditional and O'Carolan 
  • Cock Linnett (My Old Man….) - Collins and Leigh 
  • Turkey in a Straw - Traditional 
  • Teddy Bears' Picnic

Rags

  • Country Club - Joplin 
  • Paragon Rag - Joplin 
  • The Entertainer - Joplin 
  • Roseleaf Rag - Joplin 

Popular

  • Blue Moon - Rodgers/Hart 
  • When I'm 64 - Beatles 
  • Yesterday - Beatles 
  • Hey Jude - Beatles 
  • Eleanor Rigby - Beatles 
  • (They Long to Be) Close To You -Carpenters (written by David and Bacharach)
  • It Had To Be You - Jones/Kahn 
  • God Only Knows - Wilson 
  • From this Moment On - Shania Twain 
  • Perfect Day - Reed 
  • Have I Told You Lately - Morrison 
  • You Do Something To Me - Weller 
  • She - Aznavour/Kretzmer 
  • All You Need is Love - Lennon/McCartney 
  • Can't Help Falling in Love - Weiss/Peretti/Creatore 
  • Angels - Williams/Chambers 
  • Bittersweet Symphony - Verve 
  • Toss the Feathers - Corrs 

The Nimrod Quartet - String Quartet & Trio Feedback

"The act performed on time and sounded great. They presented themselves perfectly and have a great repertoire. Very pleased" James Fearnley, July 2014