The Harrogate String Quartet - String Quartet

This Yorkshire string quartet specialise in providing the perfect accompaniment to wedding receptions, corporate entertaining & private functions. At a wedding, they can be there to greet the arrival of your guests, to play during the ceremony - church or civil - and to entertain during the wedding breakfast.

Never too loud, just the right balance to make your day an occasion that everyone will remember. Their repertoire is extensive ranging from such classics as:

  • Vivaldi - The Seasons / Bach - Air on a G string
  • Lighter pieces such as: Gershwin - I've Got Rhythm / Scott Joplin Rags
  • Popular songs including: Perfect Day / The Beatles
  • Hits from the shows such as: I Dreamed a Dream

The quartet consists of four professional musicians with over 12 years experience, playing together at venues all over Yorkshire.

Recent Venues include

  • Rudding House 
  • The Devonshire Arms 
  • Betty's Tea Rooms 
  • Hazlewood Castle 
  • Wood Hall 
  • Allerton Castle 
  • Harlow Carr Gardens 
  • Ripley Castle 
  • Harewood House 
  • Tickton Grange 
  • Markenfield Hall 
  • Merchant Adventurers Hall 
  • Merchant Taylors Hall 
  • Valley Gardens Harrogate 

 

 

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The Harrogate String Quartet - String Quartet Repertoire

Classical

  • Air on a G String Bach
  • Badinerie
  • Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring
  • Sheep May Safely Graze
  • Double Violin Concerto
  • Brandenburg 3
  • Ave Maria Bach/Gounod
  • Moonlight Sonata Beethoven
  • Adagio Cantabile
  • Pathetique Sonata
  • Carmen Suite Bizet
  • Pearl Fishers Duet
  • Minuet Boccherini
  • O Sole Mio Capua
  • Prelude (Te Deum) Charpentier
  • Grande Valse Brillante Chopin
  • Valse
  • Prelude in E minor
  • Prince of Denmark’s March Clarke
  • Clair De Lune Debussy
  • Ballet – Petite Suite
  • Flower Duet – Lakme Delibes
  • Coppelia
  • Funiculi Funicula Denza
  • Humoresque Dvorak
  • Chanson de Matin Elgar
  • Chanson De Nuit
  • Salut D’Amour
  • Nimrod
  • Pavane Faure
  • Canticle de Jean Racine
  • Dance of the Blessed Spirits Gluck
  • Waltz Grieg
  • Wedding Day at Troldhaugen
  • Holberg Suite
  • Fireworks Suite Handel
  • Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
  • Hornpipe, Air & Largo (Water Music)
  • Canzona Hasse
  • Serenade Haydn
  • Oboe Concerto – Andante
  • Meditation (Thais) Massenet
  • Intermezzo Cavalleria Rusticana Mascagni
  • Wedding March Mendelssohn
  • Canzonetta
  • Rondeau Mouret
  • 3 Divertimenti Mozart
  • Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
  • Voi Che Sapete (Marriage of Figaro)
  • Non Piu Andrai (Marriage of Figaro)
  • Queen of the Night (Magic Flute)
  • Adagio in C
  • Elvira Madigan (Piano Concerto No 21)
  • Barcarolle Offenbach
  • Canon Pachelbel
  • O Mio Babbino Caro Puccini
  • 2 Rondeaux Purcell
  • Bolero Ravel
  • The Swan Saint-Saens
  • Ave Maria Schubert
  • Ständchen
  • Moment Musicale
  • Traumerei Schumann
  • Romance (Gadfly) Shostakovich
  • Trumpet Tune Stanley
  • Pizzicato Polka Strauss
  • Sleeping Beauty Waltz Tchaikovsky
  • Dance of the Mirlitons
  • Waltz of the Flowers
  • Rigoletto Verdi
  • La Forza del Destino
  • Four Seasons Vivaldi
  • Bridal March Wagner 

Pop Songs

  • All You Need Is Love - The Beatles
  • A Hard Day’s Night - The Beatles
  • Can’t Buy Me Love - The Beatles
  • Eleanor Rigby - The Beatles
  • Here There & Everywhere - The Beatles
  • In My Life - The Beatles
  • Ticket To Ride - The Beatles
  • Two Of Us - The Beatles
  • When I’m 64 - The Beatles
  • Yesterday - The Beatles
  • Calico Skies - Paul Mc Cartney
  • My Love - Paul Mc Cartney
  • Somedays - Paul Mc Cartney
  • Mamma Mia - Abba
  • Money, Money, Money - Abba
  • Make You Feel My Love - Adele
  • Rolling In The Deep
  • American Authors – Best Day of My Life
  • Beach Boys - Good Vibrations
  • Wouldn’t It Be Nice
  • God Only Knows
  • Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
  • Ben E King – Stand By Me
  • From A Distance - Bette Midler
  • The Rose
  • Bread – IF
  • Bruno Mars:-
  • Just the Way You Are
  • Marry Me
  • Bryan Adams - Heaven
  • Carly Simon – Nobody Does It Better
  • The Carpenters:-
  • Close To You
  • Yesterday Once More
  • Christina Perri – A Thousand Years
  • Coldplay - Viva La Vida
  • Coldplay - Paradise
  • Chris De Burgh – Lady In Red
  • Crowded House – Four Seasons In One Day
  • Daft Punk – Get Lucky
  • Des’ree – I’m Kissing You
  • Elbow – One Day Like This
  • Elton John – Your Song
  • Elvis Presley:-
  • Can’t Help Falling In Love
  • Love Me Tender
  • Etta James – At Last
  • Europe – The Final Countdown
  • Eva Cassidy - Fields of Gold
  • Eva Cassidy - Songbird
  • George Harrison – Something
  • Jason Mraz – I’m Yours
  • Jennifer Rush – The Power Of Love
  • John Legend – All Of Me
  • The Kinks – You Really Got Me
  • Lou Reed – Perfect Day
  • Louis Armstrong – Wonderful World
  • The Moody Blues – Nights In White Satin
  • Madness – It Must Be Love
  • Mettalica – Nothing Else Matters
  • Michael Buble – Everything
  • Nat King Cole - L.O.V.E
  • Nat King Cole - When I Fall In Love
  • Oasis - Champagne Supanova
  • Oasis - Whatever
  • Oasis - Wonderwall
  • One Direction – What Makes You Beautiful
  • Owl City - Fireflies
  • Peter Gabriel – The Book of Love
  • Pharrell Williams - Happy
  • Queen – Don’t Stop Me Now
  • Robbie Williams – Angels
  • Sigur Ros - Hoppipolla
  • Snow Patrol – Chasing Cars
  • The Smiths – There Is A Light That Never Goes Out
  • Status Quo – Rockin’ All Over the World
  • Stevie Wonder – I Just Called To Say I Love You
  • Take That – Greatest Day
  • Taylor Swift – Love Story
  • The Verve – Bittersweet Symphony
  • Westlife – You Raise Me up
  • Wet, Wet, Wet – Love Is All Around 

Light Music

  • All I Ask Of You (Phantom)
  • Anything Goes (Cole Porter)
  • As Time Goes By
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Blue Moon
  • Brideshead Revisited
  • Bridge Over Troubled Water
  • Bring Me Sunshine
  • By The Sleepy Lagoon (Desert Island Discs)
  • Cabaret
  • Can’t Take My Eyes Off You
  • Cantina Band (Star Wars)
  • Cavatina
  • Cherry Pink
  • Cinema Paradiso “Love Theme”
  • Cock Linnet
  • Come Fly With Me
  • Concerning Hobbits (Lord of the Rings)
  • Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
  • Embraceable You
  • Falling Slowly (Once)
  • Fascinatin’ Rhythm (Gershwin)
  • Fawlty Towers
  • Fly Me To The Moon
  • Gabriel’s Oboe (The Mission)
  • Getting Sentimental Over You
  • Georgia On My Mind
  • Happy Talk (South Pacific)
  • Harry Lime Theme (The Third Man)
  • Have I Told You Lately
  • Hello Dolly
  • Hernando’s Hideaway
  • Light My Fire (The Pajama Game)
  • I Could Have Danced All Night
  • I Don’t Know How To Love Him
  • (Jesus Christ Superstar)
  • I Dreamed A Dream (Les Miserables)
  • I Got Rhythm (Gershwin)
  • If I Loved You (Carousel)
  • If I Were A Rich Man (Fiddler on the Roof)
  • I Know Him So Well (Chess)
  • Is You Is Or Is You Ain’t My Baby
  • It Had To Be You (When Harry Met Sally)
  • It Don’t Mean A Thing If It Ain’t Got That Swing
  • Jeeves and Wooster
  • La Bamba
  • La Cumparsita
  • La Paloma
  • La Vie En Rose
  • Lazy Bones
  • Leaning On A Lamppost
  • Leeds, Leeds, Leeds
  • Let It Go from “Frozen”
  • Let’s Face The Music and Dance
  • Louise
  • Love Is Here To Stay (Gershwin)
  • Love Story
  • Let’s Do It (Cole Porter)
  • Love and Marriage
  • Makin Whoopee
  • Mellow Yellow
  • Memory (Cats)
  • Moonlight In Vermont
  • Maria (Sound of Music)
  • Moon River
  • Music of the Night (Phantom)
  • Music To Watch Girls By
  • My Funny Valentine
  • My Heart Will Go On (The Titanic)
  • Nice One Son
  • Nice Work If You Can Get It (Gershwin)
  • Oh What A Beautiful Morning (Oklahoma)
  • One Hand, One Heart (West Side Story)
  • Palladio (Karl Jenkins)
  • Pennies From Heaven
  • Poirot
  • Portuguese Love Theme (Love Actually)
  • Pride and Prejudice
  • Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head
  • Scarborough Fair
  • She (Notting Hill)
  • She Moved Through The Fair
  • Some Enchanted Evening (South Pacific)
  • Someone To Watch Over Me (Gershwin)
  • Somewhere Over The Rainbow
  • Somewhere (West Side Story)
  • Somewhere Out There (An American Tail)
  • Storybook Love (Princess Bride)
  • Strangers In The Night
  • Summertime (Gershwin)
  • Sunrise, Sunset (Fiddler on the Roof)
  • S’Wonderful (Gershwin)
  • Sway
  • Tango
  • That’s Amore
  • The Folks Who Live On The Hill
  • The Kiss (Last of the Mohicans)
  • The Man I Love (Gershwin)
  • The Music Of The Night (Phantom)
  • There’s No Business Like Showbusiness
  • The Wind Beneath My Wings
  • They Can’t Take That Away From Me (Gershwin)
  • Three Little Maids (Mikado)
  • To Life (Fiddler on the Roof)
  • Tradition (Fiddler on the Roof)
  • Upstairs Downstairs
  • What Kind of Fool Am I?
  • When Irish Eyes Are Smiling
  • You’ll Never Walk Alone

The Harrogate String Quartet - String Quartet Feedback

"Hi Geoff, Just back from honeymoon so responding to your email now regards feedback. The string quartet were fantastic and all our guests thought they added to the day.  The music for the ceremony was perfect. thanks so much." Rachel Nicholls, July 2015, Aldwark Manor Golf & Spa Hotel, York

"We really feel that the music was the making of the occasion"

"You all played wonderfully and provided a perfect atmosphere for the proceedings"

"Very many thanks for making our day so memorable"

 

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