String Quartets in East Kilbride
A selection of string quartets in East Kilbride on this web site of music groups
Select East Kilbride String Quartets
Here are some our string quartets in different parts of the UK. To find string quartets in East Kilbride select your county from the drop down box. The best quartets are in demand and will not travel large distances.
What has been said about String Quartets.
Much has been written about string quartets and their instruments. Here are some quotations:-
Chamber music is at once one of the most enjoyable and the most dignified of literatures. The musical amateur often makes it his hobby and considers it the mainspring of his musical existence . . . The professional musician turns to it for relaxation and for a kind of pleasure that no other field offers. Homer Ulrich (1906— Chamber Music 1948)
Live Music for Weddings, Parties & Corporate Events in East Kilbride
Weddings - With one of our String Quartets you can be confident of that your special day will be made even more memorable with music for your wedding ceremony, drinks reception or wedding breakfast.
You can hear samples of our quartets, online
Corporate & Parties - Our highly versatile String Quartets play for a wide spectrum of events, ranging from formal concerts to hospitality and banquets
Here are some examples of the repertoire of our string quartets
TYPICAL REPERTOIRE FOR STRING QUARTETS
Oasis – Wonderwall; Palladio - (by Karl Jenkins); Smoke Gets in Your Eyes - (by Jerome Kern); The Teddy Bears' Picnic; Verdi - Drinking Song from La Traviata; Vivaldi - The Four Seasons; Wagner - Here Comes the Bride; For He's A Jolly Good Fellow; Nutcracker Suite – March – Tchaikowsky; Flute & String Quartet op 3 no 1 – Haydn; Quartet for flute, violin, viola, cello K285b – Mozart; Thunderbirds; Suite from "CATS" - A Lloyd Webber; The Verve - Bitter Sweet Symphony; O Sole Mio - Rinaldo do Capua; The Londonderry Air; Air on a G String, Gavotte, Bouree, Gigue -J S Bach; Trumpet Voluntary (The Prince of Denmark's Marh) -J Clarke; Nutcracker Suite - Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy –Tchaikowsky; Dance of the Blessed Spirits (from Orfeo Act 2) -C W von Gluck; Pachelbel's Canon [short version] –Pachelbel; Nutcracker Suite - Waltz of the Flowers –Tchaikowsky; Ave Maria –Schubert –Schubert; Country Club - Scott Joplin; Paragon Rag - Scott Joplin; Scott Joplin - The Entertainer ; Heliotrope Bouquet - Scott Joplin; Maple Leaf Rag - Scott Joplin; String Quartet K370 –Mozart; String Quartet K285 –Mozart; Hornpipe from the Water Music –Handel; Arrival of the Queen of Sheba –Handel; Air from the Water Music –Handel; Le Rejouissance –Handel; Suite from the Dramatic Music of Henry Purcell –Purcell; Scott Joplin's New Rag - Scott Joplin; The Teddy Bears' Picnic - J Bratton; Suite from Oklahoma & The Sound of Music - Rogers & Hammerstein; Pennies from Heaven - A Johnson; Anything Goes - Cole Porter; Brandenburg Concerto No 3 -J S Bach; String Quartet K173 –Mozart;