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Accordi String Quartet

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About Accordi String Quartet

String quartet
Horsham
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A contemporary string quartet with a passion for supplying high quality music for all live events

We came together as a quartet whilst we were freelancing with Tempus Chamber Orchestra in London. As individuals we have performed at Glastonbury, Royal Albert Hall, The O2 and Wembley. We've supported Andrea Bocelli, Aled Jones and taken part in UK & European tour of The War of The Worlds. We have also performed with London Concert Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra. As a Quartet we have played at The Naval & Military Club, One Great George Street, The Wallace Collection, Brookfield Barn, All Saints Chapel Eastbourne, Ashdown Park Hotel and Bodelwyddan Castle. The Quartet are passionate about delivering high quality music specifically tailored to meet clients individual requirements. We have an ever-expanding repertoire covering classical to jazz to popular. We are sure to have something to delight clients of all ages. Using our in-house arranging service we are able to produce unique arrangement of songs you wish to have played at your event.

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
We require car parking close to venues
Musicianship
Genres:
Christmas, Traditional church music, Contemporary Christian, Classical, Baroque, Classical crossover, Contemporary classical, Film / TV music, Opera, 1920s era music, 1930s era music, 1940s era music, 1950s era music, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Jazz, Ragtime, Easy listening, Light music, Originals, Pop, Covers, Acoustic, Top 40, Britpop, Classic rock, Rock, Spanish music, Tango
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

Classical
• Adagio-Presto from Summer, The Four Seasons
• Air On The G String - Johann Sebastian Bach
• Allegro from Autumn, The Four Seasons
• Allegro from Spring, The Four Seasons
• Alleluja From Exultate Jubilate - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
• Andante From Piano Concerto no. 21 - Mozart
• Andantino 'La forza del destino' - Verdi
• Aria (From Xerxes) - George Frideric Handel
• Arioso - Johann Sebastian Bach
• Ave Maria - Bach/ Gounod
• Ave Maria - Franz Schubert
• Barcarolle - Offenbach
• Bist du bei mir - Johann Sebastian Bach
• Bridal Chorus - Richard Wagner
• Canon in D - Pachelbel
• Chanson de Matin – Elgar
• Chanson de Nuit - Elgar
• Danse des Mirlitons - Tchaikovsky
• Entrance of the Queen of Sheba - Handel
• Eine Kleine Nachtmusik – Mozart
• Divertimenti - Mozart
• Flower Duet -Delibes
• Funiculi-Funicula - Denza
• Golliwogg's Cake-Walk - Debussy
• Humoresque - Dvorak
• If with All Your Hearts (From Elijah) - Mendelssohn
• I Giorni - Einaudi
• "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring" - Johann Sebastian Bach
• Largo from Winter, The Four Seasons
• Liebestraum - Franz Liszt
• Mediation From Thais - Jules Massenet
• Melody in F - Rubinstein
• My Heart Ever Faithful - Johann Sebastian Bach
• None But The Lonely Heart - Tchaikovsky
• Norwegian Dance no. 3 - Grieg
• Norwegian Dance no.2 - Grieg
• O Sole Mio - Di Capua
• Ode to Joy - Ludwig Van Beethoven
• Pavane - Faure
• Panis Angelicus - Cesar Auguste Franck
• Pizzicato Polka - Strauss
• Plaisir D'Amour - Johann Martini
• Polovtsian Dances 'Prince Igor' - Borodin
• Prelude to Carmen - Bizet
• Rondeau - Jean-Joseph Mouret
• Rondo alla Turca – Mozart
• Salut d’amour - Elgar
• Sehnsuchtig - Mendelssohn
• Serenade - Schubert
• Sheep May Safely Graze - Johann Sebastian Bach
• Simple Aveu - Francis Thome
• Slavonic Dance no.8 - Dvorak
• Sleeping Beauty Waltz Composed by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
• Studenternes Serendade - Grieg
• Suite From the Fairy Queen. Hornpipe, Air, rondeau, Chorus- Henry Purcell
• Tango - Albeniz
• Te Deum Prelude and Tu Devicto - Charpentier
• Three Little Maids from School - Sullivan
• Traumeri - Schumann
• Trumpet Tune - Henry Purcell
• Trumpet Voluntary - Clarke
• Two Rondeaux - Purcell
• Vocalise - Rachmaninoff
• Wachet Auf - Johann Sebastian Bach
• Waltz - Grieg
• Waltz from Sleeping Beauty - Tchaikovsky
• Wedding day at Trolhaugen - Grieg
• Wedding March - Mendelssohn
Jazz
A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square - Sherwin
Anything Goes - Porter
Embraceable You - Gershwin
Everytime we say goodbye - Porter
I Get a Kick Out of You - Porter
I Got Rhythm - Gershwin
Just One of Those Things - Porter
Leaning on a Lamppost - Gay
Let's Do It - Porter
Makin' Whoppee - Donaldson
Moonlight in Vermont - Suessdorf
My Funny Valentine - Rodgers
New York, New York - Bernstein
Night and Day - Porter
Pennies from Heaven - Johnson
Ragtime Dance - Joplin
Someone to Watch Over Me - Gershwin
Swanee - Gershwin
The Folks Who Live On The Hill - Kern
The Man I Love - Gershwin
What is This Thing Called Love - Porter
You're the Top - Porter
Film/TV/Broadway
• Always With Me (Spirited Away)
• A Million Dreams (The Greatest Showman)
• A Whole New World (Aladdin)
• All Time High (Octopussy)
• Always With You (Spirited Away)
• Blackadder
• Beauty and The Beast Theme
• Be Our Guest (Beauty and the Beast)
• Cantina Band (Star Wars)
• Come What May (Moulin Rouge)
• Dexter's Tune (Awakenings)
• Downton Abbey
• Engagement Party (La La Land)
• Eastenders
• Feather Theme (Forest Gump)
• Edelweiss (Sound of Music)
• Game of Thrones
• Hedwig's Theme (Harry Potter)
• Hushabye Mountain (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang)
• James Bond Theme
• La La Land Medley
• Maria (West Side Story)
• Match of the Day
• Moon River (Breakfast at Tiffany's)
• Never Ending Story (Never Ending Story & Stranger Things)
• Never Enough (The Greatest Showman)
• Nobody does it better (The Spy Who Loved Me)
• Now We Are Free (Gladiator)
• Raiders March (Raiders of the Lost Ark)
• Re-write The Stars (The Greatest Showman)
• Theme from Schindler's List
• Ski Sunday (Pop Looks Bach)
• Speak Softly (The Godfather)
• Somewhere Over The Rainbow (The Wizard of Oz)
• The Gremlin Rag (Gremlins)
• The Magnificent Seven
• The Prayer (Quest for Camelot)
• The Throne Room (And End Title) from Star Wars
• Theme from E.T
• Under the Sea (The Little Mermaid)
• Walking in the Air (The Snowman)
• We Go Together (Grease)
Pop
• Eight Days A Week - The Beatles
• Get Back - The Beatles
• Good Day Sunshine - The Beatles
• Got to get you into my life - The Beatles
• Hello goodbye - The Beatles
• Here Comes The Sun - The Beatles
• Hey Jude - The Beatles
• I Feel Fine - The Beatles
• If I Fell - The Beatles
• Lady Madonna- The Beatles
• Michelle - The Beatles
• Norwegian Wood- The Beatles
• Strawberry Fields Forever - The Beatles
• The Fool on the Hill - The Beatles
• World Without Love- The Beatles
• Yesterday - The Beatles
• A Thousand Years - Christina Perri
• All of Me - John Legend
• All of the Lights - Kanye West
• At Last - Etta James
• Bad Romance – Lady Gaga
• Beautiful Day - U2
• Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
• Bridge over troubled water - Simon & Garfunkel
• Candle in the wind - Elton John
• Can You Feel The Love Tonight - Elton John
• Can't Help Falling in Love - Elvis Presley
• Can't Take My Eyes Off of You - Frank Valli and the Four Seasons
• Castle on the Hill - Ed Sheeran
• Champagne Supernova - Oasis
• Clocks – Coldplay
• Counting Stars – One Republic
• Dog Days are Over - Florence + The Machine
• Don't Stop Believing - Journey
• Don't Look Back Into The Sun - The Libertines
• (Everything I do) I do it for you - Bryan Adams
• Firework – Katy Perry
• Fix You – Coldplay
• Get Lucky – Daft Punk
• Greatest Day - Take That
• God Only Knows - The Beach Boys
• Hallelujah – Leonard Cohen
• Halo – Beyonce
• Have I Told You Lately - Van Morrison
• Here Comes Your Man - The Pixies
• Happy – Pharrell
• How Long Will I Love You - Ellie Goulding
• I Don't Want to Miss A Thing - Aerosmith
• I'm Yours - Jason Mraz
• In My Feelings - Drake
• I Gotta Feeling – The Black Eyed Peas
• Isn’t She Lovely – Stevie Wonder
• It Must Be Love - Madness
• Just the Way You Are – Bruno Mars
• Kids - MGMT
• Killer Queen - Queen
• Killing me softly with his song - Roberta Flack/The Fugees
• Kissing You - Des'ree
• Love and Marriage - Frank Sinatra
• Love Story - Taylor Swift
• Mamma Mia - ABBA
• Make You Feel My Love - Adele
• Marry You - Bruno Mars
• My Girl - The Temptations
• Nightswimming - REM
• One Call Away - Charlie Puth
• One Kiss - Dua Lipa
• Only You - Yazoo
• Perfect - Ed Sheeran
• Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison
• Rather Be - Clean Bandit ft. Jess Glynne
• Runaway - The Corrs
• Rolling in the Deep - Adele
• Signed, Sealed, Delivered – Stevie Wonder
• Sitting on the Top of the Bay - Otis Redding
• Somewhere Over The Rainbow (Israel Kamakawiwa'ole version)
• Some Might Say - Oasis
• Songbird - Eva Cassidy/Fleetwood Mac
• She's Always a Woman - Billy Joel
• Skyfall - Adele
• Stand By Me - Ben E King
• The Power of Love - Frankie Goes To Hollywood
• The Scientist - Coldplay
• There's a Light That Never Goes Out - The Smiths
• The Time of My Life - Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes
• Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
• This Charming Man - The Smiths
• Thriller - Michael Jackson
• Three Little Birds - Bob Marley
• The One & Only - Chesney Hawkes
• Tiny Dancer - Elton John
• Unforgettable - Nat King Cole
• Use Somebody - Kings of Leon
• Uptown Funk - Bruno Mars
• Viva La Vida - Coldplay
• Wonderwall - Oasis
• Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton
• Writings on the Wall - Sam Smith
• Your Song - Elton John
• You've Got The Love - Florence + The Machine
• 2 Become 1 - Spice Girls
Customer questions

Do you have different line-up options?

We offer either a string quartet (4 players) or string trio (3 players)

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

It ought not to be a problem. Let us know as soon as possible and we'll do what we can to accommodate the change.

How much time do you need to set up?

We usually allow 45 minutes but if it's a wedding at a registry office we can be ready in under 10 minutes.

Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?

Yes, of course! Our playlist is always bespoke for each event we play at.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

We'll need either 4 or 3 chairs without arms but we'll bring everything else. If you know that lighting might be a problem, please let us know and we'll bring some battery powered stand lights.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

Yes! We're very keen to add new pieces to our song list. We charge between £10 - £25 for this depending on where we are able to source the sheet music music.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

The phrase that keeps cropping us in our reviews is "Beautiful music".

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

One Great George Street, The Navel & Millitary Club, The Wallace Collection, Altitude 360, Bury Court Barn, Hartsfield Manor, Brookfield Barn, All Saints' Chapel, Ashdown Park Hotel, The Ravenswood, Stockbrook Manor, The O2, Manchester Arena.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Vitamin Quartet: they were the pioneers of pop covers and their arrangements are really creative.

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

All of us have taken part in Jeff Wayne's War of the Worlds - we played to over 400,000 people over 3 weeks.

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Sophie W, 1 year ago

Accordi were fantastic all my guests have mentioned how beautifully they played and that it was a great addition to our wedding day. Thank you ladies so much. Love Sophie and Jon Bath xx

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David C, 2 years ago

Absolutely amazing!!!

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Jess B, 5 months ago

Thank you for adding such a beautiful special element to our day. Highly recommend this talented, accommodating and caring group who took all of our needs into consideration and made our ceremony so special for us and our guests. Thank you again ladies and we only hope we'll have the opportunity to see you again soon. Thanks Jess and Brett Xxxx

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Mark D, 1 year ago

Accordi String Quartet played at our wedding at Hartsfield Manor recently and without doubt they were one of the best features of the day. They are the nicest people you can meet. Leading up to the wedding we had a few conversations with Sheraine about playlists and she put us at ease and took all of the stress out of music planning providing some superb recommendations. Our ceremony was beautiful and the gorgeous music had me in tears before we even walked into the room. They timed it perfectly with our walk down the aisle. Afterwards the gang played outside under an old oak tree - it looked amazing and really provided a central feature to gather around. They played all of our favourites and composed some ones that they knew we’d like - songs from LaLa Land and The Greatest Showman - nearly died when they came on - LOVED IT!!!! If you have any doubts about what music to have at your wedding then I promise that you’ll be so happy if you chose Accordi String Quartet. Thanks again for a wonderful day xx

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