Based in Dorset we have a wealth of experience playing a wide selection music for weddings, receptions and dinners at all types of venue.
What can I say, the icing on the cake for my wedding & made me cry it was so lovely! My guests commented on how good the quartet were. Thank you so much.
Excellent music provided and friendly and professional throughout
The Keysworth String Quartet is a professional quartet based in Dorset has a wealth of experience playing for weddings, receptions, parties in many different venues throughout the south of England. The rich, warm sound of a string quartet is perfect for wedding ceremonies and receptions. With our wealth of experience performing for weddings, wedding receptions, dinners and other events, the professional musicians of the Keysworth String Quartet will bring your choice of beautiful, live music to any venue – whether it is a church, stately home, hotel, marquee or even in the open air. We have also played for the Officers' Mess and Sergeants' Mess at Larkhill, Bulford, Tidworth, Hamworthy and Lulworth Camp. Our wide selection of styles will take you from Pachelbel’s Canon, Bach’s Air on the G string and Handel’s Water Music through Mozart’s Eine Kleine Nachtmusik to Elgar, Borodin, Tchaikovsky and on to the Waltzes and Polkas of Johann Strauss, the Ragtime of Scott Joplin and witty arrangements of the songs of George Gershwin and Cole Porter, TV themes and songs from Broadway and West End shows. Or perhaps you would like to hear some of your favourite pop songs – The Beatles, Elbow, Coldplay, Adele, Bruno Mars, Katy Perry, Madness, Eva Cassidy, Taylor Swift, Christina Perri to name only a few? Whatever your taste, our music will create the perfect mood for your event!
Our list so far... we are constantly adding to it, so if you don't see what you are looking for please ask: POPULAR CLASSICS Albeniz Tango Albinoni Adagio Arne Rule Britannia Bach Four pieces from Suite in D Bach Brandenburg Concerto no.2 Bach Brandenburg Concerto no.3 Bach Concerto for 2 violins Bach Jesu, Joy of man's desiring Bach Prelude from the Cello Suite in G Bach Bourrees from the Cello Suite in C Bach Sleepers, Wake Bach Sheep may safely graze Bach My heart ever faithful Bach Aria-Ich will nur dir zu Ehren Laben Bach Prelude in C Bach Arioso Bach/Gounod Ave Maria Barber Adagio Beethoven Minuet in G Beethoven Ode to Joy Bizet Carmen Bizet The Pearl Fishers - Duet Boccherini Minuet Borodin Polovtsian Dance Borodin Nocturne from String Quartet no.2 Brahms Hungarian Dance no.5 Brahms Menuetto Brahms First Symphony - Theme Charpentier Prelude to Te Deum Chopin Mazurka in F Chopin Waltz op34 no2 Clarke Trumpet Voluntary/Prince of Denmark's March Clarke Trumpet Tune Corelli Christmas Concerto Daquin The Cuckoo Debussy Clair de Lune Debussy Golliwogg's Cakewalk Debussy The Girl with the Flaxen Hair Delibes Flower Duet Delibes Pizzicato Delius Serenade (from Hassan) di Capua O sole mio Dvořák Humoresque Dvořák Slavonic Dance no.8 Elgar Chanson de Matin Elgar Chanson de Nuit Elgar Salut d'amour Elgar Nimrod from Enigma Variations Elgar Idylle Elgar Pomp & Circumstance March no.1 Elgar Land of Hope and Glory Faure Pavane Field Triumphal March Franck Panis Angelicus Glass Company Gluck Dance of the Blessed Spirits Grainger Molly on the shore Grainger Mock Morris Grieg Morning Grieg Anitra's Dance Grieg In the hall of the mountain king Grieg Norwegian Dance no.2 Grieg Norwegian Dance no.3 Grieg Waltz op12 Grieg Wedding Day at Troldhaugen Grieg Holberg Suite Handel Water Music Handel Hornpipe Handel Arrival of the Queen of Sheba Handel Largo Handel Fireworks Music Handel Messiah Handel Silent Worship (from Tolemy) Haydn Serenade Haydn String quartets… Holst I vow to thee my country Khatchaturian Adagio Mahler Adagietto Mascagni Cavalleria Rusticana - Intermezzo Massenet Meditation from Thais Mendelssohn Wedding March Mouret Rondeau (Fanfare) Moussorgsky Gopak Mozart Rondo alla Turca Mozart Laudate Dominum Mozart Bird Catcher’s Song Mozart Marriage of Figaro - Overture Mozart Marriage of Figaro - Voi che sapete Mozart Marriage of Figaro - Non piu andrai Mozart Wedding March Mozart Eine Kleine Nachtmusik Mozart Divertimento in D K136 Mozart Divertimento in B flat K137 Mozart Divertimento in F K138 Mozart Ave Verum Corpus Mozart Symphony no. 29 in A Mozart String quartets… Offenbach Barcarolle Offenbach Cancan Pachelbel Canon Parry Jerusalem Prokofiev Troika Puccini Mio Babino Caro Puccini Nessun Dorma Puccini Madame Butterfly - Humming Chorus Puccini Chrysanthemums Puccini Madame Butterfly - Un Bel Di, Vedromo Puccini La Boheme - Musetta's Waltz Song Purcell Trumpet Tune Purcell Trumpet Voluntary/Prince of Denmark's March Purcell Sound the trumpet Purcell Two Rondeaux Purcell Chacony Purcell Golden Sonata Rachmaninoff Vocalise Rachmaninoff Rhapsody on theme of Paganini - variation 18 Ravel Bolero Saint-Saens The Swan Sati Gymnopedie no. 1 Scarlatti Sonata in D Schubert Moment Musical Schubert Ave Maria Schubert Serenade Schubert The Trout Schumann Träumerei Shostakovitch Romance from The Gadfly Tchaikovsky Danse des Mirlitons Tchaikovsky March Tchaikovsky Valse de Fleurs Tchaikovsky Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy Tchaikovsky The Sleeping Beauty - Waltz Tchaikovsky Swan Lake - Waltz Tchaikovsky Andante Cantabile Ungar Ashokan Farewell Verdi The Force of Destiny Verdi La Traviata - Prelude Verdi La Traviata - Brindisi (drinking song) Vivaldi The Four Seasons - Spring Vivaldi The Four Seasons - Summer Vivaldi The Four Seasons - Autumn Vivaldi The Four Seasons - Winter Vivaldi Concerto for 2 violins in A minor Vivaldi Concerto for 2 violins in D minor Wagner Bridal Chorus FILM Arlen Over the Rainbow Arlen Stormy Weather Armstrong Portuguese Love Theme Armstrong Glasgow Love Theme Barry All Time High Barry You only live twice theme Barry We have all the time in the world Bernstein Magnificent Seven Boccherini Passacalle Des'ree & Tim Atack Kissing you (Balcony scene) Gardel Por una Cabeza (Tango) Goldsmith The Gremlin Rag Goodwin 633 Squadron Hansard & Irglova Falling Slowly Horner My heart will go on Hupfield As time goes by Iron & Wine Flightless Bird, American Mouth Jarre Lara's Theme Karas Harry Lime Theme Lai Love Story Lisa Gerrard Now we are free Lopez Let it go Louis Armstrong Jeepers Creepers Mancini Moon River Mancini The Thorn Birds theme Mancini Meggie's Theme Mantovani (Erno Rapee) Charmaine Marianelli Dawn from Pride & Prejudice McLean The Kiss Menken Beauty and the Beast Menken A Whole New World Monty Norman James Bond Theme Morley Climbing the Down Morricone Gabriel's Oboe Myers Cavatina Newman You've got a friend in me Nott Wallace & Gromit theme Post & Carpenter The 'A' Team Rota Godfather theme Rota Godfather 2 theme Rota Kay's theme Sandler Grow old with you Sherman Hushabye Mountain The Duprees My own true love Trenet La Mer (Beyond the Sea) Vangelis Chariots of fire van Heusen Moonlight becomes you Williams Double Trouble Williams Hogwarts March Williams Hedwig's theme Williams Jurassic Park theme Williams Raiders March Williams Star Wars theme Williams Rebel Fleet and end credits Williams The Throne Room and end credits Williams Schindler's List - theme JAZZ Bacharach Alfie Bacharach Walk on By Cole Porter Let's do it Cole Porter Anything goes Cole Porter Every time we say goodbye Cole Porter Begin the Beguine Donaldson Makin' Whoopee Gay Leaning on a lamppost Gershwin S'Wonderful Gershwin Love is here to stay Gershwin By Strauss Gershwin Nice work if you can get it Gershwin I'll build Astaire Way to Paradise Gershwin Someone to watch over me Gershwin Swansea Gershwin They can't take that away from me Gershwin I've got rhythm Gershwin Summertime Iradier La Ploma Johnson Pennies from heaven Nat King Cole Unforgettable Nat King Cole Dance Ballerina Rodgers My Funny Valentine Scott Joplin The Entertainer Scott Joplin Elite Syncopations Scott Joplin The Easy Winners Scott Joplin Ragtime Dance Scott Joplin Country Club Scott Joplin Paragon Rag Scott Joplin Pineapple Rag Scott Joplin Maple Leaf Rag Scott Joplin Scott Joplin's New Rag Shearing Lullaby of Birdland Strayhorn Take the A Train Vera Lynn/Sinatra… A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square Suessdorf Moonlight in Vermont LIGHT CLASSICS Baynes Destiny Waltz Bocelli Con Te Partiro (I'll go with you) Bratton The Teddy Bears' Picnic Collins & Leigh Cock Linnet Denza Funiculi Funicula Franklin Anniversary Waltz Glinka Galop Joyce Songe d'Automne Waltz Lehar The Merry Widow Waltz Leroy Anderson Blue Tango Leroy Anderson Sleigh Ride Leroy Anderson Plink Plank Plunk Leveridge The Roast Beef of Old England Mancini Inspector Clouseau Molloy Love's old sweet song Penn The Honeysuckle and the Queen Bee Piazzolla Libertango Rapee Charmaine Waltz Russell A Life on the Ocean Wave Smith/Key The Star-Spangled Banner Sousa Stars and Stripes Forever Strauss Annen Polka Strauss Auf freiem Fusse Polka Strauss Pizzicato Polka Strauss The Kiss Waltz Strauss The Blue Danube Strauss Emperor Waltz Strauss Radetzky March Strauss Roses from the South Strauss Thunder & Lightning Polka Strauss Tritsch-Tratsch Polka (Chit-Chat Polka) Sullivan Pirates of Penzance Sullivan Three Little Maids from School Waldteufel Skater's Waltz POP SONGS Adele Set Fire to the Rain Adele/Bob Dylan/Billy Joel Make you feel my love Adele Skyfall Adele Someone Like You Carpenters/Manilow Can't smile without you Aznavour She John Denver Annie's Song Beatles Medley Beatles All you need is love Beatles I want to hold your hand Beatles She loves you Beatles All my loving Beatles Michelle Beatles Eleanor Rigby Beatles When I'm 64 Beatles And I love her Beatles Let it be Bette Midler/Westlife The Rose Boone April Love Bruno Mars (Billy Joel) Just the way you are Bruno Mars It will rain Bruno Mars Marry You Christina Perri A Thousand Years Cohen Hallelujah Carole King It's Too Late Coldplay Clocks Coldplay Fix You Coldplay Paradise Coldplay The Scientist Coldplay Viva la Vida Coldplay Yellow Craig Armstrong Finding Beauty Daft Punk Get Lucky Davis & Mitchell You are my sunshine Elbow One day like this Elton John Your Song Elvis Can't help falling in love with you Eva Cassidy (McVie) Songbird The Fray How to save a life Gamble, Huff, Gilbert Me & Mrs Jones Glover-Kind I do like to be beside the seaside Guns n' Roses Sweet Child o' Mine Josh Groban/Westlife You Raise me up Journey Don't stop believin' Katy Perry Firework Kent The White Cliffs of Dover Kings of Leon Use somebody Lionel Richie Endless Love Lonestar Amazed Madness (Labi Siffre) It must be Love Michael Buble Everything Nina Simone/The Fall Feeling Good Pat Metheny Letter From Home Oasis Roll With It Oasis Wonderwall Owl City Fireflies The Platters Only you Queen You're my best friend Righteous Brothers Unchained Melody Eva Cassidy I know you by Heart Sinatra/Como/Dorsey etc Santa is comin' to town Snow Patrol Chasing Cars Stevie Wonder You are the sunshine of my life Sting Every Breath you take Sting/Eva Cassidy Fields of Gold Take That Rule the World Taylor Swift Love Story The Verve (Jagger & Richards) Bittersweet Symphony Twilight Flightless Bird U2 A man and a woman Vera Lynn (Franklin/Dubin) Anniversary Waltz Beyonce, Eta James (Warren) At last Willson Till there was you SHOWS - TV - TRADITIONAL Adler & Ross Hernando's Hideaway (Tango) Acker Bilk Stranger on the shore Bart Food, glorious food Berlin Medley Bernstein Maria Bernstein New York, New York Burgon Brideshead Revisited - theme Davis Pride & Prejudice Gunning Poirot theme Henson/Pottle The Muppet Show theme Holst Chrissemas Day in the morning Horovitz The Trials of Rumpole Josephs Pride & Prejudice Kern The folks who live on the hill Khachaturian Adagio from Spartacus Lloyd Webber The Music of the Night Lloyd Webber All I ask of You Lloyd Webber Love changes everything Lloyd Webber Cats Loewe Get me to the church on time Loewe I could have danced all night Lunn Downton Abbey Theme Reade The Victorian Kitchen Garden - Prelude, Summer Rodgers Climb Every Mountain Rodgers Edelweiss Rodgers You'll never walk alone Schifrin Mission: Impossible Schonberg I dreamed a dream Sousa Liberty Bell Trad. Sailor's Hornpipe Trad. Danny Boy Trad. Dr McKinnons Reel Trad. The Red Haired Boy Trad. The Irish Washerwoman Trad. Loch Lomond Trad. A Londonderry Air (Danny Boy) Trad. The Peeler's away with me daughter Trad. Drowsy Maggie & Lord McDonald Trad. Scottish Medley Trad. Mary, young and fair Trad. Four Welsh Songs Trad. " Greensleeves" Trad. Skye Boat Song Trad. Auld Langs Syne Wilson Fawlty Towers theme Hymns Hymns for church, or elsewhere…
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