Professional ensemble, performing at concerts, weddings and other events in the Oxfordshire area
The Oxford String Quartet was formed in 2005, and has since been performing at venues throughout the UK. The four highly trained musicians have played at a variety of occasions, ranging from intimate wedding receptions to corporate events featuring guests such as Prince William. The quartet have a lively and engaging performance style, and a broad and extensive repertoire, featuring classical works, jazz standards, tangos, show tunes and contemporary songs. The Oxford String Quartet are available to play at weddings, dinners, parties, conferences and other events. They are happy to advise on music for your function, and offer an arrangement service for any piece you wish to hear which is not yet available for string quartet. We look forward to hearing from you!
You are free to choose any number of genres or individual pieces from our repertoire, and we are happy to advise you should you need any help. If you have a specific theme or mood that you would like to create, we can tailor a playlist to suit it. We can also arrange specific pieces of music that are not already part of our repertoire. WEDDING CEREMONY Canon in D - Pachelbel Arrival of the Queen of Sheba - Handel Wedding March - Mendelssohn Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring - Bach Gigue from suite in D major - Bach Gavotte from suite in D Major - Bach Rondeau - Mouret Air on the G String - Bach Trumpet Voluntary - Purcell Bridal Chorus - Wagner Nimrod - Elgar Zadok the Priest - Handel Ode to Joy - Bach The Prayer - Sager & Foster God Save The Queen Te Deum - Charpentier HYMNS I Vow to Thee My Country - Holst Jerusalem- Parry Here I Am Lord - Schutte As I Kneel Before You - Kilbane Make Me A Channel of Your Peace CLASSICAL Serenade from String Quartet Op. 3 - Haydn Largo from Spring - Vivaldi Largo from Winter - Vivaldi Rondo alla Turca - Mozart Adagio in C - Mozart Divertimento in D major - Mozart Divertimento in B flat - Mozart Divertimento in F - Mozart Eine Kleine Nachtmusik - Mozart Ave Verum Corpus - Mozart Ave Maria - Schubert Standchen from 'Schwanengesang' - Schubert Moment Musicale - Schubert An die Musik - Schubert Entr'acte - Schubert Fur Elise - Beethoven Minuet - Boccherini Allegro from Winter - Vivaldi Allegro from Spring - Vivaldi Humoresque - Dvorak Traumerei - Schumann Love Song (Liebeslied) - onas Chanson de Matin - Elgar Pie Jesu (from Faure's Requiem) - Faure Chanson de Nuit - Elgar Salut d-Amour - Elgar Pavane - Faure Panis Angelicus - Frank The Swan - Saint-Saens The Elephant - Saint-Saens Flower Duet - Delibes Barcarolle - Offenbach Pizzicato Polka - Strauss O Sole Mio - di Capua Blue Danube - Strauss Tambourin - Gossec Liberty Bell March - Sousa March from the Nutcracker Suite - Tchaikovsky Tritsch-Tratsch Polka - Johan Strauss Adagio from Violin Concerto No. 1 - Bruch Le Petit Negre - Debussy Nessun Dorma - Puccini Nocturne in E-flat Major - Chopin Solveig's Song - Grieg Prelude to Carmen - Bizet Palladio - Jenkins Claire de Lune - Debussy Waltz of the Flowers - Tchaikovsky Meditation - Massenet Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana - Mascagni Liebeslied - Kreisler Radezky March - Strauss Hungarian Dances - Brahms Adagio for Strings - Barber Dance Macabre - Saint-Saens Sally in our Alley - Bridge The Great Gate of Kiev - Mussorgsky Spanish Dance - Da Falla FOLK The Oak and the Ash Ca' the Yowes I Will Give My Love an Apple Come You Not From Newcastle? Drink to Me Only Lillibulero EASY LISTENING It had to be you - Kahn & Jones Let's Do It - Porter Makin' Whoopee - Donaldson My Funny Valentine - Rodgers I Got Rhythm - Gershwin Sweet Georgia Brown - Pinkard Summertime - Gershwin The Entertainer - Joplin Easy Winners - Joplin Moonlight in Vermont - Suessdorf Leaning on a Lamppost - Gay Funiculi Funicula - Denza An American in Paris - Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue (Slow Theme) - Gershwin La Vie En Rose - Edith Piaf Cheek to Cheek - Berlin FILMS & MUSICALS It Ain't Necessarily So (From Porgy and Bess) - Gershwin What a Wonderful World - Weiss & Thiele Moon River - Mancini Everybody's Free (from Romeo and Juliette) Theme from The Godfather - Rota Theme from Schindler's List - Williams A Whole New World (From Aladdin) - Menken Maria (from West Side Story) - Bernstein Tonight (from West Side Story) - Bernstein Somewhere (from West Side Story)- Bernstein If I Were a Rich Man (From Fiddler on the Roof) - Bock Where Do I Begin (from 'Love Story') - Francis Lai One Song (from 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs) Theme from 'Pink Panther' - Mancini Passe Calle (From Master and Commander) - Boccherini Three Little Maids from School - Gilbert and Sullivan Aslan's Theme (From 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe) - Burgon Theme from E.T. - Williams Theme from 'A New Hope' (Star Wars) - Williams Concerning Hobbits (From Lord of the Rings) - Shore TANGOS Tango - Albeniz Libertango - Piazolla Por Una Cabeza - Gardel Tango - McLean Serenata - McLean Rhumba - McLean Csardas - McLean Fandango - McLean Chromatic Tango - McLean La Cumparsita - Rodriguez Habanera - Bizet Jealousy - Jacob Gade El Tango De Roxanne POP & ROCK At Last - Etta James Hey Jude - The Beatles Viva la Vida - Coldplay Alejandro - Lady Gaga Bad Romance - Lady Gaga All You Need Is Love - The Beatles Eleanor Rigby - The Beatles Yesterday- The Beatles When I'm Sixty Four - The Beatles Here Comes the Sun - The Beatles One Day Like This - Elbow Kooks - Bowie Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepson Get Lucky - Daft Punk Linger - The Cranberries Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen Just the Way You Are - Bruno Mars Can’t Take My Eyes Off You - Frankie Valli Make You Feel My Love - Adele Chandelier - Sia God Only Knows - Beach Boys - Beach Boys Life On Mars - David Bowie - David Bowie Don’t Stop Me Now - Queen Downtown Just the way you are - Bruno Mars Something - Beatles We Found Love - Rihanna Songbird - Fleetwood Mac Kids - MGMT Holiday - Green Day Supper's Ready - Genesis Good Day Sunshine - The Beatles Norwegian Wood - The Beatles Strawberry Fields Forever - The Beatles BOLLYWOOD Chura Liya Kal Ho Na Ho Jai Ho' Jashn E Bahara Tujhme Mein Rab Dikhta Hai Tujhe Deka To Ay Mere Humsafar Kuch Kuch Hota Hai Suraj Hua Maddham Pehla Nasha
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