QUARTET – Music for 2 violins, viola, & cello

  1. Seating of Guests Music
  2. Processional
  3. Ceremony music
  4. Recessional
  5. Reception music – Light Classical
  6. Reception music – Classical
  7. Reception music – Pop/Contemporary

All song selections may be performed at anytime during ceremony or reception

Those preceded by are most frequently requested.
(Click on those highlighted in blue for demo.)

SEATING of guests:
A variety of appropriate Baroque & Classical music including:

PROCESSIONAL: for parents, officiant, groomsmen, groom, bridesmaids, and bride

CEREMONY: sand, unity candle, rose exchange, or other

Other Processional and Ceremony Choices:

  • Andante by Dittersdorf
  • Arioso (Bach)
  • Bach Suite Gavottes 1 & 2
  • Berceuse by Iljynsky
  • Divertissement by Joubert
  • A Little Night Music by Mozart, mvts. 1, 2, & 3
  • Meditation from Thais by Massenet
  • Prelude (Bach)
  • Simple Gifts
  • Bourree from Strings in Recital
  • Two Rondeaux by Purcell
  • Water Music Suite by Handel

RECEPTION:
Many popular & classical selections including:

Light Classical:

  • Adagietto (Bizet)
  • Allegro (Fioco)
  • Arioso (Bach)
  • Bagatelle (Beethoven)
  • “Flower Duet” from Lakme by Delibes
  • Gershwin Selections including “Prelude” and “Summertime”
  • Londonderry Air – Traditional
  • Nocturne from Borodin quartet
  • “O Mio Babbino Caro” by Puccini
  • “Salut D’amour” by Elgar
  • “To a Wild Rose” by McDowell

Classical:

    • “Christmas Concerto” by Corelli
    • Corelli trios
    • Handel’s Royal Fireworks Music
    • Haydn Trios & Divertimenti
    • Suite in D by Corelli
    • The Four Seasons by Vivaldi
    • Morning” from Peer Gynt Suite by Grieg
  • Telemann trios for 2 violins & cello
  • Traumerei by Schumann
  • Quartets by Mozart including Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
  • Quartets from the Baroque Era
  • Vivaldi selections from The Four Seasons
  • Waltz selections

Pop and/or contemporary:

  • A Whole New World from Aladdin
  • All of Me – John Legend
  • All My Love by Zeppelin, arr. by Richard Maximoff for Hampton String Quartet
  • All You Need is Love – Beatles
  • As Time Goes By
  • At Last – Etta James
  • A Thousand Years
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • (Many) Beatles songs
  • Billie Jean – Jackson
  • Bless the Broken Road
  • Blue Tango
  • Can’t help Falling in Love
  • Can You Feel the Love Tonight – Elton John
  • Charade
  • Coldplay songs
  • Colour My World
  • Come In From the Rain – Melissa Manchester
  • Con Te Partiro (made popular by the 3 Tenors)
  • Country Club Rag by Scott Joplin
  • Disney Songs
  • Don’t Stop Believin – Journey
  • Every Breath You Take by Sting, arr. by Reed for Hampton String Quartet
  • Faithfully
  • Fields of Gold
  • Forgotten Dreams
  • From This Moment On by Shania Twain
  • Hallelujah – Leonard Cohen
  • Here Comes The Sun – George Harrison
  • I Dreamed a Dream – Les Miserables
  • Irish tunes
  • I Only Have Eyes for You
  • I Won’t Give Up – Jason Mraz
  • Josh Groban Songs
  • Let it Go – Frozen
  • Love is Here to Stay
  • Marry me -Train
  • Marry You – Bruno Mars
  • Music of the Night (Phantom of the Opera)
  • New York, New York
  • One Hand, One Heart from West Side Story by Bernstein
  • Over the Rainbow – arranged by LZ
  • Selections from Phantom of the Opera
  • Perhaps Love
  • Rio – Duran Duran
  • (The) Rose
  • Simple Gifts: a Shaker tune
  • Someone to Watch Over Me
  • Somewhere in Time from the movie Somewhere in Time
  • Stand By Me
  • Starlight – Muse
  • Summertime from Porgy and Bess
  • Sunrise, Sunset from Fiddler on the Roof
  • Taylor Swift songs
  • Tonight from West Side Story
  • Truly, Madly, Deeply – Savage Garden
  • Unchained Melody
  • Unforgettable
  • (The) Way You Look Tonight
  • What a Wonderful World
  • Where is My Mind -Pixie’s
  • Yellow – Coldplay
  • You Raise Me Up

…and even more!