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Buy the happiest music in the world here!

We have just published our violin and cello duet arrangement of Alleluia from Mozart’s Exsultate Jubilate. Is this the happiest music in the world? Maybe!  Mozart wrote it when he was only 17. Here’s the original orchestration: https://youtu.be/XkjjnlrWifU This would be ideal for any wedding ceremony or reception. Click below to buy the music: http://www.fedorastrings.com/product-category/sheet-music-sales/ […]

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Playing string orchestra music by heart

The link below shows a marvellous performance of the waltz movement of Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings by a chamber ensemble called A Far Cry. https://youtu.be/aPHn1DMa2xc This performance brings the dance character to life wonderfully well  and all the members of the group are playing by heart, which can give  an added sense of freedom as […]

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Buy Jerome Kern’s String Duets Here!

Jerome Kern’s music is now out of copyright and today we have added five violin and cello duet arrangements of his music to our website.Love, in its many moods, is the theme for all but one of these songs; the exception is Pick Yourself Up – a delightful, confidence-boosting piece of positive thinking, which you […]

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New Violin and Cello Duet Sheet Music – The Lark in the Clear Air

Our latest sheet music arrangement is one of my favourite folk songs – The Lark in the Clear Air – and this warm-hearted, tender tune is ideal for wedding ceremonies. Anyone who has heard The Lark Ascending by Vaughan William will know that the violin is excellent at evoking bird flight, and we have exploited […]

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When arrangements are better than originals

Can arrangements ever be better than the originals? The answer is undoubtedly yes;either because a performance is so outstanding or because the piece of music is just as effective with a different instrumentation. Jascha Heifetz’s violin versions of Deep River and White Christmas and Phillip McCann’s cornet playing in Count Your Blessings and Softly Awakes […]

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Wedding receptions and ceremonies in Peterborough and Suffolk: Hengrave Hall, Bury St Edmunds

Yesterday our string duo played for a wedding ceremony and reception  at Hengrave Hall on the outskirts of  Bury St Edmunds. Hengrave Hall is a grand tudor  house set in 50 acres of grounds and was once popular with Elizabeth 1st, who was a frequent guest.   We had been asked to play a selection […]

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A string duo arrangement of Widor’s Toccata!

Roger has just completed a string duo arrangement of the euphoric Widor Toccata. This famous composition was originally written for the organ and, by exemplifying all of that instrument’s specialist characteristics, it creates a mood of grandeur, emotion and manic energy. It’s often used as wedding ceremony music for the couple’s exit. Making it work […]

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Wedding receptions and ceremonies in Peterborough and Northamptonshire: Peterborough Town Hall

Yesterday our string duo played  for a wedding at Peterborough Town Hall: a 1930s building which has  an art deco feel and an impressive marble staircase and pillars. The ceremony took place in one of the upstairs rooms and we were asked to  start perfoming one hour before it began, which was when the guests […]

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