Tag Archives | Wedding receptions

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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Our new string duet arrangement of Bach’s most famous work

We have just published our violin and cello duet arrangement of Air on a G String – perhaps Bach’s most famous work. This piece has been a challenge to arrange for string duet. Roger and I both wrote versions, neither of which felt quite right so we abandoned the idea. However, the problems somehow resolved […]

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Wedding ceremonies and receptions in Cambridgeshire

Last week our wedding string quartet played for a  reception at the home of the bridegroom’s parents – a beautiful house in Cambridgeshire. There were around 100 guests and we were booked to play for three hours to accompany drinks and the wedding breakfast. A spacious marquee had been set up in the garden and […]

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Wedding ceremonies and receptions in Peterborough and Northamptonshire: Marholm Church, Peterborough

Last Friday our duo played for a wedding ceremony at St Mary the Virgin Church in Marholm, on the outskirts of Peterborough. The church is close to Helpston, home of the famous poet John Clare. Whenever I’m in this area I’m always reminded of Clare’s poetry and his gentle love of the countryside. We had […]

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Wedding ceremonies and receptions in Northampton and Rutland: Normanton Park Hotel

Yesterday our string duo played wedding music at Normanton Church and Normanton Park Hotel in Rutland.  Both venues are  next to Rutland Water and the setting is extremely pretty. The ceremony took place at the church and we were asked to perform baroque and classical   pieces while the guests arrived; then Wagner’s Bridal Chorus […]

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Wedding ceremonies and receptions in Peterborough and Norfolk: King’s Lynn Town Hall

We recently played for a civil wedding ceremony at King’s Lynn Town Hall. It was the first time I had ever seen this building and I had no idea how impressive the architecture would be. The wedding took place in the stone hall: a 15th century room with magnificent wooden panelling including oak timbers on […]

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Wedding ceremonies and receptions in Peterborough and Huntingdon: Hinchingbrooke House and The Old Bridge Hotel

Hinchingbrooke House and The Old Bridge Hotel, Huntingdon If you walk round the centre of Huntingdon the past seems so close you almost feel you could touch it. This town was founded by the Anglo Saxons but it’s the Civil War that resonates the most. Oliver Cromwell was born and went to school in Huntingdon […]

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Wedding ceremonies and receptions in Peterborough and Northamptonshire: St Peter’s Church, Yaxley

St Peter’s Church, Yaxley St Peter’s Church inYaxley is a super choice for a wedding ceremony. The church is situated in the most serene and lovely part of the village. While the front faces the road, the back has a pastoral outlook with horses grazing in fields. I used to live in this village and  […]

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