Whether you have a clear idea of what you want music-wise, would like some suggestions, or wish to leave it up to us, we would love to bring the sound of strings to your occasion.

We play a range of musical styles and are always keen to extend our repertoire. We will endeavour to source particular songs at no extra expense to you. 

We've listed a short sample of pieces under the following titles.

  • Classical WEDDING favourites

  • CONTEMPORARY WEDDING SONGS

  • Classical Colour

  • CROWD PLEASING POP

  • Jazz & Co.

  • Kiwiana

  • Opera inspired

  • FOLK SONGS

  • MOVIE/TV THEMES

  • MUSICAL THEATRE

We have more pieces than this so please ask if you don't see what you're looking for. Other genres represented in our repertoire include Ragtime and Christmas music.

For wedding clients, please note our suggestions for the processional (P), the signing of the register (S) and the recessional (R).  

Classical WEDDING favourites 

Canon in D - Pachelbel (P,S)
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba - Handel (P,S,R)
La Rejouissance - Handel (P,R)
Hornpipe in D - Handel (P,R)
Ave Maria - Bach - Gounod (S)
Ave Maria - Schubert (S)
Largo from Winter - Vivaldi (P,S)
Allegro from Spring - Vivaldi (R)
Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring - J.S Bach (S)
Air from Suite in D - J.S Bach (S)
Trumpet Tune - J. Clarke (P,R)
Trumpet Voluntary - J. Clarke (P,R)
Bridal Chorus (from ‘Lohengrin’- also known as ‘Here comes the bride’) - Wagner (P)
Wedding March - Mendelssohn (P,R)
 

CONTEMPORARY WEDDING SONGS

Perfect - Ed Sheeran
A Thousand Years - Christina Perri & David Hodges
Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
You Set My World On Fire - Loving Caliber
A Sky Full Of Stars - Coldplay
At Last - Etta James
Can't Help Falling in Love - Elvis Presley
Stand By Me - Ben E. King
Marry You - Bruno Mars
Somewhere Over The Rainbow - Israel Kamakawiwoʻole
La Vie en Rose -Edith Piaf
All of Me - John Legend
All You Need Is Love - Beatles
What a Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong

 

Classical Colour

Royal Fireworks suite - Handel
Theme from Romeo and Juliet - Tchaikovsky
Hungarian Dance no.5 - Brahms
Salut D’Amour - Elgar
Eine kleine Nachtmusik - W.A Mozart
Minuet from String Quintet in E major, op.11 nr.5 - Boccherini
Adagio Cantabile (from piano sonata op.13) - Beethoven
Hornpipe (Hole in the Wall) - Purcell
Dance Suite (Allegro, Allegro, Minuet, Minuet) - Telemann
Vocalise - Rachmaninoff

 

CROWD PLEASING POP

Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
Viva La Vida - Coldplay
Here Comes The Sun - Beatles
Sky Full of Stars - Coldplay
Africa - Toto
I want to hold your hand - Beatles
Over the Rainbow (Eva Cassidy style) - Harold Arlen
Moondance - Van Morrison
Sous le Ciel de Paris - H. Giraud
Hallelujah - Leonard Cohen
What a Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong
Mamma Mia - Abba

 

Jazz & Co.

Fly Me To The Moon - Bart Howard
The Girl From Ipanema - Antonio Jobim
Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps (Quizas, Quizas, Quizas) - Osvaldo Farres
Summertime - Gershwin
Libertango - Piazzolla
Oblivion - Piazzolla
Sous le Ciel de Paris - H. Giraud
I Got Rhythm - Gershwin
It don’t mean a thing (if it ain’t got that swing) - Duke Ellington
Let’s do it (let’s fall in love) - Cole Porter
Mas Que Nada (Say No More) - Jorge Ben

 

Kiwiana

Loyal - Dave Dobbyn
Sway - Bic Runga
Arithmetic - Brooke Fraser
Something in the water - Brooke Fraser
Don't Dream It's Over - N. Finn

 

Opera inspired

Flower Duet - L. Delibes
O Mio Babbino Caro from ‘Gianni Schicchi’ - Puccini
O Sole Mio - Eduardo di Capua
Prelude To Carmen - Bizet
Barcarolle from ‘Tales of Hoffmann’ - Offenbach
Musetta’s Waltz - Puccini
Minuet- Dance of the Blessed Spirits from ‘Orpheus’ - Gluck
Cavalleria Rusticana (Intermezzo) - Mascagni
Panis Angelicus - C. Franck

 

FOLK SONGS

Brudestykke from the Sonderho bridal trilogy - Danish traditional
Ashokan Farewell - Jay Ungar
Dark Eyes - Russian Gypsy Song
Hava Nagila - Jewish traditional
The keel Row - Irish Hornpipe
The lark in the morning - Irish jig
El Relicario - Jose Padi
La Cumparsita - Rodriguez
Londonderry Air - Irish traditional
English Suite (British Grenadiers, Greensleeves, The Jolly Miller) -Traditional
Dona Dona - Sholem Secunda
Scottish Tunes - Traditional, arr. Adam Carse
Believe Me, If all Those Endearing Young Charms - Irish
Medley of Russian Folk Songs

 

MOVIE/TV THEMES

In Dreams (from‘The Lord of the Rings: The fellowship of the Ring’) - Howard Shore
As Time Goes By (Casablanca) - Herman Hupfeld
Main Title (Star Wars) - John Williams
Moon River (Breakfast at Tiffany’s) - Henry Mancini
My Heart Will Go On (Titanic) - James Horner
Over the Rainbow (The Wizard of Oz) - Harburg
Princess Leia’s theme (Star Wars) - John Williams
Schindler’s List theme - John Williams
Somewhere Out There (An American Tail) - James Horner; Barry Mann; Cynthia Weil
Speak Softly Love (The Godfather) - Nino Rota

 

MUSICAL THEATRE

I Don’t Know How to Love Him (Jesus Christ Superstar)- Andrew Lloyd Webber
I Dreamed a Dream (Les Misérables) - Claude-Michel Schonberg
If I were a Rich Man (Fiddler on the Roof)- Bock
Music of the Night (The Phantom of the Opera) - Andrew Lloyd Webber
On my Own (Les Misérables) - Claude-Michel Schonberg
Sunrise Sunset (Fiddler on the Roof) - Bock/ Harnick
Tea For Two -Irving Caesar and Vincent Youmans
Tonight (West Side Story) - Leonard Bernstein