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Two Dales Quartet

Music

Overview

  • String Quartet
  • String Duo option (violin and cello)
  • The perfect touch for your wedding ceremony or corporate event
  • New pieces learned on request

Location

The quartet are based in Leeds and regularly perform in venues across Yorkshire and Derbyshire.

Standard Set Times

  • As required: from one hour to five hour bookings with short breaks as appropriate.

About this Act

The Two Dales Quartet have played at hundreds of weddings and events across the North of England, gaining a reputation as a reliable and accomplished ensemble.

The perfect touch for your ceremony or event, the quartet will add a personal element to your day as they welcome requests for favourite songs at key points.

The quartet will help you to create a atmosphere at your reception that is both welcoming and elegant, incorporating your choice of classical or popular music as you wish.

Previous bookings have included the following venues:

Hazlewood Castle, North Yorkshire

Leeds City Museum

Leeds Town Hall

Leeds City Art Gallery

The Royal Armouries, Leeds

Coniston Hall

Ripley Castle

Rowley Manor

Wood Hall Hotel, Linton

Harrogate Pavillions

Waterton Park Hotel, Wakefield

Duncombe Park, Helmsley

Kenwood Hall, Sheffield

Hotel St Pierre, Newmillderdam

Sandhole Oak Barn

Cedar Court Hotel, Harrogate

Blackbrook House, Belper

The Sportsman's Arms, Wath-in-Nidderdale

Oulton Hall, Rothwell

The Light, Leeds

Healds Hall Hotel

The Red Lion at Stanage

Swinton Park, Masham

Set List

Classical

Bach, J. S. - Air ('Air on a G string')
Bach, J. S. - Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
Clarke, J. - Trumpet Voluntary (Prince of Denmark's March)
Delibes, L. - The Flower Duet from Lakme sound clip
Elgar, E. - Chanson de Matin
Elgar, E. - Salut d'Amour
Handel, G. F. - Entrance of the Queen of Sheba
Mendelssohn, F. - Wedding March sound clip
Mouret, J. J. - Rondeau
Pachelbel, J. - Canon in D
Purcell, H. - Trumpet Tune
Vivaldi, A. - Autumn from 'The Four Seasons'
Vivaldi, A. - Spring from 'The Four Seasons'
Vivaldi, A. - Winter (Largo) from 'The Four Seasons'
Wagner, R. - Wedding March ('Here comes the Bride') sound clip
Bach - Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring
Bach - Air on a G String
Bach - Arioso
Bach - Badinerie
Bach - Branbenburg 3
Bach - Double concerto in Dm
Bach - Sheep may safely graze
Bach - Wachet auf
Beethoven - Ode to Joy
Bizet - Carmen Suite
Boccherini - Menuett
Borodin - Nottorno
Chopin - Preludes - Lento, Largo no.4, Largo no.20
Chopin - Grande Valse Brilliante
Chopin - Valse
Debussy - Le Petit Negre
Delibes - Flower Duet sound clip
Elgar - Chanson de Matin
Elgar - Salut d'Amour
Elgar - Chanson de Nuit
Elgar - Beau Brummel
Elgar - Nimrod
Faure - Pavane
Franck - Panis angelicus
Greig - Gavotte from Holberg
Greig - Norwegian Dances 2 & 3
Handel - Aria form Xerxes
Handel - Sarabande & Variations sound clip
Handel - Water music
Handel - Fireworks Suite
Haydn - Theme from the Clock Symphony
Jenkins, K. - Palladio
Liszt - Liebestraum
Mouret - Rondeau
Mozart - 13 Early String Quartets
Mozart - Alleluja from Exultate Jubilate
Mozart - Ave Verum Corpus
Mozart - Divertimento 1,2 & 3
Mozart - Eine Kliene Nachtmusik
Offenbach - Barcarolle
Pachelbel - Canon in D Minor
Purcell - Two Rondeaux from Abdelazar
Ravel - Bolero
Schubert - Ave Maria
Schumann - Traumeri
Strauss - Pizzicato Polka
Strauss - Radetzky March
Strauss - Tritsch Tratsch Polka
Vivaldi - Autumn from 'The Seasons'
Vivaldi - Spring from 'The Seasons'
Vivaldi - Summer from 'The Seasons'
Vivaldi - Winter (Largo) from 'The Seasons'

Opera & Ballet

Rinaldo di Capua - O Sole Mio sound clip
Bizet - Habanera from Carmen
Bizet - Toreador's Song from Carmen
Delibes - Pizzicati
Massenet - Meditation from Thais
Mozart - Bei Mannern from the Magic Flute
Offenbach - Barcarolle from Tales of Hoffman
Offenbach - Can-Can from Orpheus in the Underworld
Prokofiev - Peter and the Wolf
Puccini - O Mio Babbino Caro
Puccini - Nessun Dorma
Sullivan - Three little maids
Sullivan - HMS Pinafore
Tchaikovsky - Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
Tchaikovsky - Love theme from 'Romeo & Juliet'
Tchaikovsky - Nutcracker Russian Dance
Tchaikovsky - Sleeping Beauty Waltz
Tchaikovsky - Waltz of the Flowers
Tchaikovsky - Waltz from Swan Lake
Verdi - Drinking Song

Film, TV, Musicals & Light music

Abba - I know him so well
Anderson - Blue Tango
Anderson - Forgotten Dreams
Birke - A Touch of Irish
Bor - McMozart Eine Kleine
Brown - Singing in the Rain
Coleman - Big Spender
Duncan - Dr. Finlay's Casebook
Farnon - Wesminster Waltz sound clip
Grainger - Country Gardens
Hammerstein & Rodgers - My Favourite Things
Hart - Day Dreamin'
Jenkins - Palladio sound clip
Kershaw (arr.) - Jeeves and Wooster
Lemare - Moonlight and Roses
Porter - Anything goes
Rodgers and Hammerstein - You'll never walk alone
Suessdorf - Moonlight in Vermont
Weill - September Song ('May to September')

Pop

Adele/Dylan - Make you feel my love
James Blunt- Beautiful
Blur - The Universal
Eva Cassidy/Fleetwood Mac - Songbird
Eric Clapton- Wonderful tonight
Des'ree - Kissing You - Love theme from Romeo and Juliet
Dion, Celine - My heart will go on
Elbow - One day like this
McCartney/Lennon - Listen, Do You Want to Know a Secret?
McCartney/Lennon -Yesterday
McCartney/Lennon -Eleanor Rigby
McCartney/Lennon -Here There and Everywhere
Moody Blues - Nights in White Satin
Oasis - Whatever
Oasis - Champagne Super Nova
Karine Polwart - Rivers Run
Lou Reed- Perfect Day
R.E.M. - Nightswimming
Rodgers & Hammerstein - You'll never walk alone
Snow Patrol - Chasing Cars
Sting - Fields of Gold
The Corrs - Runaway
The Verve - Bitter Sweet Symphony
Valli - Can't take my eyes off you
Weiss - Wonderful World
Nigel Westlake- When you taught me how to dance


Jazz, Ragtime & Tango

Anderson - Jazz Pizzicato
Beltran - Sway / Cherry Pink
Cole - Unforgettable
Crewe - Can't Take My Eyes off You
Ellington - Caravan
Ellington - In a Sentimental Mood
Ellington & Strayhorn - Satin Doll
Gershwin -Fascinating Rhythm
Gershwin - The Man I Love
Gershwin -They can't take that away from me
Gershwin - S'Wonderful
Gershwin - Summertime
Gershwin - Nice Work If You Can Get It
Gershwin - Somebody Loves Me
Gershwin - Love Walked In
Hamilton - Cry Me a River
Hart - Bertie's Blues
Hart - No Dice
Howard - Fly Me to the Moon
Jobim - The Girl From Ipanema
Joplin - Easy Winners
Joplin - Ragtime Dance
Joplin - Roseleaf Rag
Joplin - Solace
Kern - A Fine Romance
Kern - All the Things You Are
Kern - Long Ago and Far Away
Monk & Williams - Round Midnight
Rodriguez - La Cumparsita sound clip
Romero - A Night in Rio
Shearing - Lullaby of Birdland
Strayhorn - Chelsea Bridge
Strayhorn - Take the 'A' Train
Thielemans - Bluesette
Villoldo - El Choclo

Lineup

  • String Quartet: Two violins, viola and cello.
  • String Duo: Violin and cello.

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