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Select Strings

Music

Overview

  • Classic String Quartet
  • Young energetic musicians
  • Eclectic mix of tunes available.
  • Vast experience of over 20 years
  • Enormous repertoire

Location

The quartet are based in Fife but regularly play across the whole of Scotland and the rest of the UK as required.

Standard Set Times

  • The Quartet charge by the hour they are required to be present at the venue.

About this Act

Select Strings were established in 1995 and have vast experience of playing at weddings and corporate events. All musiciand are graduates of the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama (now the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland) and have performed with many of Britain's leading orchestras.

They have many years experience in performing at weddings and playing at churches and reception venues across Britain as well as many other functions and corporate events. Previous clients have included the BBC, HRH Queen Elizabeth II and Scotlands First Minister.

Select Strings can cater for any situation, from background music to church hymns, from Mozart to Sinatra. You name it, they play it.

One of the unique things about the quartet is the range of their repertoire which is updated regularly. Clients are always extremely impressed with how versatile the quartet is.

Set List

Classical:

Air on a G string J.S. Bach
Andantino from 'La forza del destino G. Verdi
Bolero M. Ravel
Brandenburg Concerto no.3 J.S. Bach
Carmen (prelude) G. Bizet
Chanson de matin/nuit E. Elgar
Chaconne H. Purcell
Divertimenti nos. 1,2 and 3 W.A. Mozart
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik W.A. Mozart
Flower duet L. Delibes
Hungarian dance no.5 J. Brahms
Humoresque A. Dvorak
Jesu, joy of mans desiring J.S. Bach
Jupiter from The Planets G. Holst
Largo from Xerxes G. Handel
Menuett L. Boccherini
Nutcracker Suite -
March, Dance of the sugarplum fairy, Trepak P. Tchaikovsky
Pavane G. Faure
Pizzicato Polka J. Strauss
Prince Igor from Polovtsian Dances A. Borodin
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba F. Handel
Quartets nos. 11 and 13 W.A. Mozart
Romance from The Gadfly D. Shostakovich
Spring from The Four Season A. Vivaldi
Wedding March F. Mendelssohn
Bridal March from Lohengrin R. Wagner
Canon in D J. Pachelbel


String quartet - easy listening:

All you need is love - The Beatles
Anything goes - C. Porter
Blue Tango - L. Anderson
Country Club and other similar rags - S. Joplin
If I were a rich man from Fiddler on the roof
Hey Jude - The Beatles
Let's do it - C. Porter
Makin' Whoopee - W. Donaldson
Misty
Moon River - H. Mancini
My Funny Valentine
Summertime - G. Gershwin
I Got Rythym. - G. Gershwin

Cock Linnet
Country Club
A Foggy day
For You, For Me, For Evermore
Funculi Funicula
My Funny Valentine
Greensleeves
Irish Sherry
Let's Do It
Makin' Whoopee
Disney’s Lady and the Tramp - Belle Notte
Moonlight and Roses
O Sole Mio
Pennies from Heaven
Pineapple Rag
The Tryst
Here, There and Evermore
Moon River
Annie's Song
The Wind Beneath My Wings
That's Amore
Everything I Do I Do It For You
I Got Rhythm
Fly Me to the Moon
Anything Goes
Girl from Ipanema
S'Wonderful
When I’m Sixty Four
Swinging on a Star
When You Wish Upon a Star
Postman Pat
We Have All The Time In The World
She
A Lovely Way To Spend An Evening
The Entertainer
Love Love Love
Bitter Sweet Symphony
I've had the Time of my Life
A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square
Londonderry Air
Czardas
Nobody Does It Better
Moonraker
Hello
I Write the Songs
Bella Notte

You’ve Got The Love
Wonderwall
We Found Love
Viva La Vida
Thinking Out Loud
Sweet Disposition
Set Fire To The Rain
Real Love
Ordinary People
Make You Feel My Love Tonight
Love On Top
Kissing You
Its All About You
I'll Be There For You
I Think We’re Alone Now
Here Comes The Sun
Halo
Don’t Look Back In Anger
Crazy In Love
Rather Be
Champagne Super Nova
Hoppipolla
At Last
All Of Me
Sky Full of Stars
Up Town Funk
All You Need Is Love
Marry You
Beauty and the Best (Tale as Old as Time)
Bring Me Sunshine
Caledonia
Dancing Queen
Daydream Believer
Diamonds are Forever
Don’t Want to Miss a Thing
Happy (Pharell Williams)
How Long Will I Love You
I’ll Be There (Jackson 5)
I’m Yours (Jason Mraz
Love Me Like You Do
Take That – A Million Love Songs
Time Of Your Life
Wake Me Up
What a Wonderful World
Yellow
Don’t Stop Believing
Don’t Stop Believing
Viva La Vida
Rule The World
Book Of Love
One Day Like This
Eleanor Rigby
Yesterday
When She Loved Me
Thousand Years

Lineup

  • This act performs as a 4 piece wich normally consists of 2 violins, viola, cello.
  • They are also established as a trio, duo or solo violin / cello

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