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The Rosewood String Quartet

Music

Overview

  • Classical string ensemble
  • Superb repertoire of classical as well as specially arranged rock and pop
  • Perform as a quartet as standard but can reduce to a trio or expand to larger string ensemble

Location

The quartet are based in Glasgow but frequently play across Scotland.

Standard Set Times

  • Wedding ceremonies- usually 30 minutes beforehand as guests arrive and then as needed during the ceremony
  • 2 hour set- 1 x 10 minute break
  • 3 hour set- 2 x 10 minutes break

About this Act

The Rosewood String Quartet is a collective of string players available to perform at a wide range of events. The quartet are based in Glasgow but regularly perform across Scotland. Their repertoire includes both classical and pop and are able to arrange any specific music on request. The quartet specialise in weddings but frequently perform at corporate events, private parties and even marriage proposals.

Standard option of quartet but can reduce to a trio or expand into larger string ensemble.

Set List

Classical

Adagio- T. Albinoni
Jesu Joy of Our Desiring- J.S. Bach
Air- J. S Bach
The Girl with the Flaxen Hair- Debussy
'Flower Duet' from Lakme- L. Delibes
'Hallelujah Chorus' from The Messiah- G. F. Handel
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba- G. F. Handel
Largo- G. F. Handel
Symphony No. 77, Mvt. 4- J. F. Haydn
String Quartets 1-6 J. F. Haydn
Wedding March- F. Mendelssohn
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik- Mozart
Waltz of the Flowers- Mozart
Canon in D- Pachelbel
Gymnopedie No. 1- Satie
Traumerei- R. Schumann
Cantabile- G. Tartini
Concerto No. 1 (Spring)- A. Vivaldi
Wedding March- Wagner

Rock/Pop

Everything I Do (I Do it for you)- Bryan Adams
I Don't Want to Miss a Thing- Aerosmith
All You Need is Love- The Beatles
Here, There and Everywhere- The Beatles
She Loves You- The Beatles
Love on Top- Beyonce
Many of Horror- Biffy Clyro
Wings- Birdy
Waiting for a Star to Fall- Boy Meets Girl
Driving on 9- The Breeders
Just the Way You Are- Bruno Mars
Marry You- Bruno Mars
Hold On- Michael Buble
Wonderful Tonight- Eric Clapton
Shiver- Coldplay
Viva La Vida- Coldplay
Make you Feel my Love- Bob Dylan
One Day Like This- Elbow
Don’t Stop Thinking About Tomorrow- Fleetwood Mac
Songbird- Fleetwood Mac
Everlong- Foo Fighters
Run- Stephen Fretwell
Everytime we Say Goodbye- Ella Fitzgerald
Love Me Like You Do- Ellie Goulding
Falling Slowly- Glen Hansard
The Reason- Hoobastank
On Top of the World- Imagine Dragons
The Way You Make Me Feel- Michael Jackson
Rude- MAGIC!
Your Song- Elton John
Don't Stop Believing- Journey
Somewhere Only We Know- Keane
A Dustland Fairytale- The Killers
Use Somebody- Kings of Leon
Poker Face- Lady Gaga
All of Me- John Legend
Everlasting Love- Love Affair
Ho Hey- The Lumineers
Is This Love- Bob Marley
It's all About You- Mcfly
I’m Yours- Jason Miraz
The Cave- Mumford and Sons
Starlight- Muse
Don't Look Back in Anger- Oasis
Whatever- Oasis
Let Her Go- Passenger
Chasing Cars- Snow Patrol
A Thousand Years- Christina Perri
Can't Stop Falling in Love- Elvis Presley
Young and Beautiful- Lana Del Rey
The Blower's Daughter- Damien Rice
Hoppipolla- Sigur Ros
Photograph- Ed Sheeran
Feeling Good- Nina Simone
Mrs Robinson- Simon and Garfunkle
Love Story- Taylor Swift
Shake it Off- Taylor Swift
A Million Love Songs- Take That
The Greatest Day- Take That
Happy Together- The Turtles
From this Moment- Shania Twain
All I Want is You- U2
Bitter Sweet Symphony- The Verve
As Love Is My Witness- Westlife

Traditional (Scottish/ Celtic Influences)

Caledonia- Dougie MacLean
Wild Mountain Thyme- Francis McPeake
Highland Cathedral- Michael Korb and Ulrich Roever

Films and Musicals
Skyfall- Adele and P. Epworth
Glasgow Love Theme (Love Actually)- Craig Armstrong
Somewhere Over the Rainbow- Judy Garland
Married Life from 'Up'- M. Giacchino
For the Love of a Princess- James Horner
Can you Feel the Love Tonight- Elton John
The Circle of Life- Elton John
Kiss the Girl from Disney's 'Little Mermaid' - Alan Menken
Romantic Flight from 'How to Train Your Dragon'- John Powell
Edelweiss- Richard Rodgers
Concerning Hobbits- Howard Shore
You’re so Cool- Hans Zimmer

Hymns and Psalms

All that I Am
Amazing Grace
An Ephesian Prayer
As I Kneel Before You
Bind us Together
Give me Joy in my Heart
Here I am Lord
In Bread we Bring you Lord
Joyful Joyful we Adore Thee
Let There be Love Shared Amongst Us
Lord the Light of Your Love is Shining (Shine Jesus Shine)
Morning Has Broken
On Eagles Wings
One More Step Along the World I Go
Sing to the Mountains
This is the Day
Take my Life and Let it Be
The Love of the Lord

Lineup

  • String quartet - two violins, viola, cello
  • String trio - violin, viola, cello

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