Between 300 and Ł500.
Ceremony music, cocktail/Banquet music.
Classical, lounge, jazz, string Quartet, pop.
Duet, trio, quartet.
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The Beeston Arts Quartet is available to hire for your wedding in Edinburgh, Fife, the Borders, central belt, indeed anywhere in Scotland. As specialists in music for weddings, we have unrivalled experience in providing appropriate atmospheric music over a wide range of private and corporate events, from the most intimate family weddings and parties to the largest international business events.
You will no doubt have your own ideas as to your favourite melodies or special song, but we are always happy to assist and advise in all aspects of the music, working hand in hand to ensure the perfect choice for your big day at all times.
We can play music ranging from Baroque masterpieces by Bach, Vivaldi, Handel through the Classical and Romantic delights of Mozart, Schubert, Dvorak, Tchaikovsky. The 20th century gave us a great resource of jazz, ragtime, musicals, Hollywood scores and popular songs, perfect for either the celebratory or relaxed part of your day.
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Size of group: Small (2 - 3 musicians), Medium (4 - 6 musicians)
Do you charge per hour or per event? Per hour
If needed, would you be able to work extra hours? Yes
How do you charge extra time? By negotiation
Do you cover more than one wedding a day? No
Are you able to travel? Yes
Is there a charge for traveling? Yes
Do you work alone or do you have a team of professionals? With a team
Repertoire: 1. Wedding Music "Amazing Grace" (Traditional) "Ave Maria" (Bach/Gounod) "Ave Maria" (Schubert) Bridal Chorus from Lohengrin (Wagner) Chaconne, Meditation and Recessional (Naughtin) "Entrance of the Queen of Sheba" from Solomon (Handel) Hornpipe from the Water Music (Handel) "La Réjouissance" from the Royal Fireworks Music (Handel) The Lord's Prayer (Malotte) Minuet from the Water Music (Handel) "Ode to Joy" (Beethoven) Overture from the Royal Fireworks Music (Handel) The Pachelbel Canon "Panis Angelicus" (Frank) Rondeau from Symphonies des fanfares (Mouret) "Sabbath Prayer" from Fiddler on the Roof (Bock) "Sheep May Safely Graze" from Cantata No. 208 (Bach) Trumpet Tune (The King of Denmark) (Purcell) Trumpet Voluntary in D (Clarke) Wedding March from A Midsummer Night's Dream (Mendelssohn) 2. Baroque/Classical "Air" from Suite No. 3 (Bach) Minuet in G (Anna Magdalena) (Bach) Arioso from Cantata No. 156 (Bach) Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F (Bach) Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G (Bach) Cantata No. 140 ("Wachet Auf") Sinfonia (Bach) Chaconne in G (Handel) Chorale Prelude: "Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier" (Bach) Chorale Prelude: "Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme" (Bach) Concerto Grosso in D minor, Op. 3, No. 11 (Vivaldi) "The Four Seasons" (Vivaldi): "Summer" "Autumn" "Winter" "Spring" "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring" (Bach) Largo from the Concerto for Two Violins in D minor (Bach) Violin Sonata No. 4 in D major (Handel) Violin Concerto in E major: First Movement (Bach) 3. Romantic/Modern Adagio Cantabile from the "Pathetique" Sonata (Beethoven) Allegretto (after Boccherini) (Kreisler) "Che Gelida Manina" from "La Bohéme" (Puccini) Clair de lune (Debussy) Czardas from "Die Fledermaus" (J. Strauss, Jr.) Entr'acte to Act III of "Carmen" (Bizet) Entr'acte to Act IV of "Carmen" (Bizet) "Flower Song" from "Carmen" (Bizet) The Girl with the Flaxen Hair (Debussy) Golden Earrings (Traditional) Golliwog's Cake-walk (Debussy) 3 Gymnopédies (Satie) "Gypsy Life" (Herbert) "Habańera" from "Carmen" (Bizet) Hoe-down from "Rodeo" (Copland) Hungarian Dances (Brahms): Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11 & 21 Largo from the "New World" Symphony (Dvorák) Meditation from "Thais" (Massenet) Menuet from "Le Tombeau de Couperin" (Ravel) "Morning Mood" from Peer Gynt Suite (Grieg) The Old Refrain (Kreisler) Pavane (Fauré) Pavane pour une infante defunte (Ravel) Prelude No. 2 (Gershwin) Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini: 18th Variation (Rachmaninov) Romance (Shostakovich) Romanza Andaluza (Sarasate) Rumanian Folk Dances (complete) (Bartók) "Simple Gifts" Fugue (Naughtin) Son of the Puzta, Op. 134, No. 2 (Keler) Tambourin Chinois (Kreisler) "Vilia" from "The Merry Widow" (Lehar) Vocalise (Rachmaninov) 4. Waltzes "Blue Danube" Waltzes (J. Strauss, Jr.) Caprice Viennois (Kreisler) Chopin Waltzes: Op. 18, Op. 64, #1 & Op. 64, #2 "Danube Waves" ("Anniversary Waltz") (Ivanovici) "Die Fledermaus" Waltzes (J. Strauss, Jr.) Liebesfreud (Kreisler) "Merry Widow" Waltzes (Lehar) "Midnight Bells" Waltz (Kreisler) Musetta's Waltz from "La Boheme" (Puccini) Waltzes from Der Rosenkavalier (R. Strauss) Schön Rosmarin (Kreisler) Tales from the Vienna Woods (J. Strauss, Jr.) Two Hearts in Three-Quarter Time (Stolz) Waltz from Symphony No. 8 in G (Dvorák) "Wiener Blut" Waltzes (J. Strauss, Jr.) 5. Broadway, Pops & Latin "As Time Goes By" (Hupfeld) Bachianas Brazileiras No. 5 (Villa-Lobos) "Begin the Beguine" (Porter) Birthday Variations (Naughtin) "Chicago" (Fisher) Danzas Argentinas No. 2 (Ginastera) "Do It Again" (Gershwin) "Embraceable You" (Gershwin) "Galway Rambler" Medley (Eight traditional Irish dance tunes) "I Got Rhythm" Variations (Gershwin/Naughtin) "Jalousie" Tango (Gade) "La Bamba" (Traditional) "Lamento Quichua" (Gianneo) Loony Tunes Fugue (Naughtin) "Noites Cariocas" (Bandolim) "Someone to Watch Over Me" (Gershwin) Tango in D (Albeniz) 6. Christmas music Bell Carol/In Dulci Jubilo ("Good Christian Men Rejoice") (Traditional) "Bring a Torch, Jeannette, Isabella" (Traditional) Christmas Medley I includes: "Shepherds Leave Your Sheep", "Come, O Come Emmanuel" "Here We Come A-Caroling" Christmas Medley II includes: "The Coventry Carol", "God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen" "Listen, Lordlings, Unto Me" Greensleeves ("What Child Is This") (Traditional) "Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming" (Praetorius) "O Holy Night" (Adam) "Ring, Christmas Bells" (Leontovich) "Silent Night, Holy Night" (Gruber) "We Wish You a Merry Christmas" (Traditional) 7. Ragtime Classics The Alaskan Rag (Joseph F. Lamb) "Bethena" Concert Waltz (Scott Joplin) Calliope Rag (James Scott) The Cascades (Scott Joplin) Cataract Rag (Robert Hampton) Elite Syncopations (Scott Joplin) Friday Night Rag (Donald Ashwander) Hot-House Rag (Paul Pratt) Ragtime Nightingale (Joseph F. Lamb) Rialto Ripples (George Gershwin/Will Donaldson) Stoptime Rag (Scott Joplin) Sunflower Slow Drag (Scott Joplin/Scott Hayden) Top Liner Rag (Joseph F. Lamb) Birthday Rag (Matthew Naughtin) The Golden Hours (Max Morath)
Is it possible to request something that's not in the repertoire? yes
Experience: All our players are recognised, fully professional musicians, having performed with many of the UK's leading orchestras and chamber orchestras.
What areas do you cover? All areas in Scotland considered.
Do you need specific materials or conditions to offer your service? Yes
Do you do open-air acts? Yes
How much time do you need to prepare for an act? 15-30 minutes
What is the length of time of the act? from 2 hours - negotiable
How far in advance should I contact you? Never too late! We have dates in the diary for events in 2014, but it's always worth a try - if we can be there, we'll do it!
Form of payment: BACS, cheque or cash on the day
Beeston Arts Quartet
Beeston Arts Quartet
Beeston Arts Management
Beeston Arts Quartet
Beeston Arts Management
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