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Music Index:
Quartet Standards         Weddings                    Duets
Samples of Mixed         Jewish Weddings         Christmas
Classical

Quartet Standards: listed alphabetically
Audio samples below are for reference.  For more accurate sounds of the Phoenix String Quartet, see "audio samples."
Other music is available upon request. 

Sample Sound Clips by title. If you can not hear these files, click here.
o  Anna Magdalena March: (Qt.) Bach
o
 Aria: (Qt.) J.S. Bach
o
 Ashokan Farewell: (:Qt.) Jay Ungar
o
 Ashgrove: (:Qt.) fiddle tune
o
 Ave Maria: (Qt.) Bach-Gounod
o
 Ave Maria: (Qt.) Schubert
o
 Ave-Verum: (Qt.) Mozart
o
 Bach Double Concerto, Mvt. 2: (Qt.) J.S. Bach
o
      Bach Suite: Gavotte (Qt.) J.S. Bach
o
 Bahn Free Polka (Qt.)
o
 Boccherini Minuet: (Qt.) Boccherini
o
 Brahms Hungarian Dance # 5 (Qt.) J. Brahms
o
 Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 Mvt 1: (Qt.) J.S. Bach
o
 Bridal Processional: (Qt.) Wagner
o
 Country Club Rag (Qt.) Scott Joplin
o
 Danny Boy: (Qt.) Danny boy as solo o
o  Dona Nobis: (Qt.)
o
 Eine Kleine Nacht: (Qt.) Mozart Serenade
o
 Emperor Variations: (Qt.) Haydn
o
 Fiddle Song: Ash Grove: (Qt.)
o
 Four Seasons: Spring (Qt.) Vivaldi
o
 Four Seasons: Winter: (Qt.) Vivaldi J.S. Bach
o
 Gesu Bambino: (Qt.)
o
 Green Leaves of Summer: (Qt.)
o
 Ich Liebe Dich: (Qt.) by Grieg
o  Jesu Joy: (Qt.) J.S. Bach
o
 Jingle Bills: (Piano Trio)
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o
 Judas Macabus. (Qt.)
o
 La Rejouissance: (Qt.) Handel
o
  Laur's Theme: (Qt.)
o
 Leclair Sonata: (Duet)
o
 Lullaby: (Qt.) Hofeldt
o
 March: Annamagdalena Notebook:(Qt.) J.S. Bach
o
      Meditation from Tais: (Qt.) Massenet
o
 Music of the Night: (Qt.) . Weber
o
 My Tribute: (piano solo)
o
 Nocturne: (Qt.) Borodin
o
 Ode to Joy: (Qt.) Beethoven
o
 Mio Babbino Caro: (Puccini)
o
 Oh What a Beautiful Morning: (Qt.)
o
 On Wings of Music: (duet) Mendelssohn
o
 On Wings of Music: (piano trio) Mendelssohn
o
 Pachelbel Canon: (Qt.) Pachelbel
o
 Panicas Angelicas: (Qt.) Frank
o
 Queen of Sheba: (Qt.)
o
 Raindrop Prelude: (Qt.) Chopin
o
 Rondeau: (Qt.) Mouret
o
  Salute D Amor
o
 Santa's Classical Christmas: (Qt.)
o
 Santa Clause is Coming to Town: (jazz piano)
o
 Serenade: (Qt.) Haydn
o
 Serenade: (Qt.) Schubert
o
 Sheep May Safely Graze: (Qt.) J.S. Bach
o
 Silver Bills: (Piano trio)
o
 Simple Gifts: (Qt.) folk song
o
 Somewhere Over the Rainbow: (Qt.) (2 recordings)
o
 Sound of Music: (Qt.)
o
 The Swan: (Qt.) Saint Saens
o
 St. Anthony Chorale: (Qt.)
o
 Teleman Duet: (duet) Telemann flute sonata
o
 Trumpet Voluntary: (trio)
o
 Trumpet Voluntary: (Qt.)
o
 Trumpet Tune: (Qt.) Purcell
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o
 Unchained Melody: (Qt.)
o
  Wachet Auf: (Qt.) J.S. Bach
o
 Wagner: Bridal March: (Qt.) traditional processional
o
 Water Music Finale: (Qt.) Handel
o
 Water Music Air: (Qt.) Handel
o
 Water Music Bourre: (Qt.) Handel
o       Water Music Hornpipe: (Qt.) Handel
o
 We Wish You a Merry Christmas: (Qt.)
o
 Wedding March: (Qt.) Wager, traditional processional
o
 Wedding March: (Qt.) Mendelssohn, traditional recessional
o
 When I'm 64: (Qt.) The Beatles
o
 Winter: i (Qt.) Vivaldi, four seasons
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More selections without audio samples
o  Vienna Woods (Waltz): Strauss
o  Oklahoma: Richard Rodgers
o  Syncopated Clock: Leroy Anderson
o  I enjoy Being A Girl: Richard Rodgers
o  Wine Woman and Song (Waltz): Strauss
o  Helitrope Boquet: Scott Joplin
o  It Might As Well Be Spring: Richard Rodgers
o  The Surry With the Fringe On Top: Richard Rodgers
o  Try to Remember: Harvey Schmidt
o  Blue Danube (Waltz): Strauss
o  I Talk to the Trees: Frederick Loewe
o  Exodus: Ernest Gold
o  Paragon Rag: Scott Joplin
o  My Favorite Things: Richard Rodgers
o  Hungarian Dance # 5: Brahms
o  Bahn Frei Polka: Richard Strauss
o  PineappleRag: Scott Joplin
o  Tales from The Vienna Woods Waltzes 1-4: Strauss
o  I Whistle A Happy Tune
o  Gigi:
o  March Militare: Schubert
o  Boure from Water Music: Handel
o  Minuet & Trio from Boccherini String Quartet
o  Artists Life Waltz No. 1 -5: Strauss
o  Born Free: John Bar
o  Farandole from L'Arlesienne Suite No. 2: Bizet
o  I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair: Richard Rodgers
o  Blue Danube: Waltz # 1-4: Strauss
o  Brandenburg # 3 Mvt 3: JS Bach
o  Themes from the Moldau: Smetana arr. Robert Frost
o  The Toreador Song from Carmen Suite #1: Bizet arr. Robert Frost
o  Emperor Waltz # 1-4: Strauss
o  Overeture the the Messiah: Handel
o  Tangerine Rag: Joplin
o  Little Fugue in G min: JS Bach
o  Romance from Eine Kleine Nachtmusik: Mozart
o  Mozart String Quartet No. 13 Mozart
o  Riders String Quartet op. 74 #3 Haydn
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Samples of Mixed: (recommended for most receptions, parties and public events.)
o  When I'm 64 (quartet)
o   Oh What a Beautiful Morning. (Qt.) (by Rogers and Hammerstein)
o
  Highlights From The Sound of (Qt.) (by Rogers and Hammerstein)
o   Country Club Rag (Qt.) (by Scott Joplin)
o
      Waltz from Tchaikovsky's Serenade for Strings
o
      Syncopated Clock: (by Leroy Anderson)
o  Lara's Theme from Dr. Zhivago (Qt.) (by Maurice Jarre)
o
      Try to Remember (by Harvey Schmids)
o
       I Talk to the Trees (by Frederick Loewe)
o  Brandenburg #3 Mvt. 1 (Qt.) (by J. S. Bach)
o
 Ich Liebe Dich: (Qt.) by Grieg
o
      Exodus (main theme) (by Ernest Gold)
o
      Paragon Rag (Scott Joplin)
o       My Favorite Things (Richard Rogers)
o  Ashokan Farewell (Qt.) (by Jay Unger)
o  Brahms Hungarian Dance # 5 (by Brahms)
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Duets: (in addition to the above literature the following are standard duets)
o  Panicas Angelicas: (Bread of Angels): Frank
o  Andantino: by Haydn
o  Sonatina from Op 38 #2: Mazas
o  Leclair Sonata #4
o  Lively Dance: Mozart
o  Concertantee and Rondo from Op 38 #7: Mazas
o  Table Music: Mozart
o  Rondo Op 38 #4: Mazas
o  Duo # 4 & 5: Mozart
o  Mazas #1 complete Op 38:
o  Mozart Chamber Duo no. 12
o  Theme from Masterpiece Theatre: Mouret
o  Duo # 2 Allegro and Rondo: Mazas
o  Stately Minuet: Haydn
o  Boure I: JS Bach
o  Beautiful Dreamer: Stephen Foster
o  Melody: Corelli
o  Scherzo-Caprice: Gebauer
o  Salon-Duett: Hohmann
o  Bourree in C Min: Leopold Mozart (Mozart's father)
o  Come Back to Sorrento: De Curtis
o  Minuet in G: Bach
o  Allegro, Canonic Sonata # 1: Telemann
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o  Wistful: Hohmann
o  Barcarolle: Pleyel
o  Greensleeves: old english carol
o  My Two Friends: Beethoven
o  Concerto in D (from Clavier No. 3): J. S. Bach
o  Zwolf Duos 1 & 2: Mozart
o  Rondo Mazas op 38 in D
o  Duo in Style of Mozart: Stamitz
o  Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen: Spiritual
o  Minuetto from Anna's Noetbook: JS Bach
o  Fantasy: Pleyel
o  Two Part Invention in f: JS Bach
o  German Dance: Mozart
o  Mazas duet op 38 # 11, 4 & 8
o  Gaiety: by Telemann
o  Teleman Sonata for Fluet and Violin in G Mvt. 1
o  Minuet: Hook
o  German Dance: Mozart
o  We Hasten from Cantata 78 by Bach:
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Christmas:
Listed below are some of the selections from our Tapestry of Carols
.

  o  Angels from the Realms of Glory Still Still Still
  o  And the Glory of the Lord
  o  Angels We Have Heard On High
  o   Away in the Manger (duet)
  o  Beautiful Saviour
  o   Bring A Torch Jeannette Isabella
  o  Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fireo Parade of the Wooden Soldiers
  o  Christmas Traditional from Germany arr by Frost
  o  Chanukah Music for Strings
  o  Counterpoint for Christmas
  o  Dona Nobis Pacem
  o  The First Noel
  o    Ge Su bambino
  o  Glee Reigns in Gallilee
  o  God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
  o  Good Christian Men Rejoice
  o  Good King Wenceslas
  o  Hallelujah Chorus
  o  Hanukkah, O Hanukkah
  o  I Saw Three Ships
  o  In Dulci Jubilo
  o  It Came Upon the Midnight Clear
  o   Jesu Joys of Man's Desire
  o   Jingle Bells
  o  Joy to the World
  o  Jolly Old St. Nicholas
  o  Lo, How A Rose E'er Blooming
  o  Messiah Overture
  o  O Little Town of Bethlehem
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  o  Oh Christmas Tree
  o  O Come Little Children
  o  Oh Come All Ye Faithful
  o  Sleigh Ride
  o  Song of the Wise Men
  o  Sheep May Safely Graze
  o  Silver Bells, I'll be Home for Christmas
  o   Santa's Classical Christmas
  o  Waltz from the Nutcracker
  o  We Three Kings
  o   We Wish You a Merry Christmas
  o  White Christmas
  o  Winter Wonderland
  o  While Shepherds Watched
  o  While by My Sheep
  o  Shepherd's Farewell from L'enfance du Christ: Berlioz
  o   Gesu Bambino
  o  The Crown of Roses: Tchaikovsky
  o  Angels We Have Heard On High
  o  Good King Wenceslaus
  o  The Wassail Song
  o  PLUS Many arrangements that make use of traditional holiday melodies.
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Wedding Music:
Pre wedding selections: (recommended prior to start of ceremony )
  o  Simple Gifts: (Qt.) folk song
  o  Mio Babbino Caro: (Puccini)
  o   Jesu Joy (Qt.) (by J. S. Bach)
  o   Bach Aria (Qt.) J.S. Bach
  o  Air to Water Music (Qt.) (by Handel)
  o
 Pachelbel Kanon (Qt.) (by Pachelbel)
  o Chopin Prelude op (Qt.) (by Chopin)
 
o   Ashokin Farewell (Qt.) (by JayUngar)
  o
 Lullaby (Qt.) (by Hofeldt)
  o  Borodin Nocturne: from string quartet by Borodin
  o  Dona Nobis Pacem (Qt.) (by Traditional)
  o  Ich Liebe Dich: (Qt.) by Grieg
  o
 Sheep May Safely Graze (Qt.) (by Bach)
  o
 Ave Verum (by Mozart)
  o  Bach Double Violin Concerto Mvt 2 (Qt.) (by J. S. Bach)
 
o      Tramuari: (by Schumann)
  o
  Haydn Serenade (Qt.) (by Haydn)
  o  Schubert Serenade: (Qt.) Schubert
 
o       Fantasia on Greensleeves (by Ralph Vaughn Williams)
 
o Over the Rainbow
  o   On Wings of Music: (Mendelssohn duet)
  o   Ave Maria: Schubert
  o  Ave Maria: J. S. Bach-Gounod
  o  Raindrop Prelude: Chopin. (this is not the prelude titled Raindrop in the piano collection.
 
o       see gig book standards below for more selections
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Processionals and Recessionals: (recommended for bride, bridesmaids, and seating of parents)
o   Bridal Chorus (traditional processional) (Qt.) (y Wagner
o  Wedding March (traditional recessional) (Qt.) by Mendelssohn
o
 Trumpet Voluntary (both) (Qt.) by Clarke
o  Trumpet Tune (both) (Qt.) by Purcell
o
  Jesu Joy (both) (Qt.) by J. S. Bach
o  Simple Gifts: (both) (Qt.) Copland
o
 Rondeau (both) (Qt.) by Mouret
o
 Finale to Water Music (both) (Qt.) by Handel
o
 Saint Anthony Chorale (both) (Qt.) by Haydn
o  Air to Water Music (processional) (Qt.) by Handel
o
 LaRejouissance (recessional) (Qt.) by Handel
o etc.
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Classical: (mainstream standards recommended from Classical, Baroque, Romantic, and impressionistic periods)
o  Serenades, ie Eine Kleine Nacht Musi etc.: (Mozart)
o  Selections from Quartets by (Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Borodin, Dvorak, Tchaikovsky etc.)
Short Classics
o  Tramuari and other similar works
o
  Bach Double Concerto (Qt.)
o  Baroque and Classical Airs
o  Selections from the Baroque era.
o  Waltz's and other dances etc.
o   Anna Magdalena March: (Qt.) Bach
o
 Aria: (Qt.) J.S. Bach
o
 Ave Maria: (Qt.) Bach-Gounod
o
 Ave Maria: (Qt.) Schubert
o
 Ave-Verum: (Qt.) Mozart
o
 Boccherini Minuet: (Qt.) Boccherini
o
 Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 Mvt 1: (Qt.) J.S. Bach
o
 Bridal Processional: (Qt.) Wagner
o
 Bach Double Concerto, Mvt. 2: (Qt.) J.S. Bach
o
 Dona Nobis: (Qt.)
o
 Eine Kleine Nacht: (Qt.) Mozart Serenade
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o
  Emperor Variations: (Qt.) Haydn
o
  Ich Liebe Dich: (Qt.) by Grieg
o
  Judas Macabus. (Qt.)
o
  La Rejouissance: (Qt.) Handel
o
  Leclair Sonata: (Duet)
o
  Lullaby: (Qt.) Hofeldt
o       Meditation from Tais: (Qt.) Massenet
o
 Nocturne: (Qt.) Borodin
o
 Mio Babbino Caro: (Puccini)
o
 Ode to Joy: (Qt.) Beethoven
o
 On Wings of Music: (duet) Mendelssohn
o
 Pachelbel Canon: (Qt.) Pachelbel
o
 Panicas Angelicas: (Qt.) Frank
o
 Raindrop Prelude: (Qt.) Chopin
o
 Rondeau: (Qt.) Mouret
o
 Serenade: (Qt.) Haydn
o
 Serenade: (Qt.) Schubert
o
 Sheep May Safely Graze: (Qt.) J.S. Bach
o
 Simple Gifts: (Qt.) folk song
o
 St. Anthony Chorale: (Qt.)
o
 Teleman Duet: (duet) Telemann flute sonata
o
 Trumpet Voluntary: (Qt.)
o
 Trumpet Tune: (Qt.) Purcell
o
 Wachet Auf: (Qt.) J.S. Bach
o
 Water Music Finale: (Qt.) Handel
o
 Water Music Air: (Qt.) Handel
o       Water Music Hornpipe: (Qt.) Handel
o
  Wedding March: (Qt.) Wager, traditional processional
o
 Wedding March: (Qt.) Mendelssohn, traditional recessional
o
      Wienaiwski Caprice: (duet)
o
 Winter: i (Qt.) Vivaldi, four seasons
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Traditional Jewish Melodies: often used for weddings
o  Dona Dona (S. Secunda)
o  Dodi Li "My Beloved is Mine , and I am His" (
Nira Hen)
o  Erev Shel Shoshanim "Evening of the Roses " (Yosef Hadar)
o
 Erev Ba " Evening Comes" (Arie Levanon)
o  El Kabir "Almighty God" (traditionsl)
o  Hava Nagila "Let's Rejoice" (traditional)
o
 Have Babanot "Fairest of Maidens" (Amitai Neeman)
o  Hevenu Shalom Alechem
o  Hinei Mah Tov (traditional round)
o
 Lars's Theme (from Dr. Zhivago)
o
 Mayim Mayim (E. Amiran)
o
 Medley: Od Y'shama & Mazel Tov (Shlomo Carelebach)
"
      The Voice of Gladness Shall be Heard Again"
"      Good Luck to the Bride and Groom
o  Nigun (traditional Hassidic)
o  Oseh Shalom (N. Hirsch)
o  Bashana Haba'a (N. Hirsch)
o  Jerusalem of Gold (N. Shemer)
o  En Kelohenu- Theme and Variations (traditional)
o  Chanukah, Oh Chanukah (seasonal traditional)
o  Oyfn Pripetshik
o  Oseh Shalom (Nurit Hirsch)
o
 Rabbi Elimelech Medley (Hassidic Folktune)
o  Simon Tov traditional recessional (Chassidic Song)
"      Congratulations - Good Luck!"
o
 Sher, (traditional)
o  DS'u Sh'orim "Look Up to the Gates" (traditional)
o  Rock of Ages (traditional)
o  Tum Balalayke
"Play Balalaika" (traditional)
o  V'ha'er E'ne'nu Enlighten Our Eyes to Your Torah (Shlomo Carlebach)
o 
Waves of the Danube The Anaversary Waltz (Iosif Ivanovici)
o  Y'did Nefesh
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etc.... above is a partial list from our repertoire.

Ensembles of various instrumentation up to eight musicians are available. Feel free to call us to discuss your event. Fees are based on the number of musicians, time required, and the distance traveled. Servicing Metro Phoenix, Sedona, Scottsdale, Tempe, Tucson, Paradise Valley, Mesa, Prescott, Wickenberg, and Cottonwood. ( Sound clips)
 


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