String Quartet Repertoire List

Wedding Music for String Quartet

Bach
Air on the G String
Arioso
Bist Du Bei Mir
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring
My Heart Ever Faithful
Sheep May Safely Graze
Wachet Auf
Bach-Gounod, Ave Maria
Beethoven, Ode to Joy
Brahms, Theme from Symphony No. 1
Campra, Rigaudon
Charpentier, Te Deum
Clarke, Trumpet Voluntary
Franck, Panis Angelicus
Gluck, Minuet
Handel
Air in F
Entrance of the Queen of Sheba
Royal Fireworks Music (Overture, Bourree, La Paix, La Rejouissance, Minuet)
Water Music Suite (Air, Bouree, Hornpipe in F, Hornpipe in D)
Where’er You Walk from Semele
Massenet, Meditation from Thais
Mendelssohn
If With All Your Hearts from Elijah
Wedding March from A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Mouret, Rondeau
Mozart
Adagio
Alleluja from Exultate Jubilate
Andante from Piano Concerto No. 21
Ave Verum Corpus
March from The Marriage of Figaro
Naughtin, The Wedding Suite
Pachelbel, Canon in D
Purcell
Suite from the Fairy Queen
Trumpet Tune
Schubert, Ave Maria
Schumann, Traumerei
Tchaikovsky, Sleeping Beauty Waltz
Vivaldi, Selections from The Four Seasons
Wagner, Bridal Chorus from Lohengrin
Wolf, Prayer

Jewish Wedding Music for String Quartet (some selections also work for String Trio)

Medley: Od Y’shama and Mazel Tov (the Voice of Gladness Shall
be Heard Again and Good Luck to the Bride and Groom)
V’ha’er E’ne’nu (Enlighten Our Eyes to Your Torah)
Hader, Erev Shel Shoshanim (Evening of Roses)
Hen, Dodi Li (My Beloved is Mine, and I am His)
Ivanovici, Waves of the Danube, “The Anniversary Waltz”
Levanon, Erev Ba (Evening Comes)
Neeman, Hana’ava Babanot (The Fairest of Maidens)
El Kabir (Almighty God)
Hava Nagila (Let’s Rejoice)
Ningun (Tune)
Rabbi Elimelech Medley (In the Klezmer Style)
Siman Tov (Congratulations-Good Luck!)
S’u Sh’orim (Look Up to the Gates)
Tum Balalaika (Play Balalaika)
Zweig, Y’did Nefesh (Beloved of My Soul)

Classical Music for String Quartet

Bach
Arie
Badinerie
Brandenburg Concerto No. 1
Brandenburg Concerto No. 2
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
Brandenburg Concerto No. 4
Brandenburg Concerto No. 5
Brandenburg Concerto No. 6
Double Concerto for Two Violins in d minor
Gavotte
“Little” Fugue in g minor
March
Minuet
Praeludium in E Major
Barber, Adagio for Strings
Beethoven
Cavatine, Op. 130
Menuet from the Septet, Op. 20
Theme from Symphony No. 7
Boccherini, Minuetto from String Quintet in E Major
Brahms, Poco Allegretto from Symphony No. 3, Op. 90
Britten, Simple Symphony
Cherubini, Sherzo
Copeland, Hoe Down from Rodeo
Corelli
Christmas Concerto Grosso VII, Op. 6, No. 8
Corrente
Menuetto
Delibes, Pizzicati from Sylvia
Dvorak, Largo from The New World Symphony
Gretry, Tambourin
Handel
Air
Allegro from Concerto Grosso, Op. 6, No. 1
Gigue
Larghetto
Largo
Menuetto from Alcina
Passacaile
Hasse, Canzona
Haydn
Allegretto, Op. 2, No. 5
Allegro, Op. 3, No. 6
The Bird, Op. 33, No. 3
Cantabile, Op. 64, No. 5
Canon, Op. 76, No. 2
The Graceful Dance, Op. 3, No. 4
The Horseman, Op. 74, No. 3
In the Style of a Minuet, Op. 64, No. 5
Menuetto, Op. 1, No. 1
Menuetto, Op. 2, No. 4
Menuetto, Op. 2, No. 5
Menuetto, Op. 17, No. 2
Menuetto, Op. 17, No. 3
Menuetto, Op. 17, No. 5
Perpetuo Mobile, Op. 64, No. 5
Presto, Op. 1, No. 2
Presto, Op. 2, No. 5
Scherzo, Op. 3, No. 5
Symphony No. 88, finale
Hofeldt, Lullaby
Holst, Brook Green Suite
LeClair, Sonata in C Major
Mendelssohn
Adagio from Organ Sonata No. 2, op. 65
Canzonetta, Op. 12
Mozart
Allegro Brillante
Divertimentos, K. 136, 137, and 138
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, K. 525
String Quartets, K. 155, 156, 157
Symphony No. 12, first movement
Offenbach, Finale from Orpeus in the Underworld
Purcell
Air, Minuet and Rondo from Abdelazer
Hornpipe and Air
Largo from Golden Sonata
Rachmaninoff
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini: 18th Variation
Vocalise
Raff-Pochon, The Mill from String Quartet Op. 192, No.2
Rameau, Gavotte
Ravel
Menuet from Le Tombeau de Couperin
Pavance pour une infante defunte
Rossini, Overture from Barber of Seville
Senaille, Allegro Spiritoso
Shostakovich, Romance
Smetana, Country Wedding from The Moldau
Telemann, Gigue
Traditional
Amazing Grace
Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes
Gavotte (France)
Shenandoah
Simple Gifts
Vangelis, Hymne
Vivaldi
Allegro in D from Concerto for Two Trumpets
Selections from The Four Seasons

Jazz, Popular, and Broadway Tunes for String Quartet (The selections marked with * are also possible for String Trio)

Adams, Everything I Do, I Do it for You
Arlen, Stormy Weather
Beatles
All You Need is Love*
And I Love Her*
Eight Days a Week*
Eleanor Rigby
The Fool on the Hill*
Get Back
Good Day Sunshine*
A Hard Day’s Night*
Help!
Here, There and Everywhere
Hey Jude*
If I Fell*
Imagine
In My Life*
Let it Be
The Long and Winding Road*
Love Me Do*
Michelle*
Norwegian Wood*
Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da*
Penny Lane
Strawberry Fields Forever
When I’m Sixty Four*
With a Little Help from My Friends
Word Without Love
Yellow Submarine*
Yesterday
Betteridge, Irish Wedding Song*
Bocelli, Con Te Partiro*
Bock, Sunrise, Sunset from Fiddler on the Roof*
Brooks, You Light up my Life*
Chesney, You Had Me from Hello*
Clapton, Wonderful Tonight*
Coldplay, 13 selections from The Best of Cold Play*
Dave Matthews Band, selections from Under the Table and Dreaming*
Denver, 34 selections from John Denver’s Greatest Hits*
Diamond & Ocean, Suddenly
Dido, Thank You*
Dylan, To Make You Feel My Love*
Enya, Selections from A Day Without Rain*
Fields & Kern, The Way You Look Tonight*
Fisher, Chicago
Fogelberg, Longer*
Foster
St. Elmo’s Fire Theme
You’re the Inspiration
Gershwin
Someone to Watch Over Me*
Summertime
Haggart, What’s New?
Henderson, Bye, Bye Blackbird*
Horner
Selections from Braveheart
Selections from Titanic*
Houston, I Will Always Love You*
John, Tiny Dancer*
Kander, New York, New York
Kretzmer, I Dreamed a Dream from Les Miserables
La Bamba
Legrand
Theme from Summer of ‘42
What Are You Doing the Rest of your Life?
Lightfoot, If You Could Read My Mind
Lovland & Graham, You Raise Me Up*
McBroom, The Rose
McCartney
Calico Skies
Golden Earth Girl
My Love
She’s My Baby
Somedays
Warm and Beautiful
McLean
Csardas
Fandango
Rhumba
Serenata
Tango
Tango Chromatique
Menken & Ashman, Medley from Beauty and the Beast
Morrison, Have I told You Lately
Presley, Can’t Help falling in Love*
Porter, I Love Paris
Raye & Prince, Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy*
Richie, Truely
Rodgers & Hammerstein
I Enjoy Being a Girl from Flower Drum Song
I Whistle a Happy Tune from The King and I
It Might As Well Be Spring from State Fair
No Other Love from Me and Juliet
Selections from Oklahoma
Selections from the Sound of Music
Selections from South Pacific
The Sweetest Sounds from No Strings
Rota
Love theme from Romeo and Juliet
The Godfather Waltz from The Godfather*
Sager & Foster, The Prayer*
Soundheim, Send in the Clowns
Stookey, Wedding Song, There is Love*
Taylor
Fire and Rain*
You’ve got a Friend*
Twain, Forever and for Always*
Ungar, Ashokan Farewell*
Vandross, Here and Now*
Warren, At Last*
Webber
All I Ask of You from The Phantom of the Opera
Don’t Cry for me Argentina from Evita
The Music of the Night from The Phantom of the Opera
Wonder, Ribbon in the Sky*

Joplin Ragtime for String Quartet

Country Club Rag
Euphonic Sounds
Heliotrope Bouquet
Maple Leaf Rag
Paragon Rag
Pineapple Rag
Scott Joplin’s New Rag

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