String Quartet Repertoire
Featuring Classical and Popular Music for Weddings and Other Special Events


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The Candlelight String Quartet offers an extensive repertoire of music suitable for practically any event. Drawing from a library of well over eight hundred fifty classical and popular selections, the versatile quartet performs beautifully in any venue, from the intimacy of a private garden ceremony to a grand cathedral wedding. They can perform at your cocktail party and reception or at your elegant dinner or banquet. They can strike up a set of Strauss waltzes or set the mood for your favorite slow dancing ballad--whatever your pleasure.

Listed below are just a few classical, sacred, and popular selections from the quartet's incredible repertoire. Where indicated, just click on the MP3 icon to hear a brief Candlelight String Quartet excerpt.

Much of this repertoire is also available with our smaller ensembles.


Classical (and Sacred) Works
(Partial Listing--Full Listing Available upon Request)

"Adagio Cantabile" -- Ludwig van Beethoven

"Air on the G String" -- J. S. Bach

"Alleluja" from Exultate Jubilate -- Wolfgang A. Mozart

"Amazing Grace" -- Traditional

"Arioso" -- J. S. Bach

"Ave Maria" -- Franz Schubert

"Ave Maria" -- J. S. Bach
1.08 MB "Ave Verum" -- Wolfgang A. Mozart

"Blue Danube Waltz" -- Johann Strauss II
756 KB Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 -- J. S. Bach
567 KB Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 -- J. S. Bach
766 KB "Bridal Chorus" from Lohengrin -- Richard Wagner

"Brindisi" from La Traviata -- Giuseppi Verdi
1.49 MB "Canon in D" -- Johann Pachelbel

"Clair de Lune" -- Claude Debussy

Concerto Grosso, Op. 6, No. 8 -- Arcangelo Corelli

Concerto Grosso, Op. 6, No. 1 -- G. F. Handel

Divertimenti, K. 136, 137, 138 -- Wolfgang A. Mozart
761 KB Eine Kleine Nachtmusik -- Wolfgang A. Mozart

Entr'acte to Act III of Carmen -- Georges Bizet

"Flower Duet" from Lakme -- Leo Delibes
689 KB "Spring" from The Four Seasons -- Antonio Vivaldi

"Greensleeves" -- Traditional

"Humoreske" -- Anton Dvorak
869 KB Hungarian Dance No. 5 -- Johannes Brahms

"Intermezzo" from Cavalleria Rusticana -- Pietro Mascagni

"Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring" -- J. S. Bach

"La Rejouissance" from Royal Fireworks Music -- G. F. Handel
839 KB "Largo" from Xerxes -- G. F. Handel
793 KB "Liebesfreud" -- Fritz Kreisler

"Libestraume" ("Dream of Love") -- Franz Liszt

"Life Is Love" from Lucia di Lammermoor -- Gaetano Donizetti

"Meditation" from Thais -- Jules Massenet

"Minuet" from L'Arlesienne -- Georges Bizet
575 KB "Musetta's Waltz" from La Boheme -- Giacomo Puccini

"My Heart Ever Faithful" -- J. S. Bach

"Nessun Dorma" from Turandot -- Giacomo Puccini

"Notturno" -- Alexander Borodin

"Nocturne" from A Midsummer Night's Dream -- Felix Mendelssohn

"Ode to Joy" from Symphony No. 9 -- Ludwig van Beethoven

"Old Irish Blessing" -- Denes Agay

"On Eagle's Wings" -- Michael Joncas

"One Night of Love" -- Giacomo Puccini

Operatic Works -- Various Composers

"Panis Angelicus" -- Cesar Franck

"Pavane" -- Maurice Ravel

"Pavane" -- Gabriel Faure

"Pie Jesu" from Requiem -- Andrew Lloyd Webber

"Prayer of St. Francis" -- Richardson

Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini -- Sergei Rachmaninoff
1.19 MB Romeo and Juliet -- Pytor Ilyich Tchaikovsky

"Rondeau" from Masterpiece Theatre -- Jean-Joseph Mouret

Royal Fireworks Music -- G. F. Handel

"Serenade" -- Joseph Haydn

"Serenade" -- Franz Schubert

"Sheep May Safely Graze" -- J. S. Bach

"Simple Gifts" (Shaker Hymn) -- Traditional

Slavonic Dances -- Anton Dvorak

String Quartets -- Various Composers

"Tales from the Vienna Woods" -- Johann Strauss II

:"The Lord's Prayer" -- Albert Hay Malotte
611 KB "Trumpet Tune" -- Henry Purcell/Jeremiah Clarke
701 KB "Trumpet Voluntary" -- Jeremiah Clarke

"Un bel di" from Madama Butterfly -- Giacomo Puccini

"Wachet auf" -- J. S. Bach

Water Music, Nos. 1-21 -- G. F. Handel

"Waves of the Danube" -- Joseph Ivanovici
842 KB "Wedding March" from A Midsummer Night's Dream -- Felix Mendelssohn

"The Wedding Song" ("There Is Love") -- Noel Paul Stookey

"When Love Is Found" ("O Waly Waly") -- English Folk Tune

Popular Works
(Partial Listing--Full Listing Available upon Request)

"A Time for Us" from Romeo and Juliet -- Nino Rota

"All I Ask of You" from Phantom of the Opera -- Andrew Lloyd Webber

"All I Want Is You" -- U2

"All of Me" -- Seymour Simons & Gerald Marks

"All You Need Is Love" -- John Lennon & Paul McCartney

"Annie's Song" -- John Denver
1.36 MB "As Long As He Needs Me" from Oliver -- Lionel Bart

"As Time Goes By" -- Russell Robison & Herman Hupfield

"Ashokan Farewell" from The Civil War -- Jay Ungar

"At Last" -- Harry Warren

Various Beatles Tunes -- John Lennon & Paul McCartney

"Can't Help Falling in Love" -- Hugo Peretti, Luigi Creatore & George David Weiss

"Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man" -- Jerome Kern

"Come Fly with Me" -- James Van Heusen

"Crazy" -- Willie Nelson

"Don't Cry for Me, Argentina" from Evita -- Andrew Lloyd Webber

"Don't Get Around Much Anymore" -- Duke Ellington

"Embraceable You" -- George Gershwin

"Everlong" -- David Grohl

"Fly Me to the Moon" -- Bart Howard

"Georgia on My Mind" -- Hoagy Carmichael

"Grow Old with Me" -- John Lennon

"Have I Told You Lately" -- Van Morrison

"Hevenu Shalom Alechem" -- Traditional

"Here Comes the Sun" -- George Harrison

Various Holiday Favorites

"How Sweet It Is to Be Loved by You" -- Eddie & Brian Holland & Lamont Dozier

"I Got Rhythm" -- George Gershwin

"Il Postino" ("The Postman") -- Luis Bacalov

"In My Life" -- Paul McCartney & John Lennon

"In the Mood" -- Joe Garland
647 KB "It Had to Be You" -- Isham Jones

"Love Is Here to Stay" -- George & Ira Gershwin

"Love Me Tender" -- Elvis Presley & Vera Matson

Love Theme from The Godfather -- Nino Rota

"Maria" from West Side Story -- Leonard Bernstein

"Mazel Tov" -- Jay Fishman

"Memory" from Cats -- Andrew Lloyd Webber

"Moon River" -- Henry Mancini

"My Funny Valentine" -- Richard Rogers
1.04 MB "My One and Only Love" --Guy Wood
1.37 MB "New York, New York" -- John Kander

"O Sole Mio" -- Eduardo di Capua

"One Hand, One Heart" from West Side Story -- Leonard Bernstein

"Only Time" -- Enya

"Over the Rainbow" from The Wizard of Oz -- Harold Arlen

Medley from Phantom of the Opera -- Andrew Lloyd Webber/Calvin Custer
545 KB "Satin Doll" -- Duke Ellington, Johnny Mercer, Billy Strayhorn

"Somewhere in Time" -- John Barry

"Somewhere, My Love" -- Maurice Jarre

"Someone to Watch Over Me" -- George Gershwin

"Stardust" -- Hoagy Carmichael

"Sunshine of Your Love" -- Eric Clapton

"Sunrise, Sunset" from Fiddler on the Roof" -- Jerry Bock

"Tenderly" -- Walter Lloyd Gross

"The Man I Love" -- George Gershwin
922 KB "The Way You Look Tonight" from Swing Time -- Jerome Kern

"The Wind Beneath My Wings" -- Jeff Silber

"Through the Eyes of Love" -- Marvin Hamlisch

"Through the Years" -- Marty Pahzer

"Time to Say Goodbye" ("Con te Partiro") -- Francesco Sartori
1.35 MB "Unforgettable" -- Irvin Gordon

"When I Fall in Love" -- Victor Young
1.02 MB "You Made Me Love You" -- James Monaco

"You Must Love Me" from Evita -- Andrew Lloyd Webber

"You Raise Me Up" -- Rolf Levland



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