Ristretto Strings

Acoustic Acts, Classical, String Quartets, Trios & Duos

Having a fancy party or high profiled corporate event? the Ristretto Strings will create the perfect musical backdrop. Performing for weddings and high end events their bespoke performance and friendly, professional standard creates a charming ambience for an enchanting day of Baroque, Classical, Pop, Jazz, Bollywood, Movie and Musical genres.

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Overview

The Ristretto Strings are hired for all sorts of events from weddings through to garden parties, bespoke themed corporate events, private celebrations and anniversaries.

With over 10 years experience, The Ristretto Strings set a sophisticated atmosphere, whether it be as guests enter the church or ceremony room, the signing of the register, or the entrance or exit of the happy couple.

The Ristretto Strings are available as an acoustic quartet (no power required) and are ideal for outside on the lawn. They can also be hired as an electric quartet with amplification and an extensive list of Bollywood favourites for your Bollywood wedding.

The groups huge repertoire selection is constantly evolving. They can take requests in advance so your favourite piece of music can be arranged specially for your wedding and performed as you walk down the aisle, or during the signing of the register.

Repertoire
A Foggy Day - Gershwin A Hard Day's Night - Beatles
A Mighty Fortress Is Our God A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square - Sherwin
A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square - Sherwin A Whole New World - Menken
Air From Suite No8 In D - Bach Alexander's Ragtime Band - Berlin
All I Ask Of You - Webber All I Ask Of You - Webber
All You Need Is Love - Beatles All You Need Is Love - Beatles
Alla Siciliana - Handel Allegro II - Handel
Alleluja From Exultate Jubilate - Mozart Amazing Grace
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Angels - Williams Anything Goes - Porter
Aria From Xerxes - Handel Arrival Of The Queen Of Sheba - Handel
Arrival Of The Queen Of Sheba- Handel Au Fond Du Temple Saint (“The Pearl Fishers”) - Bizet
Ave Maria - Gounod Barcarolle - Offenbach
Be Thou My Vision Beyond The Sea
Bittersweet Symphony - The Verve Blue Moon
Blue Tango - Anderson Bolero - Ravel
Brandenburg - Bach Brandenburg Concerto No2 - Bach
Braveheart Theme Bridal Chorus - Wagner
By Strauss - Gershwin Can't Help Falling In Love - Weiss
Canon - Pachelbel Canon - Pachelbel
Chanson De Matin - Elgar Chanson De Nuit - Elgar
Chardas - Monti Christmas Carols For String Quartet
Clair De Lune - Debussy Close To You - Bacharach
Cock Linnet - Collins Come Fly With Me - Heusen
Complete String Quartets Band II - Mozart Country Club - Joplin
Country Gardens - Trad Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
Dark Eyes - Trad Divertimento I - Mozart
Divertimento II - Mozart Divertimento III - Mozart
Don't Cry For Me, Argentina - Webber Drinking Song (La Traviata) - Verdi
El Relicario - Padilla Eleanor Rigby - Beatles
Embraceable You - Gershwin Emperor Waltz - Strauss
Every Time We Say Good-Bye - Porter Fawlty Towers
Fawlty Towers - Wilson Fiddle-Faddle - Anderson
Fledermaus Waltzes - Strauss Flower Duet From Lakme - Delibes
Fly Me To The Moon Forgotten Dreams - Anderson
From This Moment On - Twain Funiculi Funicula - Denza
Gabriel's Oboe (“The Mission”) - Morricone Gadfly - Shostakovich
Galop From William Tell Overture - Rossini Gavotte - Bach
God Only Knows (Beach Boys) - Wilson Greensleeves - Trad.
Habanera From Carmen - Bizet Halleluia Chorus From Messiah - Handel
Hava Nagila - Trad (Jewish) Have I Told You Lately? - Morrision
Heroes - Bowie Hey Jude - Beatles
Hoe Down From Rodeo - Copeland Hornpipe From Water Music - Handel
Hornpipe From Water Music - Handel Humoresque - Dvorak
Hungarian Dance No5 - Brahms I Got Rhythm - Gershwin
Intermezzo From Cavalleria Rusticana - Mascagni Irish Sherry - Trad
Irish Tune From County Derry - Trad It Had To Be You - Jones
James Bond Theme From 'Dr No' - Barry Jazz Legato - Anderson
Jesu Joy Of Mans Desire - Bach Jingle Bells
Joy To The World - Handel Kissing You (Romeo & Juliet) - Desree
Kissing You (Romeo & Juliet) - Desree La Cumparsita - Rodriguez
La Donna E Mobile - Verdi Laurel & Hardy
Leaning On A Lamppost - Gay Let It Be - Beatles
Let's Do It - Porter Let's Face The Music - Cole Porter
Loch Lomond - Scotch Air Lullaby Of Birdland - Shearing
Makin' Whoopee - Donaldson Maria - Bernstein
Meditation (“Thais”) - Massenet Melody From 'The Sting' - Joplin
Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence Minuet In G Major - Beethoven
Minuetto - Boccherini Monty Python's Flying Circus - Sousa
Moonlight And Roses - Lemare Moonlight In Vermont - Suessdorf
Mozart String Quartet Numbers: 11 To 26 Music For The Royal Fireworks - Handel
Music Of The Night - Webber Music Of The Night - Webber
My Funny Valentine - Rodgers Nobody Does It Better - Hamlisch
Norwegian Dance No2 - Grieg Notturno - Borodin
O Mio Babbino Caro - Puccini Offenbach Melodies - Offenbach
One Hand, One Heart - Bernstein One Hand, One Heart - Bernstein
Palladio - Jenkins Paragon Rag - Joplin
Pennies From Heaven - Johnson Penny Lane - Beatles
Perfect Day - Reed Pizzicato Polka - Strauss
Plink, Plank, Plunk! - Anderson Praludium (Holberg) - Grieg
Prelude From Suite Bergamasque - Debussy Ragtime Dance - Joplin
Rocky Raccoon - Beatles Rocky Raccoon - Beatles
Rondo Alla Turca - Mozart Roseleaf Rag - Joplin
Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer - Marks Saeterjentens Sondag - Ole Bull
Salut D'amour - Elgar Sarabande & 2 Var - Handel
Serenade For Strings - Elgar She Aznavour (They Long To Be)
Silent Night - Gruber Smoke Gets In Your Eyes - Kern
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes - Kern Some Enchanted Evening - Hammerstein
Somebody Loves Me - Gershwin Someone To Watch Over Me - Gershwin
Somewhere Over The Rainbow Somewhere Over The Rainbow - Arlen
Spanish Dance - Granados Spring - Vivaldi
Summertime - Gershwin Swanee - Gershwin
Take Five - Desmond Tango Por Una Cabeza - Gardel
Teddy Bears (Vsn2) Teddy Bears' Picnic
The Beautiful Blue Danube - Strauss The Entertainer - Joplin
The Long And Winding Road - Beatles The Man I Love - Gershwin
The Syncopated Clock - Anderson The Tryst - Mcmillan
The Typewriter - Anderson The Waltzing Cat - Anderson
Theme From 'The A-Team' Post Theme From Schindler's List - Williams
Theme From The Godfather - Rota They Can't Take That Away From Me - Gershwin
Three Little Maids From School - Sullivan Till There Was You - Beatles
Toss The Feathers - Irish Reel Traumerei - Schumann
Trumpet Tune - Purcell Trumpet Voluntary - Clarke
Turkey In The Straw - Trad Two Rondeaux - Purcell
Umstairs Downstairs - Faris Unchained Melody (Ghost)
Upstairs Downstairs (The Edwardians) - Faris Water Music Suite No 1 - Handel
We Have All The Time In The World - Barry We Have All The Times In The World (“On Her Majesty's Secret Service”) - Barry
Wedding March - MendelssohnWedding Procession From “The Marriage Of Figaro” - Mozart
Wedding Processional From Figaro - Mozart What A Wonderful World (James Bond) - Weiss
What A Wonderful World - Weiss Whatever - Oasis
When I'm 64 - Beatles When You Wish Upon A Star (“Pinocchio”) - Harline
When You Wish Upon A Star - Harline White Christmas - Berlin
Winter Wonderland - Bernard With A Little Help From My Friends - Beatles
Yesterday - Beatles Yesterday (2nd Vsn) - Beatles
You Do Something To Me - Weller You're The First, The Last My Everything - White

Reviews
Thank you so much for making our day so special. Your beautiful music was sublime. We could not have asked for anymore, so many people commented so I am sure you will receive a few enquiries — Lizzy & Andy
Thank you for performing at our daughter's wedding last Friday. You guys were great — Ian
Your choice of music and discreet approach on our special day was professionalism at it’s best., thanks again — Rachel and Steve
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