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The String Collective - NYC
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We are all Conservatory players/graduates and our company is hired for over 90 events a year.

We are among some of the best active string players in New York and love what we do very much.

Transportation is no issue. We all have cars and almost always travel together to arrive on time to events.

Please contact me if you have any questions- Look forward to working with you.
shane thor

Repertoire Library - String Collective NYC.

Wagner, Bridal chorus (here comes the bride)
Mendelssohn: wedding march (after the kiss, as you both exit down the aisle)
Clarke: Trumpet Voluntary
Pachelbel: Canon (popular for Bridal party, or bride herself).
Bach, Jesu, Joy of man's desiring,
Handel, Aria
Vivaldi Largo and Allegro From Winter **(pop. for bride or bridal party).
Brahms Theme from sym. No.1
Mozart, March
Air on the G string, Bach ***(one of my favorties for bride or bridal party).
Schumann, Traumeri
Mozart, Allejuja from Exultate Jubilate
Bach, Wachet Auf
Bach, Sheep may Safely Graze
Bach, Arioso
Franck, Panis Angelicus
Mozart, Andante from Piano Concerto #21
Marie-Therese von Paradis, Sicilienne ***gorgeous

Others include: (Prelude or Ceremony suggestions)
Charpentier, Te deum
Bach, Bist Du bei Mir
Mendelssohn, If with all your Hearts from elijah
Bach, My heart Ever faithful
Massenet, Meditation from Thais
Bach-Gounod, Ave Maria
Purcell, Suite from the Fairy Queen - Hornpipe, air, rondeau
Handel, Entrance of the queen of sheba
Mouret, Rondeau
Schubert, Ave Maria
Liszt, Liebestraum
Beethoven, Ode To Joy
Bach, Sarabande
Corelli, Concerto Grosso No.10

****For the cocktail/reception :
Classical Favorties such as Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, Beethoven and
Schumann famous String Trios/quartets, Haydn's work is always
lighthearted and beautiful as well as the famous Mozarts Divertimento's-

Waldteufel, The Skaters
Eduardo Di Capua, O Sole Mio
Spanish Traditional, La Paloma
Stephen Foster, Beautiful Dreamer
Tchaikovsky, Serenade for Strings in C major
Vivaldi, Autumn Allegro from The Four Seasons

Saint-Saens, The Swan
Schubert, Serenade
Marchetti, Fascination
Elgar, Chason di Matin
Debussy, La Fille aux cheveux de lin

Opera Favorites:
Puccini, O mio babbino Caro
Delibes, Flower Song/Flower Duet
Mozart, Der Vogelfanger from The Magic Flute
Mozart, Bei Mannern from The Magic Flute
Offenbach, Barcarolle from Tales of Hoffman
Bizet, Habanera from Carmen
Bizet, The Toreador's Song from Carmen
Massenet, Mediation from Thais
Brandenburg Concerto lll, Bach
Mozart, Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
Jewish favorite request:
Siman tov u mazel tov

We also have arrangments of
Joplin, Entertainer
Gershwin, "the man I love"
Gershwin, Someone to Watch over me
Gershwin, I've got a crush on you.
Hamlisch, The Way We Were
Cole Porter's Night and Day

Great love songs -
As time Goes By
The way we were.
Moon River

Beatles, Yesterday
Beatles, Get Back
Beatles, Hey Jude
Beatles, Here There Everywhere
Beatles, All You need is Love
Beatles, Here Comes the Sun

Five of Fighting, 100 years
Pretty Donna, Collective Soul
U2, Beautiful Day
U2, Running to Stand Still
Gladiator Soundrack, Honour Him, Now We are Free
Muppets, He'll Make Me Happy
Kenny G- Wedding Song
Madonna, Papa Don't Preach
Somewhere, from West Side Story

40's - 50's Jazz/Modern/ Gershwin
I got Rhythm
Rhapsody In Blue
Prelude ll
An American In Paris
Concerto in F
Second Rhapsody

Lullaby of Broadway
Mr. Wonderful
Tea for Two
'S Wonderful

Coldplay, Yellow
Coldplay, Viva la Vida

Radiohead, Karma Police
Alicia Keys, If I aint got you
Cheryl Crow, The First Cut is the Deepest
Michael Jackson, Billy Jean

Rascal Flatts, Bless This Broken Road
George Strait, I cross My Heart
Snow Patrol, Chasing Cars
Eric Clapton, Wonderful Tonight
Shins, New Slang
Edwin McCain, I'll be
Nickelback Never Gonna Be Alone
Metallica, Nothing Else Matters
Led Zeplin, Stairway to Heaven

Complete set of Tangos from Michael McLean
Tango Chromatique

Audience Favorties:
Andrew Lloyd Webber's
All I ask of You from Phantom of the opera
Unchained Melody
Con te Partiro, Sartori
Flower Duet from lakme, Leo Delibes
Sleeping Beauty Waltz, Tchaikovsky
G. Meredith, She
Elgar, Salut d'Amour

---Cole Porter---
I get a kick out of You
You're the Top
Just one of Those Things
Night and Day
Anything Goes
What is this Thing Called Love?

Autumn Nocturne
The Birth of the Blues
Body and Soul
Fascinating Rhythm
Lullaby of Birdland
'Round Midnight
Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart