String Love – Song List

(Sampling of String Love’s most popular selections)

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Rock and Pop

21 Guns – Green Day
All You Need Is Love – The Beatles
Beautiful Life – Ace of Base
Don’t Stop Believing – Journey
Every Breath You Take – The Police
Firework – Katy Perry
I Am The Walrus – The Beatles
I’d Love To Change The World – Ten Years After
Kashmir – Led Zeppelin
Madness – Muse
Nothing Else Matters – Metallica
Purple Haze – Jimi Hendrix
Shake It Up – The Cars
Somewhere In My Memory – John Williams
Stand By Me – Ben E. King
Sweet Dreams Are Made Of This – The Eurythmics
Tainted Love – Soft Cell
Turn The Beat Around – Gloria Estefan
We Are Going To Be Friends – The White Stripes
Whole Lotta Love – Led Zeppelin
Wrecking Ball – Miley Cyrus
All My Love – Led Zeppelin
Aqualung – Jethro Tull
Black Dog – Led Zeppelin
Dust In The Wind – Kansas
Evil Ways – Santana
Happy Together – The Turtles
I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor
Just What I Needed – The Cars
Live and Let Die – Paul McCartney
My Girl – The Temptations
Paint It Black – The Rolling Stones
Seven Nation Army – The White Stripes
Someone Like You – Adele
Space Oddity – David Bowie
Sunshine Of Your Love – Cream
Sweet Home Alabama – Lynyrd Skynyrd
Take Me To The River – Annie Lennox (Al Green)
Walk This Way – Aerosmith
What Is Love – Haddaway
Wipe Out – The Surfaris
Zombie – The Cranberries

Wedding Favorites

“Amazing Grace” (Traditional)
“Ave Maria” (Schubert)
Chaconne, Meditation and Recessional (Naughtin)
Hornpipe from the Water Music (Handel)
The Lord’s Prayer (Malotte)
“Ode to Joy” (Beethoven)
Pachelbel’s Canon
Rondeau from Symphonies des fanfares(Mouret)
“Sheep May Safely Graze” from Cantata No. 208 (Bach)
Trumpet Voluntary in D (Clarke)
“Ave Maria” (Bach/Gounod)
Bridal Chorus from Lohengrin (Wagner)
“Entrance of the Queen of Sheba” fromSolomon (Handel)
“La Réjouissance” from the Royal Fireworks Music (Handel)
Minuet from the Water Music (Handel)
Overture from the Royal Fireworks Music(Handel)
“Panis Angelicus” (Frank)
“Sabbath Prayer” from Fiddler on the Roof(Bock)
Trumpet Tune (The King of Denmark) (Purcell)
Wedding March from A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Mendelssohn)

Romantic / Modern

Adagio Cantabile from the “Pathetique”Sonata (Beethoven)
“Che Gelida Manina” from “La Bohéme”(Puccini)
“Csárdás” (Monti)
Entr’acte to Act III of “Carmen” (Bizet)
“Flower Song” from “Carmen” (Bizet)
Golden Earrings (Traditional)
3 Gymnopédies (Satie)
“Habañera” from “Carmen” (Bizet)
Hungarian Dances (Brahms): Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11 & 21
Meditation from “Thais” (Massenet)
Moldovanke (traditional)
“Nessun Dorma” from “Turandot” (Puccini)
“O mio babbino caro” from “Gianni Schicchi”(Puccini)
Pavane (Fauré)
Prelude No. 2 (Gershwin)
Romance (Shostakovich)
Romanza Andaluza (Sarasate)
Sicilienne (Fauré)
Son of the Puzta, Op. 134, No. 2 (Keler)
“Vilia” from “The Merry Widow” (Lehar)
Allegretto (after Boccherini) (Kreisler)
Clair de lune (Debussy)
Czardas from “Die Fledermaus” (J. Strauss, Jr.)
Entr’acte to Act IV of “Carmen” (Bizet)
The Girl with the Flaxen Hair (Debussy)
Golliwog’s Cake-walk (Debussy)
“Gypsy Life” (Herbert)
Hoe-down from “Rodeo” (Copland)
Largo from the “New World” Symphony (Dvorák)
Menuet from “Le Tombeau de Couperin”(Ravel)
“Morning Mood” from Peer Gynt Suite (Grieg)
Nocturne (Fauré)
The Old Refrain (Kreisler)
Pavane pour une infante defunte (Ravel)
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini:  18th Variation (Rachmaninov)
Romance (from Violin Concerto No. 2) (Wieniawski)
Rumanian Folk Dances (complete) (Bartók)
“Simple Gifts” Fugue (Naughtin)
Tambourin Chinois (Kreisler)
Vocalise (Rachmaninov)

Baroque / Classical

“Air” from Suite No. 3 (Bach)
Arioso from Cantata No. 156 (Bach)
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G (Bach)
Chaconne in G (Handel)
Chorale Prelude: “Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme” (Bach)
“The Four Seasons” (Vivaldi):
Concerto Grosso No. 12, “La Folia” (Geminiani)
Largo from Sonata for Strings in E-flat Major “Al Santo Sepulcro”, RV 130 (Vivaldi)
Andante molto from Concerto for Strings in G minor, RV 152 (Vivaldi)
Minuet in G (Anna Magdalena) (Bach)
Brandenburg Concerto No. 2  in F (Bach)
Cantata No. 140  (“Wachet Auf”) Sinfonia (Bach)
Chorale Prelude: “Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier”(Bach)
Concerto Grosso in D minor, Op. 3, No. 11 (Vivaldi)
“Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring” (Bach)
Largo from the Concerto for Two Violins in D minor (Bach)
Violin Sonata No. 4 in D major (Handel)
Violin Concerto in E major: First Movement (Bach)
Ancient Airs and Dances (Respighi)
Concerto for Strings in G major “Alla rustica”, RV 151 (Vivaldi)
Andante from Concerto in F major for Three Violins, RV 551 (Vivaldi)
Overture and Aria “Lascia ch’io panga” fromRinaldo (Handel)

Broadway, Pops, and Latin Classics

“As Time Goes By” (Hupfeld)
“Begin the Beguine” (Porter)
“Chicago” (Fisher)
Danzas Argentinas No. 2 (Ginastera)
“Embraceable You” (Gershwin)
“I Got Rhythm” Variations (Gershwin/Naughtin)
“La Bamba” (Traditional)
Loony Tunes Fugue (Naughtin)
“Por Una Cabeza” (Gardel)
Tango in D (Albeniz)
Andaluza (Granados)
“Retintín” Tango (Arolas)
“El Choclo” Tango (Villoldo)
El Fandango del Candil (Granados)
Bachianas Brazileiras No. 5 (Villa-Lobos)
Birthday Variations (Naughtin)
“Dance Like Crooked Antoine”  (Gonçalves)
“Do It Again” (Gershwin)
“Galway Rambler” Medley (Eight traditional Irish dance tunes)
“Jalousie” Tango (Gade)
“Lamento Quichua” (Gianneo)
“Noites Cariocas” (Bandolim)
“Someone to Watch Over Me” (Gershwin)
“The Moon Reflects My Heart” (Chinese love song)
“La Cumparsita” Tango (Rodriguez)
“Tico–Tico” Chôro Sapéca (Abreu)
El Esquinazo” Tango (Villoldo)

Christmas Music

Bell Carol/In Dulci Jubilo (“Good Christian Men Rejoice”) (Traditional)
“Carol of the Drum” (Traditional Czech)
Greensleeves (“What Child Is This”) (Traditional)
“O Holy Night” (Adam)
“We Wish You a Merry Christmas” (Traditional)
includes: “Ding Dong! Merrily on High,” “Verbum Caro Factum Est,” “Gaudete,”

Heaven and Nature Sing (Christmas Medley I)
includes “Joy to the World,” “Angels We Have Heard on High,”

and “Away in a Manger.”

Carols for Christmas Eve (Christmas Medley III)
includes: “The Coventry Carol,” “God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen”
and “Listen, Lordlings, Unto Me”
Christmas Angels (Christmas Medley V)
includes: “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing,” “The First Noel” and “Deck the Hall.”
 “Bring a Torch, Jeannette, Isabella” (Traditional)
“Carol of the Bells” (Ukranian Carol) (Leontovych)
“Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming” (Praetorius)
“Silent Night, Holy Night” (Gruber)
A Christmas Feast: Five ancient carols for strings
“Carol of the Bagpipers,” and “Coventry Carol.”

We Come A-Caroling (Christmas Medley II)
includes: “Shepherds Leave Your Sheep,” “Come, O Come Emmanuel”
and “Here We Come A-Caroling”
A Christmas Wassail (Christmas Medley IV)
includes: “Adeste Fideles,” “Away in a Manger” and “The Glouchester Wassail.”
Sing We Now of Christmas (Christmas Medley VI)
includes: “Sing We Now of Christmas,” “Fum, Fum, Fum!”
and “Il Est Né, le Divin Enfant”

Waltzes, Ragtime, other…

“Blue Danube” Waltzes (J. Strauss, Jr.)
Caprice Viennois (Kreisler)
Chopin Waltzes: Op. 18, Op. 64, #1 & Op. 64, #2
“Danube Waves” (“Anniversary Waltz”)(Ivanovici)
“Die Fledermaus” Waltzes (J. Strauss, Jr.)
Liebesfreud (Kreisler)
Liebesleid (Kreisler)
“Merry Widow” Waltzes (Lehar)
“Midnight Bells” Waltz (Kreisler)
Musetta’s Waltz from “La Boheme” (Puccini)
Waltzes from Der Rosenkavalier (R. Strauss)
Schön Rosmarin (Kreisler)
Tales from the Vienna Woods (J. Strauss, Jr.)
Two Hearts in Three-Quarter Time (Stolz)
Waltz from Symphony No. 8 in G (Dvorák)
“Wiener Blut” Waltzes (J. Strauss, Jr.)
Waltz (Rachmaninoff)
The Alaskan Rag (Joseph F. Lamb)
“Bethena” Concert Waltz (Scott Joplin)
Calliope Rag (James Scott)
The Cascades (Scott Joplin)
Cataract Rag (Robert Hampton)
Elite Syncopations (Scott Joplin)
Friday Night Rag (Donald Ashwander)
Hot-House Rag (Paul Pratt)
Ragtime Nightingale (Joseph F. Lamb)
Rialto Ripples (George Gershwin/Will Donaldson)
Stoptime Rag (Scott Joplin)
Sunflower Slow Drag (Scott Joplin/Scott Hayden)
The Golden Hours (Max Morath)
Top Liner Rag (Joseph F. Lamb)
Birthday Rag (Matthew Naughtin)

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