Best of the Knot 2010


We are proud that Shaw Strings has been rated by local brides and voted
The Knot Best of Weddings 2010 Pick.


We are delighted to be on the recommended performers list at:
Hotel DuPont
Greystone Hall
Drexelbrook
DuPont Country Club
Brantwyn
Joseph Ambler Inn
The Willows
Dulin-Kurtz
Appleford Manor
Merion Tribute House
Reading Country Club
Springton Manor
The Willows
Mendenhall Inn
The Curtis Institute

We belong to the following organizations:

West Chester
Chamber of Commerce

Greater Philadelphia
Better Business Bureau

National Association
of Catering Executives

International Society
of Event Specialists

String Quartet Repertoire

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Wedding Favorites

Children's Favorites

Classical Music

Albeniz

Spanish Dance

Alfven

Swedish Rhapsody

Arriaga

Quartet No. 2 in A

Bach, J.S.

Air (Suite No. 3)
Aria (My Heart Ever Faithful)
Arioso
Ave Maria (for solo violin)
Badinerie
Bouree (First French Suite)
Brandenberg Concerto #1
Brandenberg Concerto #2
Brandenberg Concerto #3
Chorale and Fugue
Double Concerto for 2 Violins (arr. for Str. Quartet)
Four Bach Dances
Fugue for two violins, viola and two celli (BMV 867)
Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring
“Little” Fugue In G Minor
Medley
Minuetto
O Sacred Head, Now Wounded
Passacaglia and Fugue
Praeludium In E Major
Prelude in B Flat Minor (From The Well-Tempered Clavichord)
Sarabande
Sarabande (First French Suite)
Sheep May Safely Graze
Wachet auf (Sleepers Wake)

Bartok

Children's Game
Play
Two Dialogues

Beethoven

Allegretto (Moonlight Sonata)
Allegretto con Variazioni (Opus 74)
Allegro (Opus 18 #1)
Allegro (Opus 18 #2)
Allegro (Opus 18 #5)
Allegro (Opus 18 #6)
Andante (Opus 18 #3)
Bagatelle
Cavatine (Op. 130)
Hunter's Song
I Love Thee
Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee
Minuet in G
Menuetto (Opus #4)
Menuetto (Opus 18 #5)
Minuet (Septet Op. 20)
Ode To Joy
Scherzo (Opus #4)
Suite of Scotch and Irish Airs

Bizet

Adagietto
Habanera from Carmen
Prelude To Carmen
Toreador Song (Carmen, Suite #1)

Boccherini

Minuet
Quartets (9)

Borodin

Nocturne
Polovetzian Dance
Prince Igor (Polovtsian Dances)

Brahms

Allegretto (Symphony No. 3)
Cradle Song
Hungarian Dance No. 4
Hungarian Dance No. 5
Theme (1st Symphony)
Themes (Symphony No. 3)
Waldesnacht
Waltz in G

Campra

Ragaudon

Chaminade

Scarf Dance

Cherubini

Scherzo (String Quartet No. 1)

Chopin

Etude
Etude No. 3
Fantaisie-Impromptu
Nocturne
Polonaise In Ab Major
Prelude in E Minor
Prelude Op. 28, No. 4
Prelude Op. 28, No. 6
Valse Op. 70 No. 3

Clarke

Trumpet Voluntary

Copeland

Saturday Night Waltz (Rodeo)

Corelli

Corrente
Largo (Golden Sonata)
Menuetto

Couperin

Gavotte en Rondeau

D'Antalffy

Aubade Hongroise

Debussy

Clair De Lune
Golliwogg's Cake-Walk
Reverie
Two Cakewalks

Delibes

Flower Duet (Lakme)

Dittersdorf

Minuet (Quartet in Eb Major)

Dvorak

Celebration
Humoresque
Largo (New World Symphony)
Quartet No. 6
Slavonic Dance No. VIII
Songs My Mother Taught Me

Elgar

Chanson de Matin
Chanson de Nuit (Op. 15, No. 1)
Salut d'Amour

Erbe

Albumblatt

Ernst

Gipsy Dance

Faure

Pavane

Fibich

Poem

Foster

Beautiful Dreamer
I Dream Of Jeannie With The Light Brown Hair

Franz

Dedication

Gershwin

Lullaby

Gluck

Caprice (Alceste)
Melody
Minuet (Orpheus)

Grieg

Anitra's Dance
Folk Song
Ich Leibe Dich
Norwegian Dance No. 2
Norwegian Dance No. 3
Sailor's Song
Studenternes Serenade
Theme (Piano Concerto)
Waltz (From Op. 12)
Wedding Day At Troldhaugen

Gurlitt

Sonatina No. 1, 2nd Movement

Handel

Air
Aria
Bouree (The Fireworks)
Departure of The Queen of Sheba
Entrance of the Queen of Sheba
Gavotte
Gigue
Harmonious Blacksmith, The
Hornpipe (Water Musik)
Largo (Xerses)
Let the Bright Seraphim (Samson)
March (Occasional Oratario)
March (Judas Maccabaeus)
Melody (The Water Musik)
Messiah

Aria: But Who May Abide The Day Of His Coming
Aria: Every Valley Shall Be Exalted
Aria: He Shall Feed His Flock
Aria: I Know That My Redeemer Liveth
Aria: O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings
Aria: Rejoice Greatly, O Daughter Of Zion
Aria: The People That Walked In Darkness
Arioso: Comfort Ye, My People
Chorus: Amen
Chorus: And He Shall Purify The Sons Of Levi
Chorus: And The Glory of the Lord
Chorus: For Unto Us A Child Is Born
Chorus: Glory To God In The Highest
Chorus: Hallelujah
Recitative: Thus Saith The Lord of Hosts
Sinfonia

Minuet (The Fireworks)
Occasional March
Saraband
See The Conquering Hero Comes
Rigaudon (Almira)
Passacaile
Where'er You Walk from “Semele”

Hasse

Barberini's Minuet
Canzona

Haydn

A Graceful Dance (Op. 3, No. 4)
Adagio (Quartet in G Major)
Allegretto (Op. 2, No. 5)
Allegro (Op. 3, No. 6)
Cantabile (Op. 64, No. 5)
Finale (Op 74 No. 3 Rider's Quartet)
God Save Francis, The Emperor
In The Style Of A Minuet (Op. 64, No. 5)
Menuetto (Op. 2, No. 5)
Menuetto (Op. 1, No. 1)
Menuetto (Op. 17, No. 2)
Menuetto (Op. 17, No. 3)
Menuetto (Op. 17, No. 5)
Menuetto (p. 2, No. 4)
Minuet (Quartet In D Minor)
Perpetuo Mobile (Op. 64, No. 5)
Presto (Op. 1, No. 2)
Presto (Op. 2, No. 5)
Quartet (Op. 1, Nr. 0)
Quartet (Op. 1, Nr. 2)
Quartet (Op. 1, Nr. 6)
Quartet (Op. 2, Nr. 1)
Quartet (Op. 2, Nr. 2)
Quartet (Op. 2, Nr. 4)
Quartet (Op. 2, Nr. 6)
Quartet (Op. 3, Nr. 5)
Quartet (Op.1, Nr.1)
Quartet (Op.1, Nr.3)
Quartet (Op.1, Nr.4)
Scherzo (Op. 3, No. 5)
Serenade
St. Anthony's Chorale
The Bird (Op. 33, No. 3)
The Horseman (Op. 74, No. 3)
The Seven Last Words (Op. 51 Nos. 1 – 7)
Theme (Symphony No. 2)
Twelve German Dances for String Trio

Herbert

Serenade

Iljynsly/Stoessel

Berceuse

Ivanovici

The Anniversary Waltz (Waves OfThe Danube)

Jacobs-Bond

I Love You Truly

Jenkins

Palladio (Diamond Music)

Jenkinson

Moto Perpetuo

Kabalevsky

A Game
A Little Song and March
Dance
Playing Ball
The Clown

Lehar

Gold and Silver Waltz

Lemare

Andantino

Liszt

Liebestraum (Dream of Love)

MacDowell

A Deserted Farm
To A Wild Rose

Massenet

Meditation (Thais)

Mendelssohn

Adagio from Organ Sonata No. 2, Op 65
Canzonetta (Op. 12)
Intermezzo (Quartet Op. 13)
Nocturne (Midsummers Night's Dream)
On Wings of Song
Sehnsuchtig
Song Without Words No. 35
Song Without Words No. 48
Wedding March

Monti

Czardas

Mouret

Rondeau (Premiere Suite)

Mozart

Adagio (K. 170)
Adagio and Fugue (K. 546)
Allegretto (K.156)
Allegro
Allegro (K. 155)
Allegro (K. 157)
Allegro (K. 80)
Alleluia (Exsultate, Jubilate)
Andante (8th Quartet)
Andante from Piano Concerto No. 21
Ave Verum Corpus
Complete Quartets for Flute, Violin, Viola and Cello
Contredanse en Rondeau (K. 213)
Divertimento (K. 138)
Eine Kleine Nacht Musik (Serenade)
Allegro, Romanza, Menuetto, Rondo
Entr'acte (K. 138)
Fugue (K. 168)
Melody (K. 155)
Menuetto (K. 421)
Menuetto (K. 465)
Menuetto and Trio (K. 298)
Minuet (Quartet in Eb major)
Minuet From Don Juan
Piano Concerto NO 21 (Theme from Elvira Madigan)
Presto (K. 156)
Presto (K. 157)
Presto (K. 160)
Quartet (K. 156)
Quartet (K. 157)
Quartet (K. 155)
Quartet (K. 158)
Quartet (K. 159)
Quartet (K. 160)
Quartet (K. 168)
Quartet (K. 169)
Quartet (K. 170)
Quartet (K. 171)
Quartet (K. 172)
Quartet (K. 173)
Quartet For Flute, Violin Viola and Cello (K. 285)
Quartet For Flute, Violin Viola and Cello (K. 298)
Quartet For Oboe, Violin, Viola and Cello
Ronda Alla Turka (Turkish March)
Rondo (K. 159)
Rondo (K. 80)
Thema
Theme (The Magic Flute)
Wedding March (The Marriage Of Figaro)

Nevin

Song of the Brook

Offenbach

Barcarolle (Tales of Hoffman)
Can-Can

Pachelbel

Canon in D

Prokofieff

Tag

Praetorius

Volta

Puccini

Musetta's Waltz Song (La Boheme)
Nessun Dorma (Turandot)
O, My Beloved Father (Gianni Schicchi)

Purcell

Air
Hornpipe and Air
Minuet
Rigaudon
Suite (Dido and Aeneas)
Trumpet Tune
Two Rondeaux (The Fairy Queen)

Rachmaninoff

Prelude (Op. 3, No. 2)
Rapsodie sur un Theme de Paganini (Var. XVIII)
Theme (Piano Concerto No. 2)
Vocalise

Rameau

Gavotte

Rimsky-Korsakoff

Dance of The Tumblers
Song Of India (Sadko)

Rossini/Cowles

Ballet Music (William Tell)
Gallop (William Tell, Overture)

Rubinstein

Berceuse

Saint-Saens/McLeod

Dance Macabre
Swan, The

Satie

Gymnopedies (Nos. 1,2 and 3)

Scharwenka

Polish Dance

Schubert

Adagio (Quartet No.10)
Allegretto (Quartet No. 13)
Allegretto (Quartet No. 7)
Allegro (Quartet No. 2)
Allegro (Quartet No. 6)
Allegro (Quartet No. 8)
Andante (Quartet No. 1)
Andante (Quartet No. 13)
Andante (Quartet No. 4)
Andante (Quartet No. 6)
Ave Maria
Little Waltz in G
Menuetto (Quartet No. 9)
Moment Musical
Presto (Quartet No. 7)
Scherzo (Quartet No. 15)
Serenade
Theme (Death And The Maiden)
To Music

Schumann

Botschaft
Choral
Dreaming (Scenes Of Childhood)
From The Album For The Young
The Merry Farmer
Thou Ring on my Finger
To Sunshine (Op. 36)
Traumerei

Shaffer

Westminster Prelude and Fugue

Shostakovich

A Sad Tale
March
Romance (from “The Gadfly”)

Smith/Kalman

Play Gypsies-Dance Gypsies

Spiritual

Swing Low, Sweet Chariot

Stravinsky

Lento
Ronde Des Princesses (The Firebird)
Vivo

Tallis

Canon

Tchaikovsky

2nd Movement (Pathetique Symphony)
Arabian Dance (The Nutcracker Suite)
Chanson Triste
Chant sans paroles
Children's Album For String Quartet
Chinese Dance (The Nutcracker Suite)
Dance Of The Reed-flutes (Nutcracker)
From “Piano Concerto No. 1”
From “Romeo & Juliet”
From “Symphony No. 5”
From: “Pathetique Symphony”
March (The Nutcracker Suite)
Miniature Overture (The Nutcracker Suite)
Romeo and Juliet
Russian Dance
Scene from Swan Lake
Serenade For Strings
Sleeping Beauty Waltz
Theme from Swan Lake
Waltz from Eugene Onegin
Waltz Of The Flowers (The Nutcracker Suite)

Telemann

Gigue
Pastorale

Verdi

Andantino (La Forza Del Destino)
Drinking Song (La Traviata)
Quartet (Rigaletto)

Vivaldi

Concerto in Fa Maggiore #288
Concerto in La Minore #411
Concerto in La Minore 413
Concerto in Re Maggiore #246
Concerto in Re Minore #176
Concerto in Sol Minore #287

von Gluck

Melody (Orpheus And Eurydice)

VonWeber

Invitation to the Dance

Wagner

Bridal Chorus (Lohengrin)
March of the Meistersingers

Waldteufel

Dolores Waltz

Woodforde-Finden

Kashmiri Song

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