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Classical Strings

Beautiful and elegant string music for weddings and special events in Los Angeles and Southern California! We are available to perform in the following combinations: String quartet . . . 2 Violins, 1 viola and 1 cello String quintet . . . 2 Violins, 1 viola, 1 cello and 1 bass String trio . . . 1 Violin, 1 viola and 1 cello String duo #1 ...  

Learn About Bluegrass Mandolin Music for Weddings

While many people are familiar with the term “Bluegrass”, many still do not know that the mandolin is arguably the most important Bluegrass instrument there is. The mandolin is commonly associated with Italian music, the music of the Mediterranean and South America. This is rightfully so, as these regions’ music heavily features the mandolin. However, the mandolin is equally as important to American Bluegrass music. The first official Bluegrass band, Bill Monroe’s Blue Grass Boys, prominently featured the mandolin. Bill Monroe, who is credited with the invention of Bluegrass music, played the mandolin in the Blue Grass ...  

Learn More About String Quartets and String Quartet Music

Are you curious to learn more about string quartets and string quartet music? The Sparrow Lane String Quartet has created this article to help our visitors learn the basic language of a string quartet as well as some essential music for string quartets. What is a String Quartet? Essentially, a string quartet is a combination of four stringed instruments playing together. However, string quartets traditionally consist of two violins, one viola and a cello. For more variety, string quartets can also consist of ensembles of guitarists, harpists, bassists or even a mandolin player. The combinations and ...  

Non-Traditional Wedding Music for Unique Ceremonies: Wedding Music That Will Make Your Ceremony “Pop”

When one thinks of wedding music, “Here Comes the Bride”, Pachebel’s “Canon in D,” Handel’s “Air” and Mozart’s “Wedding March” inevitably come to mind. These are all classic and wonderful choices for a wedding ceremony. However, some brides-to-be may feel they are too traditional for their wedding. In previous posts, we discussed choosing the right (and wrong) wedding music. However, there is one area we haven’t discussed before: Non-Traditional Wedding Music. When browsing wedding-related blogs, Style Me Pretty, a blog about wedding planning, posted a question posed by a bride-to-be which I found inspiring. The bride ...  
“I wanted to tell you how much we LOVED the band! They were everything I had hoped for -- talented, fun musicians and sweet and courteous. I will definitely keep The Silver Mountain String Band in mind for our next big gathering. We had so many compliments on the music, and the person whom the party was for was THRILLED with the band, and burst out in tears because she was SO happy. The music made the day magical, one people will remember fondly for years to come. Many sincere thanks to you and the band!”

—Fondly, Anne S., Birthday Celebration at Private Residence, April 10, 2011

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