We must confess to having pinched this blog article from “16 Strings” but thought they did a pretty good job of summing it up! Why is the Pachelbel Canon so popular at weddings? Why Is Canon In D Such A Popular Wedding Song? The Canon in D by Pachelbel is perhaps one of the most […]
Want to know how to involve your guests in the live music ? Want something to really make people talk about your event ? We have the perfect solution ; TBQ Jukebox. This is a novel way to ensure your guests get to hear the music they’d like. TBQ Jukebox is our innovative […]
We had a lovely time at the wedding on Steve and Jennifer at the Old Thorn’s Hotel in Liphook , Hampshire. A week before the wedding, Steve secretly got in touch with me, and said that he was planning a big surprise for Jennifer for the end of the ceremony. They’d requested The Beatles All […]
Yesterday, we played at the lovely wedding of Steven and Jennifer at the Old Thorns Hotel in Liphook, Hampshire. (Anna’s favourite because there’s a cheeky Starbucks next door for a pre-wedding coffee) The couple had requested Somewhere Over The Rainbow for the signing of the register, but had asked specifically for the version done by […]
We love getting new arrangement requests – the latest is from Lucy and Duncan for a String Quartet Arrangement Of The Cinematic Orchestra – To Build A Home. The off-season for us is a chance to regather our thoughts, tidy up the music pads, and make some new arrangements! We are looking forward to playing […]
I’ve just arranged a new piece for our repertoire for the coming months. Fresh from seeing Spectre at the cinema I felt inspired to do a nice arrangement of this for our string quartet. It is always good to keep up to date with the most recent hits. This is what keeps our playing fresh […]
We are looking forward to playing at the wedding of Emma and her Fiance in a couple of weeks at Skylark Golf Club. We have just arranged a special request for their wedding, Highland Cathedral. The below is information from Wikipedia about this now classic tune. Highland Cathedral is a popular melody for the Great […]
The Bossard Quartet are busy clicking away on Sibelius writing arrangements for our weddings this summer. We pride ourselves on offering a fantastic service to our customers, whereby they can request literally ANY song for string quartet. We’ve yet to receive a request that we didn’t think we could do (but never say never!) We […]
We enjoy playing Bollywood Repertoire for string quartet from time to time when requested. We find that people who book us for this enjoy hearing some Bollywood Classics, played slightly differently by us! For a list of our Bollywood favourites see below: Aye Ho Meri Zindagi Me Balle Balle Chraliya Dheer Dheere Do Dil Mil […]
Amy has been busy working on an arrangement of Life On Mars in honour of a big birthday coming up soon for our cellist, Sophie. . We look forward to bashing out this one together soon….
Wow that’s a lot of acronyms! What does it mean? This weekend we had the pleasure of playing not once, but twice with the amazing Freestyle Funk Collective! (Well, three times if you count the rehearsal!) For those not in the know, FFC are a talented funk band based in Portsmouth (and available for public […]
We were delighted to be asked to play at a 40th birthday party recently. In fact, it was a joint birthday party for father and son who were both reaching ‘significant’ milestones. A great day for the Taggert family and the first time we used our TBQ Jukebox It was a real family affair and we […]
We’ve got some great new repertoire that we are itching to play at a function near you! Adele: Rolling in the Deep NEW Arcade Fire: Crown of Love NEW Barry Manilow: Copacabana NEW The Beatles: Blackbird NEW The Beatles: Eleanor Rigby NEW Beyonce – Crazy In Love NEW Cee Lo Green: Forget You NEW Elton John: Can You […]
This was a special request from Jim & Jax for their wedding in June. Happy to oblige!