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The Classic Strings

"The Classic Strings" Ensembles are composed of professional musicians who have established themselves as one of the finest groups available in the Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex, exhibiting wonderful versatility and a vast repertoire. Their performance will create a pleasant atmosphere with something to please every musical taste, and music for every occasion, be it a wedding, party, or intimate dining.

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Musical Selections List


Waltzes Blue Danube Waltz – Johann Straus
“Die Fledermaus” Waltz- Johann Strauss
Kaiser Waltz- Johann Strauss
Rosen aus dem Sueden Waltz- Johann Strauss
Stories from the Vienna Woods Waltz- Johann Strauss
Wiener Blut Waltz- Johann Strauss
Serenade Waltz- Yradier
Waltz-Intermezzo-Dance scene from “Merry Wives of Windsor”-Lehar
Gold and Silver Waltzes- Franz Lehar


Brautschau Polka- Johann Strauss
Annen Polka- Johann Strauss
Thunder and Lightening Polka- Johann Strauss

Tritsch, Tratsch Polka- Johann Strauss

Light  Classics

Brandenburg Concerto No. 2- J.S. Bach
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3- J.S. Bach (1st movement)
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3- J.S. Bach (2nd movement)
Two Gavottes- J.S. Bach
Nocturne- Borodine
Water Music Suite- Handel (Air, Bouree, Hornpipe, Finale)
Divertimento I- Mozart
Divertimento II- Mozart
Divertimento III- Mozart
Minuet – Mozart
String Quartet No. 11- Mozart (Andante)
String Quartet No. 12- Mozart (Presto)
String Quartet No. 12- Mozart (Tempo di Menuetto)
String Quartet No. 13- Mozart
String Quartet No. 15- Mozart (Rondo)
Minuet- Rameau
String Quartet No. 3- Boccherini (Allegro maestoso)
Pavane- Ravel
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik- Mozart
Rondeau- from “Masterpiece Theater”- Mouret
A Little Spring Music-  Vivaldi
Childrens’ Prayer from “Hansel & Gretel” – Humperdinck
Four Seasons- Vivaldi
Etude No. 3- Chopin
La Sorella
El Relicario
Serenade- Schubert

Opera Favorites

"Aida" - Triumphal March- Verdi
"Barber of Seville" - Ecco ridente in cielo - Rossini
Largo al factotum della citta 
Una voce poco fa
"La Boheme"- Che gelida manina - Puccini
Quando men vo
"Carmen" - Entr'acte (Act III) - Bizet

"Cavalleria Rusticana" - Intermezzo - Mascagni
"Don Giovanni" - Vedrai, carino - Mozart
"The Elixir of Love" - Una furtiva lagrima - Donizetti
"Faust" - Avant de quitter ces lieux - Gounod
"Gianni Schicchi" - O mio babbino caro - Puccini
"La Gioconda" - Dance of the Hours - Ponchielli
"Madame Butterfly" - Un bel di vedremo - Puccini
"The Magic Flute" - Ein Madchen oder Weibchen - Mozart
In diesen heil'gen Hallen
"The Marriage of Figaro" - Voi, che sapete - Mozart
"Martha" - M'apparti, tuit' amor - von Flotow
"Orfeo and Euridice" - Che faro senza Euridice - Gluck
"Orpheus in the Underworld" - Galopp (Can-Can) - Offenbach
"Pagliacci" - Vesti, la giubba - Leoncavallo
"Rigoletto" - Caro nome - Verdi
La donna e mobile
"Tales of Hoffman" - Barcarolle - Offenbach
"Tannhauser" - Pilgrim's Chorus - Wagner
"Tosca" - E lucevan le stelle - Puccini
Vissi d'arte
"La Traviata" - Di Provenza il mar - Verdi
Drinking Song
Sempre libera
"Il Trovatore" - Chorus of Gypsies - Verdi
Stride la vampa


Cotton Eyed Joe- arranged by B. Allen 1991
Don’t Send me no Angels- arranged by B. Allen 1990
The Eyes of Texas- arranged by B. Allen 1985
Georgia on my Mind- arranged by B. Allen 1986
San Antonio Rose- arranged by B. Allen 1986
Tennessee Waltz- arranged by B. Allen 1986
Texas, Our Texas- arranged by B. Allen 1986
Waltz Across Texas- arranged by B. Allen 1986
The Yellow Rose of Texas- arranged by J. Geisel 1985  

Easy Listening & Pop Tunes

As Time Goes By- arr. by B. Allen 1986 (revised 1990)
Deep Purple- arr. by B. Allen 1986 (rev. 1990)
Evergreen- arr. By B. Allen 1987
Greensleeves- arr. By B. Allen 1987
Theme from “Ice Castles”- arr. By B. Allen 1988
Lara’s Theme from “Dr. Zhivago”- arr. By B. Allen 1986 (rev. 1990)
Laura- arr. By B. Allen 1986
Love Is A Many Splendored Thing- arr. By B. Allen 1990
Misty- arr. By B. Allen 1987
Somewhere from “West Side Story”- arr. By B. Allen 1987
They Say It’s Wonderful from “Oklahoma”- arr. By B. Allen 1987
You Light up My Life- arr. By B. Allen 1990
Mack the Knife- arr. By I. Kovacs 1990
April in Portugal- String Colors
Blue Tango- L. Anderson
I Enjoy Being a Girl- String Colors
It Might As Well Be Spring- String Colors
No Other Love- String Colors
On A Clear Day- String Colors
Try to Remember- String Colors
What I did for Love
Tomorrow from “Annie”
One from “A Chorus Line”
Summertime from “Porgy & Bess”
My Favorite Things from “The Sound of Music”
Memory from “Cats”
Sunrise, Sunset from “Fiddler on the Roof”
New York, New York
Somewhere Over the Rainbow from “Wizard of Oz”
Don’t Get Around Much Anymore- Duke Ellington
Thanks for the Memory
I’ve Got A Crush on You- N. Riddle
Love Me Tender
What’s New- N. Riddle
The Way We Were- Streisand
The Summer Knows from “Summer of 42”
Night and Day
Chariots of Fire
The Rose
Stars & Stripes Forever
Plink, Plank, Plunk
Peter Gunn

Scott Joplin Rags 

Country Club Rag
The Easy Winners Rag
Paragon Rag

Musical  Show Medleys 
"Camelot”- Rodgers & Hammerstein  
“GiGi”- String Colors
“I Talk to the Trees”- String Colors
“My Fair Lady”- Rodgers & Hammerstein
“Oklahoma” Selections- Rodgers & Hammerstein
“The Sound of Music”- Rodgers & Hammerstein
“South Pacific”- Rodgers & Hammerstein
Day by Day
March of the Siamese Children- from “The King and I”
Memory from “Cats”

The Beauty and the Beast


Canon in D- Pachelbel  
Jesu, Joy of Mans’ Desiring- J.S. Bach
Entr’Act from “Carmen”-  arr. B. Allen
Hymn Vangelis-  arr. I. Kovacs
La Rejouissance (The Rejoicing)—Handel
The Lord’s Prayer- Malotte- arr. B. Allen 1986 (can be done with singer)
Trumpet Voluntary- arr. B. Allen 1987 (Rev. 1992)
Trumpet Voluntary- arr. I. Kovacs (quartet with Trumpet solo)
Trumpet Tune- Purcel- arr. I. Kovacs (quartet with Trumpet solo)
Water Music Finale- arr. B. Allen 1991 (quartet with Trumpet solo)
Ode to Joy- Beethoven
Ave Maria- Schubert (Ab version)
Ave Maria- Schubert (A major version)
Bridal Chorus (traditional)
Wedding March (traditional)
Ave Maria- Bach/Gounod
That’s All I Ask of You –from “Phantom of the Opera” – arr. B. Allen

Wedding Processional from “The Sound of Music”- arr. B. Allen


White Christmas
Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire
Frosty the Snowman
Joy to the World
Silent Night
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
O Come All Ye Faithful
We Need a Little Christmas- from “Auntie Mame”
Rudolph/Holly Jolly Christmas Medley
Christmas Classics (Nutcracker/Hallelujah Chorus Medley)
A Christmas Festival (Hark, It Came Upon, We Wish You)
Modern Christmas Classics (I’ll be Home, Here comes, Have yourself)
Sleigh Ride- L. Anderson
Christmas Festival Medley (12 days, O Come, Joy, Jingle)
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
The Holly & the Ivy
What Child is This?
Silent Night
Good King Wenceslas
O Come all ye Faithful
The First Noel
It Came upon a Midnight Clear
We Three Kings
Joy to the World
Away in a Manger
Up on the Housetop
O Little town of Bethlehem
Jolly old St. Nicholas
Hark the Herald Angels Sing
Jingle Bells
Auld Lang Syne
O Christmas Tree
Angels We Have Heard on High
Deck the Halls
We Wish you a Merry Christmas

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