REPERTOIRE
The Imperial Valley String Quartet has an extensive repertoire, ranging from baroque, classical, and romantic, to Broadway, big-band swing, and popular standards.  Below are some of the selections:
 
Wedding Music (Processionals and Recessionals):
 
Marc-Antoine Charpentier: Prelude to the “Te Deum”
Jeremiah Clarke: "The Prince of Denmark’s March"
Leo Delibes: "March and Procession of Bacchus" from the ballet “Sylvia”
Alexander Glazunov: “Wedding Processional”
G.F. Handel: Allegro deciso from “The Water Music”
G.F. Handel:  Allegro maestoso from “The Water Music”
G.F. Handel: “The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba” from “Solomon”
G.F. Handel: “La Rejouissance” from “The Royal Fireworks Music”
Felix Mendelssohn: Wedding March from “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”
W.A. Mozart: “Wedding March” from “The Marriage of Figaro”
Johann Pachelbel: Canon in D
Henry Purcell: Trumpet Tune in D
Richard Rodgers: “Wedding March” from “The Sound of Music”
John Stanley: Trumpet Voluntary in D
Richard Wagner: Bridal Chorus from “Lohengrin”
    (“Here Comes the Bride")
 
Wedding Music (seating, service music, prayers, candle lighting, communion, etc.):
 
J.S. Bach: Air from the Third Orchestral Suite
J.S. Bach: Aria “Bist du bei mir” (“Thou art with me”)
J.S. Bach: “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring”
J.S. Bach: “Sheep May Safely Graze”
J.S. Bach: “Wachet auf ruft uns die Stimme” (“Sleepers Awake”) from Cantata 140
L.v. Beethoven: “Ode to Joy”
Carl Boehm: “Still wie die Nacht”
Leo Delibes: “Flower Song” from “Lakme”
Cesar Franck: “Panis Angelicus”
Charles Gounod: “Ave Maria on the First Prelude of J.S. Bach”
G.F. Handel: “Air” from “The Water Music”
G.F. Handel: Largo from “Xerxes”
G.F. Handel: “La Paix” from “The Royal FireworkS Music”
Karl Jenkins: “Palladio” (from the DeBeers “A diamond is forever” commercial)
Mallotte: “The Lord’s Prayer”
W.A. Mozart:  “Alleluja” from the cantata “Exultate, Jubilate”
W.A. Mozart “Laudate Dominum” (for soprano and string quartet)
Franz Schubert: “Ave Maria”
Vangelis: “Hymn”
 
Funeral Music:
 
J.S. Bach: “Komm, Süsser Tod”
Samuel Barber: “Adagio for Strings”
Benjamin Britten: “Sorrowful Saraband” from “Simple Symphony”
Antonin Dvorak: “Goin’ Home” (Second Movement of the “New World Symphony”)
John Bacchus Dykes: The Navy Hymn (“Eternal Father, Strong to Serve”)
Sir Edward Elgar: “Nimrod” from the “Enigma Variations”
Edvard Grieg: “The Death of Ase” from “Peer Gynt”
Edvard Grieg: “Heart Wounds”
Edvard Grieg: “Im Balladenton”
Edvard Grieg: “The Last Spring”
G.F. Handel: “I know that my redeemer liveth” from “Messiah”
Robert Schuman: “Traumerei”
Narciso Serradel Serradel Sevilla: “La Golondrina”
 
“Classical”:
 
J.S. Bach: Brabdenburg Concerto No. 3
J.S. Bach: Concerto for Two Violins
L.v. Beethoven: String Quartets, Op. 18
A. Borodin: String Quartet No. 2
Ch. Hambourg: String Quartets, Nos. 1 & 2
F.J. Haydn: String Quartet, Op. 77, No. 2
W.A. Mozart: “Eine Kleine Nachtmusik”
W.A. Mozart: String Quartet, K. 157
Franz Schubert: String Quartets
 
Broadway:
 
Selections from “Beauty and the Beast”
Selections from “Camelot”
Selections from “Cats”
Selections from “Fiddler on the Roof”
Selections from “My Fair Lady”
Selections from “Oklahoma”
Selections from “Phantom of the Opera”
Selections from “The Sound of Music”
Selections from “South Pacific”
 
Big Band Swing:
 
“Blue Moon
“Embraceable You
“A Foggy Day in London Town
“Harbor Lights
“In the Mood
“The Man I Love
“Moonlight Serenade:
“Red Sails in the Sunset
“Satin Doll
“Someone to Watch over Me
“Stompin’ at the Savoy
“String of Pearls
“Tuxedo Junction
 
Standards:
 
“Fascination”
“I left my heart in San Francisco”
“Imagination”
“Mona Lisa”
”Moon River”
“Raindrops keep fallin’ on my head”
"Song from the Moulin Rouge" (“Where is your heart”)
“Tenderly”
Etc.
 
Popular:
 
Beatles: “And I love her,” “Eleanor Rigby,” “Michelle,” “Yesterday”
Enya: “Only Time”
Lettermen: “When I fall in love”
Etc.
 
Italian:
 
“Ah, Maria! Mari!”
“Arrivaderci, Roma”
“Cara mia”
“Ciribiribin”
“Come prima”
“Funiculi, Funicula”
“Io te vurria vasa” (“I know I’m only dreaming”)
“La donna e mobile”
“Libiamo ne’ lieti calici” (drinking song from “La Traviata”)
“Mattinata”
“O mio babbino caro”
“O sole mio”
“Santa Lucia”
“Serenata Rimpianto”
“Torna a Surriento” (“Come back to Sorrento”)
“Wedding Tarantella”
 
Latin:
 
C. Gardel: “Por una cabeza” (“Schindler’s List,” “True Lies,” and “Scent of a Woman”)
A. Lara: “Sin Ti”
A. Lara: “Solamente una vez”
E. Lecuona: “Andalucia” (“The breeze and I”)
“Las Mañanitas”
“Mañanitas Tapatías”
Esparza Oteo: “Rondalla”
A. Piazolla: “Oblivion”
P. Sarasate: “Romanza Andaluza”
C. Velázquez: “Bésame mucho”