Music

A modern yet sophisticated sound

The Animata String Quartet is committed to playing music which people enjoy listening to, and the greatest amount of care is always taken in ensuring that individual needs and desires are taken into consideration. The quartet has a broad repertoire which encompasses not only classical favourites, but also arrangements from well known musicals and popular songs. Clients are encouraged to consult with the quartet to ensure that individual tastes are well catered for.

The following is a complete listing from our library of over 200 songs.

Classical

  • Bach – Air
  • Bach – Arie
  • Bach – Arioso
  • Bach – Brandenburg Concerto No. 2
  • Bach – Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
  • Bach – Concerto in D Minor
  • Bach – Jesu Joy of Mans Desiring
  • Bach – Suite in D Major
  • Bach – Wachet Auf (Sleepers Awake)
  • Beethoven – Two Minuets
  • Beethoven – Ode to Joy
  • Boccherini – Menuetto
  • Boccherini – Quartet in C minor, G.159
  • Boccherini – Quartet in E major, G.163
  • Boccherini – Quartet in C major, G.164
  • Clarke – Trumpet Tune
  • Clarke – Trumpet Voluntary
  • Charpentier – Te Deum
  • Handel – Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
  • Handel – Firework Suite: La Rejouissance, La Paix, Menuet in D
  • Handel – Largo
  • Handel – Sarabande and 2 Variations
  • Handel – Water Music: Hornpipe in D, Hornpipe in F, Air in D, Air in F, Bourree in F, Menuet in G, Coro
  • Haydn – Serenade
  • Mendelssohn – Wedding March
  • Mozart – Divertimento
  • Mussorgsky – Pictures at an Exhibition (as performed by the Piano Guys)
  • Pachelbel – Canon in D major
  • Purcell – Two Rondeaux
  • Shubert – Ave Maria
  • Tchaikovsky – Love Theme From Romeo & Juliet
  • Vivaldi – The Four Seasons: Spring (1st movement, Allegro), Winter (2nd movement, Largo)
  • Wagner – Bridal Chorus (Here Comes the Bride)
  • Wesley – Quartet No. 2 in D

Classical – Romantic & Dances

  • Debussy – Clair de Lune
  • Dvorak – Humoresque
  • Elgar – Chanson De Matin
  • Elgar – Salut D’Amour (Loves Greeting)
  • Faris – Upstairs Downstairs
  • Foster – Beautiful Dreamer
  • Iradier – La Paloma
  • Kreisler – Liebesleid
  • Kreisler – Liebesfreud
  • Shostakovich – Romance
  • Tchaikovsky – Love Theme from Romeo & Juliet

For Opera Lovers

  • Ave Maria – Schubert 
  • Cavalleria Rusticana-Intermezzo – Mascagni
  • O Mio Babbino Caro – Puccini
  • O Sole Mio – Di Cupua
  • The Prayer (as sung by Celine Dion & Andrea Bocelli) – Foster
  • Time to Say Goodbye (as sung by Andrea Bocelli & Sarah Brightman) – Sartor

Hollywood Favourites & Popular Standards

  • Anything Goes – Cole Porter
  • As Time Goes By – Herman Hupfeld
  • At Last (as sung by Etta James) – Mack Gordon & Harry Warren
  • Aura Lee (otherwise known as ‘Love me Tender’) – Elvis Prestley
  • Autmn Leaves – Joseph Kosma
  • Ave Maria – Beyonce
  • Beyond The Sea (in the style of Bobby Darin) – Charles Trenet & Albert Lasry
  • Blue Moon – Rogers & Hart
  • Can’t Help Falling in Love – Elvis Presley
  • Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You – Franki Valli
  • Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White – Pérez Prado
  • Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Queen
  • Dream a Little Dream of Me – Mama’s and Papa’s
  • Every Time We Say Good Bye – Cole Porter
  • Hernando’s Hideaway (from The Pajama Game) – Jerry Ross & Richard Adler
  • I Got Rhythm – Gershwin
  • It Had To Be You – Ishma Jones
  • La Vie En Rose – Edith Piaf
  • Let’s Do It (Let’s Fall in Love) – Cole Porter
  • Love Me Tender – Elvis Presley
  • Makin’ Whoopee – Donaldson
  • My Girl – The Temptations
  • The Teddy Bears’ Picnic – John Bratton
  • Smile – Charlie Chaplin
  • Summertime – Gershwin
  • Sway – Dean Martin
  • Tea for Two – Youmans
  • The Harry Lime Theme – Anton Karas
  • The Man I Love – Gershwin
  • The Teddy Bears’ Picnic – John Bratton
  • Unforgettable – Nat King Cole
  • What a Wonderful World – Louise Armstrong

Latin/Tango

  • El Choclo – Villoldo
  • El Tango de Roxane – Jose Feliciano
  • Espana – No.2 Tango – Albeniz
  • Hernando’s Hideaway – Jerry Ross & Richard Adle
  • Jealousy – Gade
  • La Cumparsita – Rodríguez
  • Libertango – Astor Piazzolla
  • Oblivion – Astor Piazzolla
  • Por Una Cabeza Tango – Carlos Gedrel’s
  • Sechs argentinische Tangoes – Francini
  • Siboney – Lecuona
  • Underground Tango – Goran Bregovic

Film/TV/Musicals

  • A Thousand Years (from the movie, “The Twilight Saga”) – Christina Perri
  • A Whole New World (from Walt Disney’s “Aladdin”) – Alan Menken & Tim Rice
  • All I Ask of You – Andrew Lloyd Webber
  • And Then I Kissed Him (from “Pearl Harbour” soundtrack) – Hans Zimmer
  • As the World Falls Down (from “Labrynth” soundtrack) – David Bowie
  • Can You Feel The Love Tonight (from “The Lion King”) – Elton John
  • El Tango de Roxane (from the movie, “Moulin Rouge”) – Jose Feliciano
  • Gabriel’s Oboe (from the movie, “The Mission”) – Morricone
  • Game of Thrones Theme – Ramin Djawadi
  • Hallelujah (as heard in the movie “Shrek”) – Leonard Cohen
  • How Long Will I Love You (from “About Time”) – Jon Boden, Sam Sweeney & Ben Coleman
  • Love Like You – Steven Universe Ending Theme
  • Love Never Dies – Andrew Lloyd Webber
  • Love theme from St Elmo’s Fire – David Foster
  • Magic Dance (from “Labrynth” soundtrack) – David Bowie
  • Married Life (from the film “Up”) – Michael Giacchino
  • Moon River (from “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”) – Henry Mancini
  • My Heart Will Go On (love theme from “Titanic”) – James Horner
  • Over the Rainbow (from “The Wizard of Oz”) – Harold Arlen
  • Pelagia’s Song (from “Captain Corelli’s Mandolin”) – Stephen Warbeck
  • Por Una Cabeza Tango (from “Scent of a Woman” ) – Carlos Gedrel’s
  • River Flows In You (from the Twilight Soundtrack) – Yiruma
  • Tale As Old As Time (from Walt Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast”) – Alan Menken & Howard Ashman
  • Tennesse (from “Pearl Harbour” soundtrack) – Hans Zimmer
  • Unchained Melody – Alex North

Beetles Collection

  • Abbey Road Medley
  • All You Need Is Love
  • Blackbird
  • Eight Days a Week
  • Eleanor Rigby
  • Here Comes The Sun
  • I Want to Hold Your Hand
  • Maxwell’s Silver Hammer
  • Octopus’s Garden
  • Penny Lane
  • She’s Leaving Home
  • When I’m Sixty-Four
  • Yesterday

Contemporary / Pop

  • All I Want Is You – U2
  • All Of Me – John Legend
  • Angels – Robbie Williams
  • Angels Brought Me Here – Guy Sebastian
  • Annies Song – John Denver
  • Are You With Me – Easton Corbin
  • Ave Maria – Beyonce
  • Beautiful Day – U2
  • Best Day of My Life – American Authors
  • Bittersweet Symphony – Verve
  • Can’t Stop the Feeling – Justin Timberlake
  • Chandelier – Sia
  • Charlie Brown – Coldplay
  • Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol
  • Clocks – Coldplay
  • Come On Eileen – Dexy’s Midnight Runers
  • Cool Kids – Echosmith
  • Dance Dance – Fall Out Boy
  • Don’t Stop Believin – Journey
  • Feels Like Home – Randy Newman
  • Fields of Gold – Sting
  • Firework – Katy Perry
  • Fix You – Coldplay
  • Friday I’m in Love – The Cure
  • Forever and For Always – Shania Twain
  • God Only Knows – The Beach Boys
  • Grendae – Bruno Mars
  • Grounds for Divorce – Elbow
  • Grovy Kind of Love – Carole Bayer Sager and Toni Wine
  • Halo – Beyonce
  • Happy – Pharell Williams
  • Happy Together – The Turtles
  • Havana – Camila Cabello
  • Hey Brother – Avicii
  • Hoppípolla- Sigur Rós
  • I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch) – The Four Tops
  • I Write Sins Not Tragedies – Panic! at the Disco
  • I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles) – The Proclaimers
  • I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
  • I’ll Be There – Jackson 5
  • Into My Arms – Nick Cave
  • Jar of Hearts – Christina Perri
  • Just The Way You Are – Bruno Mars
  • Last Carnival – Acoustic Cafe
  • Like I’m Gonna Lose You – Meghan Trainor ft. John Legend
  • Light My Fire – Doors
  • Livin’ on a Prayer – Bon Jovi
  • Lucky – Colbie Caillat & Jason Mraz
  • Make You Feel My Love – Adele/Bob Dylan
  • Marry Me – Train
  • Marry you – Bruno Mars
  • Nothing Else Matters – Metallica
  • On Top Of The World – Imagine Dragons
  • One Day Like This – Elbow
  • Over the Rainbow – Israel Kamakawiwo’ole
  • Perfect – Ed Sheeran
  • Photograph – Ed Sheeran
  • Radio Active – Imagine Dragons
  • Rolling in the Deep- Adele
  • Runaway – The Corrs
  • Set Fire to the Rain – Adele
  • Shape of You – Ed Sheeran
  • Skinny Love – Birdy
  • Skyfall – Adele
  • Something Just Like This – The Chainsmokers & Coldplay
  • Somewhere Only We Know – Keane
  • Somewhere Over the Rainbow – Kamakawiwoʻole
  • Starálfur – Sigur Rós
  • Starlight – Muse
  • Sweet Caroline – Neil Diamond
  • Sweet Child O’Mine – Guns n Roses
  • Sweet Disposition – Temper Tramp
  • Symphony – Clean Bandit ft. Zara Larsson
  • The Power of Love – Aplin
  • The Safety Dance – Men Without Hats
  • Titanium – David Guetta
  • To Build a Home – Cinematic Orchestra
  • Unconditionally – Katy Perry
  • Viva La Vida – Coldplay
  • Wake Me Up – Avicci
  • We’ve Only Just Begun – Paul Williams
  • With or Without You – U2
  • Without You – David Guetta
  • Wrecking Ball – Miley Cyrus
  • You and Me – Lifehouse
  • You Matter To Me – Sara Bareilles
  • You Raise Me Up – Josh Groban
  • You’re The First My Last My Everything – Barry White
  • Young and Beautiful – Lana Del Rey