Repertoire

Cupid’s Bow has one of the largest cello duo repertoires in the UK.

Whatever you want to hear, we can arrange it for two cellos.
We play many genres of music including jazz, classical, popular, show tunes, tangos, romantic, folk, even heavy metal.

We always aim to provide exactly the right music for your event, and do our best to accommodate special requests. Please let us know at least three weeks in advance if there’s a special piece you would like us to play.

Repertoire List

Some of our favourites, and therefore on our cd, ‘Arioso’

Que Sera -Livingston/Evans

Can-Can –Offenbach

Summertime –Gershwin

Por Una Cabeza –Gardel

She -Aznavour/Kretzner

The Swan -Saint-Saens

William Tell Overture –Rossini

Chanson d’Amour -Shanklin & Hart

Sailor’s Hornpipe -trad.

Autumn Leaves -Kosma

Arioso –J.S. Bach

Barbara Allen –trad.

Waves of the Danube –Ivanovic

Hungarian Dance -Brahms

Drunken Sailor- Trad.

Bare Necessities- Gilkyson

 

Classical/Baroque

Composers include Brahms, Strauss, Haydn, Handel, Breval, W.A. Mozart, Chopin, Mozart, Bach, Hook, Schumann, Dotzauer, Guignon, Pleyel, Beethoven, Schubert, Bartok, Kodaly, Couperin, Boismortier, Telemann, Purcell, Stravinsky, many more.

 

Some popular classical pieces

Air (‘on a G string’) – Bach

Arrival of the Queen of Sheba – Handel

Autumn – Vivaldi

Bach – Double Concerto

Canon in D –Pachelbel

Celeste Aida – Verdi

Clair de Lune – Debussy

Fur Elise – Beethoven

Greensleeves

Hornpipe – Handel

I Wanna Be Like You – Sherman

In the Hall of the Mountain King – Grieg

Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring – J.S. Bach

La Rejouissance – Handel

Marche Militaire – Schubert

Minuet from “Eine Kleine Nachtmusik” –Mozart

Minuet from “Music for the Royal Fireworks” – Handel

Nimrod (adagio) – Elgar

Non Piu Andrai (from “Mariiage of Figaro) – Mozart

Ode to Joy from “Symphony No. 9”– Beethoven

Plovtsian Dance – Borodin

Sheep May Safely Graze – J.S. Bach

Spring –Vivaldi

Swan Lake – Tchaikovsky

The Silver Swan – Orlando Gibbons

To a Wild Rose – MacDowell

Trumpet Voluntary -Clark

Wedding March –Wagner

 

Bollywood

Chhukar Mere Manko

Churaliya

Hai Apna Dil

Jeena Yahan

Kal Ho Naa Ho – Kal Ho Naa Ho

Khabi Kushi Khabie Gham

Kuch Kuch Hotha Hai

Meri Mehbooba

Pehla Nasha

Piyu Bole

Pyar Deewana Hota Hai

Tere Bina Jiya Jaaya Na

Tu Hi Meri Shab Hai

Tu Je Deka To Ye Jaana Sanam

Tum Aa Gaye Ho Noor Aa Gaya Hai

Tumko Hi Chaenge Hum

Yeh Kahan Aa Gaye Hum

Yeh Galiyan Yeh Chaubara

Zara Sa Jhoom Loon Main

 

 

Traditional/Fiddle music

Mainly British and Irish, including Star of the County Down, Dark Eyes, Londonderry Air (=Danny Boy), Greensleeves, Harvest Home, It was a Lover and his Lass, Land of my Fathers, Wedding of William and Mairi. Also some Eastern European folk tunes.

 

 

 

Popular/Modern/Jazz

Addams Family theme

All Through the Nigh _trad. Welsh melody

Always A Woman to Me – Billy Joel

Amazing Grace

A Thousand Years

Barnacle Bill

Basin Street Blues

Bob the Builder

Bring Me Sunshine

British National Anthem – jazz version

Can’t Help (Lovin’ Dat Man)

Cha-cha

Chim Chim Cher-ee (from Mary Poppins)

Chitty chitty bang bang

Clair de Lune

Come Fly With Me

Consider Yourself (from Oliver!)

Computer game themes: Tetris, Mario Brothers, Halo4

Dark Eyes

Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend

Down By the Sally Gardens

Eastenders theme

Edelweiss

English Country Garden floral medley

Everybody Wants To Be A cat

Every Breath You Take

Fawlty Towers

The Final Countdown

Flintstones theme

Fraggle Rock

Frosty the Snowman

Get me to the church on Time

Glenlogie (Scottish trad.)

Ghost busters theme tune

The Girl from Ipanema

Great Escape theme

Greensleeves

Grounds For Divorce – Elbow

Habanera

Happy Birthday

Harvest Home

Hushaby Mountain

I Have A Dream

I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles

Isn’t She Lovely? (Stevie Wonder)

It Don’t Mean a Thing (if it ain’t got that swing)

It Must Be Love (Madness)

James Bond theme

La Vie en Rose

Last of the Summer Wine theme

Let it Go (from Frozen)

The Liberty Bell

The Lonely Goatherd

Love is All Around

Mexican Hat Dance

Mairi’s Wedding

Mamma Mia!

Mission Impossible theme

Miss Marple theme

Mister Sandman

Moon River

Muppet Show theme

My Favourite Things

My Heart Will Go On (from film Titanic)

Nellie the Elephant

Night on a Bald Mountain – Mussorgsky

One Day Like This – elbow

Oompah Loompah song

Palladio

Pink Panther theme

Pizzicato Polka

Phantom of the Opera theme tune

Puttin’ On the Ritz

Rock Around the Clock

Roobarb and Custard theme

Rugrats theme

Salut d’Amour

Schindler’s List theme

Simple Gifts

She

Speak Softly Love (‘Godfather’ theme)

Star wars themes

Stop! (Spice Girls)

Summertime

Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious

Swing Low Sweet Chariot

Take the “A” Train

Teddybear’s Picnic

Thriller – Michael Jackson

Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines

Top Of the World (Carpenters)

Valse a Mille Temps

Wallace and Grommit theme

Wedding March (we play both versions, by Wagner and Mendelssohn)

With or Without You – U2

When I’m 64 – Beatles

 PLEASE NOTE

We arrange a lot of our own music. If there is a specific piece of music you would like us to play that’s not already on the list just get in touch.