Popular/Contemporary String Quartet Suggestions
*these arrangements are for quartets - any title with a T after it can be played by a trio*

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Across the Universe - (Beatles)
Adagio (Secret Garden)
Ain’t No Mountain High Enough
All I Ask of You (Phantom of the Opera)
All I Want is You - (U2)
All My Love – Led Zeppelin
All My Loving - (Beatles)
All Of Me – John Legend T
All You Need is Love - (Beatles) T
Amazed - Lancaster
Amazing Grace
And I Love Her - (Beatles)
And So It Goes - (Billy Joel)
Angel – Sarah McLachlan
Annie’s Song - (John Denver)
Ashokan Farewell (The Civil War, PBS)
As Time Goes By
A Time For Us (Romeo and Juliet)
At Last – Etta James
Awake My Soul, Mumford & Sons
Beautiful Day - (U2)
Beauty and the Beast
Because - (Beatles)
Beethoven's 5 Secrets - The Piano Guys
Bella’s Lullaby (Twilight)
Besame Mucho
Best Day of My Life (American Authors)
Beyond The Sea
Bittersweet Symphony
Blackbird - Beatles - Arranged by John Reed for The Hampton [Rock] String Quartet
Blank Space - Taylor Swift
Bless The Broken Road -(Rascal Flatts)
Bohemian Rhapsody - (Queen(
The Book of Love (Scrubs)
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Bring Him Home (Les Miserables)
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Candle in the Wind - Elton John
Can’t Help Falling in Love T
Can’t Take My Eyes Off You
Can You Feel the Love Tonight (Lion King)
Cecilia – Trio only
The Cello Song (The Piano Guys)
Chariots Of Fire
Charlie Brown - Coldplay
Chasing Cars (Snow Patrol)
Cheap Thrill - Siz
Cinema Paradisio
Clocks - Coldplay T
Colors of the Wind - Pocahontas
Come Away With Me - (Norah Jones)
Come Together - (Beatles)
Come What May (Moulin Rouge)
Con Te Partiro
Cosmic Love – Florence and the Machine
Country Roads – John Denver
Crash Into Me – Dave Matthews Band
Crazy Love - Van Morrison
Danny Boy
Day Tripper – Beatles
Devil Went Down To Georgia - Charlie Daniels Band
Dog Days Are Over – Florence and the Machine
Don’t Stop Believing – Journey
Down in the River to Pray
Dust in the Wind (Kansas) - Arranged by John Reed for the Hampton [Rock] String Quartet
Edelweiss (Sound of Music)
Eleanor Rigby - Beatles
Embraceable You
The Entertainer - Scott Joplin
Every Breath You Take - Sting - Arranged by John Reed for the Hampton [Rock] String Quartet
(Everything I Do) I Do It For You
Eyes – Rogue Wave
Falling Slowly - Once
Feather Theme (Forrest Gump)
Fields of Gold - Sting
Final Countdown - (Europe)
Fireflies - (Owl City)
Fix You - Coldplay
Fly Me To The Moon
For Good - (Wicked)
From A Distance - (Bette Midler)
From This Moment - (Shania Twain)
Gabriel’s Oboe (The Mission)
Get Lucky – Pharrell Williams
God Only Knows – Beach Boys
Gone With The Wind
Good Vibrations - The Beach Boys
Greensleeves
Grow Old With Me - (John Lennon)
Hallelujah - (Jeff Buckley/Leonard Cohen) T
Halo - Beyonce
Happy – Pharrell Williams
Happy Together - Arranged by John Reed for the Hampton [Rock] String Quartet
Henry Mancini Collection
Here Comes the Sun – Beatles T
Here, There, and Everywhere – Beatles
Hey Jude - Beatles
Ho Hey - (The Lumineers)
Home – Edward Sharp and the Magnetic Zeros T
Hoppipolla – Sigur Ros
Holocene – Bon Iver
Hotel California - Arranged by John Reed for the Hampton [Rock} String Quartet

House of the Rising Sun - The Animals
How Beautiful - (Twila Paris)
How Deep Is Your Love - Bee Gees
How Long Will I Love You - Ellie Goulding
How Sweet it is to be Loved by You
Hymne - Vangelis
I am the Walrus - Beatles
I Choose You - Sara Bareilles
I Dreamed a Dream (Les Miserables)
I Drove all Night - Roy Orbison, Celine Dion
If - (Bread)
I Feel Fine - Beatles
If I Fell – Beatles
I Got You Babe - (Sonny and Cher)
I Hope You Dance – Lee Ann Womack
I'll Be Seeing You
I'll Be There - Michael Jackson
I’ll Follow the Sun - Beatles
I’ll Stand By You – The Pretenders
Imagine – John Lennon
The Impossible Dream (Man of La Mancha)
I’m Yours - (Jason Mraz)
In My Life – Beatles T
In Your Eyes - Peter Gabriel
Iris - Goo Goo Dolls
I Say a Little Prayer - Dionne Warwick
It Had to be You
I Will - Beatles
I Will Always Love You - (Whitney Houston)
I Will Follow You Into the Dark – Death Cab for Cutie
I Will Wait – Mumford and Sons
I Won't Give Up - Jason Mraz
The John Dunbar Theme (Dances With Wolves)
Just Like Heaven – The Cure T
Just the Way You Are – Billy Joel
Just The Way You Are - (Bruno Mars)
Killing Me Softly
The Kiss (Last of the Mohicans)
Kiss From a Rose - Seal
Kissing You (Romeo and Juliet)
Lady Jane - Rolling Stones - Arranged by John Reed for the Hampton [Rock] String Quartet
Lara’s Theme - Dr. Zhivago
Latch – Sam Smith
La Vie En Rose
Let It Be - Beatles
Let It Go - Frozen
Let's Stay Together - Al Green
Like I’m Gonna Lose You – Meghan Trainor
Longer – Dan Fogelberg
The Lord of the Dance
Love Me Tender - (Elvis Presley)
Lover’s Waltz - (Jay Ungar)
Love Story – Taylor Swift
Love Theme From St. Elmo’s Fire
The Luckiest – Ben Folds T
Lucky – Jason Mraz
The Ludlows - Legends of the Fall
Make Our Garden Grow – Candide
Make You Feel My Love – Adele T
Man From Snowy River
Man in the Mirror - Michael Jackson
Maria’s Theme - (Cousins)
Married Life - Up
Marry Me - (Train) T
Marry You - Bruno Mars T
Mauna Leo
Memory (Cats)
Misty T
Molly Maguire’s
Moon Dance - (Van Morrison)
Moon River
Morning Has Broken - (Cat Stevens)
Music of the Night (Phantom of the Opera)
My Father's Favorite - Sense & Sensibility
My Fair Lady Highlights
My Funny Valentine
My Girl - (Temptations)
My Heart Will Go On (Titanic)
New Slang - (The Shins)
No One is Alone - Into the Woods
Norwegian Wood - (Beatles)
The Notebook Movie Theme
Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da - (Beatles)
Oh, Happy We - (Candide) T
Oh, What A Night – 4 Seasons – Trio Only
On A Clear Day You Can See Forever
One Hand One Heart (West Side Story)
Only Time - (Enya)
Open Arms - (Journey)
Over The Rainbow (Wizard of Oz) T
Paradise - (Coldplay) T
Part of Your World - The Little Mermaid
The Prayer T
Pretty Woman - (Roy Orbison)
Reverie
Rhapsody in Blue – Gershwin
Riptide – Vance Joy
rocky Mountain High - John Denver
The Rose - Bette Midler
Sabbath Prayer - Fiddler on the Roof
Safe and Sound – Capital Cities
Scarborough Fair (The Graduate)
Schindler’s List
The Scientist – Coldplay T
Seasons of Love - Rent
Send in the Clowns (A Little Night Music)
Serenade to Spring (A Secret Garden)
The Shadow of Your Smile (The Sandpipers)
Shenandoah
She’s Got a Way About Her – Billy Joel
Shake It Out – Florence and the Machine
Signed, Sealed, Delivered – Stevie Wonder
Skinny Love – Bon Iver
Skyfall

Sky Full of Stars – Coldplay
Sloop John B – Beach Boys
Simple Gifts
Somebody to Love - (Queen)
Someone To Watch Over Me - (George Gershwin)
Something – Beatles T
Something Just Like This - Chainsmokers & Coldplay
Somewhere (West Side Story)
Somewhere in Time (Somewhere in Time)
Somewhere Only We Know
Somewhere Out There (An American Tail)
Somewhere Over the Rainbow (Hawaiian Version – 50 First Dates)
Song From A Secret Garden
So This is Love (Cinderella)
Sound of Silence - Simon & Garfunkel
Stairway to Heaven - (Led Zeppelin)
Stand by Me - Ben E. King
Stars and Butterflies (Pride and Prejudice)
Stay with Me - Sam Smith
Stolen – Dashboard Confessional
Strawberry Fields Forever - Beatles
Such Great Heights - (Postal Service) T
Summertime (Porgy and Bess)
Sunshine of Your Love - Cream
Sunrise Sunset (Fiddler on the Roof)
Sweet Caroline
Sweet Child O’ Mine – Guns N’ Roses
Sweet Disposition – Temper Trap
Sweet Dreams - Eurythmics - Arranged by John Reed for the Hampton [Rock] String Quartet
Take a Walk – Passion Pit
Tears in Heaven - Eric Clapton
Tennessee Whiskey
Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
This I Promise You- Nsync
This Will Be - Natalie Cole T
A Thousand Years – Christina Perry T
Thriller - Michael Jackson
Through the Eyes of Love (Ice Castles)
Ticket to Ride - Beatles
Today Was a Fairy Tale – Taylor Swift
To Love You More - Celine Dion
Tonight (West Side Story)
Try to Remember - (The Fantastiks)
Two of Us - Beatles
Unchained Melody - (Righteous Brothers)
Unconditionally - Katy Perry
Unforgettable - (Nat King Cole(
Viva La Vida - (Coldplay)
Wake Me Up - (Avacii)
Walk Don’t Run - (The Ventures) -Arranged by George Andrews for the Hampton String Quartet
Walking on a Dream (Empire of the Sun)
The Water is Wide
The Way I Am - Ingrid Michaelson
The Way You Look Tonight
The Way We Were
The Wedding (Legends of the Fall)
The Wedding Processional from "Sound of Music"
The Wedding Song – Kenny G
We’ve Only Just Begun – The Carpenters
What a Wonderful World
What’ll I Do
What Makes You Beautiful – One Direction T
When I Fall In Love
When I’m 64 - Beatles
When She Loved Me - Toy Story 2
When You Say Nothing At All - (Alison Krauss)
When You Wish Upon a Star – Trio only
White Rabbit - (Jefferson Airplane) - Arranged by Doug Nordu for the Hampton String Quartet
A Whiter Shade of Pale - Arranged by John Reed for The Hampton [Rock] String Quartet
A Whole New World (Aladdin)
Wild Horses - The Rolling Stones
Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow - (Shirelles)
The Wind Beneath My Wings (Beaches)
With Or Without You – U2
With You - Pippin
Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton
Wonderwall – Oasis
World Without Love - Beatles
Wouldn't it Be Nice - Beach Boys T
Yellow (Coldplay) T
Yesterday - Beatles
You and Me - Ben Rector
You and Me - Dave Matthews Band
You are the Sunshine of My Life - Stevie Wonder
You Light Up My Life
You’ll Be in My Heart (Tarzan)
You Raise Me Up T
You're Beautiful - James Blunt
Your Song – Elton John T

     
     
     

 

 

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