The Salon Orchestra includes strings and piano and has a minimum of four players. This repertoire is more in the Continental style and features arrangements from the 1920s and 1930s. The sound is intimate and rich and the playing is always stylish and of the highest quality. Repertoire includes Emmerich Kalman, Franz Lehar, Eric Coates and much more.
The Tango Orchestra, Tango Classico as it is named, has all the hallmarks of the Salon Orchestra with the addition of Piano Accordion or Bandoneon. This stylish Orchestra plays evocative arrangements of sultry tango's as well as featuring light, dizzy classics from the 1950s such as "High Heels" and those delicious 'modern' arrangements of Fred Hartley.
The String Quartet has had a resurgence of popularity in recent years and the Palm Court Orchestra can provide such an ensemble of exceptional polish. Our repertoire is large and varied, from the classics of Mozart, Bach, Purcell and Dvorak to the magic of Strauss and the romance of Cole Porter and George Gershwin.
The Palm Court Orchestra and your Wedding Ceremony
The Palm Court Orchestra can provide just the right atmosphere for your wedding. In their twenty years experience the orchestra has helped make that special day for hundreds of happy couples at garden weddings, weddings afloat, in restaurants, reception houses and churches in city and country. With their highly professional players they will add just the right atmosphere to make your wedding unforgettable!!!
For the ceremony a trio or quartet is often most suitable in a combination of flute and strings or strings only. The orchestra has a large collection of music to choose from, so your wedding is certain to have that individual touch.
Popular choices for the ceremony include Vivaldi's "Four Seasons", Pachelbel's "Canon", "The Arrival Of The Queen Of Sheba" and many more. If drinks on the lawn follow your ceremony then the orchestra can help start the party along with its' light and elegant music.