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Rock String Quartet Music

The musical genre started by The Hampton String Quartet at RCA back in 1985. Talk about your experiences playing rock string quartet music.

Website: http://www.MonaLisaSound.com
Location: Edgewater, NJ
Members: 18
Latest Activity: Oct 28, 2013

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Comment by Janna Glasser on October 28, 2013 at 12:26pm

"Money" is available at www.MonaLisaSound.com. Thank you.

Comment by Greg Cahill on July 11, 2012 at 4:09pm

Check out this pop-up video parody for Strings Charts, everything from Radiohead and Coldplay for string quartet to Appalachian folk tunes and favorite hymns for string orchestra. http://bit.ly/LPWaRP

Comment by Janna Glasser on March 15, 2012 at 11:48am

We hope everyone who is attending the ASTA Conference in Atlanta March 22-24, 2012 will stop by the Mona Lisa Sound booth (1300 and 1401) in the Imperial Ballroom of the Exhibitor's Hall.  We look forward to seeing you.  We are right across from the Strings Magazine booth.

Comment by Janna Glasser on February 21, 2012 at 7:52am

Mona Lisa Sound meets Metallica!  We've added a chart-topping Metallica tune, "Nothing Else Matters", to our rock string sheet music repertoire (www.MonaLisaSound.com. A staple of Metallica's live concerts, "Nothing Else Matters" is available as string quartet, string quartet with double bass, medium and large ensemble, and cello quartet.   We hope to see you at the ASTA Conference in Atlanta - Mona Lisa's booth (1300) is right across from our friends at Strings!

Comment by Greg Cahill on January 26, 2012 at 11:28am

Hey rock violin fans. Check out this Mark Wood video from last week's NAMM trade show.

Comment by Greg Cahill on January 18, 2012 at 2:05pm

Not sure if you've had a chance to view this video on ASCAP featuring Eric Gorfain and the Section Quartet talking about arranging for rock strings:

http://wecreatemusic.ascap.com/post/2011/01/25/ASCAP-Lesson-The-Sec...

Comment by Janna Glasser on September 19, 2011 at 10:21am

John Reed's arrangement of "I'd Love To Save the World" (Ten Years ...  

John Reed's (Hampton Rock String Quartet, Mona Lisa Sound) arrangement of "I'd Love To Change the World" by Ten Years After is to be featured at a concert by World Civic Orchestra with Antonia Pontarelli at Alice Tully Hall on Sept. 25, 2011. John's in good company - other works to be performed are by Copland, Bruch and Shostakovich. Check out the fourth paragraph in this press release. Cool!

Comment by Greg Cahill on January 27, 2011 at 10:03am
Our gifted Strings Charts arranger Eric Gorfain--who has contributed arrangements for works by Radiohead, Grizzly Bear, OK Go, Elvis, and others--is featured today, along with the reest of Section Quartet, on ascap.com. Check out the piece and a video: http://bit.ly/i6Wqvm
Comment by Janna Glasser on January 21, 2011 at 8:31am

HSQ on the charts in Finland! "Sweet Dreams Are Made of This" as recorded by HSQ - 

Finland Classical Songs Chart Archive - 20 January, 2011 | ITunes M...

Comment by John Reed on July 9, 2010 at 5:26am
Thanks for being so understanding. You know, we have always been stuck a little between a rock and a hard place regarding selling our arrangements. On the one hand we want to share our lifelong work and make sure it doesn't end up in some attic in a hundred years, and on the other hand we shoot ourselves in the foot a little as we no longer have the only act that does this music.

But I'd rather have the latter I guess. I'm always glad to hear of other quartets success with my music, but I also get a little sad that work is so lean these days.
 

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