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Offering a unique and customized playlist, ranging from classics, Celtic and jazz through to folk, traditional and modern hit songs, each song is personally curated or arranged for the ensemble by cellist and Beaux Strings founder Sybil Shanahan.  If your song is not on the list, ask about having it specially customized for your event. A .pdf file of our playlist is available upon request.


Duo Playlist

Rock & Pop

Jazz & Oldies


What A Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong

Here, There and Everywhere,

All You Need is Love,

Here Comes the Sun, The Beatles,

Hey Jude, When I'm 64 - The Beatles

I Love You For Sentimental Reasons – N.K. Cole

Can't Help Falling in Love, 

Green Green Grass of Home - Elvis

Embraceable You, 

Someone to Watch Over Me - Gershwin

At Last - Etta James

Grow Old With Me - John Lennon

This Love Of Mine, 

Strangers in the Night, 

My Way,

Moon River - Sinatra

Love Me Or Leave Me, 

My Baby Just Cares For Me - Nina Simone

My Girl - The Temptations

Happy Together - The Turtles

All I Ask of You - Phantom of the Opera

Moon River - Breakfast at Tiffany's

Let It Go - Disney's Frozen

Love Theme - Disney's Beauty and The Beast

Part of Your World - Disney's The Little Mermaid

Can You Feel The Love Tonight - The Lion King

Unchained Melody - Ghost

Hockey Song - Hockey Night in Canada Theme

Theme - Game of Thrones

Por Una Cabeza - Tango from "Scent of a Woman" 

Log Drivers Waltz - National Film Board

Everwood - TV Theme

Flightless Bird, American Mouth - Twilight

Storybook Love - The Princess Bride

PM's Love Theme, Glasgow Love Theme - Love Actually

Jai Ho - Slumdog Millionaire

Hymn - UEFA Champions League Official Theme Song

The Rising Sun - Shinsuke Nakamura Theme, WWE

Ashokan Farewell - J. Ungar

Barrett's Privateers - S. Rogers

My Love is Like a Red Red Rose - R. Burns

Stirling Castle Set (A. Fraser & N. Haas)

Skye Boat Song - trad.

Star of County Down - trad.

The Wedding Gift - D. Panting

My Love is Like a Red Red Rose - R. Burns

+50 trad. instrumental jigs, reels and waltzes



Beaux Strings is happy to provide instrumental accompaniment to church hymns if sheet music

can be provided in advance. Please inquire.

Screen & Theme Songs

Celtic & East Coast

Canon – Pachelbel

Air from Suite No. 3 – Bach

Aria from Goldberg Variations - Bach

Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring – Bach

Sheep May Safely Graze – Bach

Prelude from the 1st Suite for Solo Cello – Bach

Arioso – J.S. Bach

Badinerie – J.S. Bach

Adagio from Pathetique Sonata – Beethoven

Beethoven – Duo in C Major

Ave Maria – Bach/Gounod

Rigaudon – Campra

Prelude from Te Deum – Charpentier

Trumpet Voluntary – Clarke

Claire de Lune - Debussy

Flower Duet from Lakmé – Delibes

Panis Angelicus – Franck

Minuet (from Orpheus) – Gluck

Huit Morceaux, Op. 39 - Gliere

La Rejouissance (Royal Fireworks) -Handel

Hornpipe (from Water Music) – Handel

The Entertainer - Joplin

Intermezzo, Cavalleria Rusticana - Mascagni

Meditation of Thais – J. Massenet

Wedding March – Mendelssohn

Rondeau (from Premiere Suite) - Mouret

Ave Verum Corpus - Mozart

March (from Marriage of Figaro) – Mozart

Bacarolle, Les Contes d’Hoffman – Offenbach

O mio babbino caro – Puccini

Ave Maria – Schubert

Amazing Grace – Traditional

O Sole Mio – Traditional Neapolitan Song

Largo from Winter, The 4 Seasons – Vivaldi

Spring from the 4 Seasons – Vivaldi

Bridal Chorus (Here Comes the Bride) -Wagner

River Flows in You - Yiruma

Achshav, Bim Bom,

Bulbes, Dayenu,

Dee Mizinkeh,

Der Gasn Nigun (The Street Tune)

Dire Gelt, Dodi Li,

Erev Shel Shosanim

Finjan, Hatikvah,

Haida Haida, Harmonika,

Hava Nagila, Hine Ma Tov

Hop Mayne Homentashn,

Hora Shalom

I Had a Little Overcoat

In Odessa, Kol Dodi,

Mayim, Mazel Tov,

Miserlou, Modzitz

Mustafa, My Old Sieve,

Nigun Atik, Od Yeshoma,

Odessa Bulgar, Patsh Tantz

Rad Halaila, Rebbe's Waltz,

Siman Tov

Tantst, Tantst Yidelekh,

Yesh Lanu Tayish

Jewish Traditional & Wedding

Rolling in the Deep, 

Make You Feel My Love – Adele

Draw Me Nearer - Meredith Andrews

Postcards from Italy - Beirut

You’re Beautiful – James Blunt

Time to Say Goodbye – A.Bocelli/S. Brightman

Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton

Rather Be - Clean Bandit

Fix You & Paradise – Coldplay

Viva La Vida & Sky Full of Stars - Coldplay

Wrecking Ball – Miley Cyrus

Imagine Dragons - Demons

Marry Me - Jason Derulo

Hold On, We're Going Home - Drake

Lighters - Eminem feat. Bruno Mars

Cosmic Love – Florence and the Machine

Paparazzi - Lady Gaga

You Raise Me Up - Groban

Still - Hillsong

Over The Rainbow - IZ

Royals - Lorde

Don’t Stop Believing - Journey

Billie Jean – Michael Jackson

Young and Beautiful – Lana Del Rey

All of Me – John Legend

Sweet Dreams – Annie. Lennox

Ho Hey – The Lumineers

Sweet Home Alabama – Lynrd Skynrd

You and Me – Lifehouse

Marry You – Bruno Mars

Nothing Else Matters - Metallica

Keep Breathing – Ingrid Michaelson

Thistle and Weeds - Mumford and Sons

Starlight - Muse

Lucky – Colbie Caillat/Jason Mraz

I'm Yours - Jason Mraz

Smells Like Teen Spirit – Nirvana

Secrets – One Direction

Hallelujah - Paramore

More Than Words - The Piano Guys

A Thousand Years - Christina Perri

Firework & Unconditionally – Katy Perry

Just Breathe – Pearl Jam

Other Side – Red Hot Chili Peppers

Umbrella - Rihanna

Thinking Out Loud, Perfect - Ed Sheeran

Perfect & Pachelbel's Canon - Sheeran/Hankinson

Hoppipolla - Sigur Ros

Today – Smashing Pumpkins

Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol

Every Breath You Take, 

Fields of Gold – Sting

Love Story – Taylor Swift

Just Like Heaven - The Cure

Please...let me get what I want - The Smiths

Bittersweet Symphony – The Verve

Marry Me - Train

You've Got a Way – Shania Twain

Beautiful Day – U2

Without You – Usher

We’re Going To Be Friends – White Stripes

Happy – Pharrell Williams

Signed, Sealed, Delivered - Stevie Wonder

Duo Playlist

Flightless Bird, American Mouth - Iron & Wine

Somewhere Out There - from "An American Tail" *

The Look of Love -B. Bacharach from "Casino Royale"*

All My Loving,*

Eight Days A Week,*

In My Life - The Beatles*

Tale As Old As Time - Disney's Beauty & The Beast*

Georgia on My Mind - Hoagy Carmichael*

Hallelujah - Leonard Cohen*

Clocks - Coldplay*

When I Fall In Love - N. K. Cole

Butterfly Waltz - Brian Crain

The Prayer,

My Heart Will Go On - Celine Dion*

Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond*

Can You Feel The Love Tonight - E. John/Lion King*

Can't Help Falling In Love,*

Love Me Tender - Elvis*

Unchained Melody - from "Ghost"*

Waiting on an Angel - Ben Harper

Don't Know Why - Norah Jones*

Don't Stop Believin' - Journey*

Glasgow Love theme - Love Actually Sountrack

Like A Virgin - Madonna*

Daydream Believer - The Monkees*


My Favourite Things,*

The Sound of Music - The Sound of Music*

Fireflies - Owl City*

The Wedding Gift - D. Panting

Thousand Years - Christina Perri*

Hot N Cold - Katy Perry*

Duo Playlist

La Vie En Rose - Edith Piaf*

Scarborough Fair/Canticle - Simon and Garfunkel*

Every BreatheYou Take - Sting*

Till There Was You - from "The Music Man"*

Love Story - Taylor Swift*

Carrickfergus - trad.

My Girl - The Temptations*

Hey, Soul Sister - Train*

Isn't She Lovely,*

My Cherie Amour,*

You Are The Sunshine of My Life- Stevie Wonder*

Please inquire if you have another song in mind.


Air on the G String - Bach*

Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring - Bach*

Hornpipe from Water Music - Handel*

Wedding March - Mendelssohn*

Canon - Pachelbel*

Fratres - Arvo Part

Ave Maria - Schubert *

The Emperor Waltz, *

The Blue Danube - Strauss*

The Swan - C. Saint - Saens*

Bridal Chorus from Lohengrin - Wagner*

All Celtic & East Coast selections from above.*

Plus most Jazz & Oldies selections from above.*

Plus most Screen & Theatre selections from above.

Plus most Jewish Traditional & Wedding selections from above.*



Suites for Unaccomanied Cello - J.S. Bach

No. 1-6

  • Prelude

  • Allemande

  • Courante

  • Sarabande

  • Minuets, Bourrees or Gavottes

  • Gigue


Game of Thrones Theme

Selections from "Lord of the Rings" 



Boy From Ireland

Young Man's Dream

Song of the Books

Fanny Power - O'Carolan

Cape Clear 

Down By The Sally Gardens

Ned of the Hill

Treasure of My Heart 

Inch Strand

The solo cello is able to also perform any selections from the Harp & Cello playlist that are asterisked (*) and may be able to perform selections from the Violin & Cello playlist upon request.  


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