How To Choose Ceremony Music to Express Your Wedding Vision – Part 4

violinist at a wedding ceremony, playing wedding marchHere’s the rest of our list of wedding ceremony music selections. Since there are so many wonderful wedding songs out there, I’m sure I’ve left off several.

PROCESSIONAL

Classical
“Canon in D Major” – Pachelbel
“Bridal Chorus” from Lohengrin (Here Comes the Bride)- Wagner
“St. Anthony Chorale” – Haydn
“Trumpet, Tune, and Air” – Purcell
“Air on the G String” – Bach
“Water Music” – Handel
“Wedding March (from the Marriage of Figaro)” – Mozart
“Trumpet Voluntary (the Prince of Denmark’s March)” – Clarke
“Prelude to ‘Te Deum'” – Marc-Antoine Charpentier
“The Rondeau” – Mouret
“Coronation March” – Meyerbeer

Modern/Popular
“Theme from Chariots of Fire” – Vangelis
“Nadia’s Theme”
“Can’t Help Falling In Love” – Elvis Presley

CEREMONY

Hymns/Religious
“Ave Maria” – Bach or Schubert
“Alleluia” (from Maccabaeus) – Handel
“Holy, Holy, Holy” – Heber-Dykes
“Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring” – Bach
“Sheep May Safely Graze” – Bach
“Bless O Lord These Rings” – Roff
“He Crowns You With Love” – Conly

Classical
“Allegro (from Spring of The Four Seasons)” – Vivaldi
“The Call” (from Five Mystic Songs) – Vaughan Williams

Modern/Popular
“Oh Promise Me” – De Koven
“Sunrise/Sunset” (from Fiddler on the Roof) – Harnick, Bock
“Love One Another” – Chepponis
“I Will Be With You” – Moore
“No Greater Love” – Joncas
“Behold How Good” – Peloquin
“A Wedding Song” – Carroll
“Our Love Is Precious” – Young
“We’ve Only Just Begun” – Williams/Nichols
“Evergreen” – Williams
“Endless Love” – Lionel Richie
“Wing Beneath My Wings” – Henley/Silbar

Appropriate for the Unity Candle lighting
“Unity Candle Song” – Haan
“Walk Hand In Hand” – Cowell
“One Hand, One Heart” – Leonard Bernstein

RECESSIONAL

Hymns/Religious
“Hallelujah Chorus” (from the Messiah) – Handel
“Ode to Joy” (from the Ninth Symphony) – Beethoven

Classical
“Trumpet Voluntary (the Prince of Denmark’s March)” – Clarke
“Trumpet Tune” – Stanley
“Arrival of the Queen of Sheba” – Handel
“First Movement from Brandenburg Concerto #1 in F” – Bach
“Toccata from Organ Symphony #5” -Widor
“Rejoicing” (from the Royal Fireworks Suite) – Handel
“Trumpet Fanfare” – Mouret
“Wedding March” (from a Midsummer Night’s Dream) – Mendelssohn
“Bridal March” – Parry
“Pomp and Circumstance March #4” – Elgar
“Priest’s March” (from The Magic Flute) – Mozart
“Radetzky March” – Johann Strauss
“Prelude and Fugue in G Major” (from Solomon) – Handel

Tell me what songs you’re thinking about or planning on using for your wedding ceremony music. I’d love to know!

Hearts, Joy, Love!
Jean

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