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Suggestions for a wedding ceremony.

Processional music

  • Bach: Prelude No. 1
  • Purcell: Trumpet Tune
  • Wagner: Bridal March

Signing the register

  • Canon In D by Pachelbel
  • Flower Duet from Lakme by Delibes
  • The Swan by Fauré
  • All I Ask Of You by Andrew Lloyd Weber
  • Some Enchanted Evening from South Pacific by Rogers & Hammerstein

Recessional music

  • Wedding March by Mendelssohn
  • Barcarolle by Offenbach

Repertoire List

This list is only shown as a guide, if you would like some specific tunes then please let us know.

Lighter style music - pop, jazz, show tunes

  • Andrew Lloyd Weber (selection from the shows):
    • Phantom of the Opera
    • Cats
    • Jesus Christ Super Star
    • Evita
    • Tell me on a Sunday
    • Requiem
  • Cole Porter I get a kick out of you
  • Disney Tunes
    • Beauty and the Beast
    • Bella Note (Lady and the Tramp)
    • Someone’s waiting for you (The Rescuers)
    • A Whole New World (Aladdin)
    • Baby Mine (Dumbo)
    • Tunes from the Lion King
    • When You Wish Upon a Star
    • Somewhere Out There
  • Elvis Presley Love Me Tender
  • Enya Various Songs
  • Garner Misty
  • Gershwin
    • Summertime
    • Embraceable You
    • Bidin’ my Time
    • But Not for Me
  • Hamlisch The Way We Were
  • Henley & Silbar Wind Beneath my Wings
  • Irving Gordon Unforgettable
  • James Horner My Heart Will Go On (Titanic)
  • Jerome Kern
    • The Way You Look Tonight
    • Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
  • Kert Weill September Song
  • Lehar Waltz Love Unspoken (The Merry Widow)
  • Lionel Richie Endless Love
  • Loewe I Could Have Danced All Night (My Fair Lady)
  • Maurice Jarre Lara’s theme from Dr. Zhivago
  • Mancini Moon River
  • McCartney
    • Eleanor Rigby
    • Yesterday
  • Nino Rota Love Theme from The Godfather
  • Porter Every time We Say Goodbye
  • Rodgers & Hammerstein
    • My Funny Valentine

Selections from

    • The Sound of Music
    • The King and I
    • Carousel
  • Sondheim Send in the Clowns
  • Stanley Myers Cavatina (the Deer Hunter)
  • Sting Selection from Fields of Gold
  • Victor Young When I Fall in Love

    Baroque Composers

    • J.S. Bach Arioso, air on a G string, Jesu joy of man’s desiring, prelude no. 1 , Sheep may safely graze, (from cantata no. 208), Sarabande from violin partita no.1
    • J. Clarke Trumpet Voluntary
    • Daquin The Cuckoo
    • G.F. Handel Aria in F major,(from the 12th concerto Grosso), Bouree, Air and Hornpipe ,(from The water music),The Harmonious Blacksmith, Largo (from Xerxes),See the conquering hero come, (from Judeas Maccabaeus), Sarabande from site XI, Where’er you walk, PASSACAILLE
    • Pachebel Canon in D
    • Purcell Trumpet Tune
    • Vivaldi Extracts from the Four Seasons- Spring and Winter

Folk and Traditional Tunes

  • American Spiritual
    • Swing Low Sweet Chariot
    • Deep River
  • English
    • Drink to Me Only
    • English Country Garden
    • Greensleeves
  • Irish
    • Cockles and mussels
    • the Londonderry air (Danny boy)
    • the minstrel boy
    • the salley gardens
    • She moved through the fair
    • I know where I’m going
  • Mexican
    • Blue dove (la paloma azul)
    • las mananitas
  • Scottish
    • Auld lang syne
    • the bluebells of scotland
    • Charlie is my darling
    • Skye boat song
  • Welsh
    • All through the night
    • the ash grove
    • david of the white rock
    • watching the wheat
    • penillion melodies
    • royal dream

Popular Opera Themes

  • Delibes Flower duet (Lakme)
  • Donizetti Romanza (the Elixir of love)
  • Humperdinck Evening prayer (Hansel and Gretel)
  • Gounod Arietta (Romeo and Juliet)
  • Mozart
    • la ci darem (Don Giovanni)
    • Non piu andrai (marriage of figaro)
  • Mascagni intermezzo from “cavalleria Rusticana”
  • Offenbach Barcarolle (tales of Hoffann)
  • Puccini
    • Oh my beloved father (Gianni Schicchi)
    • One Fine Day (Madame butterfly)
    • When stars are brightly shinning (tosca)
    • Your tiny hand is frozen (la Boheme)
    • Nessun dorma (Turandot)
    • Musetta's Waltz (Quando me'n vo) from LA BOHÈME
  • Verdi
    • la donna e mobile (Rigoletto)
    • Chorus of the Hebrew slaves (Nabucco)
    • Celeste aida
    • Grand March (aida)

Classical / Romantic Impressionist and more modern composers

  • Albeniz Tango
  • Beethoven Theme from 5th symphony (2nd Movement), Theme from 9th symphony (4th movement), theme from fÜr elise
  • Borodin Polovtsian Dances,(themes)
  • Debussy Clair de Lune, the Girl with the Flaxen hair, 1st Arabesque
  • Dvorak Humoreske (no 7 from op101)
  • Delius La Calinda ( themes)
  • Delibes Watz from Coppelia
  • E.Elgar Land of hope and glory, Nimrod (from “Enigma” variations), Chanson de matin
  • Faure Pie Jesu, Pavane (from requiem), Sicilienne, Berceuse (from the dolly suite)
  • Gounod Ave maria
  • Gossec Tambourin
  • Grieg Morning (from Pier Gynt suite)
  • G. Holst I vow to thee my country ( Jupiter theme from The Planets)
  • Lehar viennese waltze from the merry widow
  • Massenet Meditation from Thais
  • Mendlessohn O’ for the wings of a dove (from hear my prayer), wings of song, Wedding March,
  • Offenbach can-can (from Orpheus in the Underworld),
  • Parry Jerusalem
  • Ponticelli Dance the hours ,(from La Gioconda)
  • Rachmaninoff themes from the 2nd piano concerto
  • Satie Gymnopedie no 1
  • Saint-Saens the swan
  • Schubert Ave maria
  • Smetana Vltava (themes)
  • Strauss Blue Danube, waltz from the Tales from the vienna woods
  • Tchaikovsky Swan lake waltz, Romeo and Juliet (theme)
  • Tournier various preludes
  • Wagner Bridal March from lohengrin

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