Sounds of Music
A wedding is a great milestone that leaves many markers, a single day which transforms two lives. More than any other single event, it evokes a spectrum of emotion from a little sorrow to unfettered bliss as the bride and groom symbolically leave their families to form a new one.
One melody can capture that range of feelings, moving blithely from poignancy to joy with nary a stray note. And unlike the food or flowers or other wedding essentials, the music will remain forever with the couple and guests. Henceforth, when a bride or groom hears the music chosen for their wedding, echoes of the day's sweet delirium may pluck at their heartstrings.
Your choice of music sets the tone for your wedding, and should reflect your love and who you are as a couple. These are a few popular ideas to get you thinking!
20- 30 minutes of light music to set the mood as your guests are being seated:
Cornet Voluntary - Walond
Aire on a G String - J.S. Bach
Music as the wedding party walks down the aisle, and as the bride enters.
For outdoor or casual weddings, the bride often uses the same music as her bridesmaids.
Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee - Beethoven (choral from 9th Symphony)
Unity Candle or other special ceremony
The Wedding Song (There Is Love).
Two Hearts One Love.
You Light Up My Life.
Optional - music while your guests are leaving- about 10 minutes:
The Rondeau - Mouret (Theme for "Masterpiece Theatre")
To announce in grand style the arrival of the newlyweds:
Other popular songs are:
Also consider wedding games:
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