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
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:
Voluntary - Walond
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
Joyful, We Adore Thee - Beethoven (choral from 9th Symphony)
Unity Candle or other special ceremony
Wedding Song (There Is Love).
Hearts One Love.
Light Up My Life.
Optional - music while your guests are
leaving- about 10 minutes:
Rondeau - Mouret (Theme for "Masterpiece Theatre")
To announce in grand style the arrival of
Other popular songs are:
Also consider wedding games: