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BACKGROUND MUSIC:
Whether choosing music for a dinner reception, receiving line, or anniversary celebration, often your guests will have varying tastes in music. When a wide variety of repertoire is selected (e.g. classical, Celtic, pop, and jazz) there is music for everyone to enjoy.
(Please see the list of partial repertoire to view and listen to selections.

WEDDING CEREMONIES:
The ceremony package includes half an hour of prelude music before the ceremony and any music you require during the ceremony. Typically people choose the ceremony music for the processional, recessional, and signing of the registrar. Some couples select music for other special times during the service such as the lighting of a unity candle. For Catholic masses, sacred background music is played during communion.

Some suggestions for specific musical choices are listed below. Remember, these are only suggestions and there are many other possible musical selections. Please follow the link to the partial repertoire page to listen to your song of choice.
*Music is listed in alphabetical order by last name of composer or by title of Celtic and Folk music.

PROCESSIONAL:
(When the bridal party walks up the aisle before the ceremony. A separate song may be chosen for the entrance of the bride, or one song chosen for the entire wedding party with a distinct section reserved for the entrance of the bride).

  • Sheep May Safely Graze ~ J.S. Bach
  • Air (Water Music) ~ G.F. Handel
  • Maids of Mourne Shore ~ Irish
  • Canon in D ~ Johann Pachelbel
  • Trumpet Tune ~ Henry Purcell
  • Trumpet Voluntary ~ Henry Purcell
  • Simple Gifts ~ Shaker

SIGNING OF THE REGISTRAR:

  • Sheep May Safely Graze ~ J.S. Bach
  • Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring ~ J.S. Bach
  • Maids of Mourne Shore ~ Irish
  • Give Me Your Hand ~ Irish
  • Morning Has Broken ~ Gaelic
  • Jesus Joy of Our Desiring ~ J. Schop

RECESSIONAL:
(After the ceremony when the wedding party walks back down the aisle, led by the newly married couple. The piece can set a joyful, majestic, and/or triumphant mood).

  • Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring ~ J.S. Bach
  • Ode To Joy ~ Beethoven
  • Morgan Magan ~ T. O'Carolan
  • Trumpet Tune ~ Henry Purcell
  • Trumpet Voluntary ~ Henry Purcell
  • Roundeau ~ J.J. Mouret

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