Ceremony Music Selections

Processionals & Recessionals
Bridal March from Lohengrin – Wagner (Here Comes the Bride)1614578_10152240831948329_174129021_o
Canon in D – Pachelbel
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring – JS Bach
Arioso – JS Bach
Largo – Handel
Simple Gifts – Shaker Tune
Largo – Vivaldi
Air from Water Music – Handel
Trumpet Voluntary (Prince of Denmark) – Clark
Trumpet Tune – Purcell
Ode to Joy – Beethoven
Rondeau (Masterpiece Theater) – Mouret
Morning has Broken – Traditional
Dance of the Angels – Koglin
Wedding Bells – Stork

Jewish:
Dodi Li – Sher or Chen
Erev Shel Shoshanim – Hadar
Erev Ba – Levanon & Avissar
Jerusalem of Gold – Shemer
Simon Tov – Traditional
Od Yishama – Trad. or Carlebach

Vocal Solos (most may also be played instrumentally)
Responsorial Psalm (may be sung or read, these may also be used in other locations in a Mass):
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Let Us Rejoice – Haugen
I Have Loved You  – Joncas
Not for Tongues of Heaven’s Angels – Joncas
You Are Mine – Haas
Psalm 128: Blest are those who love you / May the Lord bless us – Haugen
The Lord is Kind and Merciful – Cotter
Where Love is Found – Schutte
Taste and See – Moore
Loving and Forgiving – Soper
Lord, You Have the Words – Haas
This is the Day the Lord has Made – Joncas or Chant
On Eagle’s Wings – Joncas
Gathered in the Love of Christ – Haugen/Pachelbel

Other Sacred Solos:
Ave Maria – Schubert or Bach/Gounod
Wherever You Go – Haas
The Gift of Love/Where Love is Found/When Love is Found – Traditional/Hopson  OR
Love Endures – Moore
The Wedding Song (There is Love) – Stookey
Irish Wedding Song – Traditional
Irish Blessing – Traditional
Holy Mary, Gentle Woman – Landry
Wedding Benediction – Wilson
How Beautiful (is the Body of Christ) – Paris
The Prayer – Sager & Foster
Panis Angelicus – Franck
The Bridal Prayer – Copeland
Come to a Wedding (Morning Has Broken) – Traditional
Any hymns including O Perfect Love, Let There Be Peace on Earth, One Bread, One Body,
Prayer of St. Francis, Lord You Have Come to the Seashore, Amazing Grace, etc.

Secular Ceremony Selections (may or may not be allowed in church)CBI
All I Ask of You (Phantom of the Opera) – Lloyd Weber
Storybook Love (The Princess Bride) – DeVille
One Hand, One Heart (West Side Story) – Bernstein
When You Say Nothing At All – Allison Krauss
A Thousand Years – Hodges & Christina Perri
Here Comes the Sun, And I Love Her, Here, There and Everywhere – The Beatles
As Time Goes By – Hupfield
Can’t Help Falling in Love – Weiss, Peretti & Creatore
Someone to Watch Over Me – Gershwin
Somewhere Over the Rainbow – Arlen
What a Wonderful World – Weiss & Thiele
Wouldn’t It Be Nice – Beach Boys
Lucky & I Do – Colbie Caillat
Count on Me – Bruno Mars

World Music (instrumental)
Carrickfergus – Irish
Gilliekrankie – Irish
Mari’s Wedding – Irish
Planxity Irwin – O’Carolan
Eleanor Plunkett – O’Carolan
Two Bagpipe Tunes – Scottish/Bohemian
Singing Bird – Scottish
Brae Lochiel – Scottish
My Lady Carey’s Dompe – English
Flowers in the Valley – English
Douce Dame Jolie – Machaut, French
Branle / The King’s Dance – Gervaise/Praetorius
Cherry Blossoms Sakura – Japanese
Jasmine – Chinese
Habanera Gris – Cuba
Cumbia Deliciosa – Columbia

(This is not a complete repertoire list, and you’re not limited to this list.)

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