Wedding Ceremony

Although the choice of music for the Wedding Ceremony is very much a matter of personal taste, certain pieces are often requested for the three key parts where music is required.  Some suggestions are given below.  Examples from my repertoire are listed below.  The list is ever growing and changing, so if you don't see something, just ask!




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Some suggestions for your Ceremony:


Processional: Canon (Pachelbel)

Signing: Married Life (theme from 'Up')

Recessional: Clocks (Coldplay)


Processional: A Thousand Years (Christina Perri)

Signing: Fields of Gold (Sting)

Recessional: Mairi's Wedding (trad)


Processional: Here Comes the Bride

Signing: Can't Help Falling in Love

Recessional: Flower of Scotland

Popular favourites

Perfect – Ed Sheeran

Game of Thrones theme

For the Love of a Princess – James Horner (from Braveheart)

Clocks – Coldplay

Better Together – Jack Johnson

Fields of Gold – Sting

Married Life – Theme from Up

Hallelujah – Cohen

Wonderful World – Louise Armstrong

Say You Won’t Let Go – James Arthur

Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol

With or Without You – U2

Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton

Portuguese Love Theme – Love Actually

Can’t Help Falling in Love – Elvis Presley

A Groovy Kind of Love – Phil Collins

Both Sides Now – Joni Mitchell

All I Ask of You – Andrew Lloyd Webber

Comptine d’un Autre Ete – Yann Tiersen (from Amelie)

As Tears Go By – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards

Marry You – Bruno Mars

How Long Will I Love You – Ellie Goulding

Over the Rainbow

I will Always Love You - Dolly Parton

From This Moment On – Shania Twain

Gabriel’s Oboe – Ennio Morricone (from The Mission)

Somewhere Only We Know – Keane

Love me Tender (Aura Lee)

All of Me – John Legend

She’s the One – Robbie Williams

Let Her Go – Passenger

Bring Him Home (from Les Miserables)

A Time for Us – Nino Rota (Love Theme from Romeo & Juliet)

Beauty and the Beast

Have I Told You Lately – Van Morrison

One Day Like This – Elbow

The Music of the Night – Andrew Lloyd Webber (from Phantom of the Opera)

Yellow Submarine – The Beatles

When You Say Nothing At All – Ronan Keating

River Flows in You – Yiruma

The Closest Thing to Crazy – Katie Melua

Happy Birthday



Canon - Pachelbel

Bridal Chorus – Wagner

Theme from ‘Jupiter’ – Holst

Prelude in C – Bach

Clair de Lune – Debussy

Finale from Music for the Royal Fireworks – Handel

The Skater’s Waltz – Waldteufel

Ave Maria – Schubert

Nocture – Chopin

Trumpet Voluntary – Jeremiah Clarke

St Anthony Chorale – Haydn

Premiere Gymnopedie - Erik Satie

Reverie - Debussy




Crodh Laoigh nam Bodach

Morag Nighean Domhnuill Duinn

The Lea Rig

Highland Cathedral

Margaret’s Waltz

Skye Boat Song

The Wild Swan

Annie Laurie

The Rowan Tree

Comin’ Thro’ The Rye

The Dark Island

Cailn Mo Run-Sa

Carolan’s Dream

Amazing Grace

Cairn Water

My Love is Like a Red Red Rose

Mairi’s Wedding

The Sound of Mull

The Eriskay Love Lilt

Eleanor Plunkett

Fagail Lismore


Leanaibh an Aigh

O Cait an caidil an ribhinn an nochd

Auld Lang Syne


O Flower of Scotland

Loch Lomond

Will Ye No Come Back Again

Ye Banks and Braes

The Flower of the Quern

Flow Gently Sweet Afton

The Water is Wide

Ca’ The Yowes to the Knowes

Kate Dalrymple

Queen Mary’s Lament

The Mavis Wheel

Leaving Barra


My Glen by Loch Leven

Roxburgh Castle

The Cockle Gatherer

Danny Boy

John Anderson, My Jo

Loch Tay Boat Song

Merry Boys o’ Greenland

Sleep soond in da morning

Willa fiord

Green Grow the Rashes O

Kelvin Grove

Sa Choill ud Thall

Uir-Chill A’ Chreagain