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
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
(Everything I Do) I Do It For You – Bryan Adams (from Robin Hood Prince of Thieves)
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

Classical
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

Traditional
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
Greensleeves
Leanaibh an Aigh
O Cait an caidil an ribhinn an nochd
Auld Lang Syne
Myfanwy
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
Kirsteen
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

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