Music for your Wedding Service

Ideas for Music for your Wedding

The following music will be demonstrated at the Wedding Preparation Evening.  If you have other ideas, please discuss them with the organist.You may be asked to provide sheet music if this is not part of the organist's regular repertoire. Music should be suitable for use at a Christian service. We do not allow recorded music at weddings.

At the entrv of the Bride:
1.         Bridal Chorus from Lohengrin -Wagner
2.         Prince of Denmark's March (Trumpet Voluntary) -Clarke
3.         Hornpipe from the Water Music -Handel
4.         Trumpet Tune in D -Purcell
5.         Trumpet Tune (from Te Deum) -Charpentier
            (The last four are also suitable for the exit procession):

During the Signing of the Registers:
1.         Pachelbel's Canon
2.         Jesu, joy of man's desiring -Bach (organ or choir)

1.         Pie Jesu -Lloyd Webber
2.         Ave Maria -Bach-Gonoud
(other suggestions from the couple are welcome, but you would need to provide the sheet music if necessary)

To go out to:
1.         Wedding March (from a Midsummer Night's Dream) -Mendelssohn
2.         Toccata (from Symphony No.5) -Widor
3.         Choral improvisation on "Nun Danket Alle Gott" -Korg-Elert
4.         Arrival of the Queen of Sheba (also suitable for entry of the bride)

1.         All things bright and beautiful (no.1)
2.         Immortal, invisible (no.9)
3.         Lead us, heavenly Father (no.10)
4.         Morning has broken (no.16)
5.         Dear Lord and father (no.5)
6.         Lord of all hopefulness (no.12)
7.         Love divine, all loves excelling (no.14)
            First tune -Love divine
            Second tune -Blaenwern
8.         Make me a channel of your peace (no.15 )
9.         Give me joy in my heart (no.6)
10. Guide me, O thy great redeemer (no.7)
11        Praise my soul, the king of heaven! (no.19)
12. Jerusalem (And did those feet) (no. 3)

Traditional Lord's Prayer
Our Father. who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name:
thy kingdom come, thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven
Give us this day our daily bread,
and forgive us our trespasses,
as we forgive those who trespass against us.
And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil
For thine is the kingdom, the power and the glory, for ever and ever Amen.


Resources for your Wedding Service
Webpage icon An Introduction to Resources for your Wedding Service
Webpage icon Bible Readings
Webpage icon Line Drawings of our Churches
Webpage icon Modern Wedding Service
Webpage icon Outline Order of Service
Webpage icon Poems and Readings
Webpage icon Traditional Wedding Service text
Webpage icon Wedding Anniversary service
Webpage icon Wedding Hymns
Webpage icon Wedding Questionnaire
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