Traditional Wedding Ceremony Music


Traditional Prelude Music Ideas

Prelude music: Played prior to the ceremony, while guests are arriving.

  • Prelude in C
  • Gymnopedie (A.E.L Satie)
  • Clair De Lune
  • Ave Maria (Schubert / Gounod)
  • The Four Seasons (Vivaldi)
  • God Only Knows (The Beach Boys)
  • As Time Goes By (A Kiss Is Just A Kiss) (Tony Bennett)
  • Arioso (Bach)
  • Ode To Joy (Beethoven)
  • Brandenburg Concerto #2 (Bach)
  • Gloria (Vivaldi)
  • Unchained Melody (Righteous Brothers)

Seating of Special Guest and Grandparents Music Ideas

Played during the time the special guest and grandparents walk down the aisle.

  • Arioso (J.S Bach)
  • Allegro Maestoso from Walter Music
  • Water Music (Handel)
  • Ave Maria (Schubert / Gounod)
  • Mediation from Tais (J.Massenet)
  • Ode To Joy (Beethoven)
  • Brandenburg Concerto #2 (Bach)
  • Gloria (Vivaldi)

Traditional Wedding Processional Music

Processional music: As this music begins to play, The pastor and groom usually proceed to the front and the bridesmaids begin their procession down the aisle.

  • Trumpet Voluntary (J Clark)
  • Trumpet Tune ( HPurcell)
  • Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring (JS Bach)
  • March from Occasional Oratorio (GF Handell)

Traditional Bride Grand Entrance Song Ideas

Bride Grand Entrance music: Familiar songs that stir your guest to stand and await your appearance

  • Canon in D (J Pachelbel)
  • The Bridal Chorus from Lohengrin (R Wagner)
  • Allegro Maestoso from Water Music (GF Handel)
  • Rondeau (JJ Mouret)