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Weddings - Music - Instrumental

There is a wide range of music available for you to use during the service.

The following list is a selection of the more traditional pieces:

When the bride comes in to church (processional):

  • Arrival of the Queen of Sheba (Handel)
  • Bridal march from Lohengrin (Wagner)
  • Hornpipe in F from the Water Music (Handel)
  • Prelude to the Te-Deum (Charpentier)
  • Trumpet tune (Purcell)
  • Trumpet voluntary (J Clarke)

When you leave the church as a married couple (recessional):

  • Chorale -improvisation on Now thank we all our God (Karg-Elert)
  • Crown Imperial (Walton)
  • Finale from the Water Music (Handel)
  • Toccata from Symphony No.5 (Widor)
  • Wedding march from A midsummer night's dream (Mendelssohn)

When the register is being signed:

  • Adagio (Albinoni)
  • Air from the Water Music (Handel)
  • Brother James' Air (Macbeth Bain)
  • Jesu, joy of man's desiring (Bach)