Wedding Music Suggested Repertoire



Brass Quartet / Quintet Music for Weddings

Prelude

Any hymn from a standard hymnal

Albinoni
   Grave from Sonata "Saint Mark" Adagio
Bach

 
 Air on the G String
 God, My Shepard, Walks Beside Me
Barber
   Adagio for Strings
Copland
   Promise of Living, from The Tender Land
 Simple Gifts - Variations on a Shaker Tune
Gabrieli
   Canzona per Sonare No. 2
 Canzona per Sonare No. 1 - La Spiritata
 Canzona per Sonare No. 4
Handel
   Largo from Xerxes
 Air from Water Music
 "Hornpipe" from Water Music
Humperdinck
   Prayer
Mozart
   Alleluia, from K165 from Exsultate Jubilate
Pachelbel
   Canon
Tchesnokov
   Salvation is Created

There are a large number of Renaissance selections appropriate for prelude music that are not listed above.

Seating of Mothers, Candlelighting, Offertory, Communion

Bach
 
  Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
  Be Thou With Them
  Arioso from Cantana No. 156
  "Air" from Orchestral Suite in D Major, BWV    1068
Bach/Gounod
   Ave Maria
Barnby
   O Perfect Love
Charpentier
   Prelude to "Te Deum"
Franck
   Panis Angelicus
Purcell 
   Ayre
Schubert    Ave Maria

Processional


Bach
   "Air" from Orchestral Suite in D Major, BWV 1068
Campra    Rigaudon
Clarke    Trumpet Voluntary (Prince of Denmark's March)
Grieg    Wedding Day
Handel    All Glory Laud and Honor
Monteverdi
   Fanfare
Mouret
   Rondeau
Stanley    Trumpet Voluntary
Wagner    Wedding March

Recessionals/Postlude

Bach
   My Spirit be Joyful
Beethoven    Ode to Joy
Handel    La Rejouissance from "Fireworks Music"
"Hornpipe" from Water Music
Marcello    Psalm XIX (The Heavens are Telling)
Mendelssohn    Wedding march
Scheidt    Canzona Bergamasca
Wagner    Bridal Chorus


String Quartet Music for Weddings


Sample Listing of music available for String Quartet for Weddings (Other music may be available)

Any hymn from a standard hymnal

 Bach, Johann Sebastian
  Ave Maria adapted by Charles Gounod
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring from Cantata #147
Suite #3 in D Major
Air
Bourree
Gavotte
Gigue
Overture
Arioso from Cantata #156
Brandenburg Concerto #6 in Bb Major
Allegro
Adagio
Finale
My Hear Ever Faithful from Cantata #68
Sheep May Safely Graze from Cantata #208
 
Beethoven, Ludwig van   Adagio from Piano Sonata #8, Op. 13
Ode to Joy from Symphony # 9 
Borodin, Alexander
  Nocturne from String Quartet # 2 in D Major
Chopin, Frederick
  Prelude from Op. 28, #4
Prelude from Op. 28, # 15
Clarke, Jeremiah
  Trumpet Voluntary
Faure, Gabriel
  Berceuse from
Sicilienne
Pavane
Franck, Cesar
  Panis Angelicus from Messe Solonnelle, Op. 12
Gluck, Christopher Willibald
  Minuet & Dance
Handel, George Frederick   Water Music Suite
Air
Allegro
Andante
Hornpipe
Le Rejouissance from The Fireworks Music
Haydn, Franz Joseph
  Andante from String Quartet in F Major, Op. 3, #5
Mendelssohn, Felix
  Wedding March from A Midsummer Night's Dream
Mouret, Jean-Joseph
  Rondeau from Sinfonies de Fanfares
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
  Andante from Piano Concerto #21, K. 467
Romanza from Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, K.525
Andante from K. 316 for Flute and Orchestra
Pachelbel, Johann   Canon
Purcell, Henry   Trumpet Tune
Schubert, Franz   Ave Maria
Andante from String Quartet in A minor, Op. 29 "Rosamunde"
Traditional Irish
  Londonderry Air
Vivaldi, Antonoio
  Allegro from Violin Concerto in E Major, Op. 8 #1
Wagner, Richard
  Bridal Chorus from Act III of Lohengrin
All Creatures of our God and King
Amazing Grace
For the Beauty of the Earth
Glorious Things of Thee are Spoken
Great is Thy Faithfulness
Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee
Let All Things Now Living
Love Divine, All Love's Excelling
Not for the Tongues of Heaven's Angels
O God, You Give Humanity its Name
O Perfect Love
Praise to the Lord, the Almighty
The Grace of Life is Theirs

Wedding Solos / Duets

Alleluia
  Mozart
Ave Maria
  Bach-Gounod
Ave Maria
  Franck
Ave Maria
  Schubert
Bist du bei Mir (Be Thou With Me)
  Bach
Dank sei Dir, Herr (Thanks be to Thee)
  Ochs
Du Ring an meinen Finger
  Schumann
Entreat me not to Leave Thee
  Gounod
I will Sing New Songs of Gladness
  Dvorak
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
  Bach
Let All the World in Every Corner Sing
  Vaughan-Williams
Lord, Make me an Instrument
  Duncan
My Heart Every Faithful   Bach
Panis Angelicus (O Lord Most Holy), solo or duet
  Franck
Sheep May Safely Graze   Bach
Sing Ye a Joyful Song   Dvorak
The Gift of Love, solo or duet
  Hopson (arr.)
The Lord Bless You, duet
  Bach
The Lord's Prayer
  Malotte
The Lord's Prayer
  Rorem
Twenty-Third Psalm
  Dvorak
Twenty-Third Psalm
  Vaughan-William
Wedding Song (Whither Thou Goest)   Schutz


For other suggestions or to have music approved for the Daniel Chapel, please consult with your Furman approved wedding director.

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