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Wedding Ceremony Music

The following pieces are particularly suitable for use as wedding processionals and recessionals.
Suggestions for music during the lighting of the unity candle:

Wedding Ceremony Music (Jewish)

  • Chorsha HaEucaliptus (On the Jordan) - Naomi Shemer
  • Dodi Li (I Am My Beloved's) - N. Chen
  • Eile Chamda Libi (The Desire of My Heart) - Chassidic
  • Erev Ba (Eveing Comes) - Avissar/Levanon
  • Erev Shel Shoshaneem (Evening of Roses) - Y. Hadar
  • Havah Nagilah - Israeli Folksong
  • Siman Tov (Good Fortune) - Traditional
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Classical

  • Air on the G String - J.S. Bach
  • Ave Maria - Bach-Gounod
  • Ave Maria - Franz Schubert
  • Ballade - Susann McDonald
  • Canon in D - Johann Pachelbel
  • Con Te Partiró (Time to Say Goodbye) - Sartori/Quarantotto/Peterson
  • Consolation - Felix Mendelssohn
  • Gavotte - Carlos Salzedo
  • Interlude - Susann McDonald
  • Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring - J.S. Bach
  • Kira's Waltz - Samuel O. Pratt
  • Les Pifferari - Charles Gounod
  • Minuet in G minor - Jean Jacques Rousseau
  • Moon Drifting - Sharon Thormahlen
  • Nanolu O Kohola "Waves of the Whale" in Hawaiian - Sharon Thormahlen
  • O Mio Babbino Caro as heard in the film A Room with a View - Giacomo Puccini
  • Ode to Joy - Ludwig von Beethoven
  • Processional - Linda Wood
  • Quando Men Vo (Musetta's Waltz) from La Boheme - Giacomo Puccini
  • Rondeau (Theme from Masterpiece Theater) - Jean Joseph Mouret
  • Serenade - Susann McDonald
  • Spanish Dance - Georges Bizet
  • Such Chiming, Melodious - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Tango - Carlos Salzedo
  • Te Deum - Marc-Antoine Charpentier
  • The Little Fountain - Samuel O. Pratt
  • The Rose and the Nightingale - Samuel O. Pratt
  • To a Wild Rose - Edward MacDowell
  • Trumpet Tune - Henry Purcell
  • Trumpet Voluntary - Henry Purcell

Celtic Music & Folk Music

  • Adio Querida - Traditional Ladino Folksong
  • Against the Wind (Celtic) - Jon English
  • Ashokan Farewell - Jay Unger
  • Believe Me If All Those Endearing Young Charms - Traditional Irish
  • Black Is the Color of My True Love's Hair - Traditional Folk Song
  • Blind Mary - Turlough O'Carolan
  • Danny Boy - Traditional Irish
  • Eleanor Plunkett - Turlough O'Carolan
  • 14th Century Minnesinger Melody - Anonymous
  • Gift of a Thistle from Braveheart - James Horner
  • Give Me Your Hand - Traditional Irish
  • Green Sleeves - Traditional English
  • How Sweet the Winds Do Blow - Traditional English
  • La Paloma Azúl (The Blue Dove) - Mexican Folk Song
  • Lament - Turlough O'Carolan
  • Las Mañanitas (The Little Morning Songs) - Mexican Folk Song
  • March of King Laois - Traditional Irish
  • My Love's a Wild Bird (Celtic) - Samuel O. Pratt
  • Roving Galway Boy - Traditional Irish
  • Scarborough Fair - Traditional English
  • Scotch Air
  • She Moves through the Fair - Traditional Irish
  • Suo-Gan (Lullaby) - Traditional Welsh
  • The Ash Grove - Welsh Folktune
  • The Coming of Autumn (Celtic)- Susan Coughtry
  • The Lark in the Clear Air - Traditional Irish
  • Three Ravens - Traditional English

Broadway Show Tunes/Movie Music/Pop Music

  • All I Ask of You from The Phantom of the Opera - Webber/Hart/Stilgoe
  • Bless the Broken Road - Hummon/Boyd/Hanna
  • Con Te Partiró (Time to Say Goodbye) - Sartori/Quarantotto/Peterson
  • Edelweiss from The Sound of Music - Rodgers and Hammerstein
  • Evergreen - Streisand/Williams
  • Fields of Gold - Sting
  • Gift of a Thistle from Braveheart - James Horner
  • Hallelujah - Leonard Cohen
  • Here, There, and Everywhere - Lennon/McCartney
  • Hymne - Vangelis
  • I Dreamed a Dream from Les Misérables - Schönberg/Kretzmer/Boublil/Natel
  • Longer - Dan Fogelberg
  • Marry Me - Monahan/Hollander
  • Memory from CATS - Webber/Nunn
  • Misty - Burke/Garner
  • Moon River from Breakfast at Tiffany's - Mercer/Mancini
  • O Mio Babbino Caro as heard in the film A Room with a View - Giacomo Puccini
  • O Sole Mio - Di Capua/Capurro
  • Only Time - Enya/Nicky Ryan/Roma Ryan
  • Romeo and Juliet (Love Theme) "A Time for Us" - Nino Rota
  • Some Enchanted Evening from South Pacific - Rodgers and Hammerstein
  • Somewhere Over the Rainbow - Arlen/Harburg
  • Sunrise, Sunset from Fiddler on the Roof - Harnick/Bock
  • That's Amore - Brooks/Warren
  • The John Dunbar Theme from Dances with Wolves - John Barry
  • The Prayer - Sager/Foster/Testa/Renis
  • The Wedding Song (There is Love) - Noel Paul Stookey
  • Theme from Dead Poets Society - Maurice Jarre
  • Theme from Ice Castles (Through the Eyes of Love) - Marvin Hamlisch
  • Till There Was You - from The Music Man - Meredith Wilson
  • We've Only Just Begun - Nichols/Williams
  • What a Wonderful World - Weiss/Thiele
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Sacred Music (Christian)

*Particulary suitable for Catholic services
  • As the Deer Panteth for the Water - Martin J. Nystrom
  • *Ave Maria - Bach-Gounod
  • *Ave Maria - Franz Schubert
  • *Celtic Alleluia - O'Carroll/Walker (may be played before Gospel reading in Catholic Mass)
  • Children of the Heavenly Father - Swedish Folksong
  • *Gift of Finest Wheat - Westendorf/Kreutz
  • He Hideth My Soul - William J. Kirkpatrick
  • *I Have Loved You - Michael Joncas
  • In the Garden - C. Austin Miles
  • Just As I Am - William B. Bradbury
  • Let Us Break Bread Together - Traditional American Spiritual
  • *On Eagle's Wings - Michael Joncas
  • *Panis Angelicus - Cesar Franck
  • *Prayer of St. Francis - Sebastian Temple
  • The Lord's Prayer - Albert Hay Malotte
  • The Path of Grace - Grace Tseng
  • *The Prayer - Sager/Foster/Testa/Renis
  • There Is a Balm in Gilead - Spiritual
  • To God Be the Glory - W. Howard Doane
  • The Wedding Song (There is Love) - Noel Paul Stookey
  • Were You There? - Black American Spiritual
  • What a Friend - Charles Converse

Jewish Music

  • Adio Querida - Traditional Ladino Folksong
  • Adon Olam - Uzi Chitman
  • Árvoles Lloran - Traditional Ladino
  • Chanuke, O Chanuke - Hasidic Melody
  • Chorsha HaEucaliptus (On the Jordan) - Naomi Shemer
  • Dodi Li (I Am My Beloved's) - N. Chen
  • Eile Chamda Libi (The Desire of My Heart) - Chassidic
  • Erev Ba (Eveing Comes) - Avissar/Levanon
  • Erev Shel Shoshaneem (Evening of Roses) - Y. Hadar
  • Havah Nagilah - Israeli Folksong
  • Jerusalem - Traditional Israeli
  • La Rosa Enflorece - Traditional Ladino Folksong
  • On the Way to Cesarea - D. Zehavi
  • Siman Tov (Good Fortune) - Traditional
  • The Lilac Flower - Nurit Hirsch
  • Ya Ribon - Traditional from Jerusalem
  • Yo m'enamori d'un aire - Traditional Ladino Folksong