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NB. All the titles below can be played on the large concert harp. The letter 'C' after a title denotes that it is suitable to be played on the smaller Celtic harp.

The Wedding Ceremony

Although the choice of music for the Wedding Ceremony is very much a matter of personal taste, certain pieces are often requested for the three key elements where music is required: the Processional (entrance of the bride), the Signing of the Register, and the Recessional (exit of the couple and guests). As a guide, some suggestions for these are given below.

Processional (entrance of the bride / couple)

Signing of the register

  • Prelude in C  (J. S. Bach)            
  • Canon in D   (Pachelbel)              
  • Flower Duet  (Delibes)           
  • Ricordo Ancor  ('Pelagia's Song' from 'Captain Corelli's Mandolin') (Warbeck) C   
  • Gymnopedie No. 1  (Satie)   
  • Chaconne (Clarke)  C       
  • Ave Maria (Schubert)
  • Allegro (Handel)
  • And I Love Her (The Beatles) C   

Recessional (exit of couple and guests)

 General Repertoire

This section contains suggestions for pieces that can be played at any point during the Ceremony, during the Drinks Reception and Wedding Breakfast, and also as background music for other functions. The titles are categorised according to musical style, and listed alphabetically.

Classical

 

  • Air on a G String (Bach)
  • Allegro (Handel) C
  • Au Bord du Ruisseau (Renie)
  • Ave Maria (Schubert)
  • Balcony Scene  (from 'Romeo and Juliet')  (Craig Armstrong) C
  • Canon in D (Pachelbel)
  • Cavatina (Myers)
  • Chaconne  (Clarke) C
  • Chanson dans la Nuit (Salzedo)
  • Flower Duet (Delibes)
  • Gabriel's Oboe (from 'The Mission') (Morricone) c
  • Gymnopedie No. 1 (Satie)
  • 'Hornpipe' from 'Water Music' (Handel)
  • I Giorni (Ludovico Einaudi)
  • Largo from 'Winter', from 'The Four Seasons' (Vivaldi)
  • 'Morning' from Peer Gynt (Grieg)
  • Nocturne (Glinka)
  • Passacaille (Handel)
  • Pavane (Fauré)
  • Pie Jesu  (Lloyd Webber) C
  • Prelude in C (J S Bach)
  • Prelude No. 3 (Tournier)
  • Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, 18th Variation (Rachmaninoff)
  • Ricordo Ancor  ('Pelagia's Song' from 'Captain Corelli's Mandolin') (Warbeck)
  • River Flows in You (Yiruma)
  • 'The Godfather' Love Theme (Nino Rota)
  • The Queen of Sheba (Handel)
  • Time to Say Goodbye (Con te partirò) (Sartori)
  • To a Wild Rose (MacDowell)

Popular / Easy Listening

 

  • A Thousand Years (from 'The Twilight Saga - Breaking Dawn') (Christina Perri)
  • A Whiter Shade of Pale (Procol Harum)
  • A Whole New World (from Disney's 'Aladdin') (Menken)
  • All I Ask of You (from 'Phantom of the Opera') (Lloyd Webber) C
  • All of Me (John Legend)
  • All the Things You Are (Kern/Hammerstein)
  • Always (Jon Bon Jovi)
  • Amazed (Lonestar)
  • And I Love Her (The Beatles) C
  • Aniron (from 'Lord of the Rings') (Enya)
  • Annie's Song (John Denver)
  • Beauty and the Beast (Menken)
  • Blue Moon (Rodgers/Hart)
  • Can't Help Falling in Love (Elvis Presley)
  • Can You Feel the Love Tonight? (from Disney's 'The Lion King') (Elton John)
  • Cavatina (Myers)
  • Chasing Cars (Snow Patrol)
  • Circle of Life (Elton John)
  • Clocks (Coldplay)
  • Crazy Little Thing Called Love (Queen)
  • Endless Love (Lionel Ritchie)
  • Evening Falls (Enya)
  • Evenstar (Lord of the Rings)
  • Everything I Do (Bryan Adams)
  • Fields of Gold (Sting)
  • Flightless Bird, American Mouth (from 'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn') (Samuel Beam)
  • Fly Me to the Moon (Howard)
  • For the Love of a Princess (from 'Braveheart') (Horner)
  • From This Moment On (Shania Twain)
  • Glasgow Love Theme (from 'Love Actually') (Armstrong)
  • Greatest Day (Take That)
  • Groovy Kind of Love (Wine/ Bayer Sager)
  • Halo (Beyonce)
  • Have I Told You Lately That I Love You? (Van Morrison) C
  • Heaven (Bryan Adams)
  • Hedwig's Theme (from 'Harry Potter') (Williams)
  • Here Comes the Sun (The Beatles)
  • Hey Jude (The Beatles)
  • How Long Will I Love You? (Ellie Goulding)
  • I Get a Kick Out of You (Porter)
  • I Giorni (Ludovico Einaudi)
  • I'm Yours (Jason Mraz)
  • In My Life (The Beatles)
  • Into the West (from 'Lord of the Rings') (Shore/Walsh) 
  • I Won't Give Up (Jason Mraz)
  • Just the Way You Are (Bruno Mars)
  • Kissing You (from 'Romeo and Juliet') (Des'ree)
  • Kiss the Girl (from Disney's 'The Little Mermaid') (Menken)
  • Love Me Tender (Elvis Presley)
  • Married Life (theme from Disney/Pixar's 'Up') (Giacchino)
  • Marry You (Bruno Mars)
  • May It Be (Enya)
  • Moon River (Mancini/Mercer)
  • My Heart Will Go On (from 'Titanic') (Horner) C
  • North (the 'Visit Scotland' advert) (Paul Mounsey)
  • Nothing Else Matters (Metallica)
  • One Day Like This (Elbow)
  • Over the Rainbow (Arlen/Harburg)
  • Paradise (Coldplay)
  • Right Here Waiting (Richard Marx)
  • River Flows in You (Yiruma)
  • Somewhere Only We Know (Lily Allen)
  • Stay With Me (Sam Smith)
  • Skyfall (Adele)
  • The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face (MacColl)
  • The Last Thing On My Mind (Tom Paxton)
  • The Music of the Night (from 'Phantom of the Opera') (Lloyd Webber)
  • The Wind Beneath My Wings (Henley/Silbar)
  • The Wonder of You (Elvis Presley)
  • Think of Me (from 'Phantom of the Opera') (Lloyd Webber)
  • Time to Say Goodbye (Con te partirò) (Sartori)
  • Titanium (Sia Furler/David Guetta)
  • To Make You Feel My Love (Dylan/ Adele cover)
  • Truly Madly Deeply (Savage Garden)
  • Unchained Melody (North/Zaret) C
  • Waterfall (Stone Roses)
  • Watermark (Enya)
  • What a Wonderful World (Louis Armstrong)
  • When You Wish Upon a Star (from Disney's 'Pinocchio') (Harline/Washington)
  • Wherever You Are: The Military Wives' Prayer (Mealor)
  • Wonderful Tonight (Eric Clapton) C
  • You'll Never Walk Alone (Rodgers/Hammerstein)
  • You Raise Me Up - Westlife (Lovland/Graham)
  • Your Song (Elton John)
  • You're Beautiful (James Blunt)
  • You're Still the One (Shania Twain) C

Traditional Music of the British Isles

 

 

Bollywood / Asian

  • Chukar Mere Manko
  • Chura Liya Hai
  • Guzaarish
  • Kal Ho Naa Ho
  • Khabi Kushi Khabi Ghum
  • Kuch Kuch Hotha Hai
  • Meri Mehbooba
  • Om Jai Jagdisha Hare
  • Pehla Nasha
  • Pehli Nazar Mein (from 'Race')
  • Piyu Bole
  • Pyar Diwana Hota Hai
  • Tuje Dekha To Ye Jaana Sanam
  • Tujhko Jo Paya
  • Tum Hi Ho (from 'Aashiqui 2')

 

 Jewish

  • Artsa Alinu
  • Chorsha ha Eucaliptus  C
  • Dodi Li ('I Am My Beloved's')
  • Erev Shel Shoshanim
  • Hava Nagila
  • Hevenu Shalom
  • Hine Ma Tov
  • Jerusalem of Gold
  • Kadosh
  • Kozatzke
  • L'cha Dodi
  • Mi Yitnami Of  C
  • Oseh Shalom
  • Sh'ma Yisroeyl
  • Sunrise, Sunset  (from 'Fiddler on the Roof') (Bock/Harnick)

 

Christmas Repertoire

  • Away in a Manger
  • Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
  • In the Bleak Midwinter
  • Silent Night
  • Walking in the Air
  • We Three Kings of Orient Are
  • When a Child is Born
  • White Christmas