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Anonymous asked in Family & RelationshipsWeddings · 5 years ago

What music should we play at our wedding?

Hi, getting married in a private Catholic Church on a South Texas Ranch this November. Very conservative people. We are having our reception dinner near a river/creek- very beautiful. Nearby is a giant gazebo in which we'll have the dancing. (only 25 people including us) are coming. What music do we play? We can't decide. Bride likes country, Latin, Top 40, or quiet classical. Groom couldnt care less but likes to listen to Electronic dance music. Both bride and groom were thinking of something classical with a bit of modern. Song suggestions would be appreciated

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  • 5 years ago
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    First are classical, piano. site **also on side click on contemporary, Christian and Catholic wedding songs//can click on and have a listen and many are re-done by Tim and Ryan O'Neil/piano and CD's, MP3 and sheet music available

    can also check out top 200 wedding dance songs, some oldies, but goodies

    Lots of people like new, but add in some older for a comfy feel, relaxes guests and may bring back happy memories.

    Falling in Love-OB

    The Way You Look Tonight-Kern

    The Wedding Song (There is Love) Stookey

    theme from the movie Terms of Endearment

    My Heart Will Go On-OB and Celine Dion

    Theme from movie Rudy/true story WOULD MAKE BEAUTIFUL BRIDE ENT/DIFFERENT

    Of course, Pachelbel Canon in D Major, strings or piano FOR BRIDE ENT

    It Had to Be You--Jones, Kahn

    Rondeau-Moaret (a fast classical) PERHAPS RECESSIONAL


    I Can Only Imagine-Mercy Me

    theme from movie Forrest Gump****** GOOD FOR F/G ENTRANCE


    Unforgettable King Cole or with his daughter Natalie

    You Raise Me Up by Josh Groban (Loveland & Graham)

    Unchained Melody by The Righteous Brothers

    I've Had the Time of My Life by Bill Medley (original righteous brother) and Jennifer Warnes

    Safe & Sound--Capital Cities

    Treasure-Bruno Mars

    Happy-Pharrel Williams ***love,love--fun==must listen

    Who You Love--John Mayer featuring Katie Perry

    Mirrors by Justin Timberlake

    I Choose You--Sara Bareilles

    Latch-Disclosures featuring Sam Smith

    Boom Clap--Charlie XCX***clap along, a good ending or right before last song

    Run, Run, Run by Kelly Clarkson featuring John Legend

    Shut Up & Dance by Walk the Moon ***a good dance starter

    Sugar by Maroon 5 CAKE CUTTING

    Love You Like That-Caanan Smith

    Some comfy's:

    I Gotta Feeling-The Black Eyed Peas

    Crazy in Love by Beyonce??

    A Thousand Years by Katie Perri

    Truly, Madly, Deeply-Savage Garden

    AB by Estelle

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  • Kelly
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    5 years ago

    Is this for your reception or your ceremony?

    Many Catholic churches only allow you to choose from a preapproved list of music, but some will let you bring in your own.

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  • 5 years ago

    The music if for your reception, right? Play whatever you want. You could ask everyone invited for their favorite song and play those songs.

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  • Pat
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    5 years ago
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  • 5 years ago

    Some samples here to choose from

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    1. "Air" (from Water Music Suite), (George F. Handel)

    2. "Bridal Chorus" (from Lohengrin), (Richard Wagner)

    3. "Canon in D" (Johann Pachelbel)

    4. "Procession of Joy" (Hal Hopson)

    5. "Rigaudon" (Andre Campra)

    6. "Spring" (from The Four Seasons), (Antonio Vivaldi)

    7. "Te Deum" (Marc-Antoine Charpentier)

    8. "The Prince of Denmark's March" (Jeremiah Clarke)

    9. "Trumpet Tune" (Henry Purcell)

    10. "Trumpet Voluntary" (Jeremiah Clarke)

    11. "Trumpet Voluntary" (John Stanley)

    12. "Wedding March" (from The Marriage of Figaro), (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)

    Traditional Alternatives

    13. "Canzon V" (Giovanni Gabrieli)

    14. "Coronation March for Czar Alexander III" (Peter I. Tchaikovsky)

    15. "Overture" (from Royal Fireworks Music), (George Frederic Handel)

    16. "Promenade" (from Pictures at an Exhibition), (Modest Mussorgsky)

    17. "Romeo and Juliet Love Theme" (Tchaikovsky)

    18. "Sinfonia" (from Cantata No. 156), (Johann S. Bach)

    19. "Toccata" (from L'Orfeo), (Claudio Monteverdi)

    20. "Trumpet Tune in A-Major" (David N. Johnson)

    21. "Sonatas for Organ, Op. 65, No. 3 (con moto maestoso)," (Felix Mendelssohn)

    22. "Winter," Largo, (from The Four Seasons), (Antonio Vivaldi)


    23. "Appalachia Waltz" (Yo-Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer, Mark O'Connor)

    24. "Sunrise, Sunset" (from Fiddler on the Roof), (Sheldon Harnick & Jerry Bock)

    25. "The Look of Love" (Dionne Warwick/Burt Bacharach)

    26. "The Vow" (Jeremy Lubbock)

    27. "To A Wild Rose" (Edward MacDowell)

    28. "Flatbush Waltz" (Andy Statman)

    29. "Wedding Processional" (from The Sound of Music), (Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein)


    30. "All People That On Earth Do Dwell" ("Old 100th" hymn)

    31. "Dona Nobis Pacem" (16th century hymn)

    32. "Hanava Babanot" (A Love Song), (Neeman)

    33. "St. Anthony's Chorale" (Franz Joseph Haydn)

    34. "Hymn Fanfare from The Triumphant" (Francois Couperin)

    35. "Scalero de Oro" (traditional Sephardic)

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