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Below are good pieces for weddings. The most popular pieces are highlighted in yellow. Feel free to explore the other pages in our library if you would like something more unique.

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Traditional Classical, Non-Traditional Contemporary / Popular
Jewish Wedding Music    



Pieces that sound very familar to most people and are still the most popular for weddings today.

Quar Trio Duo Composer Title
Bach, J.S. Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
Bach, J.S. Sheep May Safely Graze
Bach, J.S. Sleepers, Awake
  Bach-Gounod Ave Maria
Handel Largo from Xerxes
  Malotte The Lord's Prayer
Pachelbel Canon in D major
Schubert Ave Maria
Vivaldi Winter Concerto: Largo
Beethoven Ode to Joy (from Symphony No. 9)
Campra Rigaudon
Charpentier Te Deum
Clarke Trumpet Voluntary (a.k.a. Prince of Denmark)
  Handel Entrance of the Queen of Sheba
Handel Hornpipe (from Water Music Suite in D)
  Handel La Rejoussance (from Royal Fireworks Music)
Mendelssohn Wedding March
Mouret Rondeau
Purcell Trumpet Tune
Vivaldi Spring Concerto: Allegro
Wagner Bridal Chorus  ("Here comes the bride")


Classical, Non-Traditional

Classical pieces that are less traditional but still work very well for processionals and recessional.

Quar Trio Duo Composer Title
Bach, J.S. Air (from Suite No. 3)
  Bach, J.S. Bist du bei mir  ("You are with me")
  Bach, J.S. Concerto for Two Violins: Largo
  Beethoven Grande Sonata Pathetique: Adagio
Handel Air  (from Water Music Suite in F)
  Handel Pastoral Symphony  (from The Messiah)
    Handel Overture from Royal Fireworks (#1) Slower march portion
    Debussy Claire de Lune
  Massenet Meditation from Thais
Puccini O mio babbino caro (from Gianni Schicci)
    Rachmaninoff Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini - Variation 18
  Raff Cavatina
    Saint-Saens The Swan
    Vivaldi Spring Concerto - 3rd movement
Boardman Gigue  ("Celtic Baroque" style)
  Corelli Pastorale (from Concerto Grosso No. 8)
  Handel Coro Minuet (from Water Music Suite in D)
    Puccini Musetta's Waltz (from La Boheme)
    Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
    Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 5
    Handel Overture from Royal Fireworks (#2) Fast portion
Mozart Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
  Tchaikovsky Waltz from Sleeping Beauty
    Vivaldi Gloria

Contemporary / Popular

For clients who want to add a "modern" flavor to their ceremony.  

You can see full list of our contemporary pieces on the Pop & Rock and Movies & TV pages.

Quar Trio Title Composer / Artist

Slow Tempo

All I Ask of You   (from Phantom of the Opera) Andrew Lloyd Webber
All of Me John Legend
At Last Etta James
Beauty and the Beast (Disney) Alan Menken
Can't Help Falling in Love Elvis Presley
  Come What May  (from Moulin Rouge) Ewan McGregor & Nicole Kidman
Endless Love Lionel Richie
  From This Moment Shania Twain
  Glasgow Love Theme (from Love Actually)  
Groovy Kind of Love Phil Collins
Grow Old with Me  
John Lennon
  Hallelujah Cohen / Jeff Buckley
Hymne Vangelis
  The Luckiest Ben Folds
Marry Me Train
Moon River (from Breakfast at Tiffany's) Henry Mancini
  Mothersbaugh's Canon (from The Royal Tenenbaums) Mark Mothersbaugh
November Rain Guns N Roses
One Hand, One Heart   (from Westside Story) Leonard Bernstein
Only Time Enya
Over the Rainbow Judy Garland
The Prayer Celine Dion & Andrea Bocelli
The Rose Bette Midler
Somewhere in Time (main title theme) John Barry

A Thousand Years from Twilight: Breaking Dawn

Christina Perri
A Time for Us  (Love theme from Romeo & Juliet 1968) Nino Rota
  Unchained Melody  (from film Ghost) Righteous Brothers
The Wedding (from Legends of the Fall) James Horner
    Wedding Song Kenny G
You Raise Me Up Secret Garden / Josh Groban

Medium Tempo

All You Need is Love The Beatles
  Emma   (main title theme, 1996) Rachel Portman
  For Just a Moment (Love theme from St. Elmo's Fire) David Foster
Forrest Gump ("Feather Theme") Alan Silvestri
Hoppipolla Sigur Ros
The Ludlows (from Legends of the Fall) James Horner
My Girl The Temptations
Somewhere in Time  (from film Somewhere in Time) John Barry
  With or Without You U2
Yellow Coldplay
  Your Hand in Mine Explosions in the Sky

Faster Tempo

  Beautiful Day U2
  Book of Days Enya
  Don't Stop Believin' Journey
  Every Teardrop is a Waterfall Coldplay
Here Comes the Sun
The Beatles
I Gotta Feeling Black Eyed Peas
  It Had to Be You  (jazz standard) Frank Sinatra / Tony Bennett
  La Bamba Richie Valens
  Love Me Do The Beatles
  Lovesong The Cure
Marry You Bruno Mars
Starlight Muse
  This Will Be Natalie Cole
Whatever Oasis
When I'm 64 The Beatles
Wouldn't It Be Nice Beach Boys
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