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Old 10-13-2018, 10:04 AM
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Default Wedding Ceremony Repertoire

Any recommendations for wedding ceremony pieces?
I know every bride wants something personal to them, but apart from that, what pieces do you like to play?


P.S. Here are vids of a couple I like to play
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Old 10-13-2018, 12:33 PM
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A few I like and have had requested:

Prince of Denmark's March
Pachelbell's Canon in D with arppegiatted continuo

Bach Minuet from the Anna Magdelena Notebook

Halberg/Arlen: Somewhere Over the Rainbow
Jan Akkerman (Focus): Le Clochard/Bread
Traditional/Ed Gerhard: The Water is Wide
Traditional/Bob james: Women of Ireland

We Gather Together
Our God Our Help in Ages Past
My Faith Looks Up to Thee

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Frodo Baggins to Gildor Inglorion, The Fellowship of the Ring

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Old 10-13-2018, 02:51 PM
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Several people have said they like my arrangement of Puccini's "O Mio Babbino Caro" for weddings. It's not hard, and fits the mood well. Free at:

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Old 10-14-2018, 11:48 PM
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I play at a few weddings a year (I used to do more)

The standards are always safe, but I throw a few unique ones in the mix as well.

The safe ones:

Canon in D
Here comes the sun
Ave Maria
Here Comes the Bride
Wedding March
Air on G
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Old 10-15-2018, 10:56 AM
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English Suite Op 31
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Old 10-15-2018, 11:25 AM
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Good recommendations so far. The following have also worked well for me. I always ask the Bride and Groom to-be to name some songs and they usually come up with one. I need a good month in advance though, to get it down solo fingerstyle. Also there might be a singer in the family or known by the Bride/Groom that you can work with. I did "Say You Won't Let Go" with a singer and it worked out very well.

Ode To Joy
Romanza (Spanish Romance)
The Rose
Stand By Me
Annie's Song
Red Is The Rose
Wild Irish Thyme
What A Wonderful World
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Old 10-15-2018, 05:45 PM
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A few that have not been mentioned, these are part of my repertoire:
Wedding Song (Paul Stookey)
Make You Feel My Love (Bob Dylan)
If (Bread/David Gates)
Follow Me (John Denver)
Telling Me It Might Be You (Steven Bishop)
We've Only Just Begun ( Carpenters)
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Old 10-15-2018, 09:21 PM
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Old 10-17-2018, 08:54 PM
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Some resources:

1. For Guitar Solo:

- Jerry Snyder's "Wedding for Guitar":

- "To Have and to Hold" from Hal Leonard:

- Classical Guitar Wedding Songbook:


2. A Classical Guitarists Guide to the Top 20 Guitar Songs for Weddings:

3. The Wedding Gig: how to play music at a wedding: (includes free sheet music pdf downloads)

4. Discussion at Delcamp:


5. For guitar and flute: Mychal Gendron's "Wedding Music for Flute & Guitar":

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Old 10-18-2018, 06:27 AM
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I've played several of the tunes already listed above, but I'd add...


TIME AFTER TIME by Cyndi Lauper
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