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Music suitable for Wedding Ceremonies - Catholic, Church of Ireland and Civil Ceremonies.


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* Audio Recording - short snippets from start to finish of a typical Wedding Ceremony

                     


Processional:


Trumpet Voluntary (Jeremiah Clarke)

* Pachelbel’s Canon in D                                                                                                                     

Nella Fantasia (from film the Mission - Solo Piano only)

A thousand years (Christina Perri)

The wedding song - There is love (Paul Stookey)

Bridal March(Wagner)  

A River flows in you (from film Twilight - Solo Piano)                                                                                                                                                                                            Haste to the wedding - Traditional Irish                                                                                                                                                                                                               In a country churchyard (Chris De Burgh)                                              


      

Lighting of Individual, Remembrance and/or Unity Candles:

 

When love is found -Traditional English
* The Thistle Theme (from film Braveheart - Solo Flute)
One Hand, One Heart (from film West side story)
Wherever you go (Song of Ruth)   
Inis Oirr (Traditional Irish) 
*Gabriel's Oboe (from film The Mission - Solo Flute)
 


Responsorial Psalm (Catholic Ceremony):


Here I am Lord  

* Mo ghrá thú a Thiarna (Liam Lawton)      

The Lord is My Shepherd

On Eagles Wings

The Cloud's Veil (Liam Lawton)

Be not afraid       


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Offertory Procession (Catholic Ceremony):

 

Ave Maria (Bach/Gounod)
Ave Maria (Schubert)

Ag Criost an Síol (O' Riada)

As I kneel before you (Traditional hymn)

How Great Thou Art (Swedish folksong)

* I watch the Sunrise (Irish Hymn)


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Sign of Peace:

 

* Make Me A Channel Of Your Peace
Tabhair dom do Lámh (O' Riada)
Air (Handel - Water Music)
Shalem, My Friend 

Communion (Catholic Ceremony): 

Panis Angelicus (César Franck)
The Clouds Veil (Liam Lawton)                                                                              
Mo ghrá thú a thiarna(Liam Lawton)
I am the bread of life (Catholic hymn) 
She moved through the Fair                                                                                                                                                                                                               
* Amazing Grace 
* Ave Maria (Schubert)
Pie Jesu (Lloyd Webber)        

Signing of the Register:

 

Contemporary:

 

Songbird (Eva Cassidy)
* Fields of Gold (Eva Cassidy)                                                                                   
Halleluja (Leonard Cohen)  
You Raise me up (Josh Groban)                                                                                
May It Be (Enya-from film The Lord of the Rings)
Nella Fantasia (from film The Mission - Solo Piano only)
A River flows in you (from film Twilight - Solo Piano)
Thistle Theme (from film Braveheart) 
One Hand, One Heart (Bernstein - from film West Side Story)  
Somewhere (Bernstein - West Side Story)                                                                                    
I got you (Jack Johnson)                                                                                                             
It's always better when we're together (Jack Johnson - Solo Piano only)
In my Life (The Beatles)                                                                                                           
We've only just begun (The Carpenters)
The Rose (Bette Midler from film The Rose)                                                                                                                                                                                                          To make you feel my Love (Adele) 
At Last (Etta James)
A thousand years (Christina Perri)
In a country churchyard (Chris De Burgh) 
The Prayer (Celine Dion)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Your Song (Elton John)
Yellow (Coldplay - Solo Piano 
Sky full of Stars (Coldplay)
All I want is You (U2)  
Into your arms (Nick Cave)  
Wings (Birdy)
The wedding song - There is love (Paul Stookey)
The first time ever I saw your face (Roberta Flack)   
Come what may (from film Moulin Rouge - Solo Piano only)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

Classical:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Ave Maria (Schubert)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Pie Jesu (Lloyd Webber)

The Flower Duet (Delibes - Solo Piano)

Meditation (Massenet - Solo Flute) 

Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring (Bach)

Pachelbel’s Canon in D

Ave Maria  (Bach/Gounod)


Traditional Irish, Irish Ballads, Anglo Irish and Scottish:

 

* She Moved Through the Fair 
Sí bheag, Sí Mhór (Traditional Irish)
Baidín Fheilimidh (Traditional Irish)
The Voyage (Christy Moore)
Bright Blue Rose (Christy Moore)
Black Is The Colour
Carrickfergus (Traditional Irish)                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Eleanor Plunkett (O'Carolan)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The Last Rose of Summer (Thomas Moore) 
Believe me if all those endearing young charms (Thomas Moore)                                                                                                                                                                        The Sally Gardens
An Chualainn (Traditional Irish)
The Isle of Inisfree
Danny Boy (Traditional Irish) 
Inis Oírr (Traditional Irish)
Róisín Dubh (Traditional Irish)
The Cliffs of Dooneen (Traditional Irish)
My love is like a red, red rose (Traditional Scottish)
When you were sweet sixteen                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

Recessional:


* Wedding March (Mendelssohn)

Planxty Irvin (O'Carolan) 
Halleluja (Leonard Cohen)
Trumpet Voluntary (Jeremiah Clarke)
Hornpipe (Handel's Water Music)  
Top of the world (The Carpenters)
This little light of mine (Spiritual hymn)
Happy Together (The Turtles)
I got you (Jack Johnson)
Greatest Day (Take That) 
Haste to the Wedding (Traditional Irish Jig)
It must be love (Madness)
Sky full of Stars (Coldplay)
All you need is Love (The Beatles)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                


     

Hymns suitable for the Church of Ireland Ceremony:

 

Morning has Broken   

Amazing Grace

All things Bright and Beautiful                 

Make Me A Channel Of Your Peace

Be thou my Vision

Bind Us together Lord

How Great Thou Art

One more step along the world I go




Hymns and Songs suitable for Funeral and Memorial Services:

                                                                                                  

Amazing Grace

Ag Críost an Síol

Be Still my Soul

Abide with me

Here I am Lord

I watch the Sunrise

How Great Thou art

Nearer My God to Thee

Clouds Veil

Pie Jesu

Ave Maria (Schubert)

Ave Maria (Gounod)

Somewhere over the Rainbow

May the Road Rise to Meet you

Be not afraid

Gabriel's Oboe

Going Home - Dvorak

You Raise Me Up

The Rose - Bette Midler

Wind beneath my Wings - Bette Midler

O' Carolan's Farewell to Music

Ashokan's Farewell

Eleanor Plunkett (O'Carolan)  

May We Never have to say Goodbye

The last of the Mohicans (instrumental)

Footprints in the Sand (Leona Lewis)

My Forever Friend


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  



                                                                                                                                                                                                              

"A bell is no bell 'til you ring it,
A song is no song 'til you sing it,
And love in your heart
Wasn’t put there to stay -
Love isn’t love
'Til you give it away".


Sound of Music.