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List of Wedding Music and Songs

Musicians playing at a wedding

Wedding classical quartet


Musical is integral to almost every ceremony. Apart from the music mentioned throughout this website, here is an additional short list to stimulate your ideas on a choice of suitable music and songs. Celebrants should be particularly alert to the lyrics of songs in weddings (or other ceremonies) as some words are quite unsuitable.


You Belong To Me - Jo Stafford
My Baby Cares for Me - Nina Simone
L.O.V.E. - Nat King Cole
Ship Song - Nick Cave
Woman - Bob Dylan
Love Cab - the Cure
Skinny Love - The Cure
Mad About You - Hooverphonics
Anyone but You - Mouldy Peaches


All of Me - John Legend


Air, from Water Music - (Handel) Wedding (prelude)
At Last - Etta James
All You Need is Love - (Beatles)
Marry Me - Neil Diamond
Love me that's all I ask of you - Sarah Brightman and others
I want to grow old with you - Adam Sandler
From This Moment On - Shania Twain
Hornpipe in D, from Water Music - (Handel) (recessional)
If There's Anything That You Want -The Beatles
Air on a G String - (Bach) Wedding (prelude)
All I Ask of You - Sarah Brightman / Michael Crawford
Annie's Song - John Denver
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba - (Handel) (processional)
Ave Maria - (Gounod) Luciano Pavarotti
Ave Maria - (Schubert) Luciano Pavarotti
Be My Love - Jose Carreras / Mario Lanza
Because - Mario Lanza
Because you're Mine - Mario Lanza / Nat King Cole
Bridal Chorus from Lohengrin - (Wagner)(Processional)
Can't Help Falling in Love = Elvis Presley
Canon in D - (Pachelbel) (entrance)
Darling, Je vous aime beaucoup - Nat King Cole
For You - John Denver
I'll Get By as Long as I Have You
I'll Take You Home Again, Kathleen
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring - (Bach) (prelude)
Largo - (Handel) (prelude)
Let Me Call You Sweetheart - Bing Crosby
Louise - Maurice Chevalier (for a bride named Louise of course)
Love Me Tender - Elvis Presley
A Love Until the End of Time - Placido Domingo / Maureen McGovern
Magnolia - John Marvin
Marry Me - Neil Diamond
One Hand, One Heart - (Sondheim) Kin Te Kanawa
Panis Angelicus - Luciano Pavarotti
Perhaps Love - Placido Domingo / John Denver Wedding
Ramona - Gene Austin
Rose Marie -Nelson Eddy
Sally - Gracie Fields (for a bride named Sally of course)
Sheep May Safely Graze - (Bach) (prelude)
Sweet Sue, Just You - George Metaxa
Toccata - (Widor)
Trumpet Tune and Air - (Purcell) (recessional)
Trumpet Voluntary - (Clarke) (recessional)
Unforgettable - Nat King Cole (processional)
Wedding March - (Mendelssohn) Wedding (recessional)