Finding the perfect music may seem like a daunting task, but a well chosen piece can take your wedding to a whole other level. Here are some of our suggestions, ranging from the traditional string arrangements to jaunty accordion pieces.

The Prelude sets the tone as your guests arrive
Vivaldi, The Four Seasons: “Spring”
Bach, “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring”
Pachelbel, Canon in D

The Processional marks the entry of the wedding party; a second piece can be chosen for the bride’s entry
Handel, Largo from “Xerxes”
Purcell, “Trumpet Voluntary”
Clarke, “The Prince of Denmark’s March”
Wagner, “Bridal Chorus”
Charpentier, Te deum (prelude)

The Recessional signals the end of the ceremony and accompanies the exit of the bride and groom
Mendelssohn, “Wedding March”
Handel, “La Rejouissance”
Purcell, “Trumpet Tune”
Edith Piaf, “La Vie en Rose”
Yann Tiersen, “L’autre valse d’Amelie” (Amelie’s other waltz)