Wedding Music Suggestions


April 24, 2022


Jesse Ratcliffe


October 15, 2019


Jesse Ratcliffe


A) Bridal Party processional(bridesmaids, flower girls, ring bearer, etc):      

Largo from Xerxes – Handel

Air in G – Bach

Canon in D – Pachelbel

Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring – Bach

Simple Gifts – Shaker Tune/arr. Mark Hayes

B) Entrance of the Bride
      *any of the pieces above, or:
Bridal Chorus from Lohengrin  – Wagner

Trumpet Tune – Clark

Festive Trumpet Tune – D. German (a excerpt, not the entire piece)      

Trumpet Tune in D – Johnson (an excerpt)      

Fanfare – Cook (an excerpt)

C) Wedding Recessional      

Wedding March from Midsummer Night’s Dream – Mendelssohn        

Trumpet Tunes — see above      

Toccata from Organ Symphony No 5 – Widor

**In addition to the above; any hymn tune can be added such as Joyful, Joyful, Come Thou Fount, Praise to the Lord the Almighty, etc.

Take a listen to the pieces listed, and, if you’d like, we can schedule a time to meet for you to listen to me to play through the suggestions or any others that you may have thought of.

Jesse Ratcliffe, Director of Music & Organist