Music for before the service
Please note choices for music before the service should have a positive and joyous feel to them. Other pieces will be given due consideration based on this criteria.
Alla Marcia. J, Ireland
Voluntary in D Major. Op6, No6. J, Stanley
Allegro Maestoso e vivace. From Sonata 2. Op 65. F, Mendelssohn
Andante. From Voluntary in c minor Op5. J, Stanley
Music for the entrance of the Bride
Please note choices for music the entrance of the Bride should have a stately or regal feel to them. Other pieces will be given due consideration based on this criteria.
Bridal March. R, Wagner
Fanfare (To John Bradley). Francis Jackson
Royal Fanfares and Interludes. A, Bliss
A Wedding fanfare
The Sovereigns fanfare
Trumpet Voluntary. J, Clarke
Signing the register – Organ music
Please note choices for music the signing of the register should give the guests something to concentrate on while you are busy signing and having your photographs taken. Well known pieces with an easily remembered tune should be used (to prevent talking!). Other pieces will be given due consideration based on this criteria.
Air from suite no3. J, S, Bach
Air, from Water music. G, F, Handel
Canon. J, Pachelbel
Eight Pieces for Musical Clocks. Haydn (Selection from)
Jesu, Joy of man’s desiring. J, S, Bach
Departure of the Bride and Groom
Please note choices for music the departure of the Bride and Groom should have a triumphant, joyful and celebratory feel to them. Other pieces will be given due consideration based on this criteria.
Crown Imperial. Walton (transcription Murrill)
Minuet Gothique (from Suite Gothique). Boellmann
Nun danket alle Gott (Now thank we all our God). Karg-Elert
Toccata, from 12 pieces. T, Dubois
Toccata, from Symphony no 5. C, M, Widor
Wedding march. F, Mendelssohn
If you are wanting pieces played that are not on the list and are also not in the organist’s working repertoire please give at least two month’s notice. This is because some difficult pieces can take a lot of hours to learn and have to be fitted in to available practice time, thank you for your help and co-operation.