Various Artists: Essential Wedding / Various
Artist: Various Artists
Title: Essential Wedding / Various
Label: Warner Classics
Product Type: COMPACT DISCS
This program covers favourite pieces of liturgical music suitable for all types of religious wedding services, as well as secular works for non-religious occasions, including civil ceremonies. The works are grouped as follows for all the various stages of a wedding, although most of the pieces could also be used during other parts of the ceremony. Before the Ceremony Gentle music to put the guests into a happy mood before the ceremony begins Arrival Voluntaries: Music to accompany the wedding party as they enter the venue, including the famous Wedding March from Wagner's Lohengrin Vows and Prayers Uplifting music to signify both the solemnity and the happiness of a wedding Signing the Register Reflective music to help the guests concentrate on the importance of the occasion Communion Mainly liturgical music suitable for religious services Departure Voluntaries Joyous music to be played as the happy couple leave, including the Wedding March from a Midsummer Night's Dream by Mendelssohn and Widor's Toccata.