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Music at Your Wedding

The following selections are appropriate for the Prelude (beginning 15 minutes before the ceremony), seating of the family, the procession of bride’s maids, other attendants, and/or the bride. You may choose from the following or you may ask Ernest to choose music for you. Click to listen to each. All selections are arranged and performed by Ernest Neal on the Cathedral’s three-manual Austin pipe organ.

Processionals:

  • Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring by J.S. Bach
          1. Jesu
  • Sheep May Safely Graze by J.S. Bach
          2. Sheep May Safely Graze by J.S. Bach - Sheep May Safely Graze by J.S. Bach
  • Air in G by J.S. Bach
          3. Air in G by J.S. Bach
  • Romanze by Mozart
          4. Romanze by Mozart
  • Canon in D by Pachelbe l
          5. Canon in D by Pachelbel
  • The Hymn (soft version) by Vangelis
          6. The Hymn (soft version) by Vangelis
  • The Hymn (loud version) by Vangelis
          7. The Hymn (loud version) by Vangelis
  • Trumpet Voluntary by Purcell
          8. Trumpet Voluntary by Purcell
  • Prince of Denmark March by Clarke
          9. Prince of Denmark March by Clarke
  • Overture by Handel
          10. Overture by Handel

 

Recessionals:

      • Hornpipe by Handel
              11. Hornpipe by Handel
      • Toccata by Wildor
              12. Toccata by Widor
      • Finale by Vierne
              13. Finale by Vierne
      • March by Handel
              14. March by Handel
      • Rondeau by Mouret
              15. Rondeau by Mouret
      • “Presto” Concerto in F Major by Handel

 

Other Selections:

      • Ave Maria by Schubert (sung by Ernest Neal
              16. Ave Maria by Schubert (sung by Ernest Neal)
      • Panis Angelicus by Franck (sung by Ernest Neal)
              17. Panis Angelicus by Franck (sung by Ernest Neal)
      • Ave Maria by Schubert (sung by the Saint Cecilia Children’s Choir )
              18. Ave Maria by Schubert (sung by the Saint Cecilia Childrens Choir)
      • Panis Angelicus by Franck (sung by the Saint Cecilia Children’s Choir
              19. Panis Angelicus by Franck (sung by the Saint Cecilia Childrens Choir)

 

*The pieces listed above are the most commonly used organ works for weddings. Other repertoire may be requested but will require additional fees.

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