Wedding Music for Harp

Here are some of the favorite, most often requested selections for Wedding Music.
Suggestions for Processionals of either Bride and/or Maids and/or Parents:
Bridal Chorus – Wagner, Traditional Processional, Harp Solo
Canon in D – Pachelbel, Harp Solo
Canon in D – Pachelbel, Duet by Harp & Violin
Arioso – Bach, Harp Solo
Air from Water Music – Handel, Harp Solo

Air on the G String from Orchestral Suite No. 3 – Bach

Ave Maria – Bach/Gounod Trio by Harp, Violin, Cello

Also, Prelude No. 1 in C Major – Bach

Ave Maria – Schubert, Harp Solo

Dance of the Blessed Spirits from Orpheus – Gluck

Hymne, Duet by Harp & Flute
Hymne, Harp Solo
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring – Bach, Harp Solo
Trumpet Voluntary – Clarke, Duet by Harp & Flute
Trumpet Tune – Purcell
Adagio from Concerto Grosso (Christmas Concerto) – Corelli
Note: Recently played this at the request of the groom for his bride. Featured in movie “Master & Commander–The Far Side of the World”
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba – Handel
Gabriel’s Oboe – The Mission (movie)
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini – Rachmaninov; used in movie Somewhere in Time (S, P, B)
Popular as Recessionals; may also be used in other parts of Ceremony:
Bridal March – Mendelssohn, Traditional Recessional, Harp Solo

Rejoicing from Fireworks Music – Handel, Trio: Harp, Violin, Cello

Ode To Joy – Beethoven, Harp Solo
Trumpet Voluntary – Clarke, Duet: Harp & Flute
Allegro (Spring) from Four Seasons – Vivaldi, Duet: Harp & Violin
Danza Pastorale (Spring) from Four Seasons – Vivaldi, Harp Solo
Allegro Maestoso (Hornpipe) from Water Music – Handel
Suggestions for Special Moments in the Ceremony such as Lei Exchange, Unity Candle, Sand Ceremony, etc.:
Marry Me,” by Pat Monahan, performed by Train
Hawaiian Wedding Song, Duet by Harp & Violin
Hawaiian Wedding Song, Celia playing & singing 1st half in Hawaiian, 2nd half in English
May be sung entirely in Hawaiian or English or as in recording; you choose.
Hymne Harp Solo
Ave Maria – Schubert, Celia playing & singing
Lord’s Prayer, Celia playing & singing
Over The Rainbow, Harp Solo– now becoming known as “The Dorothy Version”
I also play the “Bruddah Iz (Israel Kamakawiwoʻole) Version” of “Over the Rainbow”
The Prayer – Celine Dion
One Hand, One Heart from West Side Story
Some Celtic Selections Played for Processional/Recessional:
Mari’s Wedding
Give Me Your Hand
Some Love Songs that are used as Ceremonial Music, whether as Processionals, Recessionals, or during the Ceremony
Clocks by Coldplay, Duet by Harp & Violin
Days of Wine Roses Duet by Harp & Violin
Dream Duet by Harp & Violin

Everything – Michael Bublé

From This Moment, Trio by Harp, Violin, & Cello
All I Ask of You from Phantom of the Opera, Harp Solo
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