Entry - Choose 1 or 2 pieces
Bridal Chorus by Richard Wagner - traditional
Canon in D by Pachelbel - traditional and chosen by most couples.
Air from Water Music by Handel. Often for the bridesmaids only.
Fanfare for the Bride by Sir Arthur Bliss and composed for the marriage of HRH Princess Margaret in Westminster Abbey, May 1960.
You Raise Me Up by Graham and Lovland - contemporary.
I Vow to Thee My Country from the Planet Suite by Gustav Holst; used as the theme music for the rugby world cup held in Australia several years ago, and a featured hymn at HM the Queen's Commemoration Service in the St Paul's Cathedral London.
Entry and Recessional
Trumpet Voluntary by Jeremiah Clark, also called The Prince of Denmark's March.
Trumpet Tune in D by Henry Purcell.
Prelude from Te Deum by M A Charpentier
There are other classical organ pieces that may be suitable - enquire with organist.
Signing the Register - Choose 1 piece
You Raise Me Up by Graham and Lovland.
The Prayer by Carole Bayer Sager and David Foster.
Air, again. See above
A number of quiet, bright background pieces from Old English Organ Music for manual.
Ave Maria, Bach/Gounod version
Gymnopedia I by Erik Satie
Nesun Dorma from Turandot by Puccini
Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring by J S Bach
Autumn from The Four Seasons by Vivaldi
Clair de Lune
Largo from Xerxes by Handel
Recessional only - Choose 1 piece
Wedding March by Mendelssohn - traditional.
Crown Imperial by Sir William Walton, composed for Coronation of King George VI in Westminster Abbey in 1937.
Toccata from Toccata and Fugue in D minor by JS Bach.
Highland Cathedral by Ulrich Roever and Michael Korb.
The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba by Handel
Sometimes 1 or 2 hymns or contemporary songs are chosen to be sung during the ceremony.
Contemporary Christian Songs
The Power of your Love by Geoff Bullock - Hillsong Church
Shout to the Lord by Darlene Zschech - Hillsong
This Kingdom by Geoff Bullock
Shine Jesus Shine by Graham Kendrick
Majesty by Dr Jack Hayford
Traditional Congregation Hymns
O Perfect Love - AHB 526
Morning has Broken - AHB 91
God Has Spoken - AHB 92
Amazing Grace - AHB 56
Contemporary Congregational Songs
The Power of Your Love, Shout to the Lord, This Kingdom.
In Christ Alone Emu Publishing
Make Me a Channel of your Peace S348
How Great Thou Art - S396 Stuart K Hine Trust
The organist will play quiet background music while the guests are waiting for the ceremony of the wedding, funeral or special service to begin. A selection of beautiful organ music will be chosen by the organist. Any special songs may be requested.
The Lord is My Shepherd, I'll not want
Abide with Me
Give Me the Wings of Faith
God is love, his mercy brightens
How Great is Thy Faithfulness
Praise My Soul, the King of Heaven
In Heavenly love abiding
Special requests of music can be made to the organist for your occasion.