I never realised just how hard choosing music to walk down the aisle would be!
As some may remember I had my heart set on “The Wedding March” being my processional song, but the fiance refused, insisting instead that we use it as our recessional.
The quest to find the perfect song began. I know there’s a trend now to use songs that have a meaning to you as a couple, non traditional ones, with lyrics and so forth. But that’s not me.
So I stuck to the classical songs, and I think I’ve finally struck a winner.
Known as “Trumpet Voluntary (Prince of Denmark’s March)” it’s got the same triumphant feel as “The Wedding March”, (and just to add a kicker to the day, was used as the processional for both Pring Charles and Dianna’s wedding and Mary and Prince Frederick’s, so now I can pretend I’m royalty for the day, too!).
Here’s a link to the song on youtube, should you like to listen.
Other popular choices include the following songs:
Wagner’s “Bridal Chorus” (from Lohengrin. Also known as “Here Comes the Bride”)
Pachbel’s “Canon in D”
Vivaldi’s “Spring” (from Four Seasons)
Purcell’s “Trumpet Tune in D”
Handel’s “Hornpipe” (from Water Music)