Some of us may want to be mourned with tears, some of us may want to be cheered with laughter. Browse our list of suitable classical pieces for funerals below.
But, let's face it, none of us want to be forgotten. So, when the time comes, why not set the soundtrack to your send-off? Whether it's loud and light, bright and beautiful or even sad and sombre, our neatly indexed choices should provide something suitable for everybody.
Requiem - Pie Jesu...
(b.1945 : England)
Conductor: Timothy Brown
Ensemble: Members of the City of London Sinfonia;Choir of Clare College, Cambridge
Soloists: Elin Manahan Thomas; Nicholas Rimmer
Record label: Classic FM
Catalogue ID: CFMCD 38