Music for weddings and civil ceremonies
If you are getting married in a church you can listen to some of the most popular wedding entrance music and hymns below.
Looking for ideas for your civil ceremony? If you're planning a non-religious wedding, allow us to suggest the best music (and readings!) for every stage of the day.
From music to accompany the arrival of the bride, to signing the register, to seeing the newly weds off in style, music will undoubtedly play a big role in your special day.
Whether you're planning a more traditional ceremony, or you fancy something a little more modern, we've gathered the most romantic pieces of music in the world in our playlist below.
Music for Weddings: Listen & Download
Gloria in D major RV.589 (1) Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741 : Italy) Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung Ensemble: National Academy of St.Cecilia Orchestra & Chorus Record label: Decca (UMO) Catalogue ID: 4579402
Panis Angelicus Cesar Franck
Mors et Vita - Judex Charles Gounod (1818-1893 : France) Conductor: Richard Hickox Ensemble: Richard Hickox Orchestra Record label: Classic FM Records Catalogue ID: CFMD 18
Organ Symphony No.5 Opus 42 (5) Charles Marie Widor (1844-1937 : France) Soloists: Peter Hurford Record label: Classic FM Catalogue ID: CFMFW 100
Music for civil ceremonies: Listen & Download
Clair de lune Claude Debussy
Wedding Day at Troldhaugen Opus 65 No.6 Edvard Grieg (1843-1907 : Norway) Soloists: Leif Ove Andsnes Record label: EMI Catalogue ID: 0946 3943992
Salut d'Amour Opus 12 Edward Elgar Conductor: Vernon Handley Ensemble: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Soloists: Natalie Clein Record label: EMI Catalogue ID: 5014092
Music for the Royal Fireworks (4) George Frideric Handel (1685-1759 : Germany) Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner Ensemble: English Baroque Soloists Record label: Classic FM Catalogue ID: CFMFW 020
Pachelbel's Canon in D - The Piano Guys
Rockelbel's Canon (Pachelbel's Canon in D) - 4 Cellos - The Piano Guys
Ellie Goulding gets married, with music by The Royal Holloway Choir and composer Ola Gjeilo on her big day
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