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Now most of the guests are seated (except those that inevitably come late) and the wedding party is about to enter. The bridesmaids are lined up outside and someone is trying to convince the flower girl that she really SHOULD walk up the aisle when it's her turn. And then there's the bride herself, taking a few deep breaths and trying to calm her excitement, hoping she will remember how to walk when her wedding processional music begins.
This is the time when everyone gets the first glimpse of the wedding party and the bride at her most radiant. Her wedding processional music has to capture and frame this moment perfectly.
In this discussion of wedding processional music, one song I will not include here for you is the one everyone thinks of: "Here Comes The Bride." Trust me, no one (least of all the bride) needs to be thinking "short, fat and wide" in this memorable moment.
So I've gathered a lot of other wedding processional music options that should be MUCH more
appropriate for the bride's walk down the aisle. Here are some
choices that will set the mood. Below is the list starting A-G. You can see the remaining titles H-M and N-Z on separate pages to split up an otherwise long list!
|Song Title||Music Style|
|A Moment Like This||Contemporary|
|Air on the G String (Bach)||Classical|
|Air, from Water Music (Handel)||Classical|
|All for Love (from "The Three Musketeers")||Contemporary|
|All the Things You Are||Golden Oldie|
|Allegro Maestoso ("Alla Hornpipe"), from Water Music||Classical|
|And I Love Her||Golden Oldie|
|Arthur's Theme (The Best That You Can Do, from "Arthur")||80s|
|Ave Maria (Bach/Gounod)||Classical|
|Ave Maria (Schubert)||Classical|
|Back At One||Country, Contemporary|
|Because You Love Me||Country|
|Beautiful In My Eyes||Contemporary|
|Bist du bei mir (Bach)||Classical|
|Bless the Broken Road||Country|
|Canon in D||Classical|
|Can't Help Falling in Love||Golden Oldie, Country, Contemporary|
|Clair de Lune||Classical|
|Come Away With Me||Contemporary|
|Cowboy Take Me Away||Country|
|Cross My Heart (Michael W Smith version)||Contemporary|
|The Day Before You||Christian, Country|
|Evergreen (Love Theme from "A Star is Born")||70s|
|Feels Like Home||Contemporary|
|Forever in Love||Contemporary|
|From Here To Eternity||Country|
|From This Moment On||Country|
|God Gave Me You||Christian, Country|
This is by no means a complete list of ideas for entrance songs for the wedding party or the bride. What song have you thought of for your wedding? Or what song did you hear at another wedding that you thought "Hey, that is such a perfect song for this!"? Have your say and watch this list grow.
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Love is an open door Not rated yet
It is the main love song from the new movie "Frozen." It is also the song where Hans proposes at the end. Would make for a very fun wedding procession. …
Forever and ever Amen Not rated yet
The song forever and ever Amen by Randy Travis is such a nice country with very sweet words. Editor's note: I hadn't considered it as a processional, …
Gabriel's Oboe by Ennio Morricone Not rated yet
Besides being what I walked in to...It starts with timpani to build the suspense before the doors open; It's only 2.5 minutes so you can play the whole …