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Classics for Your Wedding

Audio Samples

>Wagner, Richard : Lohengrin
>     Bridal Chorus
>Pachelbel, Johann : Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Suite no 2
>     Badinerie
>Franck, César : Prelude, Fugue & Variation
>     Prelude
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 208, "Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd!" (Hunt) BWV 208
>     Sheep may safely graze
>Rossini, Gioachino : Petite messe solennelle, for soloists, 2 pianos, harmonium & choir
>     Kyrie
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Toccata & Fugue in D minor
>     Toccata
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Exsultate jubilate, K 165 (158a)
>     Alleluia
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Vesperae solennes de confessore
>     Laudate Dominum
>Fauré, Gabriel : Cantique de Jean Racine, Op. 11
>Handel, George Frideric : Solomon
>     Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Ave verum corpus
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Gloria
>     Laudamus te
>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio
>     Hallelujah
>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Bénédiction nuptiale for Organ in F major, Op. 9
>Gounod, Charles : Ave Maria
>Mendelssohn, Felix : A Midsummer Night's Dream
>     Wedding March
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben" BWV 147
>     Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
>Vivaldi, Antonio : The Four Seasons, Spring
>     Allegro
>Charpentier, Marc-Antoine : Prelude to the Te Deum
>Clarke, Jeremiah : Prince of Denmark's March
>Delibes, Léo : Lakme
>     Flower Duet
>Massenet, Jules : Meditation (from "Thaïs")
>Elgar, Edward : Pomp & Circumstance March no 1
>Franck, César : Panis angelicus
>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt
>     Morning Mood
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Suite for Orchestra no 3
>     Gavottes 1 & 2
>Handel, George Frideric : Water Music
>     Air
>Elgar, Edward : Salut d'amour
>Elgar, Edward : Pieces (2), Op. 15
>     Chanson de matin
>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Carnival of the Animals
>     Aquarium
>     The Swan
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Swan Lake
>     no 14. Scene. Moderato
>Strauss II (Junior), Johann : An der schonen, blauen Donau, Op. 314

Album Summary

>Wagner, Richard : Lohengrin
>Pachelbel, Johann : Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Suite no 2
>Franck, César : Prelude, Fugue & Variation
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 208, "Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd!" (Hunt) BWV 208
>Rossini, Gioachino : Petite messe solennelle, for soloists, 2 pianos, harmonium & choir
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Toccata & Fugue in D minor
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Exsultate jubilate, K 165 (158a)
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Vesperae solennes de confessore
>Fauré, Gabriel : Cantique de Jean Racine, Op. 11
>Handel, George Frideric : Solomon
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Ave verum corpus
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Gloria
>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio
>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Bénédiction nuptiale for Organ in F major, Op. 9
>Gounod, Charles : Ave Maria
>Mendelssohn, Felix : A Midsummer Night's Dream
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben" BWV 147
>Vivaldi, Antonio : The Four Seasons, Spring
>Charpentier, Marc-Antoine : Prelude to the Te Deum
>Clarke, Jeremiah : Prince of Denmark's March
>Delibes, Léo : Lakme
>Massenet, Jules : Meditation (from "Thaïs")
>Elgar, Edward : Pomp & Circumstance March no 1
>Franck, César : Panis angelicus
>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Suite for Orchestra no 3
>Handel, George Frideric : Water Music
>Elgar, Edward : Salut d'amour
>Elgar, Edward : Pieces (2), Op. 15
>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Carnival of the Animals
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Swan Lake
>Strauss II (Junior), Johann : An der schonen, blauen Donau, Op. 314
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Notes & Reviews:

Choosing the right music for your wedding is one of the most important decisions a bride and groom have to make before getting married. It is, after all, the key ingredient essential for intensifying the emotional level of a very special day which is to be shared not only by the happy couple but also with all their guests. Assembled with specially chosen recordings from classical composers such as Pachelbel, Wagner and Bach, Classics for your Wedding provides the much needed direction to brides and grooms who wish to celebrate their union with classic wedding ceremony tunes. The recording features great classical artist including Aldo Ciccolini, Barbara Hendricks and Sir Ychudi Menuhin. From music for festive occasions to more intimate, soulful and reflective melodies, this compilation brings together the most beautiful masterpieces to help you make your wedding an occasion of pure emotion and shared happiness.



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Works Details

>Wagner, Richard : Lohengrin :: Bridal Chorus
  • Conductor: Bernard Haitink
  • Running Time: 5 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1848

>Pachelbel, Johann : Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major
  • Conductor: Andrew Parrott
  • Ensemble: Taverner Players
  • Running Time: 3 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: after 1700

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Suite no 2 :: Badinerie
  • Performer: Christopher Krueger (Flute)
  • Conductor: Andrew Parrott
  • Running Time: 1 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1738-1739

>César Franck (1822 - 1890) : Prelude, Fugue & Variation :: Prelude
  • Performer: Aldo Ciccolini (Piano)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1873.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1873

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 208, "Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd!" (Hunt) BWV 208 :: Sheep may safely graze
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Running Time: 4 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 02/23/1713

>Rossini, Gioachino : Petite messe solennelle, for soloists, 2 pianos, harmonium & choir :: Kyrie
  • Performers: David Briggs (Harmonium); Katia Labèque (Piano); Marielle Labèque (Piano)
  • Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
  • Running Time: 7 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1863

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Toccata & Fugue in D minor :: Toccata
  • Performer: Lionel Rogg (Organ)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: by 1708

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Exsultate jubilate, K 165 (158a) :: Alleluia
  • Performer: Lucia Popp
  • Conductor: György Fischer
  • Running Time: 2 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1773

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Vesperae solennes de confessore :: Laudate Dominum
  • Performer: Barbara Hendricks
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Running Time: 5 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1780

>Gabriel Fauré (1845 - 1924) : Cantique de Jean Racine, Op. 11
  • Conductor: Järvi Paavo
  • Running Time: 4 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1865

>Handel, George Frideric : Solomon :: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
  • Conductor: Andrew Parrott
  • Ensemble: Taverner Players
  • Running Time: 2 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1748

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Ave verum corpus
  • Conductor: Riccardo Muti
  • Running Time: 3 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1791

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Gloria :: Laudamus te
  • Performers: Emily van Evera (Soprano); Alison Place (Voice)
  • Conductor: Andrew Parrott
  • Ensemble: Taverner Players
  • Running Time: 2 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1715

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Hallelujah
  • Conductor: Andrew Parrott
  • Ensemble: Taverner Players
  • Running Time: 4 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921) : Bénédiction nuptiale for Organ in F major, Op. 9
  • Performer: Wayne Marshall [Piano/Organ] (Organ)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1859

>Gounod, Charles : Ave Maria
  • Performer: Barbara Hendricks
  • Conductor: Eric Ericson
  • Running Time: 3 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: circa 1852

>Mendelssohn, Felix : A Midsummer Night's Dream :: Wedding March
  • Conductor: John Nelson
  • Ensemble: Ensemble Orchestral de Paris
  • Running Time: 4 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1843

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben" BWV 147 :: Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
  • Conductor: Andrew Parrott
  • Ensemble: Taverner Players
  • Running Time: 2 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 07/02/1723

>Vivaldi, Antonio : The Four Seasons, Spring :: Allegro
  • Conductor: Fabio Biondi
  • Running Time: 3 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1725

>Charpentier, Marc-Antoine : Prelude to the Te Deum
  • Conductor: William Christie
  • Ensemble: Les Arts Florissants
  • Running Time: 1 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Clarke, Jeremiah : Prince of Denmark's March
  • Performers: Jane Parker-Smith (Organ); Maurice Andre (Trumpet)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1697.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: March
  • Written: 1697

>Léo Delibes (Composer) (1836 - 1891) : Lakmé :: Flower Duet
  • Performers: Delphine Haidan (Mezzo Soprano); Natalie Dessay (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Michel Plasson
  • Running Time: 4 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1883

>Massenet, Jules : Meditation (from "Thaïs")
  • Performer: Renaud Capuçon (Violin)
  • Conductor: Daniel Harding
  • Running Time: 5 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Elgar, Edward : Pomp & Circumstance March no 1
  • Conductor: Yehudi Menuhin
  • Running Time: 5 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: March
  • Written: 1901

>César Franck (1822 - 1890) : Panis angelicus
  • Performer: Barbara Hendricks
  • Conductor: Eric Ericson
  • Running Time: 4 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1872

>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt :: Morning Mood
  • Conductor: Järvi Paavo
  • Running Time: 4 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1874-1875

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Suite for Orchestra no 3 :: Gavottes 1 & 2
  • Conductor: Andrew Parrott
  • Running Time: 4 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1731

>Handel, George Frideric : Water Music :: Air
  • Conductor: Roger Norrington
  • Notes: Composition written: 1717.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1717

>Elgar, Edward : Salut d'amour
  • Conductor: Richard Hickox
  • Running Time: 3 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1888

>Elgar, Edward : Pieces (2), Op. 15 :: Chanson de matin
  • Conductor: Richard Hickox
  • Running Time: 3 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1879-1899

>Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921) : Carnival of the Animals :: Aquarium
  • Ensemble: Nash Ensemble
  • Running Time: 2 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1886

>Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921) : Carnival of the Animals :: The Swan
  • Ensemble: Nash Ensemble
  • Running Time: 2 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1886

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Swan Lake :: no 14. Scene. Moderato
  • Conductor: Andre Previn
  • Running Time: 2 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1875-1876

>Strauss II (Junior), Johann : An der schönen, blauen Donau, Op. 314
  • Conductor: Franz Welser-Möst
  • Running Time: 9 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Waltz
  • Written: 1867