Wedding Music

Whenever you think of wedding music, you automatically think of the wedding march, Canin in D, Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring and other traditional types of wedding music. While a large majority of people still opt for the traditional wedding music ideas, there is a new breed of weddings that is looking for something a little less traditional. Music is an absolute essential part of a wedding ceremony. Traditionally, music is played before the bride arrives and while the bride walks down the aisle. This music depends largely on the type of ceremony; with a traditional church based ceremony, the music is likely to be from an organ or keyboard. A more modern style ceremony, brides often choose pre-recorded contemporary music that holds some special memories for the wedding couple, or speaks about the moment. Contemporary music also allows guests to have something to listen to (or even sing along with) while they are waiting for the actual ceremony. Wedding music should be an enhancement of your day and not simply something that has to be in the background. Consider your theme and try to select wedding music that will go along with this theme. Be different with your choices, play the unexpected. Wedding music can really help you to make certain parts of your day stand out. Use light background music for the calmer times, with louder more upbeat wedding music for the times that you want to grab your guest’s attention. Weddings are starting to come full circle again. In the past 10 years DJ’s were the number one choice for brides and grooms, but the latest...