Ceremony Music Ideas

Below is a list of traditional, religious, and contemporary songs included in our repertoire.

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Traditional Ceremony

Contemporary

Jewish

Canon in D (Pachelbel) Every Breath You Take (String) Erev Ba
Canon in D with Fanfare Viva La Vida (Coldplay) Yevarechecha
Bridal Chorus (Wagner) I Want to Hold Your Hand (Beatles) Rabbi Elimelech Medley
Wedding March (Mendelssohn) When I’m 64 (Beatles) Mi Adir
Wedding Song All You Need Is Love (Beatles) Boi Kala
Trumpet Tune (Purcell) Grow Old with Me (Lennon) Jarusalem of Gold
Trumpet Voluntary (Clark) Storybook Love/Princess Bride Ose Shalom
Trumpet Voluntary (with Trumpet) How Beautiful (Twila Paris) Sunrise, Sunset
Flower Song (Delibes) At Last (Etta James) Boi B’Shalom
Alleluia (Mozart) You Look Wonderful Tonight Hana ava Babanot
Alleluia (Mozart–with Singer) My Girl (The Temptations) The Eucalyptus Grove
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring (Bach) Gabriel’s Oboe K’shoshana Ben Hachodhim
Rondeau (Mauret) I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing (Q) Enlighten Our Eyes to Your Torah
Rondeau (with Trumpet) Open Arms (Journey) Y did Nefesh
The Prayer (C.Dion & A.Bocelli) Stand by Me El Kabir
The Prayer (with Singers) Unforgettable (Nat King Cole) Hitragut
The Lord’s Prayer For the Love of a Princess Eli Eli
Te Deum (Charpentier) Some Day My Prince Will Come Hava Nagila
Air (Bach) I Will Be There (S. C. Chapman) Trio Im Eshkachech
Claire de Lune (Debussy) Lucky (Jason Mraz) Siman Tov
Hornpipe (Handel) Just the Way You Are (Bruno Mars) Dodi Li
Aria from Xerxes (Trio) Love of My Life Bashana Haba’a
Ave Maria (Schubert) Trio I Have and Always Will (Trio) Erev Shel Shoshanim
Ave Maria (Schubert–with Singer) Hallelujah (Shrek) Y did Nefesh
Ave Maria (Bach–Gounod) Brown Eyed Girl (Van Morrison) K’var Ben Hachodhim
La Rejouissance (Handel) All I Want Is You (U2) Nigum
Entrance Queen of Sheba (Trio) Beautiful Day (U2) Hakotel
Spring (Vivaldi) You Raise Me Up (G. Groban) Yidishe Mame
Winter (Vivaldi) Tripping Daisy (Sonic Bloom)
Ode to Joy (Trio) Cirque Du Soleil “O”
Meditation (Thais) In the Mood (Glenn Miller)
Brandenburg Concerto #3 (Bach) When I Say I Do (Matthew West)
Brandenburg Concerto #5 (Bach) When I Look at You (Last Song)
Hallelujah Chorus The Kiss (Last of the Mohicans)
Eine Kleine Nachtmusic (Mozart) Marry Me (Train)
Jupiter (Holst) Chapel of Love (Dixie Cups)
Rapsody on a Theme of Paganini My Heart Will Go On (Titanic) Trio

 

Music for Cocktail Hours and Receptions

Today’s Favorites

Stand by Me Sweet Dreams Are Made of This Halo (Beyonce)
Hotel California (Quartet) Viva La Vida (Coldplay) Don’t Stop Believing (Journey)
Hotel California (Trio) Clocks (Coldplay) Let’s Twist Again (Chubby Checker)
Smooth Criminal (M. Jackson) Yellow (Coldplay) No Surprises (Radio Head)
Sway (Michael Buble) Paint It Black (Rolling Stones) Say (John Mayer)
Lucky (Jason Mraz) In the Mood (Glenn Miller) Angie (Rolling Stones)
Love and Marriage (Sinatra) Trio The Way You Look Tonight Living Prayer (A. Krauss) Trio
Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da (Beatles) Yeah! (Usher) My Life would Suck Without You
Let’s Get It Started (B. Eyed Pea) Volare (Gipsy Kings) This Love (Maroon 5)
I haven’t Met You Yet (M. Buble) Bittersweet Symphony (Trio) Hernando’s Hideaway
Thriller (M. Jackson) Hit the Road, Jack (Ray Charles) Eleanor Rigby (Beatles)
Across the Universe (Beatles) Por Una Cabeza Stone Rag
Billy Jean (Michael Jackson) Carrapicho–Viva la Brazil! (Trio) Latin
Beatles: I Want to Hold Your Hand Ricky Martin Bleeding Love (J. McCartney)
Led Zepplin Medley Sweet Home Alabama Money, Money, Money (ABBA)
Beatles: When I’m 64 Orange Blossom Special Celebration (Cool & The Gang)
Brown Eyed Girl (Van Morrison) Two Hearts (Phill Collins) Dream On (Aerosmith)
All I Want Is You (U2) Smooth (Carlos Santana-Trio) Rolling in the Deep (Adele)
Beautiful Day (U2) Anniversary Song (Trio) Happy Together (Turtles)
Every Breath You Take (Sting) Moon River Open Arms (Journey)
You Raise Me Up (G. Groban) Love Is a Many Splendored Thing Cha Cha Linda (Trio)
Your Beautiful Black Eyes What a Wonderful World A Perfect Circle (3 Libras) Trio
La Bamba Just the Way You Are (Bruno Mars) Everlong (Foo Fighters) Trio
Devil Went Down to Georgia Putting on the Ritz (Fred Astaire) Take Five
I Can’t Get You Out of My Head The Scientist (Coldplay) Rock Around the Clock
Evergreen (B. Streisand) Trio The Lion Sleeps Tonight I Feel Good! (James Brown)
An Affair to Remember (Trio) Baby (Justin Bieber) I Will Be There (Trio)
More (Andy Williams) Pretty Woman (Row Orbison) Hey, Soul Sister (Train)
Tic Tic Tac (Trio) I Am Yours (Jason Mraz) Marry Me (Train)
Just Dance (Lady Gaga) Chapel of Love (Dixie Cups) Chapel of Love (Dixie Cups)
Bad Romance (Lady Gaga) Let It Be (Beatles) Tango for Elise (Trio)
Signed Sealed Delivered (S. Wonder) Bless the Broken Road (Trio) Kissing You (from Romeo & Juliet)
Feelling Good (M. Buble) Ragtime (Trio) There Goes My Life (Kenny Chesney)
In the Backseat (Arcade Fire) Trio Someone like You (Adele) Trio 18th Floor Balcony (Blue Oct.-Trio)
We Are (Kari Jobe) Piano Trio Love Song (Adele) You are a Tourist (D C for Cutie) Trio
Beautiful (F. Battistelli) Piano Trio When You Love a Woman (Journey) Con te Partiro (Andrea Bocelli) Trio
Sleeping at Last (Twilight Saga) Lost in the Moment (Big & Rich) Falling Slowly (Once)
A Thousand Years (Twilight) Trio Songbird (Glee) Trio You are so Beautiful (J. Cocker)
A Thousand Years (Twilight) Quartet Secrets (One Republic) Jump ‘n’ Jive
We are Young (Janelle Monae) Ara Batur (Sigur Ros) Somebody (Depeche Mode)
Skyfall-Adele (James Bond 007) Von (Sigur Ros) Man In the Box (Alice in Chains)
I Won’t Give Up on Us (Jason Mraz) Anastasia (from the movie) Sweet Disposition (The Temper Trap)
Call Me Maybe (Carley Jepsen) Drive By (Train) Desperado (Antonio Banderas)
Avalon Set Fire to the Rain (Adele) Fragile (Sting)
Mamma Mia (ABBA) California Gurls (Katy Perry) Fireworks (Katy Perry)
To Make You Feel My Love (Adele) Everything (Michael Buble) Quidam (Cirque du Soleil)
I Could not Ask for More (S. Evans) Married Life (From the Movie UP) House of the Rising Sun (Animals)
Indiana Jones Main Theme Chariots of Fire (Vangelis) Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
You Don’t Know You Are Beautiful God only Knows (Beach Boys) Grenade (Bruno Mars)
La Cumparsita Over the Rainbow Hawaiian Style Perhaps (Pussycat Dolls)
Royals (Lorde) Trouble (Coldplay) Wonderful World Hawaiian Style
Counting Stars (One Direction) Young and Beautiful (Lana del Rey) Lay All Your Love on Me (ABBA)
Timber (Pitbull and Kesha) Wake Me Up (Avicii) Wrecking Ball (Miley Cyrus)
The Story of My Life (One Direction) Happy (Pharrell Williams) Us Against the World (Coldplay)

 

Religious

Father Make Us One Faith of Our Fathers Love Divine
Ave Verum Corpus Glorious Things of Thee My Jesus, I love Thee
Great is Thy Faithfulness Holy Ghost, with Light Divine Now Thank We all Our God
Be Thou My Vision Holy Spirit, Faithful Guide Sweet Hour of Prayer
Breath I Hear Thy Welcome Voice Safely Through Another Week
All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name Jesus Loves Me What a Friend We Have in Jesus
Church in the Wildwood Just as I Am Sweetheart of Jesus
Come Thou Almighty King The Lord Is My Shepherd Amazing Grace
Lamb of God (Twila Paris) Living Prayer (Allison Krauss)

 

Other Classical Tunes

–Bach– –Vivaldi– –Others–
Sheep May Safely Graze The Four Seasons Mendelssohn: If with All Your Hearts
Bist Du Bei Mir Concerto in A Minor Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty Waltz
Aria Concerto Grosso in G Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker Suite
Concerto in D Major Ashokan Farewell
Brandenburg Concerto #2 –Mozart–
Brandenburg Concerto #3 Eine Kleine Nachtmusic Boccherini: Minuetto
Brandenburg Concerto #5 Andante from Piano Concerto #21 Barcarolle from Tales of Hoffman
Double Concerto Divertimento #1 and #3 Dance Suite Debussy: Claire de Lune
Air on a G String Minuetto and Trio Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Entracte Johann Strauss Waltzes
Ave Verum Corpus If with all Your Hearts
–Handel–
Water Music Suite in F The Merry Widow Waltz (F. Lehar) Gluck: Minuetto
Water Music Suite in D Vienna, My City of Dreams (F. Lehar) Panis Angelicus
Royal Fireworks Music The Blue Danube (J. Strauss) Polovtsian Dances
Aria Waltz (Shostakovich) Smetana: Moldau
Allegro from Concerto Grosso Kaiser Waltz (J. Strauss) Marriage of Figaro (Mozart)
Sonata in F Thais: Meditation La ci Darem la Mano (Don Giovanni)
Allegro from Sonata #1 Brahms: Symphony Theme Carmen Suite (Bizet)
Suite in G Schubert: Serenade Libiamo ne’ Lieti (La Traviata)
Chopin: Melody Bella Figlia (Rigoletto)

 

Evergreen Oldies We Never Forget

Music from the 20′s to the 70′s

Fly Me to the Moon (Sinatra) Fledermaus Waltz (J. Strauss) Ain’t Misbehavin’
Sway (Dean Martin) Strangers in the Night (Sinatra) Putting on the Ritz
I Can’t Help Falling in Love Moon River Ashokan Farewell
Bring Him Home (Les Miserables) Music of the Night What a Wonderful World
On My Own (Les Miserables) Trio Xanadu (Olivia N. John) O Sole Mio (Trio)
I Dreamed a Dream (Trio) Singing in the Rain Autumn Leaves
Swanee (Gershwin) That’s What Friends Are For Wishing You Were Here Again
Godfather Oh, Lady Be Good (Gershwin) At this Moment
Imagine (J. Lennon) Somebody Loves Me (Gershwin) Autumn Leaves
They’re Off (H. Mancini) The Way He Makes Me Feel The Windmills of Your Mind
Manchester and Liverpool Dear Heart (H. Mancini) All I Ask of You
When I Fall in Love You Keep the Music Playing? One Dozen Roses
Over the Rainbow Charade (H. Mancini) Anniversary Song
New York, New York Punch and Judy (H. Mancini) 76 Trombones
It’s Alright with Me Newhart (H. Mancini) All of You
Pedro’s Pub If I Were a Rich Man Love Me Tender (Elvis)
Love Is Blue All of Me Somewhere Over the Rainbow
Pineapple Rag (S. Joplin) Lara’s Theme from Doctor Zhivago Tango (McLean)
I’ve Got You Under My Skin The Blue Danube (J. Strauss) Tico Tico
The Ludlows from Legends of the Fall It’s Alright with Me (Cole Porter) A Whole New World (Tim Price)
She (C. Aznavour) Orpeo Negro Ain’t Misbehavin’
Hier Encore (C. Aznavour) Besame Mucho Someone to Watch over Me
La Cumparsita And I Love Her (Beatles) I Want You, I Need You, I Love You
Phantom of the Opera Over the Rainbow (Hawaiian Style)
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