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Piano Violin Duet

Piano+Violin

Music for Piano and Violin Duet

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Read the Choosing Music article for  ideas on selecting special music for a wedding ceremony.

Print the Ceremony Music Planning Worksheet to work through your special music selections.

Processional Recommendations

(01) Pachelbel – Canon in D. Slower, great processional.
Listen: quartet, trio yes the trio example is too quick-

(06) Bach – Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring. Slower. Blends well with other slower processionals.
Listen: quartet, trio

(05) Bach – Arioso. Slow & sustained. Expressive.
Listen:  trio

(07) Vivaldi – Fireside Winter from Four Seasons. Very warm!
Listen: quartet

(08) Bach – Air. Slow and beautifully expressive.
Listen: trio

(16) Bach – Sheep may Safely Graze.
Listen: quartet, trio

(17.1) Handel – Air from Water Music. Beautiful lilt.
Listen: trio

(19) Bach – Wachet auf.

Upbeat

(02) Purcell –  Trumpet Tune. Upbeat, grand. Good for procession.
Listen: quartet, trio

(03) Clarke – Trumpet Voluntary. Upbeat, grand.
Listen: quartet, trio

(04) Charpentier – Prelude from Te Deum. Upbeat & grand also. Not as common as the previous two.

(10) Wagner – Bridal Chorus. Traditional here comes the bride processional.
Listen: quartet, trio

Recessional Recommendations

(09) Mouret – Rondeau. Upbeat & regal. Good for a recessional.
Listen: quartet, trio

(13) Beethoven – Ode to Joy. Happy theme from his 9th Symphony.
Listen: quartet, trio

(14) Handel – Entrance of Queen of Sheba. Makes great recessional.
Listen: quartet

(15) Mendelssohn – Wedding March. Traditional wedding recessional.
Listen: quartet, trio

(20) Mozart – Alleluja from Exultate Jubilate. Bright and cheery.

(18) Handel – The Rejoicing. A splendid recessional.
Listen: quartet, trio

(17.2) Handel – Bouree from Water Music. Upbeat.
Listen: trio

(17.3) Handel – Hornpipe I.

(17.4) Handel – Hornpipe II. Upbeat with a contrasting B section. Longer and makes a great recessional.
Listen: quartet

Special Recommendations

for parents seating, unity candle, communion and such.

(11) Schubert – Ave Maria.
Listen: quartet

(12) Bach / Gounod – Ave Maria.
Listen: quartet, trio

(22) Franck – Panis angelicus. Beautiful and moving.