------ Suggested Wedding Songs & Program------

The following is a list of songs usually performed by me at a wedding service. NB: If you have a preference for a song other than what is on the list I would be happy to facilitate.
 

Songs with harp – classical/celtic/modern Classical

 
Ave Maria – Schubert
Panis Angelicus Cesar Frank
Ave Maria Bach – Gounod
Jesu Joy of Mans Desiring from Bach Chorale
Mozart – Ave Verum
Mozart – Laudate Dominum
Mozart – Alleluja from Motet Exsultate Jubilate
Handel – Lascia chio pianga
 

Celtic Modern

 
The Wedding (Ave Maria Chorus)
Wedding Song (There is Love)
This is your Lovely Day (from Bless the Bride)
Ag Criost on Siol Celtic
Deus Meus Adiuva Me (Medieval Hymn)
She Moved through the Fair Celtic
Lord of the Dance Celtic
Marble Halls Enya Celtic
Lady Marian Clannad Celtic
The Voyage Celtic
Amazing Grace
Morning has Broken
The Rose
The Wind Beneath my Wings
Perhaps Love John Denver
From this Moment on Shania Twain
Annie’s Song John Denver
You’ll Never Walk Alone Carousel
One Hand One Heart (West Side Story)
In a Country Churchyard
Plaisir Damour
The Lords My Shepherd Psalm
Here I am Lord Psalm
On Eagles Wings Psalm
Be Not Afraid Psalm
 

Modern

 
The Prayer Celine Dion
Hallelujah Leonard Cohen
Make Me Feel Your Love Adele Bob Dylan
What a Wonderful World
Only Love
Song Bird Eva Cassidy
Rule The World Take That Robbie Williams
No One Like You
Nothing Else Matters by Metallica
The Twilight Saga New Moon
 

Modern

 
1. Slow Irish Airs
A Cualain.
She moved through the fair.
Sally Gardens
Mna Na hEireann
Roisin Dubh
Greensleeves Medieval
Lady Marian Clannad
Marble Halls Enya
Etc, etc.
2. Fast Irish Airs
Brian Boru’s March.
Carolans Concert
Tabhair Dom do Lamh
King of the Fairies
Etc. etc.
3. Classical/modern pieces
Here comes the Bride – traditional Wedding March by Wagner.
Pachelbel Canon
Gabriel’s Oboe from the Mission adapted for Harp.
Mendelssohn – Wedding March.
Vivaldi – Spring
Handel – Air Albinonie
Handel – Arrival of the Queen of Sheeba
Ode to Joy – Beethoven
Jesu Joy of Man Desiring – Bach
Handel’s Concerto
Trumpet Voluntary
Greensleeves – Medieval Piece
Battle Hymn – Glory, Glory
Cavatina – Dear Hunter
Can’t Help Falling in Love – Elvis Presley
All I ask of you by Andrew Lloyd Webber from the Phantom of the Opera
You Raise me up (Brian Kennedy)
Schindlers List Movie Theme
Handels Water Music
Flower Duet by Delibes
John Thomas The Minstrels Adieu
Automates by Bernard Andres
La source by Hasselmans
Feuilles D` Automne by Hasselmans
Oh My Beloved Father Opera Puccini
Fields of Gold Eva Cassidy
My Heart Will Go On Love Theme from the Titanic
From this moment Shania Twain
Somewhere Over The rainbow
The Rose
You `ll Never Walk Alone
Nella Fantasia By Ennio Morricone
Santa Maria By Mascagni

Suggested wedding programme Harp and song Entrance: Instrumental

 
a. Here Comes the Bride – traditional Wedding March by
Wagner
b. Brian Boru March upbeat Celtic Instrumental
c. Songs with Harp “The Wedding Ave Maria Chorus.”
Or
d. She Moved through the Fair Celtic Piece
 

Lighting Of Candles: – Harp Instrumental

 
a. She moved through the fair (Celtic)
b. Pachelbel Canon (Classical)
c. Air by Handel (Classical)
d. Greensleeves (Medieval)
e. Cavatina (Popular)
 

Responsorial Psalm: Song With Harp

 
a. “On Eagles Wings
b. The Lord is my Shepard
c. Here I am Lord
Followed by Alleluia Gospel Acclamation
 

Lighting Of Single Candle: Harp Instrumental

 
a. Sally Gardens (Celtic)
b. Greensleeves (Medieval)
c. Cavatina (Popular)
d. Gabriel’s Oboe (Classical)
 

Offertory: Song With Harp

 
a. “Ave Maria” by Schubert (Classical)
b. Ag Criost an Siol (Song in Irish)
 

Sign Of Peace: Harp Instrumental

 
“Tabhair Dom Da Lamh” (Give me your hand)
 

Communion: Song With Harp

 
a. “Ag Criost an Siol” (Celtic)
b. Pie Jesu Andrew Lloyd Webber
c. Panis Angelicus (Classical)
 

Reflection:

 
a. Pachelbel’s Cannon
b. Gabriel’s Oboe
c. Vivaldi Spring
d. An Chuilfhionn Irish Air
 

Signing of the register:

 
a. The Wedding Song (There is Love)
b. The Rose (Modern)
c. The Wind Beneath my Wings (Modern)
d. Annie’s Song (Popular)
e. All I ask Of You Phantom Of The Opera
f. You Raise me Up
g. The Prayer Celine Dion
h. Make You Feel My Love Adele Bob Dylan
i. Hallelujah Leonard Cohen
j. What a Wonderful World
k. Only Love
Followed by more instrumentals while the photographer is taking wedding pictures of the Bride and Groom – Mixture of Classical and Celtic Harp pieces.
 

Finale: Harp Instrumental

 
a. Carolan’s Concerto (upbeat/lively Celtic Harp piece)
b. Mendelssohn Wedding March
c. Trumpet Voluntary Jeremiah Clark
d. Queen Of Sheba By Handel
 

Suggested Totally Irish Wedding Programme

 
Harp and song
Entrance:
Brian Boru’s march
Responsorial psalm
Deus meus adiuva me
Alleluia
Seinn alleluia
Offertory
ag criost an siol
Sign of peace
Tabhair dom do lamh
Communion
cead mile failte
Bi iosa, im croiste
Finale
Carolan’s concerto
(all music by permission of celebrant)
 

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