Ceremony Music Suggestions

Con Fuoco Duo, Trio and Quartet are our expert wedding ceremony groups. Below we have listed the most common choices for the different parts of a ceremony - the PRELUDE, the PROCESSIONAL and the RECESSIONAL.

The same group will often stay and play for the following COCKTAIL HOUR. For ideas, please review each group's separate song list, which is accessible through the group's main page.


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Needless to say that while the selections below are traditional and most popular, nothing is set in stone. We encourage you to come up with unconventional suggestions in order to make your ceremony truly unique. More information - on our FAQs page.

*Note! Most of the pieces below can be played by each of our groups. To listen to the corresponding Mp3 sample go first to each group's song list page.

 

 

THE PRELUDE - the music is traditionally taken from the baroque era. Playful and beautiful, but lacking in any frivolity - just what you'd expect, say, in a church.

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Bach, J.S.
Bach, J.S.
Handel, George Friedrich
Handel, George Friedrich
Bach – Gounod
Schubert, Franz
Schubert, Franz
Mozart, W.A
Bach, J.S.
Bach, J.S.
Bach, J.S.
Bach, J.S.
Handel, George Friedrich
Le Tambourin
Leclair, Jean Marie
Le Tambourin
Rameau, Jean Philippe
Bach, J.S.
Bach, J.S.
Bach, J.S.

 

THE PROCESSIONAL - while maintaining the solemn mood it is the time to emphasize the importance of the people entering. None more so than of the Bride, her Majesty! Keep in mind that older parents might like it better walking to a slow movement.

 

Bach, J.S.
Bach, J.S.
Pachelbel, Johann
Pachelbel, Johann
Pachelbel, Johann
Purcell, Henry
Purcell, Henry
Purcell, Henry
Handel, George Friedrich
Handel, George Friedrich
Handel, George Friedrich
Handel, George Friedrich
Handel, George Friedrich
Wagner, Richard
Wagner, Richard

 

 

 

THE RECESSIONAL - that happy ending (or beginning should we say?) shall be as festive and upbeat as it gets.

Mendelssohn, F.
Mendelssohn, F.
Wedding March from “The Marriage Of Figaro”
Mozart, W.A
Handel, George Friedrich
Handel, George Friedrich
Handel, George Friedrich
Ode to Joy
Beethoven, L. van
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