Quartet/Quintet Play List

(Includes addition of Vocal“V”; Trumpet “T”; or Organ “O”. String Bass may also be included with many selections)

Although listed with a wedding ceremony in mind, many of these selections are appropriate for other events. Most of the pieces listed below “Preludes” are also fine for prelude. Bold selections are the most popular.

Preludes
The following selections work best as preludes only:
BRANDENBURG CONCERTO NO. 1 - Bach
BRANDENBURG CONCERTO NO. 6 - Bach
MINUET - Beethoven
MINUET – Boccherini
NOCTURNE - Borodin
CANZONETTA - Mendelssohn
EINE KLEINE NACHTMUSIK and other quartets - Mozart

Grandmothers’/Mothers’ Procession
AIR ON THE G-STRING - Bach (O)
ARIOSO - Bach
AVE MARIA - Bach/Gounod (O, V)
JESU, JOY OF MAN’S DESIRING - Bach (O, T, V)
THE FLOWER SONG - Delibes
AIR (from “WATER MUSIC”) – Handel (O)
ARIA - Handel
LARGO - Handel (O)
PASSACAILE – Handel
SERENADE – Haydn
MEDITATION (FROM “THAIS”) - Massenet
EINE KLEINE NACHTMUSIK - ROMANZA - Mozart
CANON - Pachelbel
HOW BEAUTIFUL – Paris (O, V)
O MIO BABBINO CARO – Puccini
AVE MARIA - Schubert (O, T, V)
TRAUMEREI – Schumann

Attendants’ Procession
ARIA - Bach
ARIOSO - Bach
JESU, JOY OF MAN’S DESIRING - Bach (O, T, V)
PRELUDE TO TE DEUM – Charpentier (O, T)
THE FLOWER SONG - Delibes
MINUET (FROM “ORPHEUS”) - Gluck (O)
AIR (from “WATER MUSIC”) – Handel (O)
ARIA - Handel
LARGO - Handel (O)
PASSACAILE – Handel
ROYAL FIREWORKS LA PAIX – Handel
SERENADE – Haydn
EINE KLEINE NACHTMUSIK - ROMANZA - Mozart
RONDEAU - Mouret (O, T)
CANON - Pachelbel (O)
LARGO FROM “GOLDEN SONATA” – Purcell
ALLEGRO FROM “SPRING” – Vivaldi

Bride’s Procession
JESU, JOY OF MAN’S DESIRING - Bach (O, T, V)
RIGAUDON - Campra (O, T)
PRELUDE TO TE DEUM – Charpentier (O, T)
TRUMPET VOLUNTARY (Prince of Denmark) - Clarke (O, T)
ROYAL FIREWORKS OVERTURE –Handel (O, T)
RONDEAU - Mouret (O, T)
CANON - Pachelbel (O)
TRUMPET TUNE - Purcell (O, T)
ALLEGRO FROM “SPRING” – Vivaldi
BRIDAL CHORUS - Wagner (O, T)

Offertory
AIR ON THE G-STRING - Bach (O)
ARIOSO - Bach
AVE MARIA - Bach/Gounod (O, V)
ONE HAND, ONE HEART – Bernstein
MINUET (FROM “ORPHEUS”) - Gluck (O)
AIR (from “WATER MUSIC”) – Handel (O)
ARIA - Handel
PASSACAILE – Handel
ROYAL FIREWORKS LA PAIX – Handel
SERENADE – Haydn
TO A WILD ROSE – MacDowell
INTERMEZZO - Mascagni
THE LORD’S PRAYER – Malotte (O, V)
AVE VERUM CORPUS – Mozart (O,V)
EINE KLEINE NACHTMUSIK ROMANZA - Mozart
LARGO FROM “GOLDEN SONATA” – Purcell
TRAUMEREI – Schumann
LARGO FROM “WINTER” - Vivaldi

Communion
AIR ON THE G-STRING - Bach (O)
ARIOSO - Bach
AVE MARIA - Bach/Gounod (V, O)
JESU, JOY OF MAN’S DESIRING - Bach (O, T, V)
SHEEP MAY SAFELY GRAZE - Bach
WACHET AUF - Bach
CAVATINE - Beethoven
PANIS ANGELICUS - Franck (V, O)
LARGO - Handel (O)
PASSACAILE – Handel
SERENADE – Haydn
THE LUDLOWS – Horner (O)
TO A WILD ROSE – MacDowell
AVE VERUM CORPUS – Mozart (O,V)
THE LORD’S PRAYER – Malotte (O, V)
MEDITATION (FROM “THAIS”) - Massenet
HOW BEAUTIFUL – Paris (V, O)
LARGO FROM “GOLDEN SONATA” - Purcell
EINE KLEINE NACHTMUSIK ROMANZA - Mozart
CANON - Pachelbel (O)
THE PRAYER – Sager/Foster (V, O)
AVE MARIA - Schubert (V, O)
TRAUMEREI – Schumann

Statue Visitation/Flower to Mothers
AVE MARIA - Bach/Gounod (V, O)
AVE MARIA - Schubert (V, T, O)

Recessional
GAVOTTES I AND II – Bach (O)
JOYFUL, JOYFUL WE ADORE THEE (Ode to Joy) - Beethoven (O, T)
CORRENTE in FM – Corelli
CORRENTE in CM – Corelli
ENTRANCE OF THE QUEEN OF SHEBA – Handel
HORNPIPE (FROM “WATER MUSIC”) - Handel (O, T)
LA REJOUISSANCE (FROM “ROYAL FIREWORKS”) - Handel (O, T)
ROYAL FIREWORKS ALLEGRO – Handel
WEDDING MARCH - Mendelssohn ( O, T)
ALLELUIA (FROM “EXULTATE, JUBILATE”) - Mozart
RONDEAU - Mouret ( O, T)
TRUMPET TUNE - Purcell (O, T)
ALLEGRO FROM “SPRING” – Vivaldi
ALLEGRO FROM “WINTER” - Vivaldi