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Gyros Quartet at Cistercian Abbey, May 29, 2007

Below you will find several wedding ceremony programs (the last two took place on the same day), that will give you an idea  -  especially since they are quite different from each other -  how other couples have approached this subject.

Jewish wedding ceremony program examples can be found here

Gyros Quartet, Cistercian Abbey, Photo: © Gary Donihoo

Ashton Gardens, Corinth

Prelude:
Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing
Nino Rota - Main Theme from “Romeo and Juliet”

Ceremony:
Seating of the Family
Cohen - “Hallelujah”
Attendants
Pachelbel - Canon in D
Bride’s Processional
Coldplay - “Yellow”
Recessional
The Verve - “Bittersweet Symphony”
Postlude
Coldplay - “Viva la Vida”
    


Royal Lane Baptist Church, Dallas

Prelude:
Fairest Lord Jesus
O God Beyond All Praising
Be Thou My Vision
Here I Am, Lord
Pescador de Hombres
Fauré - Pavane, op. 50
Haydn - “Adagio” from String Quartet op. 1, No. 1

Ceremony:
Seating of the Family
Bach - “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring”
Attendants
Morricone - “Gabriel’s Oboe”
Bride’s Processional
Rodgers/Hammerstein - “The Wedding” from “Cinderella”  (strings and organ)
Song of Praise
Jernigan - “Who Can Satisfy My Soul Like You”  (a capella)
Congregational Blessing
Lutkin - “The Lord Bless You and Keep You”  (a capella)
Recessional
Natalie MacMaster - “Mother Nature”
    


St. Patrick Catholic Church, Dallas

Prelude:
Mozart - Divertimento No.1 in D-major
Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G-major
Bach - “Air” from Orchestra Suite in D-major
Holst - “Thaxted” for String Quartet and Organ

Ceremony:
Seating of Los Padrinos
Cesareo Gabarain - “Pescador de Hombres” (with organ)
Seating of the Grandmother
Trad. Irish - “God, in the Planning and Purpose of Live” (soprano solo)
Seating of the Mothers
Bach/Gounod - “Ave Maria” (soprano, organ, strings)
Attendants
Pachelbel - Canon in D
Bride’s Processional
Charpentier - “Prelude to Te Deum” (strings and organ)
Lighting of the Unity Candle
Trad. English - “When Love is Found” (organ and strings)
Veneration of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Schubert - “Ave Maria” (soprano, organ, strings)
Recessional
Purcell - Trumpet Tune in D-major (organ and strings)
Postlude
Mouret - “Rondeau” from Sinfonie de Fanfare (organ and strings)
   


Hickory Street Annex, Deep Ellum, Dallas

Prelude:
Dvorak - String Quartet no. 12 in F-major, lento
Bach - “Air” from Orchestra Suite in D-major
Haydn - String quartet in D minor, op.76 No.2, (“Quinten”), first movement
Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G-major
Mozart - “Dissonance” Quartet in C-major, Andante Cantabile

Ceremony:
Groom, Groomsmen enter
Bach - Praeludium from the Cello Suite No.1 in G-major BWV 1007
Seating of the Parents
Beethoven - String Quartet in Bb Major, op 130: IV movement, Alla danza tedesca
Bride’s Processional
Corelli - Adagio from “Concerto Grosso VIII”
Recessional
Handel - “The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba”
   


Please see also the Frequently Asked Questions for more help on programming. The BLOG lists many current ceremony programs as well.

The possibilities and combinations are of course almost limitless - so don’t hesitate to ask. 
For a consultation or to arrange a booking for your event, please contact Norbert Gerl by phone at 214-373-9498 or via >> e-mail.


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