Violin-Cello Duet Wedding Music

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Below is a suggested program for violin and cello for wedding ceremony:

Prelude (15 minutes, 3-4 pieces):

  • Rondeau from Incidental Music to Abdelzaer by H. Purcell
  • Courante by G. F. Handel
  • Gavotte and Musette from the English Suite No. 3 by J.S. Bach
  • Andante from String Quartet in A Minor Op. 29 by F. Schubert
  • Romance by F. Hummel
  • St. Anthony Chorale by J. Brahms
  • Canzonetta by Gliere
  • Romanza from Eine Kleine Nachtmusik by W. A. Mozart
  • Air from Suite #3 in D Major by J.S. Bach
  • Bouree by G.F. Handel
  • Theme from Sonata #11 in A Major, K. 331 by W.A. Mozart
  • Flower Duet by L. Delibes
  • Lord of All Hopefulness

Processional:

  • Canon in D by J. Pachelbel
  • Danza Pastorale (“Spring”) by A. Vivaldi
  • Sheep May Safely Graze from Cantata #208 by J.S. Bach
  • Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring from Cantata #147 by J.S. Bach *perfect for lots of bridesmaids and long walks
  • Si Bheag, Si Mhor (Irish Air)
  • March in D Major by J.S. Bach
  • Come Thou Font

Recessional:

  • Trumpet Voluntary in D Major by Jeremiah Clarke
  • King William’s March by Jeremiah Clarke
  • Hornpipe from The Water Music by G.F. Handel
  • Wedding March from A Midsummer Night’s Dream by F. Mendelssohn
  • La Réjouissance by G.F Handel

Cocktail Hour and Contemporary Selections

  • All of Me (John Legend)
  • Can’t Help Falling in Love, From ‘Blue Hawaii’ (George David Weiss, Hugo Peretti and Luigi Creatore)
  • House of the Rising Sun (Popularized by Leonord Cohen)
  • Hallelujah (Leonard Cohen)
  • A Thousand Years (Christina Perri)
  • Viva La Vida (Coldplay)
  • Perfect (Ed Sheeran)
  • Shape of You (Ed Sheeran)
  • Billie Jean (Michael Jackson)
  • Say You Won’t Let Go (James Arthur)
  • Game of Thrones Title Song
  • God Only Knows (Beach Boys)
  • Moon River from Breakfast at Tiffany’s
  • I’m Your’s (Jason Mraz)
  • When I’m Sixtyfour (Beatles)
  • Despacito
  • Africa (Toto)
  • Brown Eyed Girl (Van Morrison)
  • Let Me Call You Sweetheart (Leo Friedman and Beth Slater Whitson)
  • Glow Worm (Paul LIncke and Lilla Cayley Robinson)
  • The Skaters Waltz (Emil Waldteufel)
  • You and You (Johann Strauss, Jr)

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