David Schmidt, Organist
Music adds beauty and has an important liturgical function. It accompanies the procession of the ministers and the bridal party and is an integral part of the Liturgy itself. The singing of the acclamations and responses by the assembly, hymns and songs at the entrance (gathering) and Communion procession are urged in the Rite of Marriage. Music should communicate the mystery of God’s love in Jesus, especially as it pertains to the couple joined in marriage.
The wedding liturgy (whether celebrated at Mass or apart from it) is an act of worship. It is a time to offer praise and thanks to God for his gifts, and to seek his continued blessings and help. It is a time to thank God for the gift of one’s spouse and for the couple to ask the Lord’s blessing and guidance as they become witnesses of His love for them and for the world.   

Taken from "Sing to the Lord" by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.

                                                The following are samples of music that could be used for the Bridal Party entrance, Bridal Processional, and Recessionals.  
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"Air" from Water Music - Handel

"Hornpipe" from Water Music - Handel

Canon in D - Pachelbel

Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring - Bach

Rigaudon - Campra

Rondeau - Mouret

Trumpet Tune - McCabe

Trumpet Voluntary - Stanley

Toccata - Widor

Toccata - Dubois 

Trumpet Voluntary - Clarke

Psalm 19 - Marcello 

Processional - Handel 

Trumpeting in Bb Major - Melby 

Entree Nuptiale - Smith 

Grand Chorus Dialogue - Gigout 

Trumpet Tune - Purcell

Postlude in G Major - Handel 



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