Processional Music – One song for the whole shebang?

posted 3 years ago in Music
Post # 3
1327 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

If the song is long enough and you like the whole thing I don’t see why not.  We considered that too but ended up finding two songs we liked.

Post # 4
851 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2013 - The front lawn of our church

@vess5:  I only used one song for my entire processional, including me. I loved it because there was a big crescendo/ climax when the back doors opened and I came down the aisle. IMO, having more than one song just draws it out more. 

Post # 6
1721 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

@vess5:  I plan on having one song for the bridal party/family and then switch to another song for me…so I don’t think it would be any different if you did it all with one song!

Post # 7
2051 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

I’d never heard of using more than one song before I joined WB. But then in the UK, the traditional order is : bride (and her father if he is accompanying her), then bridesmaids. That’s it. The other parents, groom and best man wait at the front (there are no groomsmen). So take my opinion with a pinch of salt if it’s very different to what you’re used to.  🙂

Post # 8
7630 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: January 2013

We had just one song. I feel like it’s kind of strange to stop and start music during the processional.

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