(Closed) What music will you be walking down to?

posted 12 years ago in Music
Post # 18
402 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2008

i am throwing around having our violist play Rascal Flatts version of "Broken Road".

 my fi had this same violist (friend) play this for the proposal. i am not super in love with the idea but its sentimental, yanno?

 otherwise it will be a non traditional song, which played on the viola should sound very pretty.

Post # 19
3 posts
  • Wedding: January 2008

The bridal party and I walked down to the same song. "Somewhere over the Rainbow" sung by Iz. It’s the song at the end of the movie "50 first dates".

Post # 20
38 posts
  • Wedding: September 2008

La Grâce – Georg Philipp Telemann

 You can find the music on this site.

(It’s under ‘seating of the parents’- Instrumental) .

We’re having a Catholic wedding so our choices were limited, but I fell in love with this song the first time I heard it. We’ll have a trumpet and organ, so it will be the same instrumentation you can hear at the link above.

 I wanted a moving processional, but one that wasn’t done often. La Grace is perfect. 

There’s an organ-only version on YouTube, but I like it best with the trumpet.

Post # 21
323 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 1969

"All is full of Love" by Bjork

and possibly an instrumental interpretation if my string quartet can learn it and it sounds good.

Post # 22
1238 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2008

Nothing is set in stone, but here is the plan so far:

Two friends of mine will sing "Soul Meets Body" (Death Cab for Cutie) right after everyone is seated and before the procession.  The procession will be to an instrumental piano version of "Unchained Melody"  (Rightous Brothers) and I will walk to an instrumental piano verison of "She’s Got a Way" (Billy Joel). 

Post # 23
89 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: August 2008

We’re walking away from the alter to Pete Townsend’s "Let my love open the dorr. UNLESS I can find a slower, acoustic version.  If I am able to, it will be our first dance. :0)

Post # 24
15 posts

oooh good post. my oarty will walk down to opus 17 (best version on the marie antoinette soundtrack) and i will be walking to instrumental "the luckiest" ben folds, which is also our first dance song. to me, it is the epitome of "love" so im so excited to use it in my wedding! 

Post # 25
66 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: May 2008

We are having a Catholic wedding but our priest is pretty leniant w/ music.  Our friend/soloist is working on a version of "’Til Kingdom Come" by Coldplay for the processional.  It’s rather long so I am thinking about using it for the bridal party plus my father and I.  The music is a work in process…

Post # 26
260 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2008

For the bridesmaids, Hymn by Vangelis.  For the myself Only Time by Enya

Post # 27
9 posts
  • Wedding: October 2007

We really wanted beautiful music but not your typical fare.  So we went with stringed quartet versions of different rock-n-roll music.  sounds strange but it was amazing and can’t tell you how many times we heard, "Where can I get your wedding soundtrack! Amazing music!"  The song that i walkd down th aisle to was Deftones, Knife Party…nothing to do with weddings but the stringed quartet version was so beautiful and had a feeling of anticipation and excitement that conveyed how I felt at that very moment. 

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