Suggested music for civil partnership ceremonies

You won't believe how many pieces of music you'll need to fill a ceremony. Of course you can play whatever you like, but we've gathered together some of the most popular classical pieces to give you a place to start when planning your own civil partnership ceremony music.

As the wedding guests arrive:

Air on a G String (Bach)
Chanson de Matin (Elgar)
Salut d'Amour (Elgar)
Canon (Pachelbel)

Music for the procession down the aisle:

Bridal March from Lohengrin (Wagner)
Prince of Denmark's March (Clarke)
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba (Handel)
Trumpet Tune (Purcell)

Music for the recession down the aisle:

Wedding March from A Midsummer Night's Dream (Mendelssohn)
Overture from Fireworks Music (Handel)
Hornpipe from Water Music (Handel)
Prelude in C (Bach)
Theme from Pomp and Circumstance March (Elgar)

Signing of the register:

Panis Angelicus (Franck)
Laudate Dominum (Mozart)
Brother James' Air (MacBeth Bain)
A Gaelic Blessing (Rutter)

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