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The Use Of Music in a Wedding Ceremony
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Mitsuharu and Ai begin their reception in the courtyard of the Meritage Cafe as musicians entertain us - Chicago, Il.

Art In The Key Of Marriage

You certainly can use "wedding music" if you like for your ceremony; many brides have their hearts set on it and will use no other. But far more don't use it, and being that music is just as much an art form as a wedding dress, the choice of that music, just like the choice of your dress or tux,- will say a lot about you.

Wedding Ceremony DJYou have over six decades of music to choose from, almost all of which is on compact disc for your DJ, or performable by your musicians. And if you choose not to go with traditional wedding music, then choose something from the genre that you like most. I have heard all forms of music from Jazz, Rock, Blues, Hip Hop, Swing, Classical, Blue Grass, Folk, New Age and Country played during my ceremonies. All of those brides and grooms got high marks for saving us from the predictable "cliche" music like "Taco Bell Cannon in D" that is so often played during wedding ceremonies. What kind of music should you play during your ceremony? The kind you set your station to on your Friday afternoon drive home from work. Your ceremony's music needs to be you!

You will need four songs or "themes" for my ceremony:

1. For the Entrance of the Bridal Party.

2. The Bride's Entrance.

3. For your Unity Candle (or Wine Sharing, or Sand Ceremony or Blessing Tree etc.) followed by the Giving of Roses to VIPs. Remember: this is one song for both events and not two.

4. Your Recessional Walk through your guests as they line center aisle and applaud you or blow bubbles etc at the ceremony's conclusion.

Your DJ, or your musicians are the ones to ask in helping you pick just the right music for your ceremony.



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