Bridal Club Magazine
Wedding Music: Before, During, and After
Whenever you think of wedding music, you automatically think of
the wedding march and other traditional types of wedding music
accompaniments. Whilst a large majority of people still opt for the
traditional wedding music ideas, there is a new breed of weddings
that is enjoying the power of music.
Traditional Wedding Music for the Ceremony
Wedding music is an absolute essential part of a wedding ceremony.
Traditionally, music is played before the bride arrives and whilst
the bride walks down the aisle. This music depends largely on the
type of ceremony; with a traditional church based ceremony, the
music is likely to be from an organ or keyboard.
With a more modern style ceremony, brides often favor popular
music that holds some special memories for the wedding couple.
Popular music also allows guests to have something to listen to (or
even sing along with) whilst they are waiting for the actual
Wedding Music - Enhancing Your Day
Wedding music should be an enhancement of your day and not simply
something that has to be in the background. Consider your theme and
try to select wedding music that will go along with this
Go for shock tactics. Wedding music can really help you to make
certain parts of your day stand out. Use light background music for
the calmer times, with louder more jazzy wedding music for the
times that you want to grab your guests' attention.
Wedding Music - Ideas Out of the Ordinary
The latest trend in wedding music is to have live performances.
Bands playing in a wedding reception are not really a novel idea,
however live music during the ceremony and during the meal is both
new and innovative. If you select live wedding music, then it is
worth opting for something such as a harpist so that the volume is
not distractingly loud.
During the wedding reception, it is quite normal to see a
traditional disco, but many brides are now keen to avoid the
standard disco offerings and look for new and different ideas for
entertaining their wedding guests. Why not have a disco that moves
through the years of the couple's relationship, from the song that
was playing when they first met to the song that was playing the
night before the wedding, this is a great way of maintaining
interest in the wedding music, throughout the evening.
Wedding music can also be participatory, such as line dancing or
karaoke. However, make sure that your guests will appreciate your
efforts, there is nothing worse than a karaoke with no-one taking
Wedding music is a real opportunity to stamp your own mark on your
wedding day, so pay careful attention to this important part of
your big day!
Article Source: Free Wedding
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