The Woodvale String Quartet The Woodvale String Quartet




The extensive repertoire of The Woodvale String Quartet spans a period of approximately 400 years, ranging from baroque to contemporary pop. We draw our selections from the classical repertoire as well as religious, opera, waltzes, show tunes, ragtime, pop, and holiday favorites.

Our music book contains over 300 pieces of music meticulously organized, allowing us to create a graceful flow from one piece to the next, creating the perfect atmosphere as the party unfolds throughout the evening.

The following 47 examples of wedding ceremony music are short 295kb audio MP3 files. Some of these pieces of music are religious in nature while others, marked with an asterisk (*), are non-sacred and may be used for any type of wedding cermony. Numbers 37-47 are specifically used as Jewish wedding ceremony music.


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CHRISTIAN AND NON-SACRED JEWISH WEDDING CEREMONY RECEPTION

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Christian and non-sacred Wedding Ceremony Music

#

1

TITLE

Bridal Chorus

COMPOSER

Wagner

FUNCTION

Processional

2

Hymne*

Vangelis

Processional/Ceremony

3

Air, from Water Music*

Handel

Process./Ceremony

4

Kanon in D Major*

Pachelbel

Process./Ceremony

5

Praise My Soul the King...

Goss

Process./Ceremony

6

Psalm XIX

Marcello

Process./Ceremony

7

Trumpet Tune*

Purcell

Processional

8

Trumpet Voluntary*

Clark

Processional

9

The Wedding March

Mendelssohn

Recessional

10

Brandenburg #3, Allegro*

J. S. Bach

Recessional

11

Love Divine, All Loves...

Wesley-Zundel

Ceremony

12

O'God Our Help...

Watts-Croft

Ceremony

13

Now Thank We All Our...

Rinkhart/Cruger

Ceremony

14

Allegro from Water Music*

Handel

Recessional

15

Ave Maria

Bach-Gounod

Ushering of Mothers

16

Ave Maria

Schubert

Ushering of Mothers

17

My Heart Ever Faithful

J. S. Bach

Prelude/Ceremony

18

Panis Angelicus

Franck

Prelude/Ceremony

19

O'Perfect Love

Barnby

Prelude/Ceremony

20

Ich Liebe Dich*

Grieg

Prelude/Ceremony

21

Sheep May Safely Graze

J. S. Bach

Prelude/Ceremony

22

Jesu, Joy of Man's

J. S. Bach

Prelude/Ceremony

23

Nocturne*

Mendelssohn

Prelude/Ceremony

24

Fairest Lord Jesus

Folk Song

Prelude/Ceremony

25

Arioso*

J. S. Bach

Prelude/Ceremony

26

Rondeau*

Mouret

Process./Recessional

27

Ode to Joy / Joyful, Joyful

J. S. Bach

Process./Recessional

28

St. Anthony's Chorale

Haydn

Process./Recessional

29

La Rejouissance*

Handel

Process./Recessional

30

Air from Suite #3*

J. S. Bach

Processional/Prelude

31

Spring, "The 4 Seasons"*

Vivaldi

Recessional

32

Air*

Purcell

Prelude/Postlude

33

Minuet*

Purcell

Prelude/Postlude

34

Rondo*

Purcell

Prelude/Postlude

35

Brandenburg #2, Mvmt. 1*

J. S. Bach

Prelude/Recessional

36

Prelude to Te Deum

Charpentier

Recessional

* non-sacred

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Jewish Wedding Ceremony Music

#

37

TITLE

An Evening of Roses

COMPOSER

J. Hadar

FUNCTION

Prelude/Processional

38

V'Lee Y'Rushalayim

Contemporary

Prelude/Processional

39

Nigun

Mandelbaum/Bobov

Prelude/Processional

40

L'Cha Dodi

Ashkenazic Traditional

Prelude/Processional

41

The Eucalyptus Grove**

N. Shemer

Prelude/Processional

42

Y'Did Nefesh**

S. & E. Zweig

Prelude/Processional

43

Hitragut**

Oriental Folk Melody

Prelude/Processional

44

Jerusalem of Gold**

N. Shemer

Prelude/Processional

45

Dodi Li

N. Chen

Recessional

46

Sisu et Y'Rushalayim

A. Nof

Recessional

47

Simontov u Mazel Tov

Contemporary

Recessional


** Arranged by Edward Kalendar. More information, including sheet music purchase.


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Reception Examples

BAROQUE & EARLY MUSIC

Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 (295kb)

J.S. Bach (arranged by The Woodvale String Quartet)

Spring, The Four Seasons (295kb)

A. Vivaldi

CLASSICAL

Minuet (295kb)

L. Boccherini

E-flat Quartet (354kb)

Franz Joseph Haydn

Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (295kb)

W. A. Mozart

Presto, String Quartet K156 (295kb)

W. A. Mozart

ROMANTIC & LIGHT CLASSICS

Spanish Dance (295kb)

Albinez

Rhapsody on a Theme by Pagannini (366kb)

Rachmaninoff (arranged by The Woodvale String Quartet)

POPULAR & SHOWS

All I Ask of You (530kb)

Andrew Lloyd Webber (arranged by The Woodvale String Quartet)

Blue Danube Waltz (295kb)

Strauss

It Don't Mean a Thing (354kb)

Ellington

JEWISH

Hevenu Shalom Aleychem (471kb)

Traditional (arranged by The Woodvale String Quartet)


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