Felix Mendelssohn's "Wedding March", written in 1842, is one of the best known of the pieces from his suite of incidental music to Shakespeare's play "A Midsummer Night's Dream". It is one of the most frequently used wedding marches. Elegant, formal, recognizable.
Music opens with a French overture and includes minuets, bourrées and hornpipes. It is divided into three suites. "Air" is part of Suite in F major. This piece is well suited for period pieces or underscoring historical projects.
The Ave Maria was composed in about 1825 by Franz Schubert (1797-1828) when he was twenty-eight years old. This piece is beautifully finger picked and creates a peaceful ambiance. Well suited for underscoring imagery of beauty and emotion.
A beautiful musical dance between two classical guitars from the work of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791) Joyous, beautiful and gentle music. This is a widely recognizable piece that acts as great background music for travel content or historical projects.
A barcarolle is a folk song sung by Venetian gondoliers, or a piece of music composed in that style. In classical music, one of the most famous barcaroles is by Jacques Offenbach, from his opera The Tales of Hoffmann. Romantic, beautiful, and stirring.
The "Bridal Chorus" "Treulich geführt", from the opera Lohengrin. "Here Comes The Bride" is the standard march played for the bride's entrance at many formal weddings throughout the Western world. Beautiful, stately and proper.
Jean-Joseph Mouret (1682, Avignon - 1738) was a French composer whose dramatic works made him one of the leading exponents of Baroque music in his country. Mouret's name survives today thanks to the popularity of the Fanfare-Rondeau from his first Suite de symphonies. It is a popular musical choice in many modern weddings.
The delicate and charming Minuet in G major is a keyboard piece included in the 1725 Notebook for Anna Magdalena Bach. Usually attributed to Johann Sebastian Bach, it is now attributed to Christian Petzold. Beautiful, formal and regal.