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Wedding and Celebration Music

The Menlo Brass Quintet has an extensive library of wedding standards, as well as many beautiful pieces for those who prefer something more unusual or unexpected. This list gives some examples — for a complete review of our repertoire, please contact us.

Varieties of Style

bullet  Renaissance, Baroque, Classical

bullet  Modern Classics

bullet  Jazz, Pop, and Show Tunes

Wedding bells

Suggested Wedding Processionals/Recessionals

#  Composer  Arranger  Title
1 Handel, G. F. Fitzgerald Bourrée from “Il Pastor Fido”
2 Handel, G. F. Seipp The Rejoicing from “The Royal Fireworks”
3 Clarke, Jeremiah Mills Prince of Denmark's March (Trumpet Voluntary)
4 Boyce, William Cable Third Movement of William Boyce Suite
5 Handel, G. F. Mills Allegro Vivace from “The Water Music”
6 Mouret, J. J. Mills Rondeau (Theme from “Masterpiece Theater”)

Frequently Requested Wedding Selections

#  Composer  Arranger  Title
1 Handel, George Frideric Fitzgerald Bourrée from “Il Pastor Fido”
2 Handel, George Frideric Seipp The Rejoicing from “The Royal Fireworks”
3 Handel, George Frideric Mills Allegro Vivace from “The Water Music”
4 Susato, Tylman Iveson Renaissance Dances– Five Dances from "The Danserye"
5 Boyce, William Cable Allegro from William Boyce Suite
6 Albinoni, Thomas Hickman Gravé from “Sonata, Saint Mark”
7 Byrd, William Empire Brass Earle of Oxford's Marche
8 Clarke, Jeremiah Mills Prince of Denmark's March (Trumpet Voluntary)
9 Boyce, William Seipp Trumpet Voluntary
10 Gabrieli, Giovanni Page Canzona per Sonare No. 4
11 Mouret, J. J. Mills Rondeau (Theme from "Masterpiece Theater")
12 Holst, Gustav Sabourin 2nd Military Suite in F
13 Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus Frackenpohl Alleluja from "Exsultate, Jubilate" (Motet K165)
14 Ewald, Victor   Quintet in B flat, Op. 5
15 Elgar, Edward Holcombe Pomp and Circumstance
16 Bach, J. S. Frackenpohl Air "On the G String"
17 Bach, J. S. Smith All Breathing Life from "Sing Ye to the Lord"
18 Bach, J. S. Herforth My Spirit Be Joyful
19 Bach, J. S. Watts Sheep May Safely Graze
20 Bach, J. S. Kramer Bring to the Lord the Honor Due His Name
21 Pachelbel, Johann Mills Kanon
22 Bach, J. S. Slater Rejoice and Sing
23 Bach, J. S. Romm Fugue in G Minor (The Little)
24 Bach, J. S. Hickman Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring from Cantata No. 147
25 Purcell, Henry Mills Purcell Suite
26 Torelli, G.   Allegro
27 Gabrieli, Giovanni King Canzona per Sonare No. 2
28 Scheidt, Samuel Jones Battle Suite
29 Verdi, Giuseppe Smedvig, R Triumphal March from Aida
30 Debussy, Claude Sabourin Girl with the Flaxen Hair
31 Fauré, Gabriel Smedvig, E Pavane
32 Dukas, Paul Barrington Fanfare to precede the ballet "La Peri"
33 Handel, George Frideric Mills Hallelujah Chorus
34 Mendelssohn, Felix Waldeck Hochzeitmarch
35 Vivaldi, Antonio Frackenpohl The Four Seasons
36 Bach, J. S. Dean Arioso from Cantata No. 156
37 Ewald, Victor   Quintet No. 3, Op. 7
38 Handel, George Frideric Hauser Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
39 Handel, George Frideric King/King Three Pieces from "The Water Music"
40 Bach, J. S. Frackenpohl Goldberg Variations
41 Pezel, Johann King Sonata No. 22 from "Hora Decima"
42 Barber, Samuel McNeff Adagio
43 Beethoven, Ludwig Van Bryson Ode To Joy
44 Debussy, Claude Emerson Le Petit Negre
45 Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus Frackenpohl O Isis and Osiris from "The Magic Flute"
46 Mussorgsky, Modeste Frackenpohl Pictures at an Exhibition
47 Rossini, Gioacchino Kulesha Largo al Factotum from "The Barber of Seville"
48 Scarlatti, Domenico Dodgson Baroque Sonatas
49 von Suppe, Franz Mills Poet and Peasant Overture
50 Bach, J. S. Nagel Contrapuctus IV
51 Bach, J. S. Olson Prelude and Fugue IV in C# Minor
52 Beethoven, Ludwig Van Gale Symphony No. 5 First Movement
53 Clarke, Jeremiah Witherell Prince of Denmark's March (Trumpet Voluntary)
54 Debussy, Claude Snell Excerpt from "Clair De Lune"
55 Handel, George Frideric Leavitt La Rejouissance
56 Holborne, Anthony Glasel Three Pieces
57 Vivaldi/Bach Baldwin Concerto
58 Albinoni, Thomas Stone Concerto in B-dur
59 Bach, J. S. Frackenpohl Art of the Fugue
60 Bach, J. S. Frackenpohl Brandenburg Suite
61 Bach, J. S. Sauer Huit Chorals du "Petit Livre D'Orgue"
62 Bach, J. S. Baldwin Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring from Cantata No. 147
63 Bach, J. S. Haislip Sleepers Awake (Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme)
64 Clarke,Wagner,Bach,
Campbell Wedding & Ceremonial Music: Trumpet Voluntary, Bridal March, If Thou Be Near, Wedding March, Trumpet Tune
65 Debussy, Claude Kulesha Minstrels from "Preludes", Book I
66 Gabrieli, Giovanni King Canzona per Sonare No. 1 - La Spiritata
67 Handel, George Frideric Treybig Concerto in B-flat Major HWV 301
68 Handel, George Frideric Gamble Music for the Royal Fireworks Overture
69 Handel, George Frideric   Two Arias
70 Loeillet, J. B. Crown Sonata
71 Luther, Martin Neumann A Mighty Fortress (Ein Feste Burg)
72 Marcello, Benedetto Smith Psalm XIX: "The Heavens Declare"
73 Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus Gale Divertimento No. 1 in Bb
74 Pezel, Johann King Six Pieces from "Funff-stimmigte blasende Music"
75 Scheidt, Samuel Reynolds Centone No. V
76 Schubert, Franz Gale Ave Maria
77 Simmes/Ferrabosco/
Reynolds Centone No. IV
78 Wagner, Richard Gale Elsa's Procession to the Cathedral
79 Bach, J. S. Glasel Contrapuctus IX
80 Bach, J. S. Sauer Fugue in G Major "Jig"
81 Elgar, Edward Marlatt Enigma Variation No. 9 Nimrod
82 Fauré, Gabriel Smedvig, R Pie Jesu from Requiem
83   Glasel 16th Century Carmina
84 Handel, George Frideric Slechta "Allegro" from Concerto Grosso #10
85 Handel, George Frideric Snell Allegro in D from "The Water Music"
86 Handel, George Frideric Robertson Sarabande
87 Hassler, Hans Leo Mueller Sacri Concentus - XXI Alleluja
88 Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus Wasson Overture to The Magic Flute
89 Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus Allen Queen of the Night's Aria from Act 2 of "The Magic Flute" (Der Holle Rache Kocht in Meinem Herzen)
90 Pergolesi Gamble Agnus Dei
91 Puccini, Giacomo Burgstaller Che Gelida Manina from "La Boheme"
92 Ravel, Maurice Smedvig, R Pavane for A Dead Princess
93 Rimsky-Korsakow, Nikolai Smedvig, R Procession of the Nobles
94 Rossini, Gioacchino Frackenpohl William Tell Overture
95 Saint-Saëns, C./Mussorgsky Camesi The Elephant from "Carnival of the Animals" and
Bydlo from "Pictures at an Exhibition"
96 Saint-Saëns, Camille Sear Marche Militaire Francaise
97 Saint-Saëns, Camille Frackenpohl Pas Redoublé Op. 86
98 Scheidt, Samuel CanadianBrass Galliard Battaglia
99 Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich Smedvig, R Arabian Dance from The Nutcracker
100 Tchaikowsky, Peter Ilyich Waldeck Neapolitan Dance from "Swan Lake"
101 Verdi, Giuseppe Snell Grand March from "Aida"
102 Vivaldi, Antonio Hickman Allegro
103 Vivaldi/Bach Baldwin Concerto in A Minor, BWV 593
104 Bizet, Georges Mills Carmen Suite No. 1
105 Anonymous Smedvig, R Cumulous Sanctus
106 Bach, J. S. Frackenpohl Art of the Fugue Suite: Contrapuctus I, IX, VII
107 Bach, J. S./Gounod Witherell Ave Maria
108 Bach, J. S. Frackenpohl Brandenburg Suite II
109 Bach, J. S. Dishinger Canzona in D Minor
110 Bach, J. S. King Contrapuctus I
111 Bach, J. S. King Contrapuctus III
112 Bach, J. S. Roberts Fuga a 5 "St. Anne's" Fugue
113 Bach, J. S. Slechta Goldberg Variations No. 18 & No. 30
114 Bach, J. S. Guyot Messe en Si Mineur
115 Bach, J. S. Balm Passacaglia and Fugue in C Minor
116 Bach, J. S. Baldwin Prelude and Fugue "St. Anne"
117 Bach, J. S. Mills Praeludium und Fuge uber den Namen: BACH
118 Bach, J. S. Baldwin Sonata V
119 Bach, J. S. Mills Toccata and Fugue in D Minor
120 Bach, J. S. King Toccata in C Major
121 Beethoven, Ludwig Van Wait Joyful, Joyful (Ode to Joy) adapted from 9th Symphony
122 Bizet, Georges Holcombe Farandole from L'Arlesieme Suite No. 2
123 Brahms, Johannes Hill St. Anthony's Chorale from "Variations on a Theme by Haydn"
124 Bruckner, Anton Lipton Virga Jesse
125 Dufay/Weelkes/Tye/Lejeune Reynolds Centone No. I
126 East, Michael Edelbrock Amavi (I Loved)
127 East, Michael Fromme Desperavi (I Despaired)
128 Elgar, Edward Hart Pomp and Circumstance
129 Gabrieli, Giovanni King Canzona per Sonare No. 3
130 Gabrieli, Giovanni King Canzona per Sonare No. 4
131 Gliére, Reinhold Madeson Russian Sailors' Dance from "The Red Poppy"
132 Gliére, Reinhold Smedvig, E Russian Sailors' Dance from "The Red Poppy"
133 Handel, George Frideric Bryson Hallelujah Chorus excerpt
134 Handel, George Frideric Glick Overture to Berenice
135 Haydn, Joseph Frackenpohl Gypsy Rondo (Rondo all' Ongarese)
136 Kabalevsky, Dimitri Chauvin Comedian's Galop
137 Khachaturian, Aram Broiles Sabre Dance from "Gayne Ballet"
138 Mahler, Gustav Allen Where the Beautiful Trumpet Sounds
139 Martini, Giovanni Battista Knudsvig Toccata
140 Mendelssohn, Felix Moore Andante Tranquillo
141 Monteverdi, Claudio Lichtmann A Un Giro Sol De' Begl'Occhi Lucenti
142 Morley, Thomas/ Gibbons, Orlando Lipton English Madrigal Suite
143 Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus Smedvig, R Contredanse, K. 101
144 Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus Smedvig, R Eine kleine Nachtmusik, K. 525
145 Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus Marlatt Horn Quintet
146 Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus Bergler The Marriage of Figaro Overture
147 Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus Smedvig, E Overture to the Impresario, K. 486
148 Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus Smedvig, R Rondo: Allegro from Quintet in E-flat major for Horn and Strings
149 Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus Hendricks Rondo from Horn Concerto #4
150 Offenbach Frackenpohl Can Can (Galop from "Orpheus in the Underworld")
151 Offenbach Witherell Orphee aux Enfers (Can Can)
152 Pezel, Johann King Three Pieces from "Funff-stimmigte blasende Music"
153 Pezel, Johann King Sonata No. 3 from "Hora Decima"
154 Praetorius, Michael Kramer Five Dances from "Terpsichore - 1612"
155 Puccini, Giacomo Slechta O Mio Babbino Caro Aria
156 Purcell, Henry Mills Sonata for Two Trumpets and Brass
157 Rameau, Jean-Philippe Smedvig, R Les Niais de Sologne
158 Rameau, Jean-Philippe Smedvig, R Tambourin
159 Ravel, Maurice Smedvig, R Piéce en forme de Habañera
160 Rossini, Gioacchino Denroche Overture from "The Barber of Seville"
161 Stanley, John Snell Trumpet Tune
162 Stanley, John Goff Trumpet Voluntary
163 Strauss, Johann Holcombe, Battles The Emperor Waltz
164 Strauss, Johann Jr. Cable Perpetual Motion
165 Stravinsky, Igor Smedvig, R Berceuse from The Firebird
166 Tchaikowsky, Peter Ilyich Horigan 1812 Overture
167 Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich Seipp Finale from Symphony No. 4
168 Turina, Joaquin Smedvig, E Danza from Jardin Oriental
169 Verdi, Giuseppe MacKinnon Quartet from Rigoletto
170 Walond, William Reynolds Voluntary
171 Zelenka, Jan Dismas Judge Trio Sonata
172 Brade, William King Two Pieces; Almand, Gaillard
173 Caccini, Giulio Smedvig, R Amarilli mia bella
174 Chopin, Fredric Marlatt Raindrop Prelude Op. 28 No. 15
175 Debussy, Claude Smedvig, E Des pas sur la neige
176 Debussy, Claude Rose Gollywog's Cakewalk
177 Debussy, Claude Kulesha The Hills of Anacapri from "Preludes" Book I
178 Debussy, Claude Smedvig, E Sarabande
179 Ewald, Victor   Quintet No. 2, Op. 6
180 Ewald, Viktor   Quintet No. 4 in A-flat Major Opus 8
181   Kompanek Tribute to the Ballet





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