The following list has sample selections that we often play for wedding ceremonies and cocktail hours. Please be in touch if there are pieces that you're interested in that are not on this list.

PRELUDE/COCKTAIL HOUR:

20-30 minutes of music to create an elegant and contemplative atmosphere as guests arrive. You're welcome to choose from our current repertoire, make requests, or leave it up to us to string together a lovely prelude. These selections are also perfect as background music for your cocktail hour.

BACH Arioso

BACH Selections from Goldberg Variations (duo or trio)

BEETHOVEN Duos

DEBUSSY Claire De Lune

FRANCK Panis Angelicus

HANDEL Excerpts from “Water Music”

HAYDN Trio Divertimenti 

HAYDN London Trios

MOZART Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (trio or quartet)

MOZART Flute Quartets

PIAZZOLLA Bordel 1900, Cafe 1930, Nightclub 1960 from "Histoire du Tango" (flute/viola only)

PIAZZOLLA Oblivion

 

PROCESSIONAL:

Music to accompany the seating of grandmothers and mothers, the entrance of bridesmaids, and the entrance of the bride. Depending on the length of the walk, you might need a few pieces or just one. These are just suggestions, so please let us know if there is a piece that you would like us to play for you.*

BACH Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring

BACH Sheep May Safely Graze

CLARKE Trumpet Voluntary

HANDEL Largo from Xerxes

MENDELSSOHN Wedding March

PACHELBEL Canon in D

PURCELL Trumpet Tune

SCHUBERT Ave Maria

VIVALDI Largo from ‘The Four Seasons’

WAGNER Bridal Chorus

 

RECESSIONAL:

Joyous and festive music to close the ceremony as the bride and groom exit. 

BEETHOVEN Ode to Joy from Symphony No. 9

BOCCHERINI Minuet

BRAHMS Hungarian Dance No. 5

CHARPENTIER Prelude from Te Deum

HANDEL Hornpipe Finale from Water Music

HANDEL La Réjouissance from The Royal Fireworks Music

MOURET Rondeau

 

POPULAR MUSIC:

Here are some popular non-classical songs in our repertoire. Please note that some of these are better played as a trio or quartet.

AMERICAN FOOTBALL The Summer Ends (Duo)

BEATLES All You Need Is Love (Trio/Quartet)

BEATLES Here Comes The Sun (Trio/Quartet)

BEATLES I Want To Hold Your Hand (Trio/Quartet)

CHRISTINA PERRI One Thousand Years (Trio)

ED SHEERAN Perfect (Trio/Quartet)

ELTON JOHN Can You Feel the Love Tonight (Duo/Trio/Quartet)

ELTON JOHN Your Song (Trio/Quartet)

ELVIS PRESLEY Can't Help Falling In Love (Duo/Trio)

ENNIO MORRICONE Gabriel’s Oboe (Trio)

ETTA JAMES At Last (Trio)

HAROLD ARLEN Somewhere Over The Rainbow (Trio/Quartet)

HOWARD SHORE Concerning Hobbits (Quartet)

KATY PERRY Firework (Trio)

THE VERVE Bittersweet Symphony (Quartet)

VANGELIS Chariots of Fire (Quartet)

WILLY DEVILLE Storybook Love (Quartet)

*Additional charges may apply for special requests. Please see FAQ page for details.

 

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Sample songs

Here are a few sample pieces of a flute and viola duo to give you a sense of how the sounds blend. (Hearstudios 2016)