Prelude Music - Music for the Prelude (20 minutes before the ceremony) is meant to provide a pleasant atmosphere as guests gather. Usually the pieces are chosen by the musician, always with the particular theme or style of the wedding in mind.
The Signature Ceremony:
Family Processional (usually Mothers, Grandmothers):
Ave Maria by Franz Schubert - Video
Bridesmaids: Hallelujah by Leonard Cohen - Video
Bride's Processional: Canon in D by Pachelbel - Video
Special Music (Unity Candle, Lasso, Sand Service, etc.): Be Thou My Vision
Recessional Music: Wedding March from "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
by Felix Mendelssohn