When you are planning a wedding choosing the wedding songs needs to be on top of your list because you want the music to reflect your personality as a couple and at the same time entertain your guests. The decision regarding the playlist needs to be done together, the bride and the groom sit down and pick songs for each phase of the wedding day taking into consideration their taste and the guest’s tastes. Music is very important because it is the elements that set the tone for the entire wedding. In time the bride and groom will associate this very important moment with the songs played at the ceremony.
Most couples choose classic music for their wedding, they usually hire musicians or disc jockeys. If you are thinking of including religious music on your wedding day make sure that you pick songs that represent you as a couple. Having vocalists at your wedding is a wonderful idea because they have the possibility to give that personal touch to you reception. If you are planning a classic wedding then you should hire musicians like: organists, pianists or string quartets.
- Ceremony music
The best music for the ceremony is the Interlude music. The music should be played at a low volume, just like background music. It should turn the music on when the guests start to arrive. The music will continue until all the family members of the bride and groom are seated. Once everybody is seated the ceremony can begin, the bride and the groom will walk down the aisle on a song which intensifies the expectancy of the approaching bride.
- Reception music
If you go online you are going to find hundreds of wedding songs. It you want to have a special song for each phase of the wedding you can. If you go on wedding planning websites you are going to find songs for: the first dance of the bride and groom, the cutting of the cake and for the father and daughter dance. The most popular song for the father and daughter song is “Daddy’s Girl” by Red Sovine.
Picking the wedding songs is not as easy as it may seem at first which is why it should be on top of you list of priorities. Keep in mind that the music should reflect you personality as a couple but you should also think of you guests and what they would like to liste too.