Repertoire

Our current repertoire is listed below. We take about 275 titles with us to each occasion, and we have about another 250 in our library. If your favourite piece is not listed, please ask, as we may have it in our library.  If not, it may be possible to arrange it specially for you; this would be at an extra charge of around £20-£30 depending on complexity.

For a printable version of our repertoire, click here.

Music for the Wedding Ceremony
The following are suggestions only. Suitable music may be chosen from any section of our repertoire.

Before the ceremony begins

Concerto for 2 violins                             Bach
Brandenburg Concerto no.2                   Bach
Brandenburg Concerto no.3                   Bach
Etude: ‘So Deep Is The Night’               Chopin
Flower Duet, from ‘Lakmé’                   Delibes
Nimrod                                                 Elgar
Pavane                                                  Fauré
Morning, from ‘Peer Gynt’                     Grieg
Where’er You Walk                              Handel
Largo, from ‘Xerxes’                             Handel
Air, from the ‘Water Music’                   Handel
Divertimento in D                                   Mozart
Unchained Melody                                 North
Thou Ring on my Finger                         Schumann
Winter, from ‘The Four Seasons’           Vivaldi

Religious ceremonies only:
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring                    Bach
Sheep May Safely Graze                        Bach
Allelujah (‘Exsultate, Jubilate’)                Mozart
Ave Maria                                             Schubert

For the Entrance of the Bride

Trumpet Voluntary                                  Jeremiah Clarke
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba                 Handel
Canon in D                                             Pachelbel
Trumpet Tune                                         Purcell
Bridal Chorus (‘Here Comes The Bride’) Wagner

For the Signing of the Register

Air on the G string                                   Bach          
You Raise Me Up                                   Lovland
Intermezzo, from ‘Cavalleria Rusticana’   Mascagni
Meditation, from ‘Thaïs’                          Massenet
Canon in D                                             Pachelbel
Romance, from ‘The Gadfly’                   Shostakovich

For the Exit of the Bridal Party

Prelude to the ‘Te Deum’                        Charpentier
Trumpet Voluntary                                  Jeremiah Clarke
La Réjouissance (‘Fireworks Music’)      Handel
Hornpipe(‘Water Music’)                        Handel
Wedding March                                      Mendelssohn
Trumpet Tune and Air                             Purcell
Trumpet Voluntary                                  John Stanley
Spring, from ‘The Four Seasons’             Vivaldi

Listen to our complete performance of the first movement of ‘Spring’:

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“…All I can say is that everybody at the service thought the music was perfect, in fact it was a topic of conversation for the rest of the day…”

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Music for the Reception

Light Classical Music

Suite in D                                               Bach
Suite in B minor                                      Bach
Celebrated Minuet                                  Boccherini
Berceuse, from ‘Dolly’ Suite                   Fauré
Departure of the Queen of Sheba            Handel
The ‘Water Music’                                 Handel
       
Pomposo
        Bourrée
        Hornpipe
        Aria
        Minuet
Concerto Grosso in G, op.6 no.1            Handel
Gold and Silver Waltz                             Lehár
Three Divertimenti                                  Mozart
Rondo alla Turca                                    Mozart
Can-Can                                                Offenbach
Menuet in G                                           Paderewski

Films, Shows and TV

An Affair To Remember                         (Sleepless In Seattle)
Can You Feel The Love Tonight             (The Lion King)
Cavatina                                                (The Deerhunter)
Waltz from ‘Charade’
Disney Magic – medley
        
Zip-a-dee-doo-dah
         Candle on the Water
         Chim-chim-cheree
         A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes
Don’t Cry For Me, Argentina                 (Evita)
Gabriel’s Oboe                                      (The Mission)
The House of Eliott theme
I Could Have Danced All Night              (My Fair Lady)
I Know Him So Well                              (Chess)
I Dreamed A Dream                              (Les Misérables)
James Bond themes
        Dr No
        From Russia With Love
        Goldfinger
Jeeves and Wooster
Love is a Many-Splendoured Thing
A Man And A Woman
Memory                                                (Cats)
My Heart Will Go On                            (Titanic)
Over The Rainbow                                (The Wizard of Oz)
Phantom of the Opera
          Music of the Night
          Phantom Theme
          Think Of Me
          Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again
Maria                                                   (The Sound of Music)
Singin’ in the Rain
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
Tangos:                                                (as in ‘Strictly Come Dancing’)
          El Choclo
          La Cumparsita
         Por Una Cabeza
         Tomo Y Obligo
Three Coins in the Fountain
Till There Was You                             (The Music Man)
Upstairs Downstairs
Wedding Dances                                 (Fiddler on the Roof)
Younger Than Springtime                    (South Pacific

Palm Court


              Elizabethan Serenade                          Ronald Binge
              O Sole Mio (‘Just One Cornetto’)      di Capua
              By the Sleepy Lagoon                         Eric Coates
              Funiculi, Funicula                                Luigi Denza
             Chanson de Matin                               Elgar
             Salut d’Amour                                     Elgar
             Schön Rosmarin                                  Kreisler
             La Vie en Rose                                    Louiguy
             The Londonderry Air                           trad.
             Roses of Picardy                                 Wood

“…Thank you very much for the fantastic job you did playing for our drinks reception.  Our wedding guests thought you were perfect, and so did we!  The service you provide is professional and personal and you created such a wonderful atmosphere…”

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Popular Favourites

(That’s) Amore
Amparito Roca
Blueberry Hill
Blue Tango
C’est Si Bon
Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White
Dream A Little Dream
Forgotten Dreams
Greensleeves
Irish Sherry
It Had To Be You
Love Is The Sweetest Thing
Mad Dogs and Englishmen
March: Out of the Blue (‘Sports Report’)
March: Slaidburn
My Way
A Walk in the Black Forest
The Way You Look Tonight
When I Fall In Love

Chart Songs (from Beatles to the present)

All You Need Is Love
A Whole New World
Bittersweet Symphony
Bohemian Rhapsody
Can’t Take My Eyes off You
Chasing Cars
Clocks
Con Te Partiro
Dancing Queen
Endless Love
From This Moment On
Heaven
Here Comes The Sun
Here, There and Everywhere
Imagine
(I’m Gonna Be) 500 Miles
Immortality
Let It Be
Love Is All Around
Michelle
Norwegian Wood
Nothing Compares 2 U
One Day Like This
Perfect Day
Perfect Moment
Shine
Sweet Child O’ Mine
Walking After You

Gershwin

George on the Brain (medley):
          Clap Yo’ Hands
          Embraceable You
          Fascinatin’ Rhythm
I Got Rhythm
The Man I Love

Gilbert and Sullivan

Selections from:
         HMS Pinafore
         The Mikado
         The Pirates of Penzance

Opera and Ballet

Duet from ‘The Pearl Fishers’                       Bizet
Vilia, from ‘The Merry Widow’                    Lehár
Two arias from ‘The Marriage of Figaro’      Mozart
          Voi Che Sapete
          Non Più Andrai
Dance of the Hours                                      Ponchielli
O Mio Babbino Caro                                   Puccini
Musetta’s Waltz Song                                  Puccini
Galop, from ‘William Tell’                            Rossini
Waltz of the Flowers, from ‘The Nutcracker’Tchaikovsky
Waltz from ‘Eugene Onegin’                         Tchaikovsky
Waltz from ‘The Sleeping Beauty’                 Tchaikovsky
Brindisi (Drinking Song)                                Verdi
Walther’s Prize Song                                    Wagner

“…Many of the guests commented on the beautiful music and it really helped to create a wonderful atmosphere during the reception…We had a perfect day, which was enhanced by your beautiful playing…”

Scott Joplin Rags

Bethena
Country Club
Easy Winners
Elite Syncopations
The Entertainer
Heliotrope Bouquet
Paragon Rag
The Strenuous Life

Standards

Autumn Leaves
Basin Street Blues
Chattanooga Choo Choo
Cock Linnet
Congratulations
Every Time We Say Goodbye
Fly Me To The Moon
Georgia On My Mind
Honeysuckle Rose
I’m In The Mood For Love
In A Sentimental Mood
In The Mood
I’ve Got You Under My Skin
Leaning On A Lamppost
Let’s Do It
Lullaby Of Birdland
Makin’ Whoopee
Mood Indigo
Moonlight and Roses
Moonlight Becomes You
Moonlight In Vermont
Moonlight Serenade
Moon River
My Funny Valentine
The Nearness of You
A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square
Pennies From Heaven
Raindrops Keep Falling on my Head
Spread A Little Happiness
Stardust
Strangers in the Night
Tenderly
Volare
(It’s a) Wonderful World

Strauss

The Blue Danube
Emperor Waltz
Pizzicato Polka
Radetsky March
Roses from The South

“…Your performance was absolutely amazing and really put the icing on the cake during the wedding breakfast.  All the guests have told us how much they enjoyed the music and thought it was fantastic.  For us it made the day perfect and we’d like to thank you for playing the songs we requested…”

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