Whether you’re the tradition lover who must have the Mendelssohn Wedding March for your recessional, or whether you feel that you absolutely must make completely unique choices, your repertoire choices will color the mood of your day as much as your choice of gown, flowers, and location.
First, I’d like to state that the traditional pieces always feel fresh to me because they’re reflecting the new life that each couple brings to them. If you know and love these pieces, you might know right off that they will bring the ambiance you most want. But even some traditionalists may wish to include an especially personal musical choice somewhere in the day, and some couples may want to steer clear of traditional choices completely, and make only choices that truly reflect their preferences in a personal way. Here are thoughts and examples of some choices couples have made that have colored their wedding day in a unique and memorable way.
Click here for the full article by Lisa Carlson, including thoughts on unique processional choices, unique recessional choices, and ways of incorporating personal musical choices in other parts of your day.