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Classics For Your Wedding


Release Date: 06/05/2012 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 623247   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Richard WagnerJohann PachelbelCésar FranckGioachino Rossini,   ... 
Performer:  Aldo CiccoliniMarielle LabèqueKatia LabèqueDavid [Pipe Organ] Briggs,   ... 
Conductor:  Bernard HaitinkAndrew ParrottStephen CleoburyPaavo Järvi,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Taverner PlayersEnsemble Orchestral de ParisLes Arts Florissants,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 18 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Everyone attaches particular importance to the music for their wedding ceremony. It is, after all, the key ingredient essential for intensifying the emotional level of a very special day which is to be shared not only by the happy couple but also with all their guests.

• This compilation is directed to brides and grooms who want to find all the classic wedding ceremony tunes, as well as the neophyte couples who are looking for a classical touch to add to their wedding playlist.

• From music for festive occasions to more intimate, soulful and reflective melodies, this compilation brings together the most beautiful masterpieces to help you make your wedding an occasion of pure emotion and shared happiness
Everyone attaches particular importance to the music for their wedding ceremony. It is, after all, the key ingredient essential for intensifying the emotional level of a very special day which is to be shared not only by the happy couple but also with all their guests.

• This compilation is directed to brides and grooms who want to find all the classic wedding ceremony tunes, as well as the neophyte couples who are looking for a classical touch to add to their wedding playlist.

• From music for festive occasions to more intimate, soulful and reflective melodies, this compilation brings together the most beautiful masterpieces to help you make your wedding an occasion of pure emotion and shared happiness
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Works on This Recording

1.
Lohengrin: Treulich geführt "Bridal Chorus" by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 17 Secs. 
2.
Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major: Canon by Johann Pachelbel
Conductor:  Andrew Parrott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Taverner Players
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 41 Secs. 
3.
Prelude, Fugue and Variation for Organ in B minor, Op. 18: Prelude by César Franck
Performer:  Aldo Ciccolini (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 24 Secs. 
4.
Petite Messe solennelle: Kyrie by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Marielle Labèque (Piano), Katia Labèque (Piano), David [Pipe Organ] Briggs (Harmonium)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; Italy 
Length: 7 Minutes 15 Secs. 
5.
Cantique de Jean Racine, Op. 11 by Gabriel Fauré
Conductor:  Paavo Järvi
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 50 Secs. 
6.
Solomon, HWV 67: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Andrew Parrott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Taverner Players
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1749; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 48 Secs. 
7.
Gloria: Laudamus Te by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Emily van Evera (), Alison Place ()
Conductor:  Andrew Parrott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Taverner Players
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
8.
Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Andrew Parrott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Taverner Players
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 
9.
Bénédiction nuptiale for Organ in F major, Op. 9 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Wayne Marshall (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Length: 7 Minutes 27 Secs. 
10.
Ave Maria by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks ()
Conductor:  Eric Ericson
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
11.
Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Wedding March by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  John Nelson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Orchestral de Paris
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 44 Secs. 
12.
Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera": Allegro by Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor:  Fabio Biondi
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
13.
Te Deum in D major, H 146: Prelude by Marc-Antoine Charpentier
Conductor:  William Christie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Arts Florissants
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa ?1690; France 
Length: 1 Minutes 36 Secs. 
14.
Suite in D major: Prince of Denmark's March "Trumpet Voluntary" by Jeremiah Clarke
Performer:  Maurice André (Trumpet), Jane Parker-Smith (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1700; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
15.
Thaïs: Meditation by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Renaud Capuçon (Violin)
Conductor:  Daniel Harding
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 22 Secs. 
16.
Pomp and Circumstance Marches (5), Op. 39: no 1 in D major by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Yehudi Menuhin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901; England 
Length: 5 Minutes 53 Secs. 
17.
Panis angelicus by César Franck
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks ()
Conductor:  Eric Ericson
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 
18.
Peer Gynt, Op. 23: no 13, Act 4 Prelude - Morning by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Paavo Järvi
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1892; Norway 
Length: 4 Minutes 11 Secs. 
19.
Water Music: Air by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Roger Norrington
Length: 3 Minutes 34 Secs. 
20.
Salut d'amour, Op. 12 by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1889; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 53 Secs. 
21.
Chanson de matin, Op. 15 no 2 by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
22.
Carnival of the animals: no 7, Aquarium by Camille Saint-Saëns
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nash Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 43 Secs. 
23.
Carnival of the animals: no 13, The swan by Camille Saint-Saëns
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nash Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
24.
An der schönen, blauen Donau, Op. 314 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Franz Welser-Möst
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 9 Minutes 40 Secs. 
25.
Suite for Orchestra no 2 in B minor, BWV 1067: Badinerie by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Christopher Krueger (Flute)
Conductor:  Andrew Parrott
Period: Baroque 
Written: Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 27 Secs. 
26.
Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd!, BWV 208 "Hunt Cantata": Schafe können sicher weiden by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1713; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 35 Secs. 
27.
Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565: Toccata by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Lionel Rogg (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1708; Arnstadt, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
28.
Exsultate jubilate, K 165 (158a): Alleluia by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Lucia Popp ()
Conductor:  György Fischer
Period: Classical 
Written: 1773; Milan, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 56 Secs. 
29.
Vesperae solennes de confessore, K 339: Laudate Dominum by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks ()
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Period: Classical 
Written: 1780; Salzburg, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 29 Secs. 
30.
Ave verum corpus in D major, K 618 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 27 Secs. 
31.
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Andrew Parrott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Taverner Players,  Taverner Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
32.
Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Gavottes 1 and 2 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Andrew Parrott
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 8 Secs. 
33.
Swan Lake, Op. 20: no 14, Act 2 - Scène finale by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  André Previn
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
34.
Lakmé: Viens, Mallikà...Sous le dôme épais "Flower Duet" by Léo Delibes
Performer:  Natalie Dessay (), Delphine Haidan ()
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 48 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Lohengrin, DRITTER AKT/ACT 3/TROISIÈME ACTE: Treulich geführt ziehet dahin
Canon and Gigue in D: Canon
4 Orchestral Suites BWV1066-9, Suite No.2 in B minor, BWV1067 (flute and strings): Badinerie
Prélude, Fugue et Variation (transcr. Harold Bauer) : I Prélude (Remasterisé en 2009)
Cantata No. 208 'Sheep may safely graze' (arr. Marinner)
Petite messe solennelle: Kyrie
Toccata et Fugue en ré mineur BWV 565 : Toccata (Remasterisé en 2009)
Exsultate, jubilate K165/K158a (1988 Digital Remaster): Alleluia
Vesperae solennes de confessore, K339: Laudate Dominum
Cantique de Jean Racine Op. 11
Solomon HWV67: Sinfonia: Act 3, The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Ave verum corpus K618 (1993 Digital Remaster)
Gloria RV589: Laudamus te
Messiah HWV56, Part 2: Hallelujah (chorus)
Bénédiction nuptiale in F Op. 9
Ave Maria (d'après le 1er Prélude du Clavier bien tempéré, de J.S. Bach)
A Midsummer Night's Dream Op.61 (1843): Wedding March
Cantata No. 147, 'Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben' BWV147: Choral: Jesu bleibet meine Freude (Jesu, joy of man's desiring)
Concerto No. 1 in E major Op. 8 No. 1 RV 269, 'La primavera' from 'I quattroni stgaioni': III. Allegro
Te Deum, H.146: Prélude
Suite in D: Round-O: The Prince of Denmark's March (Trumpet Voluntary) (arr. Defaye)
Lakmé, Act I: Dôme épais le jasmin à la rose s'assemble (Lakmé/Mallika)
Méditation religieuse - Symphonie (from Thaïs)
Pomp and Circumstances Marches Nos. 1-5, Op.39: No. 1 in D Major
Panis angelicus
Peer Gynt (incidental music): No. 13 Morgenstemning/Morning Mood (prelude to Act 4)
4 Orchestral Suites BWV1066-9, Suite No.3 in D major, BWV1068 (2 oboes, 3 trumpets, strings and timpani): Gavottes I & II
Water Music Suite No. 1 in F: V. Air
Salut d'amour, Op.12
Chanson de matin Op. 15 No. 2
The Carnival of the Animals - zoological fantasy: The Aquarium
The Carnival of the Animals - zoological fantasy: The Swan
Swan Lake, Op.20 (1988 - Remaster), Act II: 14. Scène
An der schönen, blauen Donau - Walzer, Op.314

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