Notes and Editorial Reviews
This disc contains both ADD and DDD recordings.
Wedding ceremonies need all kinds of music and brides-to-be need options to make decisions about their important day. THE WEDDING ALBUM provides just that. It has the long version of the famous march everyone knows as "Here comes the bride" (Wagner's "Bridal Chorus" from 'Lohengrin') and the music often used for the run down the aisle after the official kiss ("Wedding March" from Mendelssohn's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'). For shorter walks to the altar use one of the brass arrangements, or try Bach's "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring" for a less military sound.
There is happy, light music (the Trio from Berlioz' 'L'enfance du Christ'); floaty music if you're on Cloud 9 (Debussy's "Reverie"); mushy music (Elgar's appropriately named "Salut d'Amour"); and even some melancholy music for those who can't keep their eyes dry on these kinds of occasions (the Andante from Bach's 'Brandenburg Concerto no. 2').
If your wedding hall doesn't have the pipe organ you always dreamed of, THE WEDDING ALBUM has organ music appropriate to appease the waiting crowd, for you to sashay down the aisle, and a less well known but very joyful alternative to Mendelssohn's "Wedding March" (the "Toccata" from Widor's 'Organ Symphony no. 5').