St. James Chapel Wedding Music Examples

When you are ready to send us your music selections, click here to submit a form. You will also receive a receipt of the music selections that you send to us as well and we will write back to you as soon as we are able to review them.

Please have your music selections sent to us no later than one month prior to your wedding date.

St. James Chapel organists, cantors, and musicians (violinists, trumpet players, additional singers, bagpipers, etc.) are used for all weddings at St. James Chapel, Quigley Center. The Chapel organist assigned to your wedding will contract not only the cantor but also any additional musicians for your wedding liturgy.

All examples below will help you give an idea of what the pieces or songs sound like. Unless specified, the music examples can be performed with just organ (or organ and cantor for vocals) as provided by the base music fee.

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  1. Air from Suite #3 by Bach

  2. Canon in D by Pachelbel

  3. The Rejoicing by Handel

  4. Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring by Bach

  5. Ode to Joy by Beethoven

  6. Psalm 19 by Marcello

  7. Rondeau by Mouret

  8. Toccata by Widor

  9. Trumpet Tune by Purcell

  10. Trumpet Voluntary by Clarke

  11. Hornpipe from Water Music by Handel

  12. Air from Water Music by Handel

  13. Wedding March by Mozart

  14. Winter from Four Seasons by Vivaldi – Adagio

  15. F Major Sonata 1st Movement by Handel – requires violin

  16. F Major Sonata 2nd Movement by Handel – requires violin

  17. Trumpet Sonata by Purcell – requires trumpet

  18. Organ Concerto No. 4, Andante by Handel

  19. Concerto for Two Trumpets 1st Movement by Torelli – requires two trumpets

  20. Prelude from Te Deum by Charpentier

  21. Concerto for Two Trumpets by Vivaldi – requires two trumpets

  22. Trumpet Voluntary by Stanley

  23. Final from Symphony No. 1 by Vierne

  24. Bridal Chorus from Lohengrin by Wagner

  25. Wedding March by Mendelssohn


  1. Gift of Love by Hopson

  2. Laudate Dominum by Mozart

  3. Let the Bright Seraphim by Handel

  4. Love is the Sunlight, trad. Gaelic tune

  5. Panis Angelicus by Franck

  6. Come My Way, My Truth, My Love by Vaughn Williams

  7. Thy Perfect Love by Rutter

  8. Wedding Song by Peeters

Unity Candle Ceremony

  1. Unity Candle Song by Haan

  2. La Grace by Telemann

Marian Devotion

  1. Ave Maria by Bach–Gounod

  2. Ave Maria by Dupre

  3. Ave Maria by Saint-Saens

  4. Ave Maria by Schubert