Wedding Postlude Music

Your wedding postlude music sets the atmosphere of joy after the wedding ceremony has been completed - the finishing touch if you will. It is essentially background music after your recessional, during the receiving line (if you are having one) and for while the guests are getting ready to move to the reception site.

The ceremony postlude music can last anywhere between 10 minutes and 40 minutes, so be sure to choose enough music if you are having a DJ playing it, or inform your live musicians of the type of music that you would like and they can play appropriate songs from their collection.

It is not always necessary to have this much wedding postlude music unless you have a long receiving line, or you are going to have drinks and/or photographs at the church. If all guests are leaving straight after the ceremony, then just have postlude music for about 10 minutes while they make their way to the reception site.

Wedding Postlude Music Lists:

Wedding Postlude Music

Classical/Traditional Wedding Postlude Songs:

Below is an I-tunes playlist of some joyful traditional, classical songs for your postlude. Below that is the list of songs with links to listen and download them from Amazon if you prefer.

Arioso - Bach

Autumn - Vivaldi

Hallelujah Chorus - Handel

Harp Concerto in B Flat Major: Allegro Moderato - Handel

Musette's Waltz (from La Boheme) - Puccini

Ode to Joy - Beethoven

Oh! Had I Jubal's Lyre - Handel

Oboe Concerto - Handel

Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini - Rachmaninov

String Quartet in C Major, Op. 76, No. 3: Allegro - Haydn

Trumpet Voluntary - Clarke

Let the Bright Seraphim - Handel

Fantasia - Telemann

Bourree - Bach

Sonata In B Minor - Scarlatti

Passacaile - Handel

For The Beauty Of The Earth Traditional Hymn

Contemporary Postlude Songs (Rock, Pop, Country, R&B):

Feelin' Alright - Joe Cocker

I'll Always Love You - Taylor Dayne

Just The Way You Are - Billy Joel

Kiss From A Rose - Seal

Close To You - Carpenters

I Knew I Loved You - Savage Garden

You Light Up My Life - Debby Boone

Kind And Generous - Natalie Merchant

How Sweet It Is - James Taylor

Beautiful In My Eyes - Joshua Kadison

Because You Loved Me - Celine Dion

Always And Forever - Heatwave

All My Life - K-Ci & JoJo

Endless Love - Lionel Richie & Diana Ross

For You I Will - Monica

Amazed - Lonestar

I Cross My Heart - George Strait

It's Your Love - Tim McGraw & Faith Hill

From This Moment - Shania Twain & Bryan White

I Got You Babe - Sonny & Cher

Have I Told You Lately - Van Morrison

In My Life - Beatles

The Way You Look Tonight - Frank Sinatra

At Last - Etta James

Romanza - Andrea Bocelli

If you are busy choosing your wedding ceremony music then you might also be interested in planning other parts of your ceremony like:

Wedding Prelude Songs
unity Candle Songs
Recessional Songs
Royal Wedding Postlude Music
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