Asheville NC Elopement Playlist

Asheville NC Elopement Playlist

(32min – 13 songs) by Philip Lingle

This elopement playlist will create a very soothing and sophisticated vibe for any small wedding ceremony. I have officiated many elopements and small weddings, and there always seems to be something missing when there’s no prelude or ceremony music. I created this playlist on Apple Music so I can have something to cue up from my phone about 30 minutes prior to the start of the ceremony when there’s no DJ or musicians involved. My company, Love & Wisdom Inc., works with a classical guitarist who plays at some of our elopements, and that’s where I got the inspiration for this list.

The wedding party entrance song can be left out if there’s no wedding party, or it can be used for just the officiant and groom to walk in to. It’s best if someone can fade it out and start the bride’s song when she’s ready, otherwise, it might feel too long. At the end of the ceremony, someone will need to start the recessional song for the couple to walk out to. From there I recommend switching to a more upbeat playlist to set the tone for the celebration!

Prelude Songs

Spanish Romance by Pablo Sainz Villigas
Air on a G String by Bach, Richard Mollenbeck
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring by Bach, Phillip Lester
Prelude in C minor by Bach, John Williams
Bagatelles, Op. 4: No. 11 by Beethoven, Allen Krantz
Allegretto in E Major by Ferdando Sor, Miguel Rubio
Caprices, Op. 1: No. 9 in E Major, Allegretto by Niccolo Peganini, Gerald Garcia
Trumpet Voluntary by The O’Neill Brothers Group
Op. 51, No. 2 by Guiliani, Lucio Matarazzo
Op. 35, No. 17 by Sor, Uros Baric

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Sam Irvin playing ceremony music on guitar.

Ceremony Songs

Wedding Party Entrance: Canon in D by Pachelbel, Michael Soloway
Bride Walks: Bridal Chorus by Michael Soloway
Recessional: Wedding March by Michael Soloway

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