Wedding Sheet Music: What to Play This Summer
Wedding season is underway! Do you have the sheet music you need for all of your upcoming wedding performances?
Wedding music is a staple of any musician’s repertoire, whether it is for solo or small ensemble. We offer loads of different collections of wedding music, so if you’re looking for something to play at a wedding, here are some suggestions!
Solo Violin and Piano
Twenty Traditional Wedding Solos by Daniel Kelley (1506 182). This spiral bound collection of all the great wedding standards is a great go-to book for the solo violinist. The pieces are of intermediate difficulty.
The Violinist’s Wedding Album by Latham Music (1896 075). This is another great collection of 22 standard wedding pieces arranged for solo violin and piano. This collection is of easy to moderate difficulty.
Solo Viola and Piano
Twenty Traditional Wedding Solos by Daniel Kelley (2801 182). Same as the violin book above but arranged for viola.
Forty-Three Famous Viola & Piano Collections by Herfurth / de Veritch (2947 021). Famous classical melodies arranged for viola and piano.
Solo Cello and Piano
80 Cello Solos: Collection of Classics (4120 012). This great standby includes the famous wedding pieces as well as other folk songs and sacred music.
The Cellist’s Wedding Album by Hunter/ Latham (3873 075). Of moderate difficulty, this collection includes the most famous wedding music arranged for cello and piano.
Weddings for Two by Latham Music (5002 175-475). This is a great collection to have when your instrumentation is negotiable. The parts can be used in three different combinations: two violins, violin-viola, or violin-cello. The pieces are of moderate difficulty and include 23 arrangements of the most popular classical wedding pieces.
Music for Two by Daniel Kelley
Vol. 1: Famous wedding tunes arranged for violin-viola (5530 182) or for violin-cello.
Vol. 2: 20 arrangements of popular classical pieces arranged for violin-cello (5531 282)
The Wedding Album by Latham Music (5855 175).
The Wedding Album, Vol. 1 by Latham Music (5455 175). For violin-viola-cello or violin-violin-cello.
There are oodles of great pieces to play at weddings with your string quartet, but here are a few key collections:
Wedding Music (7230 075-975). The quintessential wedding music arranged at moderate difficulty for string quartet. This has the option of including a bass as well.
The Wedding Album (5455 175) by Latham Music.
Contemporary Wedding Favorites (5506 136). Includes popular songs such as “You Raise Me Up” and “How Beautiful.”
New Wedding Classics (5504 136). Of a slightly more challenging difficulty, this collection includes arrangements of pieces such as the theme from Romeo and Juliet and other popular pieces like “O Mio Babbino Caro.”
The Wedding Album by William Ryden (5256 100, 5257 100, 5358 100). Comes in three volumes, all in moderate difficulty, that should cover all of your classical bases at weddings.