July 11, 2009 • Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden

Ensemble: Strings + Flute quartet

Processional for everyone including bride: Winter from the Four Seasons – Vivaldi

Mid-ceremony interlude: Hymn 516 “The Holy Spirit”
(we accompanied two singers who were wedding attendees)

Recessional: Brandenburg Concerto No. 2, Allegro (first movement) – J. S. Bach

June 27, 2009 • Skamania Lodge

Ensemble: Trio of flute, violin, cello

Processional for parents and attendants: Jesu, joy of man’s desiring (Cantata No. 147, mvt. 10) – J. S. Bach

Entrance of the bride: Bridal Chorus – Richard Wagner

Recessional: Wedding March – Felix Mendelssohn

May 7, 2009 • Abernethy Center

Ensemble: Trio of flute, violin, cello

Processional for Maid of Honor and Bride: A Winter’s Willow -Ralph Vaughn Williams
• For the MOH, our violinist played the melody solo.
• Upon the entrance of the bride, the rest of us joined, thus intensifying the piece for dramatic effect.

Interlude music (for wine ceremony): Air on the G String – Bach (short 40-second version)

Recessional: La Rejouissance – Handel

March 13, 2009 • The Crown Ballroom

Ensemble: Quartet of flute + strings with Eric Stern, operatic tenor and pianist

Processional for parents: Air from Watermusic – Handel

Processional for attendants: Canon in D – Pachelbel

Entrance of the bride: Bridal Chorus – Wagner

Ceremony interlude song: “The Lord’s Prayer” – Alfred H. Malotte
Our tenor Eric sang this and played piano; the flute and strings accompanied him also.
As I recall the audience responded with unexpected applause!

Recessional: “All You Need Is Love” – Beatles
Again sung by Eric who played piano; with flute and strings accompanying also.