Margaret Jones at Hills Choir concert June 2014


Mix Margaret Dylan Jones

W.A. composer, pianist, teacher, article writer


Classical Piano

Wedding Ceremonies


PLAYLIST


See also my main page about wedding music.
Phone me for a chat on  0414  374  701,
or
email me via this form.


I can play for your guests while they are assembling before the ceremony, during parts of the c
eremony, while you are signing the book, and afterwards. Let me know what parts of your event you want me to play for.

Note: I have many other piec
es from the standard classical repertoire. Feel free to suggest or request other items.

Original piano music

Rainbows Over Hovea, a joyous original with many ecstatic moments, completed in 2017. See my live performance of this piece at Rainbows Over Hovea, excerpts June 2017.

Puck at Parkerville (a lively and bubbly original completed in 2016, depicting Puck and other mischievous characters from Shakespeare's play, A Midsummer Night's Dream). [recording sample coming soon]


Standard wedding music
(piano solos/arrangements)


There are many pieces traditionally used. Here are some of the most famous.

Bridal Chorus ("Here comes the bride...") (from Lohengrin by Wagner).
Traditionally used for the entrance of one of the couple to be married.

Wedding March (from Felix Mendelssohn's music to Shakespeare's play A Midsummer Night’s Dream). Traditionally used for the departure of the married couple.


Typical wedding music used before,
during or after the ceremony


Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring
Canon in D

Trumpet Voluntary
- Clarke
Trumpet Tune
- Purcell
Arioso

Air
- Water Music
Sheep May Safely Graze

Ode to Joy

I Love You
- Grieg
Sunrise, Sunset
- Fiddler on the Roof
A Time for Us
-
Love Theme from Romeo and Juliet
Somewhere - West Side Story
Festival Rondo 
- Purcell
To A Wild Rose 
-
MacDowell

I have many classical pieces which are often played at weddings, a huge number of other pieces I've played for cafés and parties as background music, and more developed pieces I've played in recitals. Here's a bigger list:

Bach, J. S.
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring
Arioso, from Largo of Clavier Concerto
Sheep May Safely Graze
2-part Inventions: C, Dm, F, G, A, Am, B flat (averaging about 1’ 40” each and longer with repeats).
Bist du bei mir (Be thou with me)
March in D
Prelude and Fugue in C minor, Book I, No. 2 of the Well-tempered Clavier

Beethoven, Ludwig van
Sonata Pathétique, Op. 13, slow middle movement (5.5 minutes, 3.5 if cut.)
Sonata in G, Op. 14, No. 2, first & second movements.
Für Elise (complete bagatelle or excerpts)

Boccherini, Luigi
Minuet & Trio, from String Quintet Op 13, No. 5

Borodin, Alexander
Polovetsian Dance, from Prince Igor

Brahms, Johannes
Intermezzos from Opus 116: No. 2, 4, 6
Intermezzo from Opus 117: No. 1
Intermezzo from Opus 118: No. 2

Chopin, Fryderyck
Mazurkas: Op 7 No. 1 (B flat); Op 24 No. 3 (A flat); Op 68 No. 3 (F).
Nocturnes: Op 9 No. 1 (B flat minor); Op 9 No. 2 (E flat); Op 15 No. 1 (F); Op 27 No. 9 (D flat); Op 37 No. 1 (G minor); Op 48 No. 1 (C minor); Op 48 No. 2 (F# minor).
Military Polonaise in A, Op 40 No. 1.
Preludes: Op 28 No. 7 (A); No. 15 (D flat, ‘Raindrops’).

Clarke, Jeremiah
Trumpet Voluntary (formerly attrib. to Purcell)

Debussy, Claude
Clair de lune (listen to my 2017 SoundCloud recording).
Girl with the Flaxen Hair (see my 2017 live video)
Première arabesque
Rêverie

Field, John
Nocturne in B flat

Franck, César
Panis Angelicus (O Lord Most Holy)

Grieg, Edvard
Ich liebe dich (I Love You)

Handel, George Frederick
Air, from Water Music
The Harmonious Blacksmith

Joplin, Scott (ragtime)
Pine Apple Rag   
Solace, a Mexican Serenade

MacDowell, Edward
To A Wild Rose

Massenet, Jules
Meditation, from Thaïs

Mendelssohn, Felix
Song Without Words in A, Bk 1, Op. 19b No. 3.
Wedding March, from music to Shakespeare's play A Midsummer Night’s Dream, traditionally used for the departure of the married couple.

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
Piano sonatas: various.

Mussorgsky, Modest
From Pictures at an Exhibition:
Promenade
The Market Place of Limoges
The Great Gate of Kiev (finale)

Pachelbel, Johann
Canon in D

Puccini, Giacomo
O Mio Babbino Caro, from Gianni Schicchi

Purcell, Henry
Trumpet Tune (not the Trumpet Voluntary by Clarke)
Festival Rondo (theme used by Benjamin Britten in Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra)

Ravel, Maurice
Sonatine (complete in three movements)

Schubert, Franz
Impromptus Op 90: No. 2 (E flat); 3 (G flat); 4 (A flat).
Impromptu Op 142: No. 2 (A flat).
Moments Musicaux Op 94, No. 1 (C); No. 3 (F minor); No. 6 (A flat).
Scherzo in B flat (No. 1 of two scherzi D. 593).

Schumann, Robert
Du ring an meinem finger
Widmung (Dedication)

Sinding, Christian
Rustle of Spring

Wagner, Richard
Bridal Chorus ("Here comes the bride…"), from Lohengrin, traditionally used for the entrance of one of the couple to be married.

Non-classical arrangements: pop, musical theatre, latin, jazz, fusion

Bernstein, Leonard
Somewhere, from West Side Story

Brown, Clifford
Joy Spring, arr. Frank Booth

Carmichael, Hoagy
Stardust, arr. Frank Booth

Corea, Chick (jazz/latin fusion)
Sometime Ago
La Fiesta
You’re Everything
500 Miles High
Where Have I Known You Before
Where Have I Danced With You Before

Denver, John
Annie’s Song
Sunshine On My Shoulders
(by Denver, Taylor, Kniss)

Perhaps Love

Flack, Roberta & Bryson, Peabo (recorded by)
Tonight, I Celebrate My Love
(by Goffin and Masser)


Goodman, Randy
You Needed Me

Hammerstein & Kern
All the Things You Are, from Very Warm for May

Harnick & Bock
Sunrise, Sunset, from Fiddler on the Roof

Heyman & Young
When I Fall In Love

Jobim, Antonio Carlos
One Note Samba, arr. Frank Booth
Wave, arr. Frank Booth

Lloyd Webber, Andrew
All I Ask of You, from Phantom of the Opera

Porter, Cole
Begin the Beguine (covered by Julio Iglesias)

Post, Mike
Hills Street Blues (Theme)

Presley, Elvis (covered by)
Can’t Help Falling In Love (‘Wise Men Say’)
(by Weiss, Peretti, Creatore)

Love Me Tender (from Love Me Tender,
by Darby & Poulton)


Richie, Lionel
Endless Love

Rota, Nino
A Time for Us (Love Theme),
from Romeo and Juliet


Striesand, Barbra
Evergreen (Love Theme from A Star is Born)

Thielemans, Jean
Bluesette, arr. Frank Booth

Jones, Margaret D.
Androgyne Prophecy (original, very sombre, suitable for funerals not weddings. See video)


My solo recital repertoire and performances are listed at www.mixmargaret.com/appearances-performances.html

Mx Margaret D. Jones
MusB(UWA), DipEd, LTCL, ATCL, AMusTCL, AMusA.
Associate Composer, Australian Music Centre.
WWC Check.

Pianist, accompanist, composer and teacher in the eastern hills area of Perth, Western Australia.

I'm an androgyne, and have been using the non-binary transgender/enby honorific title Mx (pronounced 'mix') since 2002. My pronouns are 'she,' or the singular 'they.'

My Marriage Equality video (August 2017):
Supporting the Institution of Marriage. A Trans Perspective

Blog & pics of event at Woodbridge Cafè & Restaurant, and music for a friend's funeral:
Music for Renewal of Wedding Vows & Peggie’s Passing.

Blog & pics of me playing for an art exhibition launch:
Zig Zag Art Gallery Exhibition music

Upcoming classical music recitals, all 2.30pm
on the third Sundays in Mundaring town:
18 February, 15 April, 16 September, 18 November 2018
(details to be advised).
Click on Mix Margaret & Friends.

My blog: www.mixmargaret.com/blog

Main site (this site, many pages): www.mixmargaret.com

Listen free to my music (and my father's recordings): soundcloud.com/mix-margaret-dylan-jones/sets

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