See also my main page about wedding music.
Phone me for a chat on 0414
me via this form.
I can play for your guests while they are assembling
before the ceremony,
during parts of the ceremony, 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 pieces from the
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
in 2016, depicting Puck and other mischievous characters
from Shakespeare's play, A Midsummer Night's Dream).
[recording sample coming soon]
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
during or after the ceremony
Jesu, Joy of Man’s
Canon in D
Trumpet Voluntary - Clarke
Trumpet Tune -
Air - Water Music
Sheep May Safely Graze
Ode to Joy
I Love You -
Sunrise, Sunset -
Fiddler on the Roof
A Time for Us -
Love Theme from Romeo and Juliet
West Side Story
Festival Rondo -
To A Wild Rose -
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)
Minuet & Trio, from String Quintet Op 13, No. 5
Polovetsian Dance, from Prince Igor
Intermezzos from Opus 116: No. 2, 4, 6
Intermezzo from Opus 117: No. 1
Intermezzo from Opus 118: No. 2
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’).
Trumpet Voluntary (formerly attrib. to Purcell)
Nocturne in B flat
Panis Angelicus (O Lord Most Holy)
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
To A Wild Rose
Meditation, from Thaïs
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.
From Pictures at an Exhibition:
The Market Place of Limoges
The Great Gate of Kiev (finale)
Canon in D
O Mio Babbino Caro, from Gianni Schicchi
Trumpet Tune (not the Trumpet Voluntary by Clarke)
Festival Rondo (theme used by Benjamin Britten in Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra)
Sonatine (complete in three movements)
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).
Du ring an meinem finger
Rustle of Spring
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
Somewhere, from West Side Story
Joy Spring, arr. Frank Booth
Stardust, arr. Frank Booth
Corea, Chick (jazz/latin fusion)
500 Miles High
Where Have I Known You Before
Where Have I Danced With You Before
Sunshine On My Shoulders
(by Denver, Taylor, Kniss)
Flack, Roberta & Bryson, Peabo (recorded by)
Tonight, I Celebrate My Love
(by Goffin and Masser)
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
Begin the Beguine (covered by Julio Iglesias)
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)
A Time for Us (Love Theme),
from Romeo and Juliet
Evergreen (Love Theme from A Star is Born)
Bluesette, arr. Frank Booth
Jones, Margaret D.
(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,
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
Blog & pics of event at Woodbridge Cafè & Restaurant, and music
for a friend's funeral:
Music for Renewal of Wedding Vows & Peggie’s
Blog & pics of me playing for an art exhibition
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
(details to be advised). Click on Mix Margaret &
My blog: www.mixmargaret.com/blog
Main site (this site, many pages): www.mixmargaret.com
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