wedding march


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Noun1.wedding march - a march to be played for a wedding processionwedding march - a march to be played for a wedding procession
processional march, recessional march - a march to be played for processions
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The ship's bell was ringing for us; a guitar in the background burlesqued the Wedding March under skinny fingers; the air was poisoned by a million cigarettes, they raised a pall of smoke above the mastheads, they set fire to the ship; smoke and flame covered the sea from rim to rim, smoke and flame filled the universe; the sea dried up, and I was left lying in its bed, lying in my coffin, with red-hot teeth, because the sun blazed right above them, and my withered lips were drawn back from them for ever.
Fraulein Hedwig sang several songs, Fraulein Anna played the Wedding March, and the Professor sang Die Wacht am Rhein.
They all wished her joy, and the swallow sat above in his nest and sang the wedding march, and that he did as well as he could; but he was sad, because he was very fond of Thumbelina and did not want to be separated from her.
Freddy, now full of geniality, whistled the wedding march. Youth seldom criticizes the accomplished fact.
"Ave Maria," "Bridal March," "Wedding March," "Recessional" and "Wedding Processional" all provide pianists a much-appreciated relief from the standard wedding repertoire.
When the chapel doors opened for the traditional wedding march of the brides, 52-year-old Socorro was all smiles.
1858 - Mendelssohn's 'Wedding March' first played, at wedding of Queen Victoria's daughter Princess Victoria, to crown prince of Prussia
She hired a dress, walked through the venue to the wedding march and even gave a speech explaining the lack of a groom.
THE WEEK THAT WAS p7 only 17% of British brides choose to walk down the aisle to The Wedding March.
Robert Aldridge: Keillor Songs: "Guardian," "Table Grace," "Unification," "Fatherhood," "Wedding March." Glen Roven: Two Millay Songs: "Love is Not All (Sonnet XXX)," "An Ancient Gesture." Jorge Martin: A Cuban in Vermont: "Frutas," "Sol y Brisas," "Nocturno," "Amor brujo," "En el fin." Herschel Garfein: The Divine image: "The Tyger," "The Divine Image," "The Garden of Love," "Eternity," "Never Pain to Tell Thy Love," "A Poison Tree," "Jerusalem."
1858: Mendelssohn's Wedding March - originally part of his incidental music to A Midsummer Night's Dream - is used at the marriage of Queen Victoria's eldest daughter, Victoria, to Friedrich of Prussia, popularising its use as a wedding processional.
Mendelssohn's Wedding March, usually played as the bride and groom leave the church, is also falling in popularity.