Quartetto Solo provides the finest wedding ceremony music in Chicago. Whether you are planning an intimate candlelight ceremony, a church wedding, an outdoor ceremony by the lake, or a huge 500+ attendee extravaganza, Quartetto Solo will bring innovative musical excellence to your affair. Our versatile repertoire includes a broad range of musical styles that are well suited for both modern and traditional ceremonies.
Before your big day, We will take the necessary time to help you choose a musical program that will compliment your personal style. Our careful planning will insure that all the wedding processions and entrances flow smoothly from beginning to end.
At a typical wedding ceremony, music is usually provided during the following segments:
– Thirty minutes of prelude music before the ceremony begins as guests are being seated.
– Processional of the wedding attendants.
– Seating of the mothers of the bride and groom.
– Bridal Party’s Processional.
– The Bride’s Processional.
– Unity Candle, Communion, Reflection, or Rose Ceremony.
– Recessional or exit music following the presentation of the newly married couple.
– A short postlude of joyous music as your guests leave the ceremony.
Generally, a one hour contract will cover all of the above listed segments.
Ceremony and Cocktail Hour Combination
Most couples recognize the added value of hiring Quartetto Solo to perform for their cocktail hour immediately following the ceremony. You can relax knowing that your event will flow seamlessly as we will be there to see that everything is taken care of from the first arrival of your guests up to just before your grand entrance at the reception. Quartetto Solo provides a wonderful variety of cocktail music ranging from light and popular Classical pieces to current pop favorites. Please click on to the Cocktail Hour page to learn more.
Canon in D – Pachebel
Bridal Chorus – Richard Wagner
Wedding March – Felix Mendelssohn
Arioso – Johann Sebastian Bach
Air on the G string – J.S. Bach
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring – J. S. Bach
Ave Maria – J.S. Bach
Ave Maria – Franz Schubert
The Swan – Saint-Saens
Lakme – L. Delibes
O, Mio Babbino Caro – Giacomo Puccini
Quando Men Vo – Giacomo Puccini
Ode To Joy – Ludwig van Beethoven
Meditation from Thais – Massenet
Air from the Water Music Suite – G.F. Handel
Le Rejouissance – Handel
Hornpipe – Handel
Trumpet Voluntary – Jeremiah Clarke
Trumpet Tune – Henry Purcell
Concerto in D Major – 2nd Mvt – Vivaldi
The Four Seasons: – Spring- 1st Mvt.
The Four Seasons: – Autumn- 1st Mvt.
Prelude #1 (Bach)
Gigue from Suite #3 in D Major (Bach)
Sheep May Safely Graze from Cantata #208 (Bach)
Minuet in G (Beethoven)
Trumpet Voluntary (Clarke)
Allegro from Sonata in F Major, Op. 1 #11 (Handel)
Largo from Xerxes (Handel)
Sarabande from Suite #4 in D minor for piano, 2nd set (Handel)
Air, Allegro, Andante, Bourree, Finale from Water Music Suite (Handel)
Presto from String Quartet in F Major, Op. 74, #2 (Haydn)
Waltz from Waves of the Danube, #1 (Ivanovici)
Elegie from Incidental Music to Les Erinnyes (Massenet)
Rondeau from Sinfonies de Fanfares (Mouret)
Allegro, Menuetto, Romanza, Rondo from Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
Adagio from Octet in F Major, Op. 166 (Schubert)
Andante from String Quartet in A minor, Op. 29 "Rosamunde" (Schubert)
Moment Musical from Op. 94, #3 (Schubert)
Traumerei from Kinderscenen, Op. 15, #7 (Schumann)
Presto from Sonatina in F Major (Telemann)
Allegro, Adagio, Finale from Concerto Grosso in D Minor, Op. 3, #11 (Vivaldi)
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