Do you feel like wearing a kilt and having a Celtic wedding? Even if you want to skip the kilt and have an Irish themed wedding, you may want Irish music, traditional or not, to set the mood. Whatever the case, check out our top Irish wedding music samples…
Irish Wedding Music for the Processional
If you want to follow Irish wedding tradition or planning an Irish themed wedding, Irish instrumental music can be a good choice. You can find some of them online or from a music store where you can purchase CDs as well as sheet-music that you can later interpret on the piano or any traditional Irish instrument. ‘Canon in D‘ is a popular choice for those wanting to have a Celtic and Irish inspired wedding.
Amazing Music of Enya
Aside from instrumental music, you can also opt for the amazing music of Enya. In fact, her songs have been a popular choice for many brides. One of the famous Enya songs that you can choose for your wedding is “Amarantine“, which is about everlasting love.
“Only Time” and “Orinoco Flow” are also good choices. The dreamy, fairytale like atmosphere of Enya songs can indeed create a magical atmosphere for your wedding.You can also find Enya music online or at your favorite music store, her albums can be purchased all over the world.
Contemporary Irish Weddings
“The Irish Wedding Song” is also another popular piece at contemporary Irish weddings. “The Rose of Tralee” and “My Lagan Love” are also great songs you can use. “Ave Maria” sung by the Irish tenors is a hymn that you can also use for the ceremony (A personal favorite of mine).
Irish Folk Songs or Traditional Music
Aside from the more popular Irish music, you can also find old Irish folk songs and music for your wedding. One great thing about Irish music is the variety of exotic instruments such as the fiddle and Uillean pipes. It can indeed add a unique dreamy or lively sound to your wedding. You can find Irish banjo music or some Irish harp music from Irish folk music artists to go with your wedding. You can also find bagpipe music free download sites online for some great bagpipe tunes.
“A Celtic or Irish inspired wedding is indeed a great one and when it comes to wedding music.”
If you are looking for music and songs that really sound Irish, you can use classic Irish music radio and have some traditional music recorded for your wedding. This way, you can find good quality recordings that you can use for the event and you can also have a wide variety of songs to choose from.
In fact, if you can find someone who can play bagpipes, Uillean pipes or the flute, then you can have them play Irish songs live during your wedding. For as long as you can find Irish music sheet for your choices, you can indeed enjoy live Irish music on your wedding day.
Irish Party Music or Wedding Reception Music
For your reception music, you may want to opt for something lively and when it comes to Irish party music, you can have Irish step dancing music and rockin’ style songs from Celtic music groups.
Wild and Lively, Everyone can Party!
Songs such as “The Wild Rover“, “Red Corina“, “Whiskey in a Jar” and even “The Night Pat Murphy Died“, can be your choice for your wedding reception where everyone wants to party and enjoy themselves.
Great Celtic Music
I recommend having live music at your wedding, you can find wedding sheet-music of a particular song that you can interpret and play on the piano or flute.
Choosing Irish Music for Your Wedding
A Celtic or Irish inspired wedding is indeed a great one and when it comes to wedding music, you can find famous Irish music online or in your favorite music store.
Looking for other wedding music? Check out our top walk down the aisle wedding songs and music for more.
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