Ready for a Star Wars wedding?

Star Wars wedding

You know, one of the greatest composers of movie scores ever is John Williams. As I’ve listened to his music over the years, it hit me that the music from Star Wars alone would work beautifully in a wedding ceremony, which leads to the theme of today’s blog: ever thought about a Star Wars wedding?…

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You need a wedding audio expert at your wedding

wedding audio expert

Sound can make or break your entire wedding day. It’s not a sexy topic. But if people can’t hear your wedding vows or the best man’s toast, your event is diminished. That’s why you need a wedding audio expert. We can recommend one: us That’s right, DJ Brian Anderson is more than the go-to wedding…

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Secular hymns for secular weddings

secular hymns

There is a unique type of song in a genre all its own, called secular hymns, that might work in wedding ceremonies for non-religious couples. There’s a demand for these songs, because Generation Z and Millennials are more secular than their parents. They are less likely to affiliate with an established religion and attend worship…

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The difference between Princess Di’s wedding and yours

Princess Di’s wedding

Princess Diana is back in the news, even though she died more than two decades ago. Netflix created a wildly popular series called “The Crown,” and Princess Di’s wedding to Prince Charles is one of the plot lines in the current season. Let’s face it, Princess Diana has hardly ever been out of the news…

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The history of wedding vows

history of wedding vows

The history of wedding vows for English speaking countries have origins in medieval times. You’ve most likely heard this vintage vow from the Anglican church: “I [bride/groom] take you, [bride/groom] to be by [wife/husband], to have and to hold from this day forward, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in…

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Wedding vows that matter

wedding vows that matter

Wedding celebrations are temporarily disrupted due to the Coronavirus pandemic. If you’re engaged or considering marriage, this is a good time to home in on what’s important when it comes to the marriage covenant, because you will be called upon to publicly state what it means to you during your wedding vows. You and your…

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Music for your unity candle ceremony

unity candle

The unity candle ceremony is a late 20th century American innovation. Following the exchange of vows and rings, the bride and groom light a larger, “unity,” candle with two smaller tapers, symbolizing the unity of two lives and two families. Some trace the origin of the tradition to an early 1980s television soap opera. Whatever.…

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The language of love

language of love

What kind of person are you? You have a unique opportunity to express the essence of who you are during your wedding vows. These few minutes define the rest of your life. Consider them carefully. For inspiration, let’s soak in some beautiful expressions of the language of love found in literature. Shakespeare William Shakespeare expresses…

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The best movie soundtrack songs for wedding ceremonies evoke strong emotions

movie soundtrack songs for wedding ceremonies

The cinema is a treasure trove of great music for soon-to-be married couples. Last week, we considered some of the most romantic music written by the legendary Italian composer, Ennio Morricone. This week, let’s broaden our scope and consider the best movie soundtrack songs for wedding ceremonies written by other great film composers. “The Feather…

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Check out these movie soundtracks for great wedding ceremony music

movie wedding songs

Movie soundtracks are the new classical music. Some of the most innovative movie composers around are masters of the symphonic idiom. Some great movie wedding songs have emerged from the movie genre that you might want to consider for your wedding ceremony. Let’s focus on a single master of the form, the great Italian composer,…

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