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Keep or Cancel: "Here Comes The Bride"?

Lynnie, on July 16, 2019 at 11:05 AM Posted in Wedding Ceremony 5 272
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"Here Comes The Bride" (aka Wagner's Bridal Chorus) is the traditional old-school processional song. Do you still love this dramatic bridal march? Or are you ready to say goodbye to this old organ song in favor of more contemporary and personal musical selections?

Where do you stand on "Here Comes The Bride"? Keep or cancel?


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272 Comments

Latest activity by L. Thomson, on July 26, 2020 at 2:01 PM
  • Caytlyn
    Legend November 2019
    Caytlyn ·
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    Cancel. I can’t remember the last time I heard that song at a wedding.
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  • Melle
    Rockstar June 2019
    Melle ·
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    Cancel. I wanted something I identified with better or loved.
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  • Allie
    Master August 2019
    Allie ·
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    Cancel! I am doing an instrumental version of Hallelujah.

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  • Kelsey
    VIP September 2020
    Kelsey ·
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    Cancel. I don't know what I am going to do yet but for sure not doing the traditional walk down the aisle song

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  • Monique
    Master December 2019
    Monique ·
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    Cancel. I have yet to hear it at any wedding I have been to
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  • Meghan
    Super September 2019
    Meghan ·
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    Keep. I absolutely want "Here Comes the Bride" I don't care how cheesy it is.

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  • Jessica
    Rockstar September 2020
    Jessica ·
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    Cancel!. Not sure what I’ll use yet, but that feels too formal for me and doesn’t sound like me or us.
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  • Erin
    Expert May 2020
    Erin ·
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    Cancel! We're adding our own style and choosing our own songs to walk down the aisle to.

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  • Emily
    Super April 2020
    Emily ·
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    Cancel. Not sure what I'm doing yet but it definitely won't be this song.

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  • Martika
    Expert September 2019
    Martika ·
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    Cancel. Not sure what I am doing but I know it's not this song.

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  • Brianna N
    Super October 2019
    Brianna N ·
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    Cancel. I haven't chosen my song yet, but this won't be it!

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  • Kelly
    VIP October 2020
    Kelly ·
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    I like it but my ceremony is out doors and reception inside so unfortunately there isn't a way to set up music outside properly. So I'll have a quiet spoken word only ceremony.
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  • Becca
    Super August 2019
    Becca ·
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    Cancel. My cousin is a concert pianist and will be playing the keyboard. I told her just to surprise us with whatever she wants to play. She hates the bridal March song tho so that definitely will not be played. I'm totally fine with that
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  • Jen
    Super May 2018
    Jen ·
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    Cancel. I don't think I've ever been to a wedding where the bride walked into "Here Comes the Bride".

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  • Alyssa
    Devoted October 2019
    Alyssa ·
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    Cancel. We are choosing our own songs.
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  • Mandi
    Master October 2020
    Mandi ·
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    Cancel. So many other songs that fit my style!
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  • Cher Horowitz
    Master December 2019
    Cher Horowitz ·
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    Cancel - I'm leaning towards Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata instead!

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  • SraDeCarrillo
    Super August 2019
    SraDeCarrillo ·
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    Cancel! I have a new modern bridal chorus that I’m walking to and it is nothing like the older ones. It has an ethereal magical sound to it.

    Bridal Chorus in D by Vincent McDowell

    Keep or Cancel: "Here Comes The Bride"?


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  • Laura
    Master October 2019
    Laura ·
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    Cancel. Had that at my first wedding and I want something else this time

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  • Arianna
    Dedicated September 2019
    Arianna ·
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    Cancel. I want acoustic guitar to be played as I'm walking down.

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