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Choosing Funeral Music

 

M1131493-bigthumbnailusic is powerful and important to many people and can be an intrinsic part of planning a farewell for your loved one. We have listed below some of the more popular songs that have been used in our services over the last few years.

You can use a song that meant something to the person who passed away, to remind people of a special moment, or even to leave them with a certain message. we have a recorded catalogue of over 10,000 songs that are available, otherwise you can provide your funeral director with the artist and name of the song and we can source it and create a playlist for you.

Of course, if you would like to have live music played, we are happy to organise organists, vocalists, bagpipers, buglers, pianists and even string quartets for you!

We have listed some of the most popular music below, however you can choose whichever songs you like.

                            Modern
A Mothers Prayer – Celine Dion
Angels – Robbie Williams
Angels Brought Me Here – Guy Sebastian
Because You Loved Me – Celine Dion
Bridge Over Troubled Water – Simon and Garfunkel
Dancing With The Angels – Monk & Neagle
From A Distance – Better Midler
Goodbye – Lionel Richie
Goodbye’s the Saddest Word – Celine Dion
Green Green Grass of Home – Tom Jones
I Can Feel You Drifting – Chalee Tennison
I Don’t Wanna Close My Eyes – Aerosmith
I Will Always Love You – Whitney Houston
I’ll Be Missing You – Puff Daddy
In The Arms of An Angel – Sarah Mcloughlin
Last Farewell – Elvis Presley
Looking Forward, Looking Back – Slim Dusty
Midnight Special – Creedence Clearwater
Morning Has Broken – Cat Stevens
My Heart Will Go On – Celine Dion
On Eagles Wings – Josh Groban
On The Road Again – Willie Nelson
One Sweet Day – Mariah Carey
Que Sera Sera – Doris Day
Somewhere Out There – Celine Dion & Peabo Bryson
Somewhere Over The Rainbow – Israel Kamikawiwo
Stairway To Heaven – Led Zepplin
Tears in Heaven – Eric Clapton
Thank You For Loving Me – Jon Bon Jovi
The Green Green Grass of Home – Tom Jones
The Last Farewell – Elvis Presley
The Rose – Bette Midler
The Way We Were – Barbara Streisand
There You’ll Be – Faith Hill
Time To Say Goodbye – Andrea Bocelli & Sarah Brightman
Unchained Melody – The Righteous Brothers
Up Where We Belong – Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warne
Wind Beneath My Wings – Bette Midler
Wish You Were Here – Fleetwood Mac
Yesterday – The Beatles
You Are My Sunshine – Anne Murray
You Were Always On My Mind – Elvis Presley
You’ll Be In My Heart – Phil Collins
You’ll Never Walk Alone – Gerry and the Pacemakers
You’re My Best Friend – Queen
Old Time

As Time Goes By – Louis Armstrong
Danny Boy
Flower of Scotland
He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother – The Hollies
My Way – Frank Sinatra
Unforgettable – Nat King Cole & Natalie Cole
We’ll Meet Again – Vera Lynn
What a Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong

                         Classical
Air on a G string – J.S.Bach
Canon – Pachelbel
Cello Concerto – Elgar
Claire de Lune – Claude Debussy
Funeral March – Beethoven
Fur Elise – Beethoven
Nimrod – Elgar
Nocturne in E flat Major – Chopin
Piano Concerto 21 – Mozart
Prelude in C minor – Chopin
Serenade for Strings – Elgar
Sheep May Safely Graze – J.S.Bach
Symphony No.6 “Pastoral” – Beethoven
The Four Seasons (Winter) – Vivaldi
The Lark Ascending – Vaughan Williams
The Londonderry Air (Danny Boy)
                          Religious
Abide With Me
Amazing Grace – Leann Rimes
Ave Marie – Celine Dion
Come As You Are – John Michael Talbot
Hallelujah “Vocal” – Mozart
Here I Am Lord – John Michael Talbot
Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring – J.S.Bach
Onward Christian Soldiers – Tennesee Ernie Ford
Psalm 23
Requiem – Berlioz
Requiem -Pie Jesu – Faure
The Lord Is My Shepherd – John Michael Talbot

 

 

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