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Music samples and suggestions

Select a track below to hear samples of Claire's playing. A list of suggested pieces is given below.

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Wedding Processional

1. Chaconne – Jeremiah Clarke

2. Trumpet Tune – Purcell

3. Trumpet Voluntary – Jeremiah Clarke

4. Chaconne in C – Handel

5. Canon – Pachelbel

6. Bridal Chorus from Lohengrin – Wagner (Here Comes the Bride)


7. Ode to Joy – Beethoven

8. Hornpipe from Handel’s Water Music

9. Nimrod – Elgar

10. Spring from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons

Classical & light pieces for Signing of Register

11. Largo from New World Symphony – Dvorak

12. Adagio – Albinoni

13. Canon – Pachelbel

14. Ah so Pure – Felix von Flotow

15. Air on a G String – Bach

16. Songs my Mother Taught Me – Dvorak

17. Plaisir D’Amour – Martini

18. Polovtsian Dance from Prince Igor – Borodin (Stranger in Paradise)

19. Fields of Gold – Sting

20. Hero – Iglesias

21. Truly, Madly, Deeply – Savage Garden

22. Angels – Robbie Williams

23. Nimrod – Elgar

24. Pie Jesu – Lloyd Webber

25. Wind Beneath My Wings – Silbar & Henley (sung by Bette Midler)

A further selection from Claire's repertoire

Enduring classics

Unchained Melody
Killing Me Softly
Moon River
Fly Me to the Moon
Have I told you lately – Van Morrison
Only a Woman’s Heart
Three Coins in the Fountain
La Vie en Rose
Song from Mash
My Heart will go on – Theme from Titanic
Wind Beneath My Wings – Silbar & Henley (sung by Bette Midler)

Pop ballads (see Parties to hear electric harp samples)

Eric Clapton: Lady in Red, Tears in Heaven, Wonderful Tonight
Phil Collins:  In the Air Tonight, Take a Look at Me Now, One more Night
Celine Dion: Think Twice, My Heart will Go On
My Love – Westlife
Love is all Around – Wet Wet Wet
Angels – Robbie Williams
When you say nothing at all – Ronan Keating
Heartbeats – Jose Gonzalez
Make You Feel My Love – Adele
Video Games – Lana Del Rey
I Won’t Give Up – Jason Mraz
Songbird – Eva Cassidy
I’m Yours – The Script
In Dreams – Lord of the Rings
Just the Way You are (Amazing) – Bruno Mars
With or Without You – U2
Kiss Me – Ed Sheeran
Heaven – Bryan Adams
Can You Feel the Love Tonight – Elton John

(Pop ballads cont.)

More than words – Extreme
I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing – Aerosmith
Come Away With Me – Norah Jones
White Flag – Dido 
Somewhere Only We Know – Keane
Bryan Adams – Everything I do   (solo)
I Will Always Love you – Witney Houston
The Closest Thing to Crazy – Katie Melua
Yellow – Coldplay
Everything – Michael Buble
Mad World – Michael Andrews
Patience – Take That