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32 Scottish Songs for Weddings

Posted on June 01, 2014 by Tijon Employee
Scottish wedding traditions may vary from other cultures and traditions. Some special events may take place such as a remembrance of family and unity candle event that include the songs of Amazing Grace or She Moves Through the Fair. Common ceremony transitions move from the processional to the brides entrance, and ended with the recessional. If piper play will occur, it is recommended to start 15 minutes before the beginning of the ceremony. A listing of great Scottish songs for weddings are outlined below.

Best Scottish Wedding Songs
Angelus- Renié
Bridal Chorus from Lohengrin - Wagner 
Canon in D - Pachelbel 
Carolan's Dowry/Captain Sudley - O'Carolan 
Celtic Processional/Fannuidh de Paor - O'Carolan 
The Gentle Maiden 
Give Me Your Hand - O'Cathain 
The Irish Wedding Song 
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring - Bach
Mist Covered Mountains of Home 
Morning Has Broken/Bunessan
Air - Bochsa
Annie’s Song – Denver



Celtic Meditation/Eleanor Plunkett - O'Carolan
Conte de Noël/Meditation - Renié 
From This Moment On - Twain and Lange
O Perfect Love – Barnby
Pavanne - Fauré
Prayer - Delmas 
Recueillement/Meditation - Renié 
Searching for Lambs 
Star of the County Down 
A Time for Us from Romeo and Juliet - Rota
To a Wild Rose - MacDowell 
Skye Boat Song 
Flowers of Scotland
The Rowan Tree
The Mist Covered Mountains of Home
The Cradle Song
Morning has Broken
Mairi’s Wedding
Scotland the Brave



12 Common Scottish Wedding Traditions
Common traditions performed during Scottish weddings may include the following:

1. Penny Bridal or Silver Bridal
2. Feet Washing
3. Open House
4. Creelinng of the Bridegroom
5. The Silver Sixpence
6. The Pipes
7. Hand Fasting
8. Pinning of the Tartan
9. Presentation of the Sword
10. The Shaim Spring
11. The Horseshoe
12. The Scramble
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