Richard Wagner : Wedding March
 

Richard Wagner : Wedding March



About 'Wedding March '

Artist: Wagner, Richard (biography)   (sheet music)
Born:May 22, 1813 , Leipzig, Germany,
Died:February 13, 1883 , Venice
The Artist:Wilhelm Richard Wagner (May 22, 1813 - February 13, 1883) was an influential German composer, music theorist, and essayist, primarily known for his operas. His music is still widely performed, the best known pieces being the Ride of the Valkyries from Die Walkure and the Bridal Chorus from Lohengrin
Composition Date:1842
Composition Info:Felix Mendelssohn's "Wedding March" is one of the best known pieces from his suite of incidental music (Op. 61) to Shakespeare's play A Midsummer Night's Dream. It is one of the most frequently used wedding marches, generally being played on a church pipe organ.
It is commonly performed as the bridal party files out at the end of the service. It is frequently teamed with Richard Wagner's "Here Comes the Bride."


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