I collaborated with a VERY talented violinist – Samuel Lawton – to bring some violin solos to our wedding music project. Top songs I had considered in the classical vein were Meditation by Thais, Estrellita by Ponce, and The Swan (Tchaikovsy); other songs that I thought would sound beautiful were Unforgettable, The Prayer, Here There and Everywhere by the Beatles, and When I Fall in Love.
Additionally, Gentle Shepherd and Savior Like A Shepherd Lead Us were strong contenders.
UPDATE – we have completed 6 or 7 violin solos that Samuel Lawton plays on for the Wedding Music Project! Meditation from Thais is my personal favorite.
(Finished Storybook Love, the Princess Bride theme music as well; I’m not sure I like reality as well as the storybook-ish fairy tale world created by Rob Reiner in this classic film. Don’t even know how to spell those words spoken by the impressive clergyman. Marriage. Mawwage, mehwehge. Who knows…but you better be sure somebody has the wing…
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