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  • #106319
    David Ice
    Participant

    Coming down the aisle to the theme song for “The Itchy and Scratchy Show”?

    #106320
    unknown-user
    Participant

    I once played “The Water is Wide” at a wedding. It’s a pretty song, but the bride gave me an arrangement that she wanted me to play, and it had the lyrics as well (I had never heard the lyrics before). The third verse of the song says “Love is sweet and love is fair, fair as the dew when first is new. But love grows old, and waxes cold, and fades away like morning dew.” Good thing no one was singing with me.

    #106321

    The melody to “The Water is Wide” (Waly, Waly) is set to scripture

    #106322
    Fearghal McCartan
    Participant

    Abide With Me was the strangest request I had. When asked why chosen the father of the bride said it was the only hymn he could think of. I asked if he knew the words and when he said no, showed him and played a verse. There was a rather rapid cancellation of that as a request!

    #106323
    paul-wren
    Participant

    Well with wedding season 2010 well under way. I had three this past weekend and this year seems to be the year of strange request for me.

    #106324
    jessica-wolff
    Participant

    Someone on YouTube showed a Celtic-themed wedding with “She Moved Through the Fair” used as the processional. Very pretty, but the second verse starts out “Last night my dead love came to me…” Fortunately, it was instrumental only.

    #106325
    kay-lister
    Member

    Jessica,

    That’s so funny!

    #106326
    paul-wren
    Participant

    Speaking of You Tube. I had one bride decided she had changed her mind one week before her wedding on what she wanted to walk too and sent me a link of Isabelle Moretti playing Asturias. Yikes!

    The opening lyrics of My Immortal is mostly about wishing someone would just leave.

    #106327
    john-strand
    Participant

    About 20 years ago – the bride and groom both wanted to walk down the aisle to the “Pink Panther” theme – you know – dead ant dead ant dead ant dead ant dead ant – – – – – – I tried to talk them out of it, but it was very special to them and they ended up just playing a tape of it for their entrance while I did all the rest of the music on harp

    #106328
    tula-ruggiero
    Participant

    The worst I ever heard happened to a friend of mine.

    #106329
    David Ice
    Participant

    LOL!

    #106330
    David Ice
    Participant

    Tula, believe it or not, I did use that song for a mock wedding!

    #106331
    jessica-wolff
    Participant

    As a ’60s folknik, I’m very conscious of the lyrics to all folk and folklike songs.

    #106332
    catherine-rogers
    Participant

    I just read that a recent wedding in Proctorville, Ohio, had 110 bridesmaids. How’d you like to play that processional!? Hope they at least sent them down in pairs!

    #106333
    Stephanie
    Spectator

    Recently I had to play
    “Moonlight Sonata” and found it to be so moody and a bit depressing for
    such an event.

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