20 Best String Quartet & Classical Music Wedding Songs

Choosing the perfect songs for your wedding ceremony can be quite the challenge.

What songs will fit your wedding style? Which song choices won’t be boring for your crowd?

These string quartet songs, consisting of first and second violins, viola and cello, can be fitting for any wedding and provide a classic and intimate touch to your big day!

Check out our ultimate list of the best string quartet wedding songs. We highly recommend watching the video clips of us performing each song as well to help you choose your favorite wedding songs.


1. Flower Duet Lakme – Delibes

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Performed in an opera, The Flower Duet describes a picturesque surrounding of white jasmine, roses, and other flowers that adorn the riverbanks. This is a great magical song to fill your guests ears as they enter your ceremony.

2. Photograph – Ed Sheeran

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A sweet, upbeat tune by a newer pop artist is a wonderful way to welcome guests to your big day. This song is one of our favorites!

3. Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong

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This graceful rendition of Wonderful World will beautifully carry through the air with it’s bold sounds and catchy melody.

4. Dreams – Fleetwood Mac

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As one of the bands most popular songs, it is a great prelude choice for your guests to bond and hum along with before the ceremony.

5. Amazing Grace – John Newton

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Amazing Grace is a beautiful arrangement and one of the most well-known hymns. You may catch your guests swaying and singing to this graceful timeless melody.

6. Shallow, A Star is Born – Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper

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A fun, popular hit from a highly rated movie will catch your guests attention. You may even catch them singing the lyrics. An elegant spin on this song makes it a beautiful prelude beat.

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7. Pachelbels – Canon in D

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This is Pachelbel’s best known composition, Canon in D is the definition of classical wedding processional music. It is a simple repetition of the same notes, yet more dramatic with each verse making it the perfect go-to processional song.

8. A Thousand Years – Christina Perri

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This modern hit, made popular from the movie “Twilight” depicts spontaneous love and may ease the apprehension of walking down the aisle to your long awaited moment of unity.

9. Ave Maria – Beyonce

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Originally a moving Catholic prayer, Ave Maria is a breathtaking song perfect for making your big entrance. This version by Beyonce gives the song a modern and refreshing twist.

10. Memories – Maroon 5

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If you want an amazing mix of modern and classical music, this song may be for you! This light, fresh rendition is a memorable one. If you think it sounds familiar, that’s because it is based on the famous wedding professional song “Pachelbel’s Canon”

11. You Are The Reason – Calum Scott

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“You Are The Reason” is a great choice to make the grand appearance that you always dreamed of!

12. Hallelujah – Leonard Cohen

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Leonard Cohen’s most recognizable hit, Hallelujah, is a stirring classic that never goes out of style for your wedding day.

13. Perfect – Ed Sheeran

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The words to the song are so well written. Can you imagine the powerful melody carrying you down the aisle? We love this song played by the Red Soda Band String Quartet.

14. Bridal Chorus (Wedding Entrance) – Wagner

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If you are on the search for a traditional processional song, this is it! This song is famously known as “Here Comes The Bride”. This piece will be recognized by wedding guests of all ages.

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15. Mendelssohn – Wedding March

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Want to stick with a traditional wedding song for your recessional exit? The Wedding March by Mendelssohn is a timeless classic!

16. Marry You – Bruno Mars

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A cheery melody is the perfect recessional song! Not only is it upbeat, but it will create an instant mood boost for your guests before the reception.

17. Somewhere Over the Rainbow – Israel “IZ” Kamakawiao’ole

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A String Quartet performing this song provides a balance of triumphant and intimate. This is a very popular Hawaiian reinvention of a classic song.

18. Shape of You – Ed Sheeran

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This fun beat cue’s the celebration! Your guests will be on their feet and ready to hit the dancefloor!

19. All You Need is Love – The Beatles

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This song exudes excitement and your guests will love it! After releasing, this song became the “Marseillaise”, the French national anthem in 1967.

20. Symphony – Clean Bandit ft Zara Larsson

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We are fans of this delicate recessional tune. The light and feminine beat would fit just right in a formal setting.

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I loved the music; the violinist really set the atmosphere and I was almost lost for breath as I was about to walk down the aisle. We had talked about getting emotional thinking about that particular song and that was definitely the case for me on the day.


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