Melodic components

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Prelude As your guests are ushered to their seats, pleasant background music sets the tone for what is to come.

Processional This short segment of music begins as your bridal party begins the walk down the aisle and continues until all attendants have reached their destination.

Bridal march A brief pause after the processional leads into the music announcing your bridal march down the aisle.

Interlude At some point in the ceremony, a soloist or other musician performs a selection that has special meaning to the bride and groom.

Recessional Following the exchange of vows, celebratory music fills the air, emphasizing the joys and happiness of the moment.

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