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Torch Songs

Wedding - Classical Standards

We are commonly asked to perform the following list of songs.  Please contact us if you’d like to know if your song can be performed by Angelic Strings... 

This list is not our complete repertoire, and we can and do learn new material if needed.  Also, we have additional songs unrelated to weddings that we do not list.  Please let us know what you want for your event.

Wedding Song Standards

Performer or Composer/Artist

Ave Maria


Ave Maria (vocals available)

F. Schubert

Bridal March

R. Wagner

Canon in D
(2nd version with fanfare intro) Canon in D

J. Pachelbel

Gift of Love


Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring

J.S. Bach

Ode to Joy

L. Beethoven


L. Emryss

The Lord’s Prayer

A.H. Mallotte

Trumpet Voluntary

H. Purcell

Wedding March

F. Mendelssohn

Wedding Song (There is Love)

P. Stookey of
Peter, Paul and Mary

 Other Classical Songs


Adagio from Pathetique Sonata
(concert harp solo)

L. van Beethoven

Air (in G)

J.S. Bach

Air (from the Water Music) 



J.S. Bach



Blue Danube Waltz  

Strauss Jr.

Claire de Lune   

C. Debussy

Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (Rom.)

W. Mozart

Entrance of the Queen of Sheba


Fur Elise   




Grand March of Aida

G. Verdi



Largo from the Four Seasons


Minuet of the Blessed Spirits

C.W.R. von Gluck



Moonlight Sonata First Movement     


Premiere Arabesque #1 (Intro)


Rondeau - (Masterpiece Theatre) 


Sheep May Safely Graze 

J.S. Bach

Spring (from “The Four Seasons”, Op.8, no.1

A. Vivaldi



Wachet Auf   

J.S. Bach

Wedding-day at Trondhaugen (Concert harp only)(this is a 3min mp3; so will take longer to download)
(also, this song is difficult; please allow 4-6 weeks prep time)

E. Grieg

Wedding Song (Wo du hingehst)
(this song is for vocal accompaniment, and requires a vocalist; also this song is difficult, so please allow 4-6 weeks prep time)

Flor Peeters

Well-Tempered Clavier Prelude #1(and other Bach pieces)

J.S. Bach

Well-Tempered Clavier Prelude #2-3 (and other Bach pieces; concert harp only)

J.S. Bach



Pomp & Circumstance

E. Elgar

Grand March of Aida (equivalent of Pomp & Circumstance in Mexico)

G. Verdi

Sentimental Favorites & Love Songs (includes some jazz pieces)


Ac-cent-tchu-ate The Positive


All I Ask of You

Andrew Lloyd Webber

All of Me (vocals available)

Willie Nelson


Irving Berlin

As Time Goes By (vocals available)


At Last  (vocals available)

E. James

Ballade Pour Adeline (Concert harp only);
this song is moderately difficult, and may require 2-3 weeks prep time

Paul de Sennevile,
Richard Clayderman

Besame Mucho

Consuelo Velazquez

Blue Moon  (vocals available)


Blue Skies

R. Noble

Can You Read My Mind (Love Theme
      from Superman)

J. Williams

Can’t Help Falling in Love


Cheek to Cheek (‘Heaven, I’m in Heaven’)

Irving Berlin

Classical Gas (Concert harp only)

Mason Williams

Con Te Partiro


Dream a Little Dream of Me




Fly Me to the Moon


Georgia (on my Mind)

Hoagy Carmichael

(The) Girl from Ipanema (Concert harp only)

A. Jobim, N. Gimbel, V. De Moraes

Going to the Chapel

‘Dixie Cups’



I Believe (When I Fall in Love it Will Be Forever)

Stevie Wonder

I Could Not Ask For More

Edwin McCain

I Love You for Sentimental Reasons

D. Watson, W. Best

It Had to Be You

G. Kahn, I. Jones

It’s Only a Paper Moon


Ke Kali Nei Au
(The Hawaiian Wedding Song)  (vocals available)


La Vie en Rose


Linus and Lucy



Nat King Cole

Lovin’ You

Minnie Riperton






van Morrison


W. Hudson, E. De Lange, I. Mills

Moonlight in Vermont


Moon River

Henry Mancini

My Guy

Smokey Robinson

Night and Day (Celtic harp & viola only so far)

Cole Porter

Only You

The Platters

Our Love is Here to Stay


Perhaps Love

John Denver & Placido Domingo

Peter Gunn Theme (concert harp & viola only)

H. Mancini

Put Your Head on My Shoulder


Puttin’ on the Ritz


Send in the Clowns

S. Songheim

Sentimental Journey


Sleepy Shores (concert harp required; first 1.5 pages)

Johnny Pearson


C. Chaplin

So Happy Together

The Turtles

Somewhere My Love (Laura’s Theme)

P. F. Webster, M. Jarr

Somewhere Over the Rainbow


Stardust  (vocals available)

Hoagy Carmichael

Strangers in the Night

Singleton, Snyder, Kaempfert

Sunrise, Sunset


Take Five (concert harp only)


Tears in Heaven


That’s Amore  (vocals available)

J. Brooks, H. Warren, sung by Sinatra

The Look of Love (from Casino Royale; concert harp only)

Hal David & Burt Bacharach

The Rose


The Search is Over


The Shadow of Your Smile

P.F. Webster & J. Mandel

The Twelfth of Never

P.F. Webster & J. Livingston

The Very Thought of You

Nat King Cole

The Way You Look Tonight


The Wind Beneath My Wings

L. Henley & J. Silbar

Time After Time

J. Styne

Twilight & Mist (from ‘Legends of The Fall’)


Unchained Melody  (vocals available)

A. North

Unforgettable  (vocals available)


What a Wonderful World   (vocals available)


What are You Doing for the Rest of Your Life?

A. & M. Bergman, M. Legrand

When a Man Love a Woman

C. Lewis & A. Wright

When I Fall in Love


When You Love Someone

B. Adams, M. Kamen, & G. Peters

You are the Sunshine of My Life (Concert harp only)

Stevie Wonder

Young at Heart

C. Leigh and J. Richards

Your Song  (vocals available)

Elton John

Torch Songs


Autumn Leaves

J. Mercer, J. Kosma


W. Nelson

Cry Me a River (Concert harp & viola only)

A. Hamilton


E. Garner, J. Burke

Stormy Weather (Concert harp & viola only)

T. Koehler, H. Arlen

Hymns & Christian Contemporary


we can play most songs from hymnals …


Amazing Grace


As the Deer


Be Thou My Vision


Breathe (concert harp; vocalist accompaniment)

Marie Bennett

For the Beauty of the Earth

C. Kocher

How Beautiful


I Can Only Imagine


I Love You Lord

Laurie Klein

In the Garden


Lord’s Prayer

A.H. Malotte

A Mighty Fortress (difficult; vocal accompaniment only, and on Concert harp only)

Christy Nockels

Morning Has Broken


Nearer My God to Thee


Rock of Ages



Randy Rothwell

Simple Gifts


Sweet By and By


Swing Low, Sweet Chariot


The Prayer

C.B. Sager and D. Foster
sung by C. Dion; A. Bocelli

Old Rugged Cross


Waiting Here for You (difficult; vocal accompaniment only, and on Concert harp only)

Christy Nockels

Wherever You Go


Wonderful Story of Love


You Raise Me Up

Brendan Graham, & R. Lovland

You Are My King




All My Loving


All You Need is Love


And I Love Her




Daytripper (Concert harp only)


Eight Days a Week


Eleanor Rigby


Grow Old with Me

John Lennon

Here Comes the Sun (concert harp preferred)


Hey Jude (vocals available)


Imagine  (vocals available)


In My Life


I Saw Her Standing There


I Will


Let it Be


Michelle (concert harp & viola)


My Love

Paul McCartney

Norwegian Wood


Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da


Oh! Darling


Penny Lane (concert harp)


Something  (vocals available)


When I’m Sixty-Four  (vocals available)


While My Guitar Gently Weeps


With a Little Help From My Friends (concert harp & viola)


Yesterday (concert harp & viola)


Rock n’ Roll (includes some love ballads...)


As Tears Go By

Rolling Stones

Because (I Love you) 

Dave Clark Five

Bittersweet Symphony

The Verve

Blue Suede Shoes


Breakfast in America


Born to be Wild (concert harp only)


Can You Feel the Love Tonight

Elton John

Chances Are

Bob Seger

Crazy on You (concert harp only; difficult)


Crazy Little Thing Called Love



John Meyer

Desperado (Concert harp only)


Don’t Stop Believing (vocals available)


Dream On (vocals available)

Aerosmith (S. Tyler)

Dust in the Wind


Enter Sandman (concert harp only)


Freebird (concert harp preferred)

Lynyrd Skynyrd

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (concert harp only)

Elton John

Have I Told You Lately

van Morrison

Heart of Gold

Neil Young

Heartbreak Hotel


Hotel California  (vocals available)


I’m a Believer

The Monkees

It’s Still Rock and Roll to Me (concert harp only)

Billy Joel

Just the Way You Are

Billy Joel

Just the Way You Are

Bruno Mars

Knights in White Satin  (vocals available)

Moody Blues

Landslide (concert harp & viola; difficult)

Fleetwood Mac (Stevie Nicks)

Listen to Your Heart (concert harp & viola)


Love Me Tender


Make You Feel My Love

Bob Dylan (& performed by Garth Brooks & also Adele)

Money (concert harp only)

Pink Floyd

Nothing Else Matters (sounds better on Concert harp)  (vocals available)


November Rain

Guns & Roses

Open Arms


Oye Como Va


Pride (In the Name of Love)


Pride and Joy

Double Trouble (Stevie Ray Vaughn)

Purple Haze (concert harp only)

Jimi Hendrix

She’s Always a Woman (concert harp preferred)

Billy Joel


Depeche Mode (M.L. Gore)

Stairway to Heaven  (vocals available)

Led Zeppelin

Sweetest Thing


Thank You (possible on Celtic harp, but concert harp preferred)

Led Zeppelin

Time (concert harp only)

Pink Floyd

Unforgiven (concert harp only)


We are the Champions (concert harp preferred)


Whole Lotta Love (mildly difficult; may take two weeks of prep time; harp solo)

Led Zeppelin

You and Me (concert harp only)


You Really Got Me (concert harp only)

Ray Davies

& more




A Couple of Forevers

Chrisette Michele

Always and Forever


Forevermore (Concert harp only)

Side A

Here and Now   

Luther VanDross

I Got You (a.k.a. I Feel Good - Concert harp only)

James Brown

Let’s Stay Together (Concert harp only)

W. Mitchell, A. Green, A. Jackson

My Girl

The Temptations

Stand by Me   

Ben E. King

Country Ballads


Angel Flying too Close to the Ground

Willie Nelson

Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain

Willie Nelson

The Chair

George Strait



Could I Have this Dance?

W. Holyfield & B. House


Zach Brown Band

Getting You Home (The Black Dress Song)


Good Morning Beautiful

Steve Holy

Hard to Love


I Cross My Heart

George Strait

It’s Your Love

Tim McGraw (composer S.E. Smith)

Love Me

Collin Raye

Make You Feel My Love

performed by Garth Brooks, written by Bob Dylan

Need You Now

Lady Antebellum

She’s Everything

Brad Paisley

The Dance

Garth Brooks


Brad Paisley

Waltz Across Texas

T. Tubb

When You Say Nothing At All  (vocals available)

Alison Kruass & Union Station

You Look So Good in Love

George Strait

You Needed Me

Randy Goodrum

and many others....





Sarah McLachlin

Annie’s Song

John Denver

Follow Me

John Denver

Leaving On a Jet Plane

John Denver

Sunshine on My Shoulders

John Denver

Take Me Home, Country Roads

John Denver

The Road That Never Ends

J. Kimball & O’Neill Brothers

These Days

Jackson Browne

Thigpen’s Wedding

Kemper Crabb



Addio a Napoli (Concert harp only)

T. Cottreau

Carnivale Di Venezia

Italian Melody

Funiculi Funicula

L. Denza

La Donna e Mobile

G. Verdi

O Sole Mio 


Santa Lucia

Neopolitan Song

That’s Amore  (vocals available)

J. Brooks, H. Warren

Time to Say Goodbye (Con Te Partiro)

F. Sartori

Wedding Tarantella

Italian Dance

& many more (in fact completed an Italian CD for a friend with a wedding in Rome)


Latin/Mexican folk 


Alma Llanera (Concert harp preferred)


Amor Eterno (El mas triste recuredo) - Viola solo

Juan Gabriel

Amorcito, Corazon

Manuel Esperon

Besame Mucho

Consuelo Valezquez

Cancion Mixteca

Jose Alavez

Cielito Lindo


Donde Estas Corazon

L. M. Serrano

El Rancho Grande



Traditional Cuban

La Bamba


La Borrachita

Ignacio Esperon

La Paloma

S. Yradier

Las Gaviotas


Mexican (Clap Hands) Dance


Oye Como Va


Quien Sera (Sway)


+ others & several Latin original songs; we have a 2 hour set of Latin music




The Blessing

Celtic Woman

Danny Boy   (vocals available)


Dirty Old Town

The Pogues

Fairy’s Hornpipe

T. O’Carolan

Flow Gently Sweet Afton


Foggy Dew


Galway Girl

Steve Earl

Greensleeves   (vocals available)


Highland Cathedral


Lark in the Morning


Loch Lomond   (vocals available)


Orinoco Flow


Only Time


Ms. Maxwell

T. O’Carolan

Molly Malone (vocals available)


Planxty Burke

T. O’Carolan

Planxty Drew

T. O’Carolan

My Wild Irish Rose  (vocals available)


Wild Rover


Too-Ra-Loo-Ra-Loo-Ral (vocals available)


Skye Boat Song


& many many others; Michael can easily play a 3 hour Celtic set; Michael plays regularly at the Irish restaurant Emeralds.  His Celtic CD Emerald is now available.




Hine Ma Tov


Hava Nagila


Song of the Seven Blessings (with vocalist)


& several others...


Christmas songs


We can easily play 2 hours of Christmas music without repeating... some selections are:


Adeste Fideles (O Come, All Ye Faithful)


Angels We Have Heard on High


Away in a Manger


Baby, It’s Cold Outside


Blue Christmas


Carol of the Bells


Caroling Song


Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting...)


Deck the Halls


Feliz Navidad (harp & shaker)


Frosty the Snowman


God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen


Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas


Here Comes Santa Claus (harp & shaker)


Holly Jolly Christmas (harp & shaker)


I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus


I’ll Be Home For Christmas


It Came Upon a Midnight Clear


It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas


Jingle Bells


Jingle-Bell Rock (harp & shaker)

J. Beal & J. Boothe

Joy to the World


Let it Snow (harp & shaker)


Little Drummer Boy


O Come, O Come Emmanuel


O Holy Night


Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree(harp & shaker)


Rudolf, the Red-Nosed Reindeer


Silent Night

F. Gruber, J. Mohr

Silver and Gold


Sleigh Ride


We Three Kings (harp)

J. H. Hopkins

We Wish You a Merry Christmas


What Child is This?


Winter Wonderland


White Christmas


And Many more...


Musical & Movie, TV (& related) Music


A Whole New World (Concert harp preferred) (from Aladdin)

Alan Menkin & Tim Rice

Aeris (Concert harp only) (from Final Fantasy VII)

Nobuo Umetsu

Angel of Music (from The Phantom of the Opera)

A.L. Webber

All I Ask of You (from The Phantom of the Opera)

A.L. Webber

As Time Goes By (from Casablanca) (vocals available)


Can You Read My Mind (love theme from Superman)

John Williams

Cantina Band (Concert harp only) (from Star Wars)

John Williams

Celes (Concert harp & viola only)
(from Final Fantasy III)

Nobuo Uematsu

Chariots of Fire


Eyes on Me (Final Fantasy VIII)

Nobuo Uematsu

Falling Slowly (from Once)

Glen Hansard

Feather Theme (Theme from Forrest Gump
; Concert harp preferred); this song is moderately difficult & may require 2 weeks preparation time

Alan Silvestri

Final Fantasy Prelude (Concert harp only)

Nobuo Umetsu

Final Fantasy Fanfare (probably from FF5 - Concert harp only)

Nobuo Umetsu

Gabriel’s Oboe (from The Mission)

Ennio Morricone

Game of Thrones (theme)


Glasgow Love Theme (Concert harp only) (from Love Actually)

Craig Armstrong

Great Fairy Fountain (from Zelda, Concert harp only)

Koji Kondo

(The) Imperial March (Concert harp only) (from the Empire Strikes Back)

John Williams

Into the Dream (from His and Her Circumstances) (Concert harp only)

Shiro Sagisu

Jurassic Park Theme (Concert harp only)(will require 4 or more weeks notice to play this song)


Let It Go (from Frozen; Concert harp only)


The Look of Love (from Casino Royale; concert harp only)


Love Theme from Romeo & Juliet

Nino Rota

Main Star Wars Theme (Episode IV)

John Williams

Married Life (theme from Up)


Memories (from Cats)
(concert harp & viola only)

A. L. Webber

Memory of Fanelia (from The Vision of Escaflowne) (Concert harp & viola only)

Yoko Kanno

More than Anyone (from Grey’s Anatomy) (concert harp & viola preferred)

Gavin DeGraw

Music of the Night (from The Phantom of the Opera)

A. L. Webber

Oh, What a Beautiful Morning (Oklahoma!)

Rogers & Hammerstein

Once Upon a Dream

S. Fain & J. Lawrence based on Tchaikovsky

Peter Gunn (from Peter Gunn TV series, Blues Brothers, and the video game Spy Hunter) (concert harp only)

H. Mancini

Pink Panther (from The Pink Panther) (concert harp only)

H. Mancini

The Promise/The Sacrifice (from The Piano)
(Concert harp only; this song is difficult and may require 4-6 weeks preparation time)

Michael Nyman

Rainbow Connection (from The Muppet Movie) (concert harp & viola only)


River Flows in You (in progress; it is strangely associated with the Twilight movies, but apparently never appeared in them)


Safe & Sound (from The Hunger Games)

Taylor Swift & more

Sea of Love (from Juno)

written by Phil Philips (sung by Cat Power in Juno)

Someday My Prince will Come


Somewhere in Time (Concert harp only)

John Barry

Somewhere My Love (Laura’s Theme from Doctor Zhivago)

P. F. Webster, M. Jarr

Speak Softly Love (Love Theme from The Godfather)

N. Rota & L. Kusik

Storybook Story (from The Princess Bride)


Summertime (Porgy & Bess)

Heyward & Gershwin

Sunrise, Sunset (from Fiddler on the Roof)


SuperMario Bros. Theme (concert harp only)


Teardrop (theme from ‘House’)

Massive Attack

A Thousand Years(from the Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn)

Chirstina Perri

To Zanarkand (from Final Fantasy X) (concert harp only)


Twilight and Mist (from Legends of the Fall)


Walking in the Air (theme from ‘The Snowman’)

Howard Blake

Wigwam (from The Royal Tenenbaums)
(concert harp & viola only; this song has not been done for a while, & may require 2-3 weeks prep time)


Young & Beautiful (from The Great Gatsby)

Grant, Nowels & Luhrmann

Zelda’s Lullaby (From Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time) - Concert harp required

Koji Kondo


R. Gilbert, A. Wrubel

plus several others


Some music that I don’t know how to categorize (generally learned for brides)

FYI here is our
new music policy

All I Want is You

Barry Polisar


One Republic

Beat It (Concert harp)

Michael Jackson

Beautiful Day


Better Together

Jack Johnson

Be Still

The Fray

Come Away with Me (Concert harp)

Norah Jones

Corrina Corrina

based on George Winston’s version

Count of Me

Bruno Mars


John Meyer

Falling in Love in a Coffe Shop (concert harp)

Landon Pigg

Fields of Gold


For My Wedding (Concert harp; but possible on Celtic)

Don Henley

Hard to Concentrate

Red Hot Chili Peppers


Pharrell Williams

Head Over Heels

Tears for Fears

Hey There Delilah

Plain White T’s

Ho Hey

The Lumineers

I Choose You

Sara Bareilles

I Miss You

Blink 152

Just Dance

Lady Gaga

Just the Way You Are

Bruno Mars

Kissed by a Rose



Jason Mraz

Marry Me


Marry You

Bruno Mars

Never Say Never

The Fray

Only Heart

John Meyer

Only Time




Rather Be

Clean Bandit

Right Down the Line

Gerry Rafferty

Scythian Empire

Andrew Bird

Secrets (difficult; may require a week to practice)

One Republic

Slow Show (the 2nd half/end of song)

National Boxer

Starlight (Concert harp required)



Death Cab by Cutie

Untitled #3

Sigor Ros

Viva La Vida


Women’s Realm

Belle & Sebastian

Yellow (vocals available)


Your Hand in Mine (better on Concert harp)

Explosions in the Sky

You’re Beautiful

James Blunt

Several Josh Groban songs:
You are Loved
February Song (Concert harp)
So She Dances (Concert harp)
Now or Never
In Her Eyes (Concert harp preferred; sections can be performed on Celtic harp)


Original Music


Eagle’s Sky (Reflections of the Heart CD)

Angelic Strings

Inflow (Reflections of the Heart CD)

Angelic Strings

Moonlight in Yucatan (Stairway CD)

Angelic Strings

River Flow (Reflections of the Heart CD)

Angelic Strings

Stray Cat(Stairway CD)

Angelic Strings

Sunset and Moonshadowe (Stairway CD)

Angelic Strings

The Happy Song (song for kids; shown just for fun)

Angelic Strings

Thunderstorm (Stairway CD)

Angelic Strings

Michael performs also at retirement communities.  Part of that setlist is here.


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