Glossary Term:Processional

The music played as the wedding party is entering the wedding ceremony.

The music that accompanies the wedding party as they enter the wedding ceremony is the processional.

Preferences for the music selection differ.  Some of the more traditional/popular choices for a wedding processional include:

  • Wagner’s Bridal Chorus (“Here Comes the Bride”)
Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
processional (noun)
1.
a book containing material for a - procession
2.
a musical composition (as a hymn) designed for a procession
3.
a ceremonial procession
processional (adjective)
of, relating to, or moving in a - procession
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