Wedding March

Mendelssohn's Wedding March is a popular classical music selection played during the wedding party's recessional.

 

Felix Mendelssohn was a German composer who created the Wedding March that was first performed in 1842 for the Shakespeare play A Midsummer Night's Dream.

The Wedding March gained popularity after Queen Victoria selected it for the recessional of her daughter Vicky's 1858 wedding to Prince Frederick of Prussia.

Synonyms:
Mendelssohn's Wedding March
Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
wedding march (noun)
a march of slow tempo and stately character that is composed or played to accompany the bridal procession
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