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Wedding Processional Music

Wedding Processional Music

Some things may seem easy than the really are. One of the most common example of this is the choice of the wedding processional music. It is only during the planning of the wedding that most brides come to the realization of this. The first dance song is very simple to choose because it carries with it some meaning and emotions value on   the couples side. The bride and the groom have a lot of questions to answer before you decide which music will play for hat great entrance. Some questions are, will the music have lyrics or not? Will the music be upbeat or subdued>? And finally is it classical or contemporary?

A wedding processional music is that song you will be dancing along with your wedding party during your wedding.  This happens when you will be walking down the aisle. You have two options to make. You may either choose a song for everyone or you may decide to choose on to choose a separate song for our grand music. The processional music should not be more upbeat than your recessional music. Your recessional song will happen when you are leaving the venue.

melbourne wedding acoustic music

First of all, make sure that you do self-reflection. Try to see what type of music that you think will be of importance to you. Ask yourself if it is to remind you of that lovely moment or just to remind how your relationship is like.  This is your day and you do not need to rush yourself nobody should influence you to make them happy. Choose the song that is only important to you alone. Know that there is no time you will have all people like the same song. Go ahead and enjoy that favorite song and what will follow is a sweet procession.

Among the traditional choices, the here comes the bride ids the most popularity you go for the classical pieces. It is usually played with the use of an organ. A more modern and upgraded form that is good for you to try is the use of a classical piano. This will preserve the element of tradition while at the same time making sure that the usual drama associated with this type of song.

It has been hard for couples to decide between a classical instrumental and a modern like love song which has vocals accompanying it. If you find yourself fixed in this situation, there is something you can do without losing any one of the two. What about a blend of the two. Have an instrumental cover having one of your favorite vocals.

Do you have any particular film that you just keep remembering no matter how many years back you watched it? What about the soundtrack of that film? Can you imagine that you can walk down the aisle with that particular soundtrack you like? It will be accompanied by that personal touch that you may find yourself almost shedding those tears of joy and appreciate the decision for your marriage. The best thing is that you have hundreds to choose from.

 

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Acoustic Ceremony: Choose the right amplification

Choosing the right amplification

Have you ever attended a wedding where the celebrant´s words cannot be heard with clarity and the acoustic music is just a faint whisper in the back ground?

acoustic wedding amplification

Wedding Music should accompany the celebration as a soundtrack colours our favourite movies. Music should surround our guests and reward them with unique emotions than further uplift the wedding spirit.

acoustic wedding

At ceremonies we generally like to have acoustic wedding music performed with  violins, guitar cello, vocals and other similar instrumentation.   As a rule, in relation to sound amplification, I strongly urge to reinforce the natural acoustic sound and spread it towards the guests. Avoid having one focal point where the music screams from. Amplify so the music can surround the audience and create the desired acoustic wedding ceremony As a consequence the musicians will play with an increase in dynamic range further contributing to the overall enjoyment of the wedding ceremony.

The minimum required amplification level will be determined by the type of indoor venue or outdoor setting, the number of guests and common sense based on basic knowledge of how sound travels and interacts with objects  in it´s path.

Church acoustic wedding

Let‘s consider that the celebration will take place in a large church. Have you ever noticed how the spoken word at a relatively short distance sounds muddled?  Modern public address systems solve this problem by slightly amplifying speech and delivering it a low volume to different areas of the church through an array of speakers.

Our contracted live wedding music should also take advantage of this  pre installed amplification. However the acoustic instruments must be miked with minimum miking and the mixed signal fed to the in house amplification. This solution requires testing to assure impedance and signal levels match between equipment to avoid unnecessary humming, feedback and noises.

acoustic wedding mikingStereo  Microphone Technique. All you will need for a small ensemble in a acoustic Wedding ceremony.

Now let’s consider the celebration is outdoors, with no walls, no reflecting surfaces and with possible wind.

Low frequencies carry through the air in large waves and can be heard very easily. What tends to be muffled, not allowing  us to hear the celebrant and or enjoy the music is the masking of the high frequencies by objects and wind.

Spreading out the speakers and placing the high frequency generators at the ear level of the tallest attendant will generally deliver the needed clarity. Time delay and phase cancellation consequences of speaker placement should also be addressed.

Songful, our acoustic wedding duo visits the proposed venues, studies the acoustics and proposes the best sound solution at minimum cost. We assure our sound will carry all over the venue with clarity at all stages of the ceremony. Our quote includes PA system for indoor and outdoor venues for up to 100 guests. Our music will be the desired soundtrack of your special day.

Songful. Live at Elena and Patrick´s Wedding . 2014

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