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Orchestral classical funeral music

Ten moving orchestral pieces that say 'farewell' in a way that only beautiful classical music can, selected by Barry Macdonald,  classical music afficionado.

When choosing classical music for the funeral, consult with the minister or celebrant as there will be time limitations.

If you want specific pieces of music played at your funeral, put these wishes in your Lifebox.

Elgar:  Enigma Variations -  Nimrod

Pachelbel: Canon in D

Dvorak:  9th Symphony: 2nd Movement,

 'From the New World'

Bach: Air on a G string

Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending

Mahler: 5th Symphony: 3rd movement adagietto

This sublime symphony is available at Amazon

Barber: Adagio for Strings

Elgar: Sospiri

Faure: Pavane Pour une Infante Defunte

Vivaldi: The Four Seasons:


Funeral directors, celebrants and crematorium staff will normally obtain the client's musical choices through Wesley Music who organise the playing of the music through good quality sound equipment.

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