Choosing The Right Musichelpful tips

Music at a funeral usually includes most (if not all) of the following:

  1. Music before the ceremony, as mourners assemble
  2. A piece as the coffin is carried in
  3. Hymns (if the ceremony is religious)
  4. One or two musical items during the ceremony
  5. Music at the end of the ceremony

Organ Music

Here are some popular organ pieces for funerals. All are performed by our own musicians – so this is how it would actually sound were you to engage an organist through us.

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Hymns

Most church funerals will include one or two hymns, though occasionally more are chosen. Please click on the symbol to hear the hymn, and click here for a pdf of the words of all the hymns below.

Choir Anthems

At many church funerals, the choir sings an anthem or two, either accompanied by the organist or unaccompanied.

The following suggestions are performed by our own artists – and all by a choir of just eight singers – so this is how it would actually sound were you to engage a choir through us.

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Solo Vocal

Sometimes families prefer to hear an item sung by a soloist rather than a choir. Below are some suitable suggestions.

The following suggestions are performed by our own singers, so this is how it would actually sound were you to engage a solo singer through us.

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