Wedding Suite

Instrumentation: Solo piano

Duration: ca. 4 minutes 15 seconds

I. Processional: Amazing Grace
II. Bridal Processional: Passion and Purity
III. Recessional: With Joy

Year composed: 2009

Place composed: Costa Mesa, CA

Dedication: This work is dedicated to my lovely bride, Eleanor Crawford Harbison.

Program Notes: Written for the composer’s own wedding ceremony, this piece includes a processional for the groomsmen and bridesmaids based on “Amazing Grace,” an original bridal processional based on a theme from the composer’s childhood, and a recessional based on “Baba O’Riley” by The Who. More information can be found on The Listening Blog‘s post Wedding Music, Part 4: All The Music.