Funeral Music

When it is our time to leave this planet, our friends, family and loved ones honor us with a funeral or memorial service in our name.  Here are some songs that have been requested to be played or sung at funerals and memorial services:

Adoration (William Sickles)

Air from “Water Music Suite”  (Handel)

Air on the G String (Bach)

All I Ask of You (Phantom of the Opera)

Amazing Grace

“Amelie” theme music (Yann Tiersen)

Angel (Sarah McLachlan)

Anticipation (V. Michael McKay)

Arioso (J.S. Bach)

Ave Maria (Bach/Gounod, Schubert)

Be Not Afraid

Bridge Over Troubled Water  (Simon & Garfunkel)

Candle on the Water (from Pete’s Dragon)

Clair de lune (Debussy)

Come What May (Moulin Rouge 2001)

Con Te Partiro

Dance with my Father (Luther Vandross)


Gift of Love, the

Gymnopédie (Satie)

Here I am, Lord

How Great Thou Art

I Believe

If  (David Gates)

In the Garden

Largo Ombra Mai Fu from “Xerxes” (Handel)

Lord’s Prayer  (Malotte)

The “Love Boat” theme

Make You Feel My Love  (Bob Dylan, Adele)

Meditation from “Thaïs”  (Jules Massenet)

Moonlight Sonata (Beethoven)

My Funny Valentine (Babes in Arms)

Nadia’s Theme

The Old Rugged Cross

On this Day, O Beautiful Mother

Over the Rainbow

Panis Angelicus (César Franck)

Prelude no. 1 (Bach)

Psalm XVIII  (Marcello)

Rock of Ages

The Rose

Secret Garden (selections)

Sheep May Safely Graze  (J.S. Bach)

Somewhere (West Side Story, “There’s a time for us”)

Somewhere, My Love (from Doctor Zhivago)

Song for Sienna ( Brian Crain)

Song from a Secret Garden (Secret Garden)

Swan, the (Saint-Saëns)

Swing Low, Sweet Chariot

A Time for Us (Romeo & Juliet)

Time in a Bottle (Jim Croce 1970s)

Time to Say Good-Bye

To a Wild Rose  (Edward MacDowell)

Walk With You (from Touched by an Angel)

The Way We Were

Wind Beneath My Wings (1980s)

You Raise Me Up (Josh Groban ‘03)

You’ll Never Walk Alone

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