Dance Music for the Wedding Reception
The most enjoyable part of
the wedding reception is the dance music.
When choosing dance music
for your wedding, you need to decide if you want the services of a
or a band for your wedding. For a church wedding, you could sit
with the minister to decide on the music for each of
the four sections of the wedding ceremony: The Prelude,
The Processional, The Signing of the Register and The Recessional. When you
choose music for your wedding, you could decide the choice of
depending on the guests for your wedding and the trend for music. One option
is to have an interesting mix of romantic melodies and party
numbers as dance music for your wedding.
bride and bridegroom traditionally take the dance floor to a waltz. Then
they take turns as the bride groom dances with his mother-in-law
and then with his mother. The bride dances with her father-in-law
and then with her father. The best man dances with the chief
bridesmaid. The other bridesmaids join hands with the ushers. They are soon followed by
other guests. You could have a live band, which are associated and favored
for the 'real music', alternating with a disc jockey as he
plays dance music for your wedding. The live band
could play slow music and set the tempo for the fast paced
danceable tracks, by the DJ. Hiring a DJ is less expensive
a real live band of professionals. Listen to the tracks of the DJ or
assess the live band before giving them a 'Yes' to perform
dance music at the wedding reception. T
heir systems and equipment should be compatible with
the venue. You could give a list of tracks which would be
desired to be played and also the sequential order if you
In case the musicians or the Djs have to do an 'encore' you want
to check to see if there will be any additional charge.
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