Bridal Chorus

What Is the Bridal Chorus?

The Bridal Chorus is a piece of music from Richard Wagner’s opera Lohengrin and dates back to 1850.

This chorus is often used in western world weddings as the bride enters the church.

Key Points

  • This is a slow and solemn piece of music.
  • It is also referred to as the Wedding March or the Bridal March
  • As the bridal chorus starts to play the guest will stand to honor the bride.

 

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