MUSIC FOR A MEMORIAL SERVICE OR FUNERAL

Suggestions for Funeral/Memorial Music

If you don’t have a clue how to choose music for a funeral or memorial, check out this list of songs.

Religious
Amazing Grace
Ave Maria
How Great Thou Art
On Eagles’ Wings
In the Garden
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring
Hymn of the Universe
It Is Well With My Soul
Today
Classical
Reverie – Debussy
Clair de Lune – Debussy
New World Symphony (Going Home) – Dvorak
18th Variation – Rachmaninoff
Popular and Folk
Angels Among Us
The Rose
Memory
Over The Rainbow
Wind Beneath My Wings
What a Wonderful World
Danny Boy
Greensleeves
You’ll Never Walk Alone

Family members may know one or two favorites of the deceased, and have a few requests of their own. The memorial service is a beautiful closure for family and friends. The shared memories will bring up sadness along with happy times.

To hear samples of these songs and many more ideas, go to www.heavenlyharpist.com/harp-cd.htm. Click on any CD and any song to listen.

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