Dazzle your guests at the wedding with this wedding march easy piano music. This arrangement is in the key of C major with no sharps or flats.
This is the most popular choice for weddings in many western cultures. Felix Mendelssohn wrote this in 1842 and came from his suite of incidental music. This music was written for Shakespeare’s play entitled A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
This wedding processional was first heard at the marriage of Queen Victoria and Prince Frederick William of Prussia in 1858. It is now an American classic favorite. Vladimir Horowitz wrote a virtuoso piano arrangement of the piece and used it often as an encore at his concerts.
Easy Piano Sheet Music
This easy piano sheet music arrangement of the wedding march was composed by Mendelessohn. It could easily be used for playing at a small wedding on either a piano or a church organ.
Play this piece on organ and use the foot pedals. Simply use the bass clef notes of the left hand and duplicate those same notes with the foot pedals. You can also modify them to make it easiest for you to play both hands and one foot at the same time.
Print out the easy piano sheet music arrangement of the Wedding March by clicking on the first link below. The second link will allow you to listen to the midi recording.
Piano Practice Tips
Often you will be playing this easy piano arrangement in a larger hall or church sanctuary. Consider some very useful piano practice tips as you begin.
Play the left hand in octaves to give a deeper bass sound effect throughout. When there are eighth notes in the left hand simply play what is written to make it less difficult.
Also, another great piano practice tip. This tip will make this piece seem more grandiose. Simply play the right hand one octave higher at measures 5 through 8. Then return to regular as seen on paper hand position to play the next measures.
However, is critically important to master the rhythm of the right hand in the first measure. Play this pattern 3 more times during the piece. Notice a half note followed by a dotted quarter note and then an eighth note below:
Make easy work out of your left hand fingering by using the fingering suggested below. Notice the same repeated left hand patterns throughout the piece.