“The Big Fat Greek Wedding Factor. Americans who had more guests at their nuptials are more likely to report high-quality marriages than those with a small wedding party, even after controlling for their education and income.”
Getting married is certainly one of the great events in your life. Having the Ceremony and/or Reception in the Great Outdoors just adds the right amount of romance to make your Wedding a spectacular event. At least that is the theory!
For those of us living in the Midwest with its variable weather, planning outdoor Weddings can be a really tricky affair.… Read the rest
In the repertoire of wedding music there are two traditional bookends: for the Bride’s entrance: Richard Wagner’s “Bridal Chorus” (covered in a previous post) and for the Couple’s exit: the Felix Mendelssohn “Wedding March” from A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Here is what the Mendelssohn “Wedding March” sounds like in the original orchestral arrangement:
Mendelssohn and his “Wedding March”
Felix Bartholdy-Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Felix Bartholdy-Mendelsohn (1809-1847) composed the “Wedding March” to be part of the incidental music that he wrote for a production of Shakespeare’s AMidsummer Night’s Dream.… Read the rest