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"Here Comes The Bride"

Music Theory2013-5-15By: Stephen Tseronakis

Everyone knows the famous wedding song Here Comes The Bride. This song was composed by German composer Richard Wagner and was initially called The Bridal March. Nowadays it is played when a bride walks down the aisle to meet her future husband. But did you know that this song was initially played when the bride entered her bridal chamber, often to a man whose name she did not know as weddings were commonly arranged.


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