“Bridal Chorus” – Richard Wagner

Below is the lesson for the “Bridal Chorus” by Richard Wagner.

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This piece is generally known as “Here Comes the Bride.” Our fingerstyle take includes the main melody plus an additional section from the composition.

Originally, this piece was known as the “Bridal Chorus” from the 1850 opera Lohengrin by German composer Richard Wagner. It became popular after it was performed at the wedding of Victoria, Princess Royal, and Frederick William, Prince of Prussia in 1858.

From a playing standpoint, this piece is best suited for the seasoned intermediate player. As a wedding march, the recommended tempo falls in the low to mid range of andante (meaning: at a walking pace, from 76–108 bpm).

Part 1 – Performance & Free Lesson

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