I mentioned recently that my wife and I just celebrated our 10-year anniversary. The music during the ceremony was performed by a string quartet. Looking back, this was probably my favorite aspect of the entire ceremony. (Except for the, you know, wife part.) I’ve never been much for wedding music, but I really enjoyed this. Pachelbel Canon in D was our wedding march, so I found this to be very funny:
The guy in the video above is complaining about the cello part of the piece, which I guess is quite dull to play. Our cellist was my cousin, who now works at Red Hat. I mention this because I know some readers here are familiar with him and I thought that would be an interesting bit of trivia.
A further note is that our violinist went on to be part of Shania Twain‘s band, and performed on the Tonight Show a few years later. It was kind of strange seeing someone on TV and thinking, “Wow. He performed at my wedding.”
I can’t say enough good things about the string quartet. If you find yourself getting married and don’t want to go with organ music, I think this is a great way to go.
Oh yeah: Happy Valentine’s Day
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