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Here Comes The Bride

December 30, 2019

For our 38th wedding anniversary- Happy New Year!

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We are all familiar with Here Comes The Bride. It has been played at millions of weddings in the western world for over 150 years. However, not everyone knows the origin of this popular tune. It is actually the bridal chorus from Richard Wagner’s opera Lohengrin. It was first performed in 1850 and has since become associated with weddings everywhere. In its traditional form, it is much longer than the familiar wedding theme, although some ceremonies use part of the interlude as well.

Give it a listen here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_7Su2qPT_P0 (This is the complete long version.)

If you want the entire lyrics, I’ll oblige in both German and English as follows:

German
Treulich geführt (The Bridal Chorus / The Wedding March)

Treulich geführt ziehet dahin,
wo euch der Segen der Liebe bewahr’!
Siegreicher Mut, Minnegewinn
eint euch in Treue zum seligsten Paar.
Streiter der Tugend, schreite voran!
Zierde der…

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17 Comments
  1. Beauty remains. Happy New Year.

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  2. KiM permalink

    Happy anniversary

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  3. Happy anniversary & happy New year to you and your family

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  4. A new year to dream big dreams, to set big goals and achieve all that you are wishing for. Happy New Year!

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  5. It’s a very, good and informative way of starting the new decade!
    Happy New year 🙂

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  6. You’re welcome !

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  7. Happy New Year
    😊⚘😊

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