Most items that fit two categories are listed only in one, to save space. There are two pieces by this name; ask for it by its Schmeider number, BMV565. Awake, My Soul, and with the Sun (Norwich Cathedral Choir) Be Not Afraid Be Thou My Vision (Irish: B Thusa 'mo Shile, a traditional hymn from Ireland, performed by Mark Howard, John Mock, Stuart Duncan) Because He Lives (Kristin Chenoweth) Blessed Assurance (Ricky Skaggs and The Whites) By Name I Have Called You (Thirty Three) Children of the Heavenly Father (Anne Walsh).
You can find many beautiful hymns for organ music under Bach (classical), for example. Among choral versions, listen to Atlanta Sacred Chorale Come Labor On (St. Thomas Choir Of Men And Boys) Come, Ye Disconsolate, from the album Saints and Pioneers Down By the Riverside (Gospel Music Crew).
Listen to samples of • Classical music for funerals and memorial services • Hymns and inspirational music • Anthems • Patriotic and military music • Popular secular music for a funeral or memorial service • Steve Taravella's proposed selections I assembled this list for the final session of my life story legacy writing workshop, because the participants wanted to plan their own funerals. 'Death and the Maiden (String Quartet No.14 in D minor D810, performed here by Borodin Quartet) Shostakovich, Dimitri.
Surprised at how hard it was to find a list of recommended musical selections, I decided to prepare one myself, with the help of friends. 208, Lumiere String Quartet) See more Bach organ music under Hymns. Prelude & Fugue No.24 in D minor Taverner, John, Funeral Ikos and Song for Athene (Christopher Robinson) Vaughn Williams, Ralph. Dies irae and Sanctus from (Movements II and IV from Requiem, Robert Shaw & the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra) Mild und leise (Liebestod) (Jessye Norman singing Isoldes heartbreaking farewell to life in Tristan und Isolde) You'll find many versions of most of these songs, solo and group, vocal and instrumental, religious, folk, and just plain music.
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring (from Cantata BWV 147, Herz und Mund und Tat und Lebenperformed by Barrymore Chamber Orchestra. Vaughan Williams, performed by Choral Evensong Trinity Cathedral) Gaudeamus Igitur (a traditional graduation song that for many holds strong sentimental value). So many versions, including Tennessee Ernie Fords and Patsy Clines.