Classical Music for Funerals

Classical music can be an incredibly powerful way to express emotions or reflect the personality of a loved one. We have curated some of the most popular music for funerals from a variety of renowned composers to help you find that perfect tribute.

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Adagio in G Minor

Albinoni

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Agnus Dei, Adagio for Strings

Barber

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Air

Bach

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Album for the Young, "Song of the Reaper"

Schumann

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Alleluia

Mozart

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Angels Farewell

Elgar

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Another World

Antimo Magnotta

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At Home

Antimo Magnotta

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Ave Maria

Schubert

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Ave Verum Corpus

Mozart

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Beati Quorum Via

Standford

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Bogoroditse Devo

Rachmaninoff

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Canon in D Major

Pachelbel

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Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten

Part

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Carnival of the Animals, "The Swan"

Saint-Saens

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Clair de Lune

Debussy

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Cosi Fan Tutte, "Soave Sia Il Vento"

Mozart

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Dance of the Blessed Spirits

Gluck

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Dido and Aeneas, "Dido's Lament"

Purcell

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Eight Short Preludes & Fuges

Bach

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Farewell to Stromness

Maxwell Davies

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Four Seasons, "Summer"

Vivaldi

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Funeral March

Chopin

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Funeral Sentences

Purcell

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Gianni Schicchi, "O Mia Babbino Caro"

Puccini

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Gnossienne No 1 for Piano

Satie

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God Be in My Head

Walford Davies

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How Lovely Are Thy Dwellings Fair

Brahms

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I Waited for the Lord

Mendelssohn

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I'm Dancing Alone

Antimo Magnotta

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In Paradisum

Fauré

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Irish Tune from County Derry

Grainger

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Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring

Bach

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La Traviata, Act 1 "Libiamo "ne'lieti calici" (the drinking song)

Verdi

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La Traviata, Act 2 "Che fai?" - "Nulla"

Verdi

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La Vita Segreta

Antimo Magnotta

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Laudate Dominum

Mozart

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Libera, "Glory to Thee"

Tallis

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Madame Butterfly, "Un Bel di Vedremo"

Puccini

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Marru'

Antimo Magnotta

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Messiah, "Hallelujah Chorus"

Handel

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Messiah, "I Know That my Redeemer Liveth"

Handel

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Moonlight Sonata

Beethoven

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Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary

Purcell

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My Sailing Piano

Antimo Magnotta

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Nabucco, "Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves"

Verdi

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Nimrod

Elgar

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Nulla in Mundo Pax Sincera

Vivaldi

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O for the Wings of a Dove

Mendelssohn

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Only Eyes

Antimo Magnotta

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Panis Angelicus

Franck

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Pavane

Fauré

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Piano Concerto No 2 in C Minor

Rachmaninoff

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Piano Concerto No 21 'Elvira Madigan'

Mozart

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Prelude No 15 'The Raindrop'

Chopin

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Requiem Aeternam

Verdi

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Requiem in D Minor

Mozart

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Requiem, "Lacrimosa"

Mozart

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Requiem, "Pie Jesu"

Fauré

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Salut d'Amour

Elgar

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Semele, "Where E'er You Walk"

Handel

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Solemn Melody

Walford Davies

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Solomon, "May no rash intruder"

Handel

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Song for Athene

Tavener

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Symphony No 1, 3rd Movement

Mahler

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Symphony No 3 Extract (for Organ Manuals)

Saint-Saens

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Symphony No 5, "Adagietto"

Maher

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Symphony No 5, Adagio Lamentoso

Tchaikovsky

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Symphony No 5, Toccata

Widor

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Symphony No 6, Adagio Lamentoso

Tchaikovsky

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The Armed Man, Benedictus

Jenkins

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The Dead March

Handel

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The Lark Ascending

Vaughan Williams

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The Last Post

Traditional Bugle Call

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The Lord is My Shepherd

Schubert

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The Nutcracker, "Waltz of the Flowers"

Tchaikovsky

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The Waves

Einaudi

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Third Mode Melody

Tallis

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Thou Wilt Keep Him in Perfect Peace

Welsey

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Time to Say Goodbye

Music: Francesco Sartori, Lyrics: Lucio Quarantotto

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Toccata, Adagio & Fuge in C

Bach

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Tosca, "Vissi D'Arte"

Puccini

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Turandot, "Nessun Dorma"

Puccini

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Two Sunsets

Einaudi

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Xerxes, "Largo"

Handel

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