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'Make me a channel of thy peace' instrumental by organist for exit. 29, Secular popular music39, Classical, Vaughan Williams 'The Lark ascending'


    1 Secular and popular with Mammy why did God take my Daddy

    overtly religious content Stand by me

    Walk through this world with me 2 Hymns sung by I the Lord of sea and sky - at the start

    congregation In bread we bring you lord our bodies’ labour - offertory

    Soul of my Saviour, sanctify my breast )

    Christ be beside me, Christ be before me) during communion

    I will be with you wherever you go )

    I know that my Redeemer lives- during censing of coffin

    I cannot tell why He whom angels worship recessional 3 Hymns sung by The Lord’s my shepherd

    congregation and Abide with me

    popular music CDs Since I first saw your face for entry, another popular song for


    4 Secular and popular with Elvis Presley ‘Burning Love’

    overtly religious content Mario Lanza ‘Walk with God’

    5 Secular popular music Pan Pipes Wind beneath my wings

    Barry White song You’re my everything’ 6 Hymns on CD instrumental hymn tunes crematorium choice 7 Secular popular music Spandau Ballet ‘True

    Bon Jovi ‘In these arms

    ‘Red Red Robin’ Hull KR song

    8 Secular and popular with Eva Cassidy ‘Song Bird’

    overtly religious content Cindy Lauper Time after Time

    Andrea Bocelli The Prayer

    9 Family withdrew

    10 Secular popular music Queen ‘Take my breath away’

    I sing it one last time for you

    ‘Summer Sun’

    11 Hymns on CD Harry Secombe Amazing Grace

    Harry Secombe Ave Maria

    12 Hymn and instrumental Abide with me sung by a singer

    Live jazz saxophone by a friend of the deceased for entry, exit

    and in the middle

    13 Secular popular and Ronan Keating ‘If tomorrow never comes’

    instrumental including Live bagpipes Last Goodbye’, ‘Amazing grace’, ‘Abide with

    hymn tunes me’

    14 Secular popular music Faith Hill There You'll Be

    Bette Midler The wind beneath my wings’

    The Rose

    15 Secular popular music The power of love

     You’ll never walk alone

    16 Secular popular music On The Street Where You Live

    ‘The way we were

    ‘Familiar places

    17 Secular popular music Abba ‘Super Trooper’

    Simon & Garfunkel ‘Bridge over troubled water

    Abba ‘I believe in angels’

    18 Hymns sung by Elvis Presley ‘Love me tender

    congregation and Beatles ‘In my life’

    popular music CDs ‘Abide with me’ sung by congregation 19 Classical Puccini arias

    20 Gospel songs on CD ‘Your love’s lifting me higher’

    ‘Happy Days’

    21 Hymns sung Instrumental hymn tunes by organist for entry and exit (chosen

    /instrumental, popular by organist)

    song with religious ‘Abide with me’ sung by congregation

    content Robson and Jerome I believe 22 Secular popular music Jim Reeves’ I love you because’ and ‘I won’t forget you’

    ‘Welcome to my world’

    23 Hymns sung by Jehovah’s Witness songs


    24 Hymn and overtly Cesar Franck ‘Panis Angelicus

    religious music on CD Exit music Morning has broken on CD 25 Secular popular and Hank Williams ‘Have I told you that I love you ‘

    overtly religious music Bette Midler ‘Wind beneath my wings’

    on CD ‘Pie Jesu from Andrew Lloyd Weber’s Requiem 26 Hymns on CD/organ Crem music instrumental hymn “Love one another” for entry

    and exit.

    ‘Abide with me’ on CD

    27 Hymn sung by ‘Abide with me’ sung by congregation

    congregation and Bette Midler ‘Wind beneath my wings’

    popular music CDs Frank Sinatra ‘My Way’

    Matt Munro ‘Softly as I leave you ‘ 28 Hymns sung by ‘Rock of ages’ instrumental by organist for entry

    congregation and ‘The King of love my Shepherd is’ and ‘Praise my soul the King

    instrumental of heaven’ sung

    ‘Make me a channel of thy peace’ instrumental by organist for


    29 Secular popular music ‘A ballad for Adeline’

    ‘Love is a many splendored thing’ 30 Family withdrew

    31 No music

    32 Secular popular music Elvis Presley ‘Crying in the chapel

    and popular music with Elvis Presley ‘Only you’

    religious content Elvis Costello ‘She’

    33 Secular popular music Bette Midler From a distance

    and popular music with Johnny Cash ‘Walk the line’

    religious content

    34 Hymn on CD and popular Harry Secombe ‘The Old Rugged Cross’

    secular music ‘Mama’

    ‘Time to say goodbye’

    35 Classical and popular Handel ‘Water music’

    secular music ‘Never forget’

    Michael Bolton ‘Missing you now’ 36 Popular secular music Lakme Flower Duet

    Roger Whittaker ‘The Last Farewell’

    ‘Red Red Robin’

37 Classical and popular Beethoven ‘Moonlight sonata’

    secular music Louis Armstrong ‘Wonderful world’

    Eva Cassidy ‘Over the rainbow’

    38 Hymn and instrumental ‘Nearer my God to thee’ sung by congregation

    organ music organ music for entry and exit

    39 Classical Vaughan Williams ‘The Lark ascending’

    Schubert ‘Adagio for String Quintet’

    Beethoven ‘Quartet from Fidelio’

    40 Classical Organ music throughout, entry and exit not identified, middle

    ‘Dreaming’ by Schumann

    41 Hymns and classical ‘O love that will not let me go’

    organ music ‘Love divine all loves excelling’

    ‘Amazing grace’

    organ music for entry and exit - Bach, Handel and


    42 Popular secular music At graveside Barbra Streisand ‘Evergreen’

    At hotel Glen Miller as people assembled and at end

    Frank Sinatra ‘My Way’

    Michael Buble ‘That’s life’

    Barbra Streisand ‘Don’t rain on my parade’ 43 Classical religious Allegri ‘Miserere’

    44 Hymn and popular ‘I vow to thee my country’ by singer on CD

    secular music ‘Now we are free’ from the film Gladiator

    ‘Somewhere there’s a place for us’ from West Side Story

    ‘To where you are’

    ‘The power of love’

    ‘Are you going to San Francisco’

    45 Psalms Jewish psalms

    46 Hymns, religious songs Funeral: Come thou long expected Jesus

    and classical organ music Loving shepherd of thy sheep

     One more step along the world I go

    Memorial service: ‘All creatures of our God and King

     Eternal father strong to save

     One more step along the world I go

     All my hope on God is founded

    Memorial: ‘Let there be peace on earth

     ‘Jesu joy of man’s desiring’

     organ music at beginning chosen by organist

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