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Gay Marriage Songs

This is a list of songs submitted in the GALA Artistic Director Google discussion list in early 2014.


This Marriage
Eric Whitacre - Gender neutral and absolutely gorgeous!!

Set Me as A Seal
multiple settings by Rene Clausen, David Childs...

Chosen Family
David Maddux
Yelton Rhodes Music

Wedding Cantata
Daniel Pinkham

Songs and Sonnets of Shakespeare
By George Shearing (Come with me and be my love...)
Hinshaw Publishing

O My Luve's Like A Red Red Rose
David Dickau: (TTBB arr Jay Kawarsky)

O My Luve's Like A Red Red Rose
Rene Clausen

Get me to the Church on Time
Tom Gentry

Unpublished or Self-Published

Marry Us from "NakedMan" by Robert Seeley

Getting Married
by David Maddox

I Do By Eric Lane Barnes

The Couple Next Door
Phyllis Golden

Love that Dares Speak it's Name
Jeffry Nytch

Never My Love, performed by The Association
There is a beautiful SATB a cappella (Roger Emerson) arrangement, P.O.P. - I have a copy and it's possible to get permission from the Library of Congress. Adapts easily to TTBB. – Kathleen McGuire

Time In A Bottle
Arr. - Kathleen McGuire

Mother I Will Have a Husband
Thomas Morley madrigal, arr for TTBB by Jane Ramseyer Miller

General notes

Many settings from the Song of Solomon. (Arise, my love, and come away...).

Program from "Love Dare Speak It's Name" One Voice Mixed Chorus - Minnesota

Website with a wealth of material about same-sex marriage equality that might be helpful:

Barbershop pieces on topic of Marriage: