Words and music at funerals
At Craven, we understand that both words and music have the power to evoke strong emotions at funerals. That’s why they play such a key part at most services these days.
In the past, eulogies were delivered by the local vicar or priest – but many families now prefer to speak about the person’s life, read poems, or even read out a letter written by the deceased themselves.
Many people now prefer to have their own favourite music played at funerals. Interestingly, the songs chosen are increasingly more contemporary – and even light-hearted choices are now popular. There’s also a growing trend for live music such as bagpipes, Spanish guitars and jazz bands.