Specialty Acts
Ben and Jenny Weiss Duo


Ben and Jenny Weiss

The Weiss Duo, a husband and wife duet, will bring both their virtuoso talent as well as a joy of playing together to every event. Regardless if you are planning a small intimate gathering or large grand event, they will help create an atmosphere that you and your guests will never forget. They offer a wide range of classical and popular selections to make your special occasion memorable and unique. Ben and Jenny Weiss both graduated from the prestigious Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. Here in Charleston, you can find them performing with Chamber Music Charleston, The Sound of Charleston, and the Charleston Symphony Orchestra. Their incredible musicality, years of experience, and amazing compatibility makes this duo the perfect choice for your event.   




Song List

Wedding Music and Classical Favorites:

J.S. Bach, Air on the G String from Suite # 3 in D Major
J.S. Bach, Andante from Brandenburg Concerto #2 in F Major
J.S. Bach, Arioso from Cantata #156
J.S. Bach, Gigue from Suite # 3 in D Major
J.S. Bach, Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring from Cantata #147
J.S. Bach, March in D Major from the Anna Magdalene Bach Notebook
J.S. Bach, My Heart Ever Faithful Aria from Cantata #68
J.S. Bach, Rondeau from Orchestral Suite # 2 in B Minor
J.S. Bach, Sheep May Safely Graze from Cantata #208

J.S. Bach, Wachet Auf
Bach-Gounod, Ave Maria

Beethoven, Minuet in G
Beethoven, Ode to Joy from Symphony #9

Beethoven, Ode to Joy
Brahms, Variations on a Theme of Haydn, Op. 56
Brahms, Sicilienne
Brahms, St. Anthony Chorale
Charpentier, Prelude from Te Deum
Clarke, Trumpet Voluntary
Franck, Panis Angelicus from Messe Solonelle, Op. 12
Gossec, Gavotte
Gossec, Tambourin

Handel, Allegro from Sonata in F Major, Op. 1 #11
Handel, Entrance of the Queen of Sheba
Handel, La Rejouissance from The Fireworks Music
Handel, Largo from Xerxes
Handel, Sarabande from Oboe Concerto in G Minor
Handel, Air, Allegro, Andante, Bourree, Hornpipe from Water Music Suite

Handel, Hornpipe from Water Music in D

Loeillet, Allegro
Massenet, Meditation from Thais
Mouret, Rondeau from Sifonies de Fanfares
Mendelssohn, Wedding March from A Midsummer Night's Dream
Mendelssohn, Rondeau from Sinfonies de Fanfares

Mozart, Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, Menuetto, Romanza - String Quartet in G Major, K 525
Mozart, Ave Verum Corpus from K. 618
Mozart, Rondo alla turca from Piano Sonata in A Major, K. 331

Pachelbel, Canon
Purcell, Rondeau from Incidental Music to Abdelazer
Purcell, Trumpet Tune
Purcell, When I Am Laid in Earth from Dido and Aeneas

Rimsky-Korsakov, Scheherazade Theme

Schubert, Andante from String Quartet in A minor, Op. 29 "Rosamunde"
Schubert, Ave Maria

Schumann, Traumerei from Kinderscenen, Op. 15, #7
Telemann, Presto from Sonatina in F Major
Telemann, Vivace from Sonata in F Major for flute
Vivaldi, Largo from the Four Seasons
Vivaldi, Danza Pastorale from Violin Concerto in E Major, Op. 8 #1 - "Spring"

Wagner, Bridal Chorus from Act III of Lohengrin

Amazing Grace - Early American Melody

Be Thou My Vision - Traditional Irish Melody

Simple Gifts - Shaker Hymn


Classical Duos:

Mozart, Two Duos (K.V. 423 and 424)

Jansa, Three Duets (Op. 70)

Pleyel, Three Duets (Op. 69)

Whistler and Hummel compilation and arrangements for Violin and Viola

Hoffmeister, Duet in G major

Beethoven, Three Duets for Violin and Viola

J. Strauss, Artist's Life Kunstler-Leben, Op. 316
J. Strauss, Vienna Life Wiener Blut, Op. 354
J. Strauss, You and You from Die Fledermaus, Op. 367
Tschaikovsky, Waltz from Album for the Young, Op. 39 #8
Waldteufel, The Skaters Waltz Les Patineurs, Op. 183
Delibes, Valse Lente from Coppelia
Chopin, Grande Valse Brilliante from Waltz in Eb Major, Op. 18

Gilbert & Sullivan:
H.M.S. Pinafore
I'm Called Little Buttercup
Never Mind The Why and Wherefore
The Mikado
As Some Day It May Happen
Willow, Tit-Willow
A Magnet Hung In a Hardware Shop
The Pirates of Penzance
I Am The Very Model of Modern Major-General
Poor Wandering One

Irish Music:
Si Bheag, Si Mhor - Irish Air
The Wearing of the Green - Irish Air
Coleraine - Irish Jig
Garry Owen - Irish Jig
The Irish Washerwoman - Irish Jig
Kesh Jig - Irish Jig
Swallowtail Jig - Irish Jig
Molloy, The Kerry Dance

Joplin Rags:
The Easy Winners
The Entertainer
Maple Leaf Rag
Pine Apple Rag
The Strenuous Life

Popular Tunes:
Alexander's Ragtime Band (Berlin)
In the Good Old Summertime (Evans & Shields)
Let Me Call You Sweetheart (Friedman & Whitson)
Toot, Toot, Tootsie from Bombo (Kahn, Erdman and Russo)
Merry Widow Waltz from The Merry Widow (Lehar)
Glow Worm from The Girl Behind the Counter (Lincke & Robinson)
For Me and My Gal (Meyer, Leslie & Goetz)
The Band Played On (Ward & Palmer)

American Fiddle Tunes:
Arkansas Traveler
Bill Cheatham
Chicken Reel
Devil's Dream
Dusty Miller
Fisher's Hornpipe
Old Joe Clark

Traditional Christmas Music:
Angels We Have Heard on High
Away in a Manger
Coventry Carol
Deck the Halls
For Unto Us a Child is Born
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Good Christian Men, Rejoice
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
Jolly Old Saint Nicholas
The Nutcracker, Dance of the Reed Flutes, Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy, Overture, Trepak
O Little Town of Bethlehem
Silent Night
Sing We Now of Christmas Noel Nouvelet
Wassail Song
We Three Kings of Orient Are
We Wish You a Merry Christmas

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