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10 Best Instrumental Funeral Songs

Instrumental music offers a universally understood language of emotion, making it a poignant choice for funerals. This page presents a curated list of instrumental pieces designed to convey the range of feelings experienced during this time, from sorrow to reflection to hope.

Below shows the following songs on the page: Canon in D, Clair de Lune, Gymnopédie No. 1, Moonlight Sonata, The Swan, Air on the G String, Largo, Adagio for Strings, Cavatina, Pavane.

1) Canon in D

Song Written by Johann Pachelbel

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2) Clair de Lune

Song Written by Claude Debussy

3) Gymnopédie No. 1

Song Written by Erik Satie

4) Moonlight Sonata

Song Written by Moonlight Sonata

5) The Swan

Song Written by Camille Saint-Saëns

6) Air on the G String

Song Written by Johann Sebastian Bach

7) Largo

Song Written by George Frideric Handel

8) Adagio for Strings

Song Written by Samuel Barber

9) Cavatina

Song Written by Stanley Myers

10) Pavane

Song Written by Gabriel Fauré

Popular Songs

This section explores popular songs that are often chosen for funeral ceremonies.
Remember Me
How Long Will I Love You
Bring Him Home
Abide With Me
The Carnival Is Over
Spirit In The Sky
Pie Jesu