The following Advanced Orchestra titles
are available directly from
David Winkler Music:
Beautiful Savior – Updated version, as recorded by the Nashville Praise Symphony. The original version as published by Genevox requires a big organ sound toward the end, but this setting does not.
Beautiful Savior (Handbells) – Optional parts for handbell choir.
Here I Am, Lord – Dynamic and moving song by Dan Schutte, this arrangement features the string section (though it could be performed without strings).
View the conductor's score. Note in the score that there are two options for the ending, one "quiet" and one "big."
Revelation Song – A symphonic setting of this powerful song of worship.
View a video of a performance by the University Place Presbyterian Church Orchestra, University Place, Washington:
Sweet Hour of Prayer – Meditative setting for orchestra. The optional narration depicts Jesus’ prayer in the Garden of Gethsemane (an alternate narration from the Psalms is included). A basic MIDI recording (sans narration) may be heard below.
Buy the arrangement $75.00
Great is the Lord (SA7411). Michael W. Smith tune, originally recorded on the Word Church Orchestra Series, Vol. 2.
Hymns of Christmas Medley (SA7008). "Joy to the World," "Angels We Have Heard on High," and "O Come, All Ye Faithful."
Jesus Paid It All (SA8203). Very symphonic, includes the chorus of the gospel hymn "I Will Praise Him." Full string section required.
Jesus Saves! (SA7602) "Brass Plus" format.
Love Divine Medley (SA7207). Unusual piece depicting rescue from a stormy sea, based on "Love Lifted Me" and two other tunes. Good concert piece (not a typical offertory).
My Tribute (SA7406). A favorite of years past. Requires strong lead trumpet.
View a video of the Sanctified Symphony Orchestra, Alfred Street Baptist Church of Alexandria, Virginia, performing this piece:
Praise to the Lord Medley (SA7002). "Praise to the Lord, the Almighty," "O Worship the King," and "To God Be the Glory."
Praise the Lord (SA7415). Song made popular by the Imperials.
Prelude to "Te Deum" (SA7590). Nice Baroque piece, great for wedding, concert, or worship prelude.
I prefer it to be played using the notes inegáles style of interpretation (Baroque uneven 8th notes), but it is often played with even eighth notes. Please note that my arrangement is pitched a major 3rd lower than this recording (B-flat major rather than D). Please note that my arrangement is pitched a major 3rd lower than this recording.
Sing and Rejoice! (SA7201). Combines two Scripture songs, "I Will Sing of the Mercies" and "Rejoice Evermore."
The Lord is My Light (SA7217). Based on the scripture song by Pauline Michael Mills.
The following titles are available from the
Word Coronation Series:
Clicking the Purchase Now button next to a selection will take you to its page on the publisher's (Word) website, where you can buy the arrangement.
Tidings of Joy (0-80689-31457-5). Contemporary-style arrangement (a la David Foster), includes "O Come, O Come Emmanuel," "God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen," and "Joy to the World." Exciting and challenging.