The Orchestra In The Praise-and-worship Tradition

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

The orchestra has found a significant place in the worship of Pentecostal, charismatic, and praise-and-worship churches. This article describes the use of the orchestra in this worship tradition.

The special kind of orchestra known as a worship orchestra is very different from any other kind of musical group used in churches. Consequently, there are many different concepts of what it is and of its role in the church.

The Orchestra as Accompaniment

At the outset, it will help if the role of...


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