The Sanctuary Orchestra (Biblical)

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

The sanctuary orchestra accompanied the singers and served to call the people to the worship of Yahweh.

The sanctuary orchestra contributed to the celebrative character of Israel's covenant worship. Horns, trumpets, cymbals, harps, and lyres were used when the ark was brought up to Mount Zion (1 Chron. 13:8; 15:28), and David promptly established permanent Levitical orders whose duty it was to play the various instruments used in the continuing worship on that site (1 Chron. 15:16-24; 16:47;...


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