Gloria by Michael W. Smith. Arranged by John Purifoy. For Choral, Chamber Orchestra (CHOIRTRAX CD). Daybreak Christmas Choral. Sacred. CD only. Published by Daybreak Music (HL.8745962).
Michael W. Smith's Christmas classic pairs Angels We Have Heard on High with a wonderfully original treatment of the angels' message, “Gloria in Excelsis Deo!” Beginning quietly with the “Gloria” lyrics, this fully orchestrated choral setting grows into an exuberant anthem of joy and praise for the newborn king! Performance Time: Approx. 3:40.Available separately: SATB, SAB, ChoirTrax CD and Instrumental ePak (Score and Parts for Flute, Oboe, Trumpet 1, 2 & 3, Trombone 1 & 2, Violin 1 & 2, Viola, Cello, Bass).