Liner Notes

Our featured recording artists are Bill Murk on violin, Brentwood Music, and the wonderful full orchestral sound of The Nashville String Machine.

Bill Murk

The following songs performed by Bill Murk are either from his Praise Keeper or Bound for Glory albums. Use of these recordings is granted to Musical Designs courtesy of In Tune Music,

Praise Keeper by Bill Murk © 1997 In Tune Ministries

  • "Hungarian Goulash" - medley of 3 songs: "Hungarian Dance #5" by Johannes Brahms, "Be Bold And Be Strong" by Martin J. Nystrom, and "Blow the Trumpet in Zion" by Craig Terndrup
  • "Hoe-Down Fusion" - this arrangement is based on Rodeo by Aaron Copland
  • "I Will Call Upon the Lord" by Michael O'Shields
  • "Joyful, Joyful" - Symphony #9 'Ode to Joy' by Ludwig van Beethoven. The symphonic version of this piece is heard in the movie 'Eagle Eye'.
  • "Zion" - medley of 2 songs: "Cornerstone" by Leon N. Patillo and "Rock of My Salvation" by Teresa E. Muller

Bound for Glory by Bill Murk © 1993 In Tune Recordings

  • "Orange Blossom Special" by Ervin T. Rouse. This song is frequently featured in various movies and concert dvds - and Bill's rendition is one of the best we've heard!
  • "I'll Fly Away" by Albert E. Brumley
  • "Victory Medley" medley of 2 songs: "Victory in Jesus" by E. M. Bartlett and "Glory to His Name" by John H. Stockton

Musical Designs would also like to thank Bill for recording the violin tracks in our floor music song called "King of the Faeries". His Irish fiddlin' is flippin' fantastic!

Brentwood Benson Music

The Christ Church Singers' Glorify Your Name album was recorded in the studios at Brentwood Benson Music. Use of the recording for "Glorious" is granted to Musical Designs courtesy of Music Services on behalf of Brentwood Benson Music Publishing.

Glorify Your Name by the Christ Church Singers © 2005 Benson Music Publications

  • "Make it Glorious" is the song entitled "Glorious", as sung by the Christ Church Singers. It was written by Martha Munizzi and Israel Houghton; Martha Munizzi's version can be heard in the movie 'The Gospel'.

Nashville String Machine

The Nashville String Machine is the orchestra heard on the album 'Your Heart is Where Christmas is Found' by Truth. Use of their recording "Silver Bells"/"Carol of the Bells" is granted to Musical Designs courtesy of Provident Label Group.

Your Heart is Where Christmas is Found by Truth © 1989 by Provident Label Group LLC

  • Christmas Medley - medley of 2 songs: "Silver Bells" by Jay Livingston & Ray Evans and "Carol of the Bells" by Mykola Leontovich, arr. by David Maddux

Musical Designs

The songs listed by Musical Designs are our own arrangements of other artist's commercially released songs (i.e. not the artists' actual recordings). The name of the artist, TV show, movie, etc. is given as a reference only.

  • "Buttons" by Sean Garrett, Jamal Jones, J. Perry and N. Scherzinger
    Artist: The Pussycat Dolls
  • "Copacabana" by Barry Manilow, Bruce Sussman and Jack Feldman
    Artist: Barry Manilow
  • "The Diamond Music" from Palladio-Allegretto by Karl Jenkins
    (DeBeers diamond commercials on TV)
  • "Die Another Day" by Madonna Ciccone and Mirwais Ahmadzai
    Artist: Madonna (from the James Bond movie 'Die Another Day')
  • "Duel" by Tonci Huljic
    Artist: Bond
  • "Goodbye, World, Goodbye" by Mosie Lister
    Artist: Stan Whitmire
  • "Hips Don't Lie" by Wyclef Jean, Jerry Duplessis, Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll, Omar Alfanno, Luis Diaz, and Latavia Parker
    Artist: Shakira
  • "King of the Faeries" traditional Irish folk song
    Artist: Amadeus
  • "The Nanny Named Fran" by Ann Hampton Calloway
    (from the TV sitcom 'The Nanny')
  • "Nobody's Perfect" by Matthew Gerrard & Robert Nevil
    Artist: Hannah Montana
  • "Rhapsody Brillante" by Melody Bober
  • "Vogue" by Madonna Ciccone and Shep Pettibone
    Artist: Madonna (from the movie 'The Devil Wears Prada')
  • "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch" by Dr. Seuss and Albert Hague
    Artist: NewSong
  • "You Raise Me Up" by Kei Sugawara, Rolf Lovland and Brendan Graham
    Artists: Josh Groban, Celtic Woman and many others