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 “No Tabernacle Choir on Broadway”

Terryl C. Givens

in People of Paradox

Published in print November 2007 | ISBN: 9780195167115
Published online September 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780199785599 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167115.003.0016
  “No Tabernacle Choir on Broadway”

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Mormon music is a forum where originality and assimilation compete vigorously. Hymnody began by borrowing but also by employing the first original Mormon artistic productions. The Tabernacle Choir is still the most famous face of Mormon music today. Oratorios have given way to popular musicals.

Keywords: Mormon music; hymnody; Tabernacle Choir; Oratorios; Mormon musicals

Chapter.  4794 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies

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