Tagged: Sacred Music

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Sacred Music Sunday: O Magnum Mysterium

When it comes to music that is both Sacred and Christmas, O Magnum Mysterium by Dr. Morten Lauridsen succeeds beautifully on both counts. This work was inspired by the painting above, Still Life with Lemons, Oranges,...

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Sacred Music Sunday: “To Be a Pioneer”

I can’t believe I was 30 when I first heard this Primary song, but it’s fast become one of my favorites. I think it’s the best song to sing to celebrate Pioneer Day, which...

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Sacred Music: The Word Was God

  Allow me to acquaint, or reacquaint you with Dr. Rosephanye Dunn Powell, one of America’s premier female composers of choral music.  She is a Professor of Voice at Auburn University and has created choral...

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Sacred Music: The Spirit of God (#2)

I’ve taken somewhat more of a traditional approach to sharing hymns that mean something to me. This suits my mind and the place where I am, and allows me to indulge in seeking for...

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Holding on to something–Faith after the Endowment

My youth was spent envisioning the day that I would enter the Temple and understand the mysteries of Godliness. I had always been deeply interested in theology, philosophy and concerned with spirituality and standing...