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People of ParadoxA History of Mormon Culture$
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Terryl C. Givens

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780195167115

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167115.001.0001

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 “No Tabernacle Choir on Broadway”

 “No Tabernacle Choir on Broadway”

Music and Dance

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People of Paradox

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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

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