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“Hail, Cumorah! Silent Wonder”: Music Inspired by the Hill Cumorah
|Title||“Hail, Cumorah! Silent Wonder”: Music Inspired by the Hill Cumorah|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2004|
|Authors||Miller, Roger L.|
|Journal||Journal of Book of Mormon Studies|
|Keywords||Cumorah; Hill Cumorah; Music|
A varied body of musical works inspired by the Hill Cumorah’s prophetic history attests to the dramatic and emotional appeal of this great landmark of Mormonism. The author surveys a variety of musical works, including compositions, anthems, hymns, oratories, plays, operas, and musicals, that show a wealth of musical potential in the Hill Cumorah’s history. Despite the variety and quality of works composed thus far, the author considers the potential largely untapped and hopes that the music of Cumorah has only just begun.
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