Marylou Cunningham Leavitt discusses the creation of Hymn number 22, "We Listen to a Prophet's Voice." Marylou shares her conversion story, how the hymn came about, and how it almost did not make it into the hymnbook. The episode includes a performance of the hymn by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.
religion & spirituality/christianity,
religion & spirituality,
039: "Hymns of Janice Kapp Perry"
038: "Hymns of Joseph Daynes"
037: "Hymns of Parley P. Pratt"
025: "I Am a Child of God"
029: "Hymns of Alexander Schreiner"
030: "Hymns of Ebenezer Beesley"
031: "If You Could Hie To Kolob"
032: "Hymns of Eliza R Snow"
033: "Hymns of George Careless"
034: "Hymns of Evan Stephens"
035: "Hymns of W. W. Phelps"
036: "High on the Mountain Top"
023: "Lord, I Would Follow Thee"
Episode 23: The history behind “Lord, I Would Follow Thee”: "What emerged was a twelve-measure hymn unlike any other hymn in form or substance. The singer or listener will notice that the melody of the first two measures is simple reversed in order to create the melody for measures nine …
Episode 22: The history behind “The Spirit of God”: This hymn goes back to the early foundations of the Church and is richly entwined with the history of the Restoration. William W. Phelps wrote “The Spirit of God.” He was born in 1792, and just three days after the organization …