Music and the Spoken Word http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Music and the Spoken Word en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:00:01 MDT Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:04:14 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Mormon Tabernacle Choir retires 28 members http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602471/Mormon-Tabernacle-Choir-retires-28-members.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602471/Mormon-Tabernacle-Choir-retires-28-members.html With tears streaming down most of their faces, 27 members of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, and one member of the volunteer... Tue, 06 May 2014 09:00:00 MDT 'Walking Dead,' 'Doctor Who' stars attend Mormon Tabernacle Choir performance http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601611/Walking-Dead-Doctor-Who-stars-attend-Mormon-Tabernacle-Choir-performance.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601611/Walking-Dead-Doctor-Who-stars-attend-Mormon-Tabernacle-Choir-performance.html Salt Lake Comic Con FanXperience guests Laurie Holden of "The Walking Dead" and Karen Gillan of "Doctor Who" prolonged their... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:03:59 MDT BYU Easter Conference http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601251/BYU-Easter-Conference.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601251/BYU-Easter-Conference.html Annual Easter Conference at Brigham Young University celebrates the Savior's life, mission and Resurrection. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:52:31 MDT 184th Annual General Conference talk summaries (+photos) http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651215/184th-Annual-General-Conference-talk-summaries-photos.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651215/184th-Annual-General-Conference-talk-summaries-photos.html Summaries of the talks given during the conference sessions will be posted to DeseretNews.com throughout the weekend. Sat, 05 Apr 2014 08:10:00 MDT KSL TV fills general conference weekend with exclusive programming http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600264/KSL-TV-fills-general-conference-weekend-with-exclusive-programming.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600264/KSL-TV-fills-general-conference-weekend-with-exclusive-programming.html In addition to general conference, KSL TV has filled its schedule with unique and exclusive content. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 20:50:39 MDT Schedules, details for the 184th Annual General Conference of the LDS Church http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600187/Schedules-details-for-the-184th-Annual-General-Conference-of-the-LDS-Church.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600187/Schedules-details-for-the-184th-Annual-General-Conference-of-the-LDS-Church.html Schedules and other facts for the 184th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,... Thu, 03 Apr 2014 17:50:00 MDT Mormon Tabernacle Choir wins first Emmy in 26 years; YouTube channel gets 5M views in first year http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589958/Mormon-Tabernacle-Choir-wins-first-Emmy-in-26-years-YouTube-channel-gets-5M-views-in-first-year.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589958/Mormon-Tabernacle-Choir-wins-first-Emmy-in-26-years-YouTube-channel-gets-5M-views-in-first-year.html The Mormon Tabernacle Choir has won its first Emmy in 26 years, and it also celebrated the first birthday of its YouTube... Tue, 05 Nov 2013 22:20:00 MST Soprano, British actor to join Mormon Tabernacle Choir for Christmas concerts http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587937/Soprano-British-actor-to-join-Mormon-Tabernacle-Choir-for-Christmas-concerts.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587937/Soprano-British-actor-to-join-Mormon-Tabernacle-Choir-for-Christmas-concerts.html Mormon Tabernacle Choir officials announced Tuesday that American soprano Deborah Voigt and British actor John Rhys-Davies... Tue, 08 Oct 2013 11:00:00 MDT General conference information for attending, watching http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639297/General-conference-information-for-attending-watching.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639297/General-conference-information-for-attending-watching.html Schedules and other facts for the 183rd Semiannual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints... Fri, 04 Oct 2013 22:00:00 MDT What's new: 'Consider the Blessings' shares 50 stories from President Monson http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587545/Whats-new-Consider-the-Blessings-shares-50-stories-from-President-Monson.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587545/Whats-new-Consider-the-Blessings-shares-50-stories-from-President-Monson.html LDS Church Thomas S. Monson shares 50 stories in “Consider the Blessings: True Accounts of God’s Hand in Our... Wed, 02 Oct 2013 17:06:38 MDT LDS apostle Elder M. Russell Ballard addresses historic gathering of Smith descendants http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584098/LDS-apostle-Elder-M-Russell-Ballard-addresses-historic-gathering-of-Smith-descendants.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584098/LDS-apostle-Elder-M-Russell-Ballard-addresses-historic-gathering-of-Smith-descendants.html Descendants of Joseph Smith Sr. met in greater force than ever before to both renew family ties and remember history at a... Mon, 05 Aug 2013 14:00:00 MDT Lindsey Stirling, Nathan Pacheco to join Mormon Tabernacle Choir for Pioneer Day Concert http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583291/Lindsey-Stirling-Nathan-Pacheco-to-join-Mormon-Tabernacle-Choir-for-Pioneer-Day-Concert.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583291/Lindsey-Stirling-Nathan-Pacheco-to-join-Mormon-Tabernacle-Choir-for-Pioneer-Day-Concert.html Violinist Lindsey Stirling and tenor Nathan Pacheco will join the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square at... Thu, 18 Jul 2013 05:00:00 MDT Want to join the Mormon Tabernacle Choir? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634166/Want-to-join-the-Mormon-Tabernacle-Choir.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634166/Want-to-join-the-Mormon-Tabernacle-Choir.html For the next six weeks, the Choir office will be accepting applications for openings for 2014. Wed, 17 Jul 2013 10:15:00 MDT Ann Romney, Twitter founder, others share online tributes to mothers (+videos) http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579798/Ann-Romney-Twitter-founder-others-share-online-tributes-to-mothers-videos.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579798/Ann-Romney-Twitter-founder-others-share-online-tributes-to-mothers-videos.html As Mother's Day rapidly approaches, readers can find a host of tributes and thoughts about the sanctity and importance of... Sun, 12 May 2013 23:51:15 MDT How to attend, watch or listen to LDS general conference http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626084/How-to-attend-watch-or-listen-to-LDS-general-conference.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626084/How-to-attend-watch-or-listen-to-LDS-general-conference.html Schedules and other facts for the 183rd Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints... Thu, 04 Apr 2013 13:40:00 MDT Conference memories can last — and inspire — a lifetime http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577236/Conference-memories-can-last-2-and-inspire-2-a-lifetime.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577236/Conference-memories-can-last-2-and-inspire-2-a-lifetime.html The October 2012 general conference was memorable, largely because of President Monson's historic missionary age... Tue, 02 Apr 2013 05:00:00 MDT Easter musical 'Lamb of God' comes to Abravanel Hall http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575690/Easter-musical-Lamb-of-God-comes-to-Abravanel-Hall.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575690/Easter-musical-Lamb-of-God-comes-to-Abravanel-Hall.html Rob Gardner's "Lamb of God" production is an Easter celebration of Christ's life and resurrection, that shares a message of... Wed, 13 Mar 2013 17:39:11 MDT BYU and the Big 12: How BYUtv would affect the Big 12's TV deals http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765623111/BYU-and-the-Big-12-How-BYUtv-would-affect-the-Big-12s-TV-deals.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765623111/BYU-and-the-Big-12-How-BYUtv-would-affect-the-Big-12s-TV-deals.html When Texas threatened to bolt to the Pac-10, the Big 12 convinced them to stay on the premise that they would retain tier-3... Thu, 21 Feb 2013 14:00:00 MST Mormon Tabernacle Choir posts Sandy Hook tribute video http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573685/Mormon-Tabernacle-Choir-posts-Sandy-Hook-tribute-video.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573685/Mormon-Tabernacle-Choir-posts-Sandy-Hook-tribute-video.html The Mormon Tabernacle Choir's YouTube channel recently posted the entire half-hour Sandy Hook tribute that was performed... Wed, 20 Feb 2013 15:40:00 MST Facebook contest winner claims his prize to conduct the Mormon Tabernacle Choir http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573568/Facebook-contest-winner-claims-his-prize-to-conduct-the-Mormon-Tabernacle-Choir.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573568/Facebook-contest-winner-claims-his-prize-to-conduct-the-Mormon-Tabernacle-Choir.html Justin Lewis won the Mormon Tabernacle Choir's “Conduct the Choir Video Facebook Contest" and was in town this weekend... Wed, 20 Feb 2013 05:00:00 MST Today in the Bloggernacle: Mormon Tabernacle Choir streams 'Music and the Spoken Word' Valentine's special http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572834/Mormon-Tabernacle-Choir-streams-Music-and-the-Spoken-Word-Valentines-special.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572834/Mormon-Tabernacle-Choir-streams-Music-and-the-Spoken-Word-Valentines-special.html For the first time ever, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints streamed its "Music... Mon, 11 Feb 2013 05:00:00 MST Book review: 'The Gospel of Second Chances' shows how the Atonement provides hope and understanding http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572052/Book-review-The-Gospel-of-Second-Chances-shows-how-the-Atonement-provides-hope-and-understanding.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572052/Book-review-The-Gospel-of-Second-Chances-shows-how-the-Atonement-provides-hope-and-understanding.html Many hope for a chance to change their choices and make things better, but often doubt it is possible. Lloyd D. Newell... Sat, 02 Feb 2013 05:00:00 MST Blind Mormon teen shares self-taught musical talent on YouTube http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620434/Blind-Mormon-teen-shares-self-taught-musical-talent-on-YouTube.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620434/Blind-Mormon-teen-shares-self-taught-musical-talent-on-YouTube.html Although he plays like he has been taking lessons for years, Kuha'o, who is blind, has been playing the piano, keyboard and... Fri, 18 Jan 2013 09:00:00 MST Mormon Tabernacle Choir to dedicate Sunday program to Newtown shooting victims http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865569873/Mormon-Tabernacle-Choir-to-dedicate-Sunday-program-to-Newtown-shooting-victims.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865569873/Mormon-Tabernacle-Choir-to-dedicate-Sunday-program-to-Newtown-shooting-victims.html Under the baton of a Newtown, Conn., native, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir will dedicate this Sunday’s “Music & the... Fri, 04 Jan 2013 05:00:00 MST New time-lapse video shows Conference Center's transformation for Tabernacle Choir Christmas Concert http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865569558/New-time-lapse-video-shows-Conference-Centers-transformation-for-Tabernacle-Choir-Christmas-Concert.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865569558/New-time-lapse-video-shows-Conference-Centers-transformation-for-Tabernacle-Choir-Christmas-Concert.html One short time-lapse video (2:50) captures the behind-the-scenes preparation during the Conference Center stage's... Fri, 28 Dec 2012 10:29:11 MST Newtown native counters ugly reality with Tabernacle Choir beauty http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618416/Newtown-native-counters-ugly-reality-with-Tabernacle-Choir-beauty.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618416/Newtown-native-counters-ugly-reality-with-Tabernacle-Choir-beauty.html Whenever something really ugly happens in the world, Ryan Murphy feels the best thing he can do is to counteract the ugliness... Fri, 21 Dec 2012 21:40:00 MST Bitter, sweet night for Mormon Tabernacle Choir at Christmas concert http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617897/Bitter-sweet-night-for-Mormon-Tabernacle-Choir-at-Christmas-concert.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617897/Bitter-sweet-night-for-Mormon-Tabernacle-Choir-at-Christmas-concert.html A festive occasion began on a somber note Friday night as the audience for the annual Mormon Tabernacle Choir Christmas... Sat, 15 Dec 2012 09:22:00 MST Fans around the world flock to MoTab YouTube channel http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568613/Fans-around-the-world-flock-to-MoTab-YouTube-channel.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568613/Fans-around-the-world-flock-to-MoTab-YouTube-channel.html Six weeks after its launch, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir’s new YouTube channel is attracting thousands of subscribers... Thu, 13 Dec 2012 05:00:00 MST Concert preview: Through annual concerts, choir is synonymous with Christmas http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568306/Concert-preview-Through-annual-concerts-choir-is-synonymous-with-Christmas.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568306/Concert-preview-Through-annual-concerts-choir-is-synonymous-with-Christmas.html “Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir” is the No. 1-rated entertainment program on PBS during the holidays. Sat, 08 Dec 2012 14:00:00 MST Today in the Bloggernacle: Introducing the new Mormon Tabernacle Choir YouTube channel http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865565671/Introducing-the-new-Mormon-Tabernacle-Choir-YouTube-channel.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865565671/Introducing-the-new-Mormon-Tabernacle-Choir-YouTube-channel.html The Mormon Tabernacle Choir has a new YouTube channel chock ful of music, videos and music videos. Plus, one more Halloween... Wed, 31 Oct 2012 05:00:00 MDT LDS Church's Mormon Tabernacle Choir launches YouTube channel http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765614224/LDS-Churchs-Mormon-Tabernacle-Choir-launches-YouTube-channel.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765614224/LDS-Churchs-Mormon-Tabernacle-Choir-launches-YouTube-channel.html Tue, 30 Oct 2012 14:14:03 MDT Tabernacle Choir returns to Mormon roots for 2013 tour http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865564995/Tabernacle-Choir-returns-to-Mormon-roots-for-2013-tour.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865564995/Tabernacle-Choir-returns-to-Mormon-roots-for-2013-tour.html The Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square will return to the roots of The Church of Jesus Christ of... Mon, 22 Oct 2012 14:13:41 MDT Journalist Tom Brokaw, tenor Alfie Boe to join Mormon Tabernacle Choir for Christmas concerts http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865564242/Journalist-Tom-Brokaw-tenor-Alfie-Boe-to-join-Mormon-Tabernacle-Choir-for-Christmas-concerts.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865564242/Journalist-Tom-Brokaw-tenor-Alfie-Boe-to-join-Mormon-Tabernacle-Choir-for-Christmas-concerts.html Award-winning tenor Alfie Boe and famed journalist Tom Brokaw will be the featured guest artists at this year’s... Thu, 11 Oct 2012 13:19:48 MDT How to attend, watch or listen to general conference http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765609240/How-to-attend-watch-or-listen-to-general-conference.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765609240/How-to-attend-watch-or-listen-to-general-conference.html Schedules and other facts for the 182nd Semiannual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints... Fri, 05 Oct 2012 05:00:00 MDT Mormon Tabernacle Choir releases top album set http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865560344/Mormon-Tabernacle-Choir-releases-top-album-set.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865560344/Mormon-Tabernacle-Choir-releases-top-album-set.html The Mormon Tabernacle Choir has released a set of three albums that reached No. 1 on the Billboard music charts, titled:... Thu, 09 Aug 2012 05:00:00 MDT Fathers and sons bond at BYU sports camp http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865556606/Fathers-and-sons-bond-at-BYU-sports-camp.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865556606/Fathers-and-sons-bond-at-BYU-sports-camp.html More than 800 fathers and sons from across the country spent Memorial Day weekend bonding through sports and spiritual... Wed, 30 May 2012 05:00:00 MDT Lights, camera, faith: The Shawn Stevens story http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865556552/Lights-camera-faith-The-Shawn-Stevens-story.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865556552/Lights-camera-faith-The-Shawn-Stevens-story.html After joining the LDS Church in 1977, Shawn Stevens appeared to have a promising career in Hollywood. Then in the mid-1980s,... Tue, 29 May 2012 05:00:00 MDT Ideas and popular destinations for summer travel in Utah http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865554368/Ideas-and-popular-destinations-for-summer-travel-in-Utah.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865554368/Ideas-and-popular-destinations-for-summer-travel-in-Utah.html Whether you’re staying close to home or coming for an extended vacation, summertime travel in Utah has a variety of... Wed, 25 Apr 2012 16:59:47 MDT Grammy Museum show reflects LA music's darker side http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765564788/Grammy-Museum-show-reflects-LA-musics-darker-side.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765564788/Grammy-Museum-show-reflects-LA-musics-darker-side.html Think of the music that defines Los Angeles and often three words float to the surface: The Beach Boys. Sat, 31 Mar 2012 11:11:06 MDT 2012 April LDS general conference: If you go http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765564150/2012-April-LDS-general-conference-If-you-go.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765564150/2012-April-LDS-general-conference-If-you-go.html Schedules and other facts for the 182nd Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints... Thu, 29 Mar 2012 13:01:42 MDT Miss America's Outstanding Teen visits Utah, promotes volunteerism http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765561027/Miss-Americas-Outstanding-Teen-visits-Utah-promotes-volunteerism.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765561027/Miss-Americas-Outstanding-Teen-visits-Utah-promotes-volunteerism.html It was the happy birthday toast that only Utah could provide, as Miss America's Outstanding Teen Elizabeth Fechtel spent the... Sun, 18 Mar 2012 22:28:41 MDT A regal celebration at the Tabernacle Choir Christmas concerts for the birth of a king http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705396108/A-regal-celebration-at-the-Tabernacle-Choir-Christmas-concerts-for-the-birth-of-a-king.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705396108/A-regal-celebration-at-the-Tabernacle-Choir-Christmas-concerts-for-the-birth-of-a-king.html The Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square celebrated the birth of the King of Kings at the annual Christmas... Tue, 20 Dec 2011 11:55:06 MST A musical 'gift of Christmas' with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir concert http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700207860/A-musical-gift-of-Christmas-with-the-Mormon-Tabernacle-Choir-concert.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700207860/A-musical-gift-of-Christmas-with-the-Mormon-Tabernacle-Choir-concert.html As audiences have been dazzled by the performances at this year's Christmas concert of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Orchestra... Fri, 16 Dec 2011 23:51:32 MST Local churches plan special holiday services and events http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700207651/Local-churches-plan-special-holiday-services-and-events.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700207651/Local-churches-plan-special-holiday-services-and-events.html Choir presentations, a live nativity, Chanukah on Ice and a number of special services highlight the holiday observances... Sat, 17 Dec 2011 05:00:00 MST No live 'Spoken Word' Christmas morning http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700205412/No-live-Spoken-Word-Christmas-morning.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700205412/No-live-Spoken-Word-Christmas-morning.html SALT LAKE CITY — Mormon Tabernacle Choir officials announced today that the "Music and the Spoken Word" program that... Thu, 08 Dec 2011 17:47:23 MST Bells on Temple Square Christmas tradition continues under new conductor http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700196962/Bells-on-Temple-Square-Christmas-tradition-continues-under-new-conductor.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700196962/Bells-on-Temple-Square-Christmas-tradition-continues-under-new-conductor.html On Nov. 18, the Bells on Temple Square will ring in the holiday season — literally. Sat, 12 Nov 2011 16:00:00 MST What's new: LDS books, game for children http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705394167/Whats-new-LDS-books-game-for-children.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705394167/Whats-new-LDS-books-game-for-children.html Here are some recently released books (and a card game) for children with LDS themes. Fri, 11 Nov 2011 14:01:39 MST Time Out for Women presenter brings music and faith to shows http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705392741/Time-Out-for-Women-presenter-brings-music-and-faith-to-shows.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705392741/Time-Out-for-Women-presenter-brings-music-and-faith-to-shows.html Macy Robison brings her reality-based cabaret-style show to select Time Out for Women events. Robison's show is based on her... Wed, 19 Oct 2011 05:00:00 MDT Nathan Gunn, Jane Seymour to join Mormon Tabernacle Choir for annual Christmas concerts http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700185623/Nathan-Gunn-Jane-Seymour-to-join-Mormon-Tabernacle-Choir-for-annual-Christmas-concerts.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700185623/Nathan-Gunn-Jane-Seymour-to-join-Mormon-Tabernacle-Choir-for-annual-Christmas-concerts.html SALT LAKE CITY — American baritone Nathan Gunn will join the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square for... Thu, 06 Oct 2011 13:09:33 MDT