Gospel Music from the Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Gospel music is a sub-genre of christian music deriving from hymns and sacred songs that relied on clapping and foot stomping in a rhythmic accompaniment. Gospel music ranges from spiritual ceremonial songs to pure entertainment songs topping the charts with number one hits.
The Mormon Tabernacle Choir enjoys performing different gospel songs with spiritual messages and entertainment value. This genre really adds a great addition to the choirs performances.
The Gospel Train
What better way to explain Gospel Music than to start off with, "The Gospel Train." This amazing piece was arranged by Nathan Hofheins and performed during Music & the Spoken Word on January 19, 2014.
In another remarkable performance with the choir, Alex Boye's performance of, "Goin' Home" takes you on a remarkable journey of reflection.
Down By the Riverside
The Bells on Temple Square and Orchestra at Temple Square present another amazing performance of, "Down By the Riverside," a gospel spiritual hymn.
A song with an anonymous author, "Deep River" has been sung in countless performances throughout the years and has even made its way into several films. This rendition arranged by Mack Wilberg is featured on the album, "Peace Like a River"