A Songbook for LDS Families

by Janice Kapp Perry

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Her music and lyrics are timeless, her legacy limitless. Now audiences everywhere are invited to celebrate the work of musical legend Janice Kapp Perry with A Songbook for LDS Families, a stunning illustrated compilation of many of Janice’s most moving pieces. A Songbook for LDS Families highlights eighteen beloved and well-known songs, as well as twenty-eight newly penned Book of Mormon hymns composed by Janice Kapp Perry with text by Bonnie Hart Murray. The first section of this beautifully designed book showcases musical scores everyone loves, as well as new sister missionary arrangements of “As Sisters in Zion” and “In the Hollow of Th y Hand.” Incredible insights into the stories behind the cherished lyrics accompany each song. In addition to the choral arrangements, section two explains the process and highlights the scriptures that inspired the creation of these new Book of Mormon hymns. Also included in this special-edition volume are two CDs containing accompaniment tracks to all forty-six pieces of music. Underscored by the stunning artwork of Greg Olsen, Simon Dewey, and Tom Lovell, as well as the complete Book of Mormon art collection by Arnold Friberg, this unparalleled celebration of faith-promoting music is sure to be a treasured keepsake.

About the Author

Janice Kapp Perry

Janice Kapp Perry was born in Ogden, Utah, raised in Vale, Oregon, and makes her home in Provo, Utah, with husband Douglas Perry. They have five children and over a dozen grandchildren. Through the years they have also had many foster children. Janice received her musical training at Brigham Young University in Provo and has been writing and recording gospel music for more than three decades. She composed the hymn As Sisters in Zion for the LDS hymnbook and has ten songs in the Primary songbook. She served as Relief Society President in her Provo ward for 7 years, and retired in 2000 from singing with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. She has produced more than 50 albums of original music, numerous sacred cantatas, several full-length musicals, and her music is known world-wide throughout the Church.

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A great book with both beloved songs and new songs
By , Submitted on 2015-12-21

Janice Kapp Perry got me through some of my toughest teenage years! Her songs are close to my heart because of that. There are some songs included in this book that I haven't thought of for years, yet as soon as I played them again, memories came flooding back to me and they were stuck in my head for days. I love the primary songs as well, as they are some of my favorites, and I'm currently the Primary chorister in my ward. One of my favorite things about this collection, is the illustrations that accompany each song. I loved looking at each of them in detail.

I was surprised to discover a whole section of new hymns that are about the Book of Mormon! These are songs that I'm looking forward to getting to know and learn better. I had a lot of fun trying to play through the songs and to think about these new lyrics. This is a great collection of music for any LDS family.

*I received a copy in exchange for an honest review*

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