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History of Hymns

History of Hymns investigates the inception and evolution of the hymns of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The episodes include the history and progression of both the music and the text and feature interesting stories surrounding the creators and others involved in the development of a hymn. Also included are stories surrounding the performance or inclusion of the hymn in a variety of settings.

Janice Kapp Perry wrote the music for the beloved hymn "As Sisters in Zion" and is a major contributor for many songs in the Children's Songbook. Janice herself shares some of the stories of how the songs came about.