KJV 400 Legacy and Impact

Guest Speakers | Faculty Speakers | Dramatic Readings | Historic Bible Displays
Musical Performance | Shakespearean Play | Art Exhibit | Film Screening


Musical Performance

Program for Music Performance (.pdf)

The King James Bible has had a significant impact on the music of the English speaking world. To illustrate this and help us to experience this influence, the Music Department of Union University will host

Sounding through the Centuries: The Influence of the King James Version over four hundred years of musical composition

Sounding through the Centuries will highlight compositions spanning the Atlantic Ocean and four hundred years of musical development, all directly influenced by the King James Version. Performances featuring students, faculty, and guests of the Department of Music will include hymns, anthems, and portions of oratorios and will also provide opportunity for audience members to participate.