See also Hymn; Sing
Melodies and rhythms sung and played since early biblical times to express joy, praise, and worship (2 Sam. 6:5). It can be a form of prayer. The psalms were probably sung to simple melodies and accompanied by instruments.
Miriam, the sister of Aaron and Moses, took a timbrel and she and the women danced, Ex. 15:20.
The Levites who were the singers had cymbals and harps and one hundred twenty priests blew their trumpets, 2 Chr. 5:12.
Jesus and the Twelve sang a hymn after the Last Supper, Matt. 26:30.
Teach and admonish one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, Col. 3:16.
Have you felt to sing the song of redeeming love, Alma 5:26.
God’s soul delights in the song of the heart; yea, the song of the righteous is a prayer, D&C 25:12.
Praise the Lord with singing, with music, and with dancing, D&C 136:28.