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Favorite Seminary Songs

Historical (Miscellaneous), English. LDS Church.
1963. 1965, 1st Edition. 105 songs.


Historical. This collection is out of print.

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1a. Sweet Is the Work, My God, My King

Words: Isaac Watts

Music: John J. McClellan

1b. Come, Follow Me

Words: John Nicholson

Music: Samuel McBurney

1c. God be with You

Words: Jeremiah E. Rankin

Music: William G. Tomer

1d. More Holiness Give Me

Words: Philip Paul Bliss

Music: Philip Paul Bliss

2a. Oh Say, Can You See?

Words: Francis Scott Key

Music: John Stafford Smith

2b. Shall the Youth of Zion Falter?

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

3a. O Ye Mountains High

Words: Charles W. Penrose

Music: H. S. Thompson

3b. My Country, ’Tis of Thee

Words: Samuel F. Smith

Music: Thesaurus Musicus

3c. Come, Ye Thankful People

Words: Henry Alford

Music: George J. Elvey

3d. I Know That My Redeemer Lives

Words: Samuel Medley

Music: Lewis D. Edwards

4a. Come, Let Us Anew

Words: Charles Wesley

Music: James Lucas

4b. When Upon Life’s Billows

Words: Johnson Oatman Jr.

Music: Edwin O. Excell

4c. Come, Come, Ye Saints

Words: William Clayton

Music: English folk song

5a. Beautiful Zion, Built Above

Words: George Gill

Music: Joseph G. Fones

5b. Though Deepening Trials

Words: Eliza R. Snow

Music: George Careless

5c. Israel, Israel, God Is Calling

Words: Richard Smyth

Music: Charles C. Converse

5d. Zion Stands With Hills Surrounded

Words: Thomas Kelly

Music: A. C. Smyth

6a. Do What Is Right

Words: Anon.

Music: George Kaillmark

6b. ’Mid Pleasures and Palaces

Words: John Howard Payne

Music: Henry R. Bishop

6c. Let Us Oft Speak Kind Words

Words: Joseph L. Townsend

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

7a. We Thank Thee, O God, for a Prophet

Words: William Fowler

Music: Caroline E. Sheridan Norton

7b. The Day Dawn Is Breaking

Words: Joseph L. Townsend

Music: William Clayson

7c. Now Let Us Rejoice

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Henry Tucker

8a. God Moves in a Mysterious Way

Words: William Cowper

Music: William B. Bradbury

8b. We Love Thy House, O God

Words: William Bullock

Music: Leroy J. Robertson

8c. School Thy Feelings (Male Chorus)

Words: Charles W. Penrose

Music: George F. Root

8d. How Gentle God’s Commands

Words: Philip Doddridge

Music: Hans Georg Nägeli

9a. Know This, That Every Soul Is Free

Words: Anon.; Sally Swey

Music: Evan Stephens

9b. Oh Say, What Is Truth?

Words: John Jaques

Music: Ellen Knowles Melling

9c. There Is Beauty All Around

Words: John Hugh McNaughton

Music: John Hugh McNaughton

9d. Nay, Speak No Ill

Words: Anon.

Music: Anon.

10a. We Are Sowing

Words: Anon.

Music: Henry A. Tuckett

10b. There’s Sunshine in My Soul Today

Words: Eliza E. Hewitt

Music: John R. Sweney

10c. Guide Us, O Thou Great Jehovah

Words: William Williams

Music: John Hughes

10d. Redeemer of Israel

Words: Joseph Swain

Music: Freeman Lewis

11a. Dear to the Heart of the Shepherd

Words: Mary B. Wingate

Music: William J. Kirkpatrick

11b. I Have Work Enough to Do

Words: Josephine Pollard

Music: William J. Kirkpatrick

11c. Improve the Shining Moments

Words: Robert B. Baird

Music: Robert B. Baird

12a. Now to Heaven Our Prayer

Words: William E. Hickson

Music: Ernst Moritz Arndt

12b. In a World Where Sorrow

Words: Lanta Wilson Smith

Music: Edwin O. Excell

12c. Let Us All Press On

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

12d. We’ll Sing All Hail to Jesus’ Name

Words: Richard Alldridge

Music: Joseph Coslett

13a. Choose the Right

Words: Joseph L. Townsend

Music: Henry A. Tuckett

13b. Today, While the Sun Shines

Words: L. Clark

Music: Evan Stephens

13c. Truth Reflects Upon Our Senses

Words: Eliza R. Snow; M. E. Abbey

Music: Charles Davis Tillman

14a. Jesus, Once of Humble Birth

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: Giacomo Meyerbeer; English Chorister

14b. Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

Words: Bernard of Clairvaux

Music: John B. Dykes

Trans.: Edward Caswall (from Latin)

14c. Prayer Is the Soul’s Sincere Desire

Words: James Montgomery

Music: George Careless

14d. Come Unto Jesus

Words: Orson Pratt Huish

Music: Orson Pratt Huish

14e. As the Dew From Heaven Distilling

Words: Thomas Kelly

Music: Joseph J. Daynes

14f. Glory to God on High

Words: James Allen

Music: Felice de Giardini

15a. There Is an Hour of Peace and Rest

Words: Hans Henry Petersen

Music: Hans Henry Petersen

15b. Sweet Hour of Prayer

Words: William W. Walford

Music: William B. Bradbury

15c. I Need Thee Every Hour

Words: Annie S. Hawks

Music: Robert Lowry

15d. O My Father (Familiar Tune)

Words: Eliza R. Snow

Music: James McGranahan

16a. Earth, With Her Ten Thousand Flowers

Words: Thomas R. Taylor

Music: Thomas C. Griggs

16b. O Holy Words of Truth and Love

Words: Joseph L. Townsend

Music: Edwin F. Parry

16c. Come, Ye Children of the Lord

Words: James H. Wallis

Music: Spanish melody

16d. Rejoice, the Lord Is King

Words: Charles Wesley

Music: Horatio Parker

17a. The Lord Is My Light

Words: James Nicholson

Music: John R. Sweney

17b. The World Has Need of Willing Men

Words: Will L. Thompson

Music: Will L. Thompson

17c. Hope of Israel

Words: Joseph L. Townsend

Music: William Clayson

18a. How Great the Wisdom and the Love

Words: Eliza R. Snow

Music: Thomas McIntyre

18b. I Stand All Amazed

Words: Charles H. Gabriel

Music: Charles H. Gabriel

18c. High on the Mountain Top

Words: Joel H. Johnson

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

19a. Master, the Tempest is Raging

Words: Mary Ann Baker

Music: H. R. Palmer

19b. ’Tis Sweet to Sing the Matchless Love

Words: George A. Manwaring

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

20a. The Lord is My Shepherd

Words: James Montgomery

Music: Thomas Koschat

20b. Angry Words! Oh, Let Them Never

Words: H. R. Palmer

Music: H. R. Palmer

20c. Have I Done Any Good?

Words: Will L. Thompson

Music: Will L. Thompson

21a. We Are All Enlisted

Words: Anon.

Music: William B. Bradbury

21b. Behold! A Royal Army

Words: Fanny J. Crosby

Music: Adam Geibel

22a. How Firm a Foundation

Words: Robert Keen

Music: J. Ellis

22b. Christ the Lord is Risen Today

Words: Charles Wesley

Music: Henry Carey

22c. For the Strength of the Hills

Words: Felicia D. Hemans

Music: Evan Stephens

22d. Abide With Me!

Words: Henry F. Lyte

Music: William H. Monk

23a. Praise to the Man

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Scottish folk song

23b. Abide With Me; ’Tis Eventide

Words: M. Lowrie Hofford

Music: Harrison Millard

23c. Ere You Left Your Room This Morning

Words: Mary A. Pepper Kidder

Music: William O. Perkins

24a. Our Seminary Prayer

Words: Anon.

Music: Anon.

24b. Nearer My God to Thee

Words: Sarah F. Adams

Music: Lowell Mason

24c. Make the World Brighter

Words: Mrs. Frank A. Breck

Music: Frank A. Simpkins

25a. God of our Fathers, Whose Almighty Hand

Words: Daniel C. Roberts

Music: George W. Warren

25b. Come, O Thou King of Kings

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: Anon.

25c. Lord, Accept Our True Devotion

Words: Richard Alldridge

Music: Joseph J. Daynes

25d. Jesus, My Savior True

Words: Orson Pratt Huish

Music: Orson Pratt Huish

26a. Oh, How Lovely Was the Morning

Words: George A. Manwaring

Music: Sylvanus Billings Pond

26b. Our Mountain Home So Dear

Words: Emmeline B. Wells

Music: Evan Stephens

26c. The Morning Breaks

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: George Careless

26d. Utah, We Love Thee

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

27a. It May Not Be on the Mountain Height

Words: Mary Brown

Music: Carrie E. Rounsefell

27b. Onward, Christian Soldiers

Words: Sabine Baring-Gould

Music: Arthur S. Sullivan

27c. The Spirit of God Like a Fire is Burning

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Anon.

27d. An Angel From on High

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: John E. Tullidge

28a. Far, Far Away on Judea’s Plains

Words: John Menzies Macfarlane

Music: John Menzies Macfarlane

28b. America the Beautiful

Words: Katherine Lee Bates

Music: Samuel A. Ward

28c. Firm as the Mountains Around Us

Words: Ruth May Fox

Music: Alfred M. Durham

29a. O Little Town of Bethlehem

Words: Phillips Brooks

Music: Lewis H. Redner

29b. Oh Come, All Ye Faithful

Words: John F. Wade

Music: John F. Wade

Trans.: Frederick Oakeley (from Latin)

29c. The First Noel

Words: Traditional English carol

Music: Traditional English carol

29d. Joy to the World

Words: Isaac Watts; William W. Phelps

Music: George F. Handel; Lowell Mason

30a. Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

Words: Charles Wesley

Music: Felix Mendelssohn

30b. I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day

Words: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Music: John Baptiste Calkin

30c. It Came Upon the Midnight Clear

Words: Edmund H. Sears

Music: Richard S. Willis

30d. Silent Night

Words: Joseph Mohr

Music: Franz Gruber

Trans.: John F. Young (from German)

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