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Relief Society Song Book

Relief Society Song Book: A collection of selected hymns and songs especially arranged for the use of the Relief Societies of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Historical (Miscellaneous), English.
General Board of Relief Society. Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
1919. 1919, 1st Edition. 157 songs.

June, 1919.

Availability

Historical. This collection is out of print.

This edition is believed to be in public domain in the United States, either because it was published before 1923, or because it was published before 1964 and the copyright was not renewed. Any songs from before 1923 are in public domain and may be freely copied from their pre-1923 source. Note that individual songs written between 1923 and 1964 may still be copyrighted, even if the collection has fallen out of copyright.

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Contents

Opening Hymns(Return to top) Information Church Links Download Media

1. Lord, We Come Before Thee Now

Words: William Hammond

Music: Carl Maria von Weber

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

2. O God, Our Help

Words: Isaac Watts

Music: William Croft

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

3. To Thee, O God

Words: John Lyon

Music: Old melody

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

4. Beneath this Sacred Roof

Words: Susa Young Gates

Music: B. Cecil Gates

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

5. Scatter Seeds of Kindness

Words: Anon.

Music: Anon.

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

6. Hear Us Pray

Words: Annie Pinnock Malin

Music: Louis M. Gottschalk

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

7. Sowing

Words: Anon.

Music: Henry A. Tuckett

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

8. Come Listen to a Prophet’s Voice

Words: Joseph S. Murdock; Bruce R. McConkie

Music: Joseph J. Daynes

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

9. Onward Christian Soldiers

Words: Sabine Baring-Gould

Music: Arthur S. Sullivan

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

10. Catch the Sunshine

Words: George F. Root

Music: George F. Root

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

11. Though Deepening Trials

Words: Eliza R. Snow

Music: George Careless

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

12. Lead, Kindly Light

Words: John Henry Newman

Music: John B. Dykes

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

13. Do What Is Right

Words: Anon.

Music: George Kaillmark

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

14. Earth, with her Ten Thousand Flowers

Words: Thomas R. Taylor

Music: Thomas C. Griggs

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

15. The Lord Is My Light (Transposed)

Words: James Nicholson

Music: John R. Sweney

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

16. Redeemer of Israel

Words: Joseph Swain

Music: Freeman Lewis

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

17. O Ye Mountains High

Words: Charles W. Penrose

Music: H. S. Thompson

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

18. Our God, We Raise to Thee

Words: B. Snow

Music: Henry Carey

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

19. The Happy Day Has Rolled On

Words: Philo Dibble

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

20. Come, Thou Glorious Day of Promise (Transposed)

Words: Pratt’s Collection

Music: A. C. Smyth

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

21. Zion Prospers, All Is Well

Words: Eliza R. Snow

Music: Evan Stephens

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

22. Come, Come, Ye Saints

Words: William Clayton

Music: English folk song

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

23. Zion Stands With Hills Surrounded

Words: Thomas Kelly

Music: A. C. Smyth

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

24. Jerusalem the Golden

Words: St. Bernard

Music: Alexander Ewing

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

25. Love at Home

Words: John Hugh McNaughton

Music: John Hugh McNaughton

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

26. Our Mountain Home So Dear (Transposed)

Words: Emmeline B. Wells

Music: Evan Stephens

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

27. Come, O Thou King of Kings

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: Anon.

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

28. Invocation

Words: Unknown

Music: William G. Bickley

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

29. Did You Think to Pray?

Words: Mary A. Pepper Kidder

Music: William O. Perkins

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

30. Joseph Smith’s First Prayer (Transposed)

Words: George A. Manwaring

Music: Sylvanus Billings Pond

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Closing Hymns(Return to top) Information Church Links Download Media

31. God Be With You (Transposed)

Words: Jeremiah E. Rankin

Music: William G. Tomer

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

32. How Firm a Foundation

Words: Robert Keen

Music: J. Ellis

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

33. Praise to the Man (Transposed)

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Scottish folk song

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

34. All Hail the Power (Crown Him Lord)

Words: Edward Perronet; John Rippon

Music: Oliver Holden

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

35. Lord, We Ask Thee, Ere We Part

Words: George A. Manwaring

Music: Benjamin Milgrove

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

36. Prayer is the Soul’s Sincere Desire

Words: James Montgomery

Music: George Careless

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

37. Farewell, All Earthly Honors

Words: Mary W. Bone

Music: William B. Bradbury

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

38. The Spirit of God Like a Fire (Transposed)

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Anon.

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

39. Nearer, My God to Thee

Words: Sarah F. Adams

Music: Lowell Mason

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

40. For the Strength of the Hills (Transposed)

Words: Felicia D. Hemans

Music: Evan Stephens

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

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

Words: William Fowler

Music: Caroline E. Sheridan Norton

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

42. Rock of Ages

Words: Augustus M. Toplady

Music: Thomas Hastings

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

43. Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow

Words: Thomas Ken

Music: Louis Bourgeois; Genevan Psalter

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

44. O Say, What is Truth?

Words: John Jaques

Music: Ellen Knowles Melling

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

45. Now Let Us Rejoice (Transposed)

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Henry Tucker

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

46. Lord, Dismiss Us With Thy Blessing

Words: John Fawcett; Walter Shirley

Music: Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

47. Come, Let Us Anew (Transposed)

Words: Charles Wesley

Music: James Lucas

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

48. High on the Mountain Top

Words: Joel H. Johnson

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

49. Guide Us, O Thou Great Jehovah

Words: William Williams

Music: John Hughes

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

50. The Time is Far Spent

Words: Eliza R. Snow

Music: German folk song

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

51. Let Us All Press On (Transposed)

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

52. Improve the Shining Moments

Words: Robert B. Baird

Music: Robert B. Baird

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

53. Parting Hymn

Words: George A. Manwaring

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

General Hymns(Return to top) Information Church Links Download Media

54. Shall We Meet?

Words: Horace L. Hastings

Music: Elihu S. Rice

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

55. What Was Witnessed in the Heavens?

Words: John S. Davis

Music: Evan Stephens

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

56. Come, Dearest Lord (Transposed)

Words: Isaac Watts

Music: Evan Stephens

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

57. Abide With Me

Words: Henry F. Lyte

Music: William H. Monk

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

58. Jesus, Savior, Pilot Me

Words: Edward Hopper

Music: John Edgar Gould

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

59. Still, Still With Thee

Words: James D. Burns

Music: R. Schumann

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

60. Nearer, Dear Savior, to Thee

Words: Joseph L. Townsend

Music: William Clayson

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

61. Jesus, Lover of My Soul

Words: Charles Wesley

Music: Joseph P. Holbrook

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

62. The Morning Light

Words: Samuel Smith

Music: Geo Webb

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

63. Come, Said Jesus

Words: Anna Laetitia Barbauld

Music: Old tune

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

64. O Worship the King

Words: Robert Grant

Music: Francis Joseph Haydn

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

65. Hushed Was the Evening Hymn

Words: James D. Burns

Music: Arthur Sullivan

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

66. The Rising Sun

Words: Leonard Bacon

Music: Judeth Keysor

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

67. My Friend

Words: Lula Greene Richards

Music: Lucy May Green

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

68. An Angel from on High (Transposed)

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: John E. Tullidge

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

69. Where the Voice of Friendship’s Heard

Words: John Lyon

Music: Anon.

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

70. Who Are These Arrayed in White?

Words: De Courcy; Charles Wesley

Music: Samuel B. Marsh

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

71. God Speed the Right

Words: William E. Hickson

Music: Ernst Moritz Arndt

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

72. I Know That My Redeemer Lives

Words: Samuel Medley

Music: Lewis D. Edwards

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

73. God Bless Our Mountain Home

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

74. The Lord is My Shepherd

Words: James Montgomery

Music: Thomas Koschat

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

75. Nay, Speak No Ill

Words: Anon.

Music: Anon.

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

76. Jesus, My Savior

Words: C. E. Leslie

Music: C. E. Leslie

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

77. When First the Glorious Light of Truth

Words: William Clayton

Music: Anon.

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

78. O Happy Home

Words: Anon.

Music: A. C. Smyth

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

79. Now a Calm and Peaceful Sleep

Words: Anon.

Music: Anon.

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

80. We Thank Thee, Heavenly Father

Words: Lula Greene Richards

Music: Lucy May Green

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

81. Rest for the Weary Soul

Words: Henry W. Naisbitt

Music: George Careless

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

82. Silent Night

Words: Joseph Mohr

Music: Franz Gruber

Trans.: John F. Young (from German)

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

83. God Moves In a Mysterious Way

Words: William Cowper

Music: William B. Bradbury

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

84. Rock of My Refuge

Words: Anon.

Music: Anon.

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

85. Take Courage, Saints

Words: James Crystal

Music: Felix Mendelssohn

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

86. Hail to the Brightness of Zion’s Glad Morning (Transposed)

Words: Thomas Hastings

Music: Edwin F. Parry

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

87. Sister, Thou Wast Mild and Lovely

Words: Samuel F. Smith

Music: John S. Lewis

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

88. To Thee, O Heavenly Father (A Thanksgiving Hymn)

Words: A. N. K.

Music: Edwin F. Parry

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

89. Kind Words are Sweet Tones (Solo and Chorus)

Words: Joseph L. Townsend

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

90. Hark! Listen to the Trumpeters

Words: John A. Granade

Music: Lewis D. Edwards

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

91. O Thou Rock of Our Salvation

Words: Joseph L. Townsend

Music: William Clayson

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

92. Beautiful Words of Love

Words: Joseph L. Townsend

Music: Edwin F. Parry

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

93. O What Songs of the Heart (Transposed)

Words: Joseph L. Townsend

Music: William Clayson

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Patriotic Songs(Return to top) Information Church Links Download Media

94. The Star-Spangled Banner

Words: Francis Scott Key

Music: John Stafford Smith

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

95. Freedom Waves Her Joyous Pinions

Words: Orson F. Whitney

Music: Edwin P. Parry

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

96. Land of the Free

Words: John M. Chamberlain

Music: John M. Chamberlain

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

97. Marseillaise Hymn

Words: Anon.

Music: Anon.

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

98. America

Words: Samuel F. Smith

Music: Thesaurus Musicus

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

99. Columbia, the Gem of the Ocean

Words: David T. Shaw; Thomas A. Becket Sr.

Music: Thomas E. Williams; Thomas A. Becket Sr.

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

100. Hail, Columbia!

Words: Joseph Hopkinson

Music: Philip Phile

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

101. Utah, We Love Thee

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

102. Battle Hymn of the Republic

Words: Julia Ward Howe

Music: Anon.

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

103. Flag of the Free

Words: Richard Wagner

Music: Richard Wagner

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

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104. Our Mountain Home So Dear (Chorus)

Words: Emmeline B. Wells

Music: Evan Stephens

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

105. Beyond To-day (Duet and Chorus)

Words: C. L. B.

Music: T. H. M.

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

106. O, Ye Tears (Solo)

Words: Mackay

Music: Franz Abt

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

107. Lullaby (Chorus or Trio)

Words: Gerrit de Jong Jr.

Music: Gerrit de Jong Jr.

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

108. Our Eternal Home (Chorus or Trio)

Words: B. Cecil Gates

Music: B. Cecil Gates

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

109. I Live for Those Who Love Me (Duet or Two-Part Song)

Words: George Linnaens Banks

Music: George Careless

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

110. Mother (Solo)

Words: Ida H. White

Music: Ida H. White

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

111. School Thy Feelings (Trio or Chorus)

Words: Charles W. Penrose

Music: Evan Stephens

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

112. Christmas Song (Chorus)

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

113. Utah, We Love Thee! (The State Song of Utah)

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

114. Home (Chorus)

Words: Orson F. Whitney

Music: Edwin P. Parry

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

115. Lasting Joy (Solo and Chorus)

Words: Susa Young Gates

Music: B. Cecil Gates

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

116. Come, Saints, and Sing a Joyful Song (Solo, Duet and Chorus)

Words: Susa Young Gates

Music: B. Cecil Gates

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

117. My Mother’s Love (Duet or Chorus)

Words: John M. Chamberlain

Music: John M. Chamberlain

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

118. Gentle Words (Duet and Chorus)

Words: Lucy M. Green

Music: Ida H. White

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

119. Come, Dearest Lord

Words: Isaac Watts

Music: George Careless

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

120. Oh, that My Soul (Chorus or Duet)

Words: M. M. Johnson

Music: B. Cecil Gates

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

121. Freedom and Love (Duet or Chorus)

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: B. Cecil Gates

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

122. The Mother’s Plea (Duet)

Words: R. S. Horne

Music: Ida H. White

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

123. If It Could Be (Solo)

Words: Bertha A. Kleinman

Music: Charles Frederick Stayner

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

124. O Thou Who Lovest Innocence (Chorus)

Words: Susa Young Gates

Music: B. Cecil Gates

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

125. When Light Peeps O’er the Hill (Chorus or Quartet)

Words: Susa Young Gates

Music: B. Cecil Gates

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

126. The Relief Society (Duet)

Words: John M. Chamberlain

Music: John M. Chamberlain

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

127. The New Freedom Song (Chorus)

Words: Lucy A. R. Clark

Music: Evan Stephens

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

128. Our Savior King (Chorus)

Words: Susa Young Gates

Music: B. Cecil Gates

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

129. With Heavenly Inspiration (From “The Open Door” / Trio)

Words: Lucy M. Green

Music: Ida H. White

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

130. We Serve to Love (Chorus or Trio)

Words: John M. Chamberlain

Music: Jacques Offenbach

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

131. Sweet and Low (Chorus or Quartet)

Words: Alfred Tennyson

Music: J. Barnby

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

132. The Gospel Message (“Spring Song” / Chorus)

Words: Anon.

Music: Felix Mendelssohn

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

133. Lord, Thou Wilt Hear Me (Duet or Chorus)

Words: Isaac Watts

Music: Michael William Balfe

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

134. All Our Hearts (Chorus or Duet)

Words: Susa Young Gates

Music: Antonín Dvořák

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

135. Love’s Old Sweet Song (Quartet or Chorus)

Words: G. Clifton Bingham

Music: J. L. Molloy

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

136. We Ever Pray for Thee (Trio)

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Henry A. Tuckett

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

137. Spring (Quartet or Chorus)

Words: Susa Young Gates

Music: B. Cecil Gates

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

138. We Love Our Work (Solo, Duet and Chorus)

Words: M. E. Abel

Music: Queen Liliuokalani

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

139. Song to the Morning (Chorus or Quartet)

Words: Susa Young Gates

Music: B. Cecil Gates

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

140. Glory Forever

Words: William Clegg

Music: Gaetano Braga

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Miscellaneous Songs(Return to top) Information Church Links Download Media

141. Carry Me Back to Old Virginny

Words: James A. Bland

Music: James A. Bland

142. Dixie Land

Words: Daniel D. Emmett

Music: Daniel D. Emmett

143. Old Black Joe

Words: Stephen C. Foster

Music: Stephen C. Foster

144. Home, Sweet Home

Words: John Howard Payne

Music: Henry R. Bishop

145. My Old Kentucky Home

Words: Stephen C. Foster

Music: Stephen C. Foster

146. Auld Lang Syne

Words: Robert Burns

Music: Traditional folk song

147. Old Folks at Home

Words: Stephen C. Foster

Music: Stephen C. Foster

148. The Old Oaken Bucket

Words: Samuel Woodworth

Music: G. F. Kiallmark

149. Good-Night, Ladies

Words: Edwin Pearce Christy

Music: Edwin Pearce Christy

150. The Dearest Spot on Earth

Words: W. T. Wrighton

Music: W. T. Wrighton

151. Hard Times, Come Again No More

Words: Stephen Foster

Music: Stephen Foster

152. Grandfather’s Clock

Words: Henry C. Work

Music: Henry C. Work

153. The Old Arm-Chair

Words: Eliza Cook

Music: Henry Russell

154. My Bonnie

Words: Charles E. Pratt

Music: Charles E. Pratt

155. Annie Laurie

Words: WIlliam Douglas; Alicia Scott

Music: Alicia Ann Scott

156. Sweet By-and-By

Words: S. Fillmore Bennett

Music: Joseph P. Webster

157. Marching Through Georgia

Words: Henry Clay Work

Music: Henry Clay Work

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