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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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BYU Harold B. Lee Library: BX 8685.24 .A1 1919

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Indexes

Contents

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

1. Lord, We Come Before Thee Now

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: William Hammond

Music: Carl Maria von Weber

2. O God, Our Help

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Isaac Watts

Music: William Croft

3. To Thee, O God

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: John Lyon

Music: Old melody

4. Beneath this Sacred Roof

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Susa Young Gates

Music: B. Cecil Gates

5. Scatter Seeds of Kindness

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Anon.

Music: Anon.

6. Hear Us Pray

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Annie Pinnock Malin

Music: Louis M. Gottschalk

7. Sowing

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Anon.

Music: Henry A. Tuckett

8. Come Listen to a Prophet’s Voice

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Joseph S. Murdock; Bruce R. McConkie

Music: Joseph J. Daynes

9. Onward Christian Soldiers

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Sabine Baring-Gould

Music: Arthur S. Sullivan

10. Catch the Sunshine

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: George F. Root

Music: George F. Root

11. Though Deepening Trials

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Eliza R. Snow

Music: George Careless

12. Lead, Kindly Light

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: John Henry Newman

Music: John B. Dykes

13. Do What Is Right

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Anon.

Music: George Kaillmark

14. Earth, with her Ten Thousand Flowers

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Thomas R. Taylor

Music: Thomas C. Griggs

15. The Lord Is My Light (Transposed)

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: James Nicholson

Music: John R. Sweney

16. Redeemer of Israel

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Joseph Swain

Music: Freeman Lewis

17. O Ye Mountains High

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Charles W. Penrose

Music: H. S. Thompson

18. Our God, We Raise to Thee

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Bernard Snow

Music: Henry Carey; Thesaurus Musicus

19. The Happy Day Has Rolled On

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Philo Dibble

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

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

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Pratt’s Collection

Music: A. C. Smyth

21. Zion Prospers, All Is Well

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Eliza R. Snow

Music: Evan Stephens

22. Come, Come, Ye Saints

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: William Clayton

Music: English folk song

23. Zion Stands With Hills Surrounded

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Thomas Kelly

Music: A. C. Smyth

24. Jerusalem the Golden

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: St. Bernard

Music: Alexander Ewing

25. Love at Home

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: John Hugh McNaughton

Music: John Hugh McNaughton

26. Our Mountain Home So Dear (Transposed)

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Emmeline B. Wells

Music: Evan Stephens

27. Come, O Thou King of Kings

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: Anon.

28. Invocation

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Unknown

Music: William G. Bickley

29. Did You Think to Pray?

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Mary A. Pepper Kidder

Music: William O. Perkins

30. Joseph Smith’s First Prayer (Transposed)

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: George A. Manwaring

Music: Sylvanus Billings Pond

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

31. God Be With You (Transposed)

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Jeremiah E. Rankin

Music: William G. Tomer

32. How Firm a Foundation

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Robert Keen

Music: J. Ellis

33. Praise to the Man (Transposed)

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Scottish folk song

34. All Hail the Power (Crown Him Lord)

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Edward Perronet

Music: Oliver Holden

35. Lord, We Ask Thee, Ere We Part

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: George A. Manwaring

Music: Benjamin Milgrove

36. Prayer is the Soul’s Sincere Desire

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: James Montgomery

Music: George Careless

37. Farewell, All Earthly Honors

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Mary W. Bone

Music: William B. Bradbury

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

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Anon.

39. Nearer, My God to Thee

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Sarah F. Adams

Music: Lowell Mason

40. For the Strength of the Hills (Transposed)

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Felicia D. Hemans

Music: Evan Stephens

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

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: William Fowler

Music: Caroline E. Sheridan Norton

42. Rock of Ages

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Augustus M. Toplady

Music: Thomas Hastings

43. Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Thomas Ken

Music: Louis Bourgeois; Genevan Psalter

44. O Say, What is Truth?

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: John Jaques

Music: Ellen Knowles Melling

45. Now Let Us Rejoice (Transposed)

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Henry Tucker

46. Lord, Dismiss Us With Thy Blessing

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: John Fawcett; Walter Shirley

Music: Jean-Jacques Rousseau

47. Come, Let Us Anew (Transposed)

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Charles Wesley

Music: James Lucas

48. High on the Mountain Top

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Joel H. Johnson

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

49. Guide Us, O Thou Great Jehovah

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: William Williams

Music: John Hughes

50. The Time is Far Spent

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Eliza R. Snow

Music: German folk song

51. Let Us All Press On (Transposed)

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

52. Improve the Shining Moments

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Robert B. Baird

Music: Robert B. Baird

53. Parting Hymn

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: George A. Manwaring

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

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

54. Shall We Meet?

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Horace L. Hastings

Music: Elihu S. Rice

55. What Was Witnessed in the Heavens?

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: John S. Davis

Music: Evan Stephens

56. Come, Dearest Lord (Transposed)

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Isaac Watts

Music: Evan Stephens

57. Abide With Me

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Henry F. Lyte

Music: William H. Monk

58. Jesus, Savior, Pilot Me

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Edward Hopper

Music: John Edgar Gould

59. Still, Still With Thee

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: James D. Burns

Music: R. Schumann

60. Nearer, Dear Savior, to Thee

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Joseph L. Townsend

Music: William Clayson

61. Jesus, Lover of My Soul

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Charles Wesley

Music: Joseph P. Holbrook

62. The Morning Light

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Samuel Smith

Music: Geo Webb

63. Come, Said Jesus

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Anna Laetitia Barbauld

Music: Old tune

64. O Worship the King

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Robert Grant

Music: Francis Joseph Haydn

65. Hushed Was the Evening Hymn

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: James D. Burns

Music: Arthur S. Sullivan

66. The Rising Sun

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Leonard Bacon

Music: Judeth Keysor

67. My Friend

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Lula Greene Richards

Music: Lucy May Green

68. An Angel from on High (Transposed)

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: John E. Tullidge

69. Where the Voice of Friendship’s Heard

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: John Lyon

Music: Anon.

70. Who Are These Arrayed in White?

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: De Courcy; Charles Wesley

Music: Samuel B. Marsh

71. God Speed the Right

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: William E. Hickson

Music: Ernst Moritz Arndt

72. I Know That My Redeemer Lives

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Samuel Medley

Music: Lewis D. Edwards

73. God Bless Our Mountain Home

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

74. The Lord is My Shepherd

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: James Montgomery

Music: Thomas Koschat

75. Nay, Speak No Ill

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Anon.

Music: Anon.

76. Jesus, My Savior

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: C. E. Leslie

Music: C. E. Leslie

77. When First the Glorious Light of Truth

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: William Clayton

Music: Anon.

78. O Happy Home

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Mary Ann Morton

Music: A. C. Smyth

79. Now a Calm and Peaceful Sleep

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Anon.

Music: Anon.

80. We Thank Thee, Heavenly Father

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Lula Greene Richards

Music: Lucy May Green

81. Rest for the Weary Soul

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Henry W. Naisbitt

Music: George Careless

82. Silent Night

Trans.: John F. Young (from German)

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Joseph Mohr

Music: Franz Gruber

83. God Moves In a Mysterious Way

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: William Cowper

Music: William B. Bradbury

84. Rock of My Refuge

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Anon.

Music: Anon.

85. Take Courage, Saints

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: James Crystal

Music: Felix Mendelssohn

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

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Thomas Hastings

Music: Edwin F. Parry

87. Sister, Thou Wast Mild and Lovely

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Samuel F. Smith

Music: John S. Lewis

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

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: A. N. K.

Music: Edwin F. Parry

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

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Joseph L. Townsend

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

90. Hark! Listen to the Trumpeters

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: John A. Granade

Music: Lewis D. Edwards

91. O Thou Rock of Our Salvation

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Joseph L. Townsend

Music: William Clayson

92. Beautiful Words of Love

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Joseph L. Townsend

Music: Edwin F. Parry

93. O What Songs of the Heart (Transposed)

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Joseph L. Townsend

Music: William Clayson

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

94. The Star-Spangled Banner

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Francis Scott Key

Music: John Stafford Smith

95. Freedom Waves Her Joyous Pinions

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Orson F. Whitney

Music: Edwin F. Parry

96. Land of the Free

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: John M. Chamberlain

Music: John M. Chamberlain

97. Marseillaise Hymn

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Anon.

Music: Anon.

98. America

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Samuel F. Smith

Music: Henry Carey; Thesaurus Musicus

99. Columbia, the Gem of the Ocean

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

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

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

100. Hail, Columbia!

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Joseph Hopkinson

Music: Philip Phile

101. Utah, We Love Thee

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

102. Battle Hymn of the Republic

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Julia Ward Howe

Music: Anon.

103. Flag of the Free

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Richard Wagner

Music: Richard Wagner

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104. Our Mountain Home So Dear (Chorus)

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Emmeline B. Wells

Music: Evan Stephens

105. Beyond To-day (Duet and Chorus)

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: C. L. B.

Music: T. H. M.

106. O, Ye Tears (Solo)

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Mackay

Music: Franz Abt

107. Lullaby (Chorus or Trio)

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Gerrit de Jong Jr.

Music: Gerrit de Jong Jr.

108. Our Eternal Home (Chorus or Trio)

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: B. Cecil Gates

Music: B. Cecil Gates

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

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: George Linnaens Banks

Music: George Careless

110. Mother (Solo)

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Ida H. White

Music: Ida H. White

111. School Thy Feelings (Trio or Chorus)

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Charles W. Penrose

Music: Evan Stephens

112. Christmas Song (Chorus)

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

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

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

114. Home (Chorus)

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Orson F. Whitney

Music: Edwin F. Parry

115. Lasting Joy (Solo and Chorus)

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Susa Young Gates

Music: B. Cecil Gates

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

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Susa Young Gates

Music: B. Cecil Gates

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

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: John M. Chamberlain

Music: John M. Chamberlain

118. Gentle Words (Duet and Chorus)

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Lucy M. Green

Music: Ida H. White

119. Come, Dearest Lord

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Isaac Watts

Music: George Careless

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

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: M. M. Johnson

Music: B. Cecil Gates

121. Freedom and Love (Duet or Chorus)

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: B. Cecil Gates

122. The Mother’s Plea (Duet)

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: R. S. Horne

Music: Ida H. White

123. If It Could Be (Solo)

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Bertha A. Kleinman

Music: Charles Frederick Stayner

124. O Thou Who Lovest Innocence (Chorus)

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Susa Young Gates

Music: B. Cecil Gates

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

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Susa Young Gates

Music: B. Cecil Gates

126. The Relief Society (Duet)

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: John M. Chamberlain

Music: John M. Chamberlain

127. The New Freedom Song (Chorus)

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Lucy A. R. Clark

Music: Evan Stephens

128. Our Savior King (Chorus)

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Susa Young Gates

Music: B. Cecil Gates

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

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Lucy M. Green

Music: Ida H. White

130. We Serve to Love (Chorus or Trio)

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: John M. Chamberlain

Music: Jacques Offenbach

131. Sweet and Low (Chorus or Quartet)

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Alfred Tennyson

Music: J. Barnby

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

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Anon.

Music: Felix Mendelssohn

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

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Isaac Watts

Music: Michael William Balfe

134. All Our Hearts (Chorus or Duet)

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Susa Young Gates

Music: Antonín Dvořák

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

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: G. Clifton Bingham

Music: J. L. Molloy

136. We Ever Pray for Thee (Trio)

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Henry A. Tuckett

137. Spring (Quartet or Chorus)

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Susa Young Gates

Music: B. Cecil Gates

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

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: M. E. Abel

Music: Queen Liliuokalani

139. Song to the Morning (Chorus or Quartet)

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: Susa Young Gates

Music: B. Cecil Gates

140. Glory Forever

Arr.: Brigham Cecil Gates

Words: William Clegg

Music: Gaetano Braga

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: George 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 C. 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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