Primary Song Book

Primary Song Book

Primary Association Song Book: Including Marches and Voluntaries

Primary Song Book, English.
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. General Board of the Primary Associations.
1905. 1920a Edition. 154 songs.


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7.
Cradle Hymn

Words: Martin Luther; Little Children’s Book for Schools and Families, 1885

Music: Unknown

Other versions of this song:
Away in a Manger

8.
Jesus Bids Us Shine

Words: Susan Warner

Music: A. C. Smyth

Other versions of this song:
Jesus Bids Us Shine

9.
As a Little Child

Words: John Newton

Music: Carl Maria von Weber

Other versions of this song:
As a Little Child

10a.
Children’s Morning Song

Words: L. Dalton

Music: Anon.

Arr.: Ebenezer Beesley

Other versions of this song:
Children’s Morning Song

10b.
Hymn of Praise

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Alfred Peterson

Other versions of this song:
I’ll Strive While Young to Tune My Voice

11.
Because He Loves Me So

Words: Emily H. Miller

Music: Hans Henry Petersen

Other versions of this song:
I Love to Hear the Story

12.
Let the Little Children Come

Words: Emily H. Woodmansee

Music: Joseph J. Daynes

Other versions of this song:
Let the Little Children Come

14.
I’m Not Too Young for God to See

Words: Anon.

Music: Alvin A. Beesley

Other versions of this song:
I’m not too young for God to see

15.
My Father, for Another Night

Words: Henry W. Baker

Music: A. C. Smyth

Other versions of this song:
My Father, for Another Night

16.
O Jesus! the Giver of All We Enjoy

Words: Anon.; William W. Phelps

Music: Hans Henry Petersen

Other versions of this song:
O Jesus, the Giver of All We Enjoy

17.
Jesus Once Was a Little Child

Words: James R. Murray

Music: Joseph Ballantyne

Other versions of this song:
Jesus Once Was a Little Child

18a.
Jesus Blessed the Children

Words: N. Lorenzo Mitchell

Music: Alvin A. Beesley

Other versions of this song:
Jesus Blessed the Children

18b.
Jesus, Unto Thee I Pray

Words: E. B. Ferguson

Music: Alvin A. Beesley

Other versions of this song:
Jesus, Unto Thee I Pray

19.
Jesus Thou Art Sweet and Mild

Words: John Nicholson

Music: Joseph J. Daynes

Other versions of this song:
Jesus, Thou Art Sweet and Mild

20.
Come Join With Me to Sing and Praise

Words: Anon.

Music: Unknown

Arr.: Alvin A. Beesley

Other versions of this song:
Come, join with me to sing and praise

21.
Our Children

Words: Emmeline B. Wells

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

Other versions of this song:
Our Children

22.
Christmas Eve

Words: Myles B. Foster

Music: Myles B. Foster

Other versions of this song:
Christmas Eve

24.
A Stranger Star O’er Bethlehem (Song for Christmas)

Words: Orson F. Whitney

Music: Edwin F. Parry

Other versions of this song:
A Stranger Star O’er Bethlehem

26.
We Ever Pray for Thee

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Henry A. Tuckett

Other versions of this song:
We ever pray for thee, our prophet dear

27.
Shine On

Words: Joseph Ballantyne

Music: Joseph Ballantyne

Other versions of this song:
Shine On

28.
Earth’s Fairest Flowers

Words: Edith Sanford Tillotson

Music: C. Harold Lowden

Other versions of this song:
Earth’s Fairest Flowers

30.
Little Knees Should Lowly Bend

Words: A. C. Smyth

Music: A. C. Smyth

Other versions of this song:
Little Knees Should Lowly Bend

31.
“Trip it Lightly” (For a concert)

Words: A. C. Smyth

Music: Gioachino Rossini

Arr.: A. C. Smyth

Other versions of this song:
Trip It Lightly

32.
Loving Shepherd

Words: Jane E. Leeson

Music: Louis M. Gottschalk

Arr.: A. C. Smyth

Other versions of this song:
Loving Shepherd

33.
Our Father in Heaven

Words: Alvin A. Beesley

Music: Alvin A. Beesley

Other versions of this song:
Our Father in Heaven

34.
Our Loving Savior Dear (Trio)

Words: Henry A. Tuckett

Music: Henry A. Tuckett

Other versions of this song:
Our Loving Savior Dear

35.
I Thank Thee, Dear Father

Words: Anon.

Music: George Careless

Other versions of this song:
I Thank Thee, Dear Father

36.
Bless the Children

Words: Lucy A. R. Clark

Music: George Careless

Other versions of this song:
Bless the Children

38.
In Our Lovely Deseret

Words: Eliza R. Snow

Music: George F. Root

Other versions of this song:
In Our Lovely Deseret

40.
In the Chambers of the Mountains

Words: Emmeline B. Wells

Music: A. C. Smyth

Other versions of this song:
In the chambers of the mountains

41.
Home

Words: Anon.

Music: Anon.

Other versions of this song:
Home

42.
Christmas Cradle Song

Words: Joseph Ballantyne

Music: Joseph Ballantyne

Other versions of this song:
Christmas Cradle Song

44.
A Prayer

Words: Anon.

Music: Anon.

Other versions of this song:
The Teacher’s Prayer

45.
Spring

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

Other versions of this song:
Spring

46.
Summer Time

Words: Anon.

Music: Joseph Ballantyne

Other versions of this song:
Summer Time

47.
Autumn

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

Other versions of this song:
Autumn

48.
Winter

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

Other versions of this song:
Winter

51.
Jolly Old Saint Nicholas

Words: Traditional

Music: Traditional

Other versions of this song:
Jolly Old Saint Nicholas

52.
America

Words: Samuel F. Smith

Music: Henry Carey; Thesaurus Musicus

Other versions of this song:
My Country, ’Tis of Thee

53.
Utah, we Love Thee

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

Other versions of this song:
Utah, We Love Thee

54.
Battle Hymn of the Republic

Words: Julia Ward Howe

Music: Anon.

55.
Summer

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

Other versions of this song:
Summer

56.
Columbia, the Gem of the Ocean

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

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

Other versions of this song:
Columbia, the Gem of the Ocean

58.
The Star-Spangled Banner

Words: Francis Scott Key

Music: John Stafford Smith

Other versions of this song:
The Star-Spangled Banner

60.
Hail Columbia!

Words: Joseph Hopkinson

Music: Philip Phile

Other versions of this song:
Hail, Columbia!

62.
For Decoration Day

Words: S. M. Kneil

Music: John J. McClellan

Other versions of this song:
Let little hands bring blossoms sweet

63.
The Little New Year

Words: Alvin A. Beesley

Music: Alvin A. Beesley

Other versions of this song:
The Little New Year

64.
My Mother Dear

Words: S. Lover

Music: Unknown

Arr.: Ebenezer Beesley

Other versions of this song:
My Mother Dear

66.
My Father Dear

Words: Eliza R. Snow

Music: A. C. Smyth

Other versions of this song:
My own dear loving father

68.
I Love Thee, Utah Dear

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

Other versions of this song:
I Love Thee, Utah Dear

69.
Light and Shadow

Words: John B. Tabb

Music: James Stanley

Other versions of this song:
“How I love you, little maid!”

70.
Christ and His Little Ones

Words: Orson F. Whitney

Music: Evan Stephens

Other versions of this song:
Christ and His Little Ones

72.
Rock-a-bye Baby

Words: Henry A. Tuckett

Music: Henry A. Tuckett

Other versions of this song:
Rock-a-Bye Baby

74.
Welcome to All

Words: Henry A. Tuckett

Music: Henry A. Tuckett

Other versions of this song:
Welcome to All

76.
The Evening Train

Words: Ebenezer Beesley

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

Other versions of this song:
The Evening Train

78.
Little Things

Words: Anon.

Music: Anon.

Other versions of this song:
Little Things

79.
Hidden Treasures

Words: James P. Olsen

Music: James P. Olsen

Other versions of this song:
Hidden Treasures

80.
Let’s Be Kind to One Another

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

Other versions of this song:
Let’s Be Kind to One Another

81.
The Busy Bee

Words: N. Lorenzo Mitchell

Music: Alvin A. Beesley

Other versions of this song:
The Busy Bee

82.
Gather Up the Sunbeams

Words: J. M. F. Snodgrass

Music: J. M. F. Snodgrass

Other versions of this song:
Gather Up the Sunbeams

84.
Loving Mother Kind and True

Words: N. Lorenzo Mitchell

Music: William C. Clive

Other versions of this song:
Loving Mother, Kind and True

85.
This Is Mother, Kind and Tender

Words: Anon.

Music: Anon.

Arr.: Alvin A. Beesley

Other versions of this song:
This Is Mother, Kind and Tender

86.
Welcome, Friends of Song

Words: Benjamin C. Unseld

Music: Benjamin C. Unseld

Other versions of this song:
Young and aged, short and tall

87.
Be in Time

Words: Jane B. Snyder

Music: Thomas Power

Other versions of this song:
Be in Time

88.
The Hedge Rose (For a Concert)

Words: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Music: Franz Schubert

Arr.: A. C. Smyth

Other versions of this song:
Heidenröslein

89.
Little Lispers

Words: Joseph L. Townsend

Music: J. Hosler

Other versions of this song:
Little Lispers

90.
Dare to do Right

Words: George L. Taylor

Music: William B. Bradbury

Arr.: A. C. Smyth

Other versions of this song:
Dare to Do Right

91.
We’ll All Stand Up Together (Motion Song)

Words: Anon.

Music: Anon.

Other versions of this song:
We’ll All Stand Up Together

92.
Baby Bye, Here’s a Fly

Words: Theodore Tilton

Music: J. M. F. Snodgrass

Other versions of this song:
Baby bye, here’s a fly

94.
Good-night

Words: Anon.

Music: Anon.

Other versions of this song:
Good Night, and Peace Be with You

95.
Hand Exercise Song

Words: Traditional

Music: Old tune

Other versions of this song:
Roll Your Hands

96.
Life’s True Joy

Words: W. Muller

Music: W. Muller

Other versions of this song:
Life’s True Joy

97.
A Prayer For Zion

Words: Orson F. Whitney

Music: Unknown

Arr.: W. A. W.

Other versions of this song:
Father and first of Friends

98.
Tread Softly

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

Other versions of this song:
Tread softly, softly, by that little mound

100.
All Through the Night

Words: Harold Boulton

Music: Traditional Welsh

Adapt.: Celia Standish

Other versions of this song:
All Through the Night

102.
A Hymn

Words: Mary Stanhope

Music: Carl Maria von Weber

Other versions of this song:
Voices now to Thee upraising

104.
Autumn Winds

Words: Stella H. Seed

Music: Russian song

Other versions of this song:
Autumn Winds

106.
A Message of Love

Words: Kate Ulmer

Music: Lange

Arr.: August Krapf

Other versions of this song:
The beautiful summer days so bright

110.
A Story

Words: Frank Dempster Sherman

Music: George A. Veazie

Other versions of this song:
A Story

112.
The Upward Path

Words: Orson F. Whitney

Music: Edward P. Kimball

Other versions of this song:
Children of the Saints of God

114.
I Think, When I Read That Sweet Story

Words: Jemima Luke

Music: Greek melody

Other versions of this song:
I Think When I Read That Sweet Story

115.
Be Happy

Words: Alice Jean Cleator

Music: Arthur Wilton

Other versions of this song:
Be Happy!

116.
Called to Serve

Words: Elsie Duncan Yale

Music: Adam Geibel

Other versions of this song:
Called to Serve

118.
Crown of the Lovely Junetide

Words: Lizzie DeArmond

Music: R. Frank Lehman

Other versions of this song:
Crown of the lovely Junetide

120.
Call Me

Words: C. Austin Miles

Music: C. Austin Miles

Other versions of this song:
Call Me

123.
Can a Little Child, Like Me?

Words: Mary M. Dodge

Music: W. K. Bassford

Other versions of this song:
Can a Little Child like Me?

124.
Come, Come, Ye Saints

Words: William Clayton

Music: English folk song

Other versions of this song:
Come, come, ye Saints, no toil nor labor fear

126.
Do What is Right

Words: Anon.

Music: George Kiallmark Sr.

Other versions of this song:
Do What Is Right

128.
O Ye Mountains High

Words: Charles W. Penrose

Music: Henry S. Thompson

Other versions of this song:
O ye mountains high, where the clear blue sky

130.
O, My Father

Words: Eliza R. Snow

Music: Franz Joseph Haydn

Other versions of this song:
O My Father

132.
Prayer is the Soul’s Sincere Desire

Words: James Montgomery

Music: George Careless

Other versions of this song:
Prayer Is the Soul’s Sincere Desire

133.
God’s Love

Words: A. Cleveland Coxe

Music: Joseph Barnby

Other versions of this song:
Oh, walk with God, and thou shalt find

134.
God Knows

Full credits not available

Other versions of this song:
Do you know how many stars

135.
Lord We Thank Thee

Words: Alice C. D. Riley

Music: F. Remsen

Other versions of this song:
Thank Thee, Father

136.
Give, Said the Little Stream

Words: Fanny J. Crosby

Music: William B. Bradbury

Other versions of this song:
“Give,” Said the Little Stream

137.
Praise God From Whom All Blessings Flow

Words: Thomas Ken

Music: Louis Bourgeois; Genevan Psalter, 1551

Other versions of this song:
Praise God, from Whom All Blessings Flow

138.
God Made Us All

Words: James M. McLaughlin

Music: James M. McLaughlin

Other versions of this song:
God Made Us All

140.
Give Me the Joy of Living

Words: J. J. Cutter

Music: William H. Doane

Other versions of this song:
Give Me the Joy of Living

142.
He Reigns

Words: Albert Simpson Reitz

Music: Albert Simpson Reitz

Other versions of this song:
Whenever I think of God’s wonderful love

144.
Happy Children’s Day

Words: Edith Sanford Tillotson

Music: C. Harold Lowden

Other versions of this song:
Once more we welcome with a song

146.
Hark! the Herald Angels Sing!

Words: Charles Wesley

Music: Felix Mendelssohn

Other versions of this song:
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

147.
Sleep, Baby, Sleep

Words: Anon.

Music: Anon.

Arr.: J. S. Fearis

Other versions of this song:
Sleep, Baby Sleep

148.
Children’s Day

Words: Minne A. Greiner

Music: Walter G. Tyler

Other versions of this song:
Children’s Day

150.
Life’s Mirror

Words: Madeline S. Bridges

Music: Tracy Y. Cannon

Other versions of this song:
Life’s Mirror

152.
Our Sweetest Hymns

Words: Edith Sanford Tillotson

Music: C. Harold Lowden

Other versions of this song:
Sweetest of our hymns of gladness

154.
Days of Spring

Words: M. E. Tupper

Music: Anon.

Other versions of this song:
Days of Spring

156.
Rowing

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

Other versions of this song:
Rowing

158.
Our Work and Our Wealth

Words: Lula Greene Richards

Music: Robert Volkman

Other versions of this song:
Our Work and Our Wealth

159.
Sometime

Words: Agnes Lee

Music: Robert Volkman

Other versions of this song:
When my mother dear I ask

160.
Spring Song

Words: Louis C. Elson

Music: Frédéric Chopin

Other versions of this song:
Spring Song

162.
Sunbeams

Words: Mabel J. Rosemon

Music: Howard K. Carl

Other versions of this song:
Sunbeams

163.
Shed Thy Light

Words: F. Bianchi

Music: F. Bianchi

Other versions of this song:
Shed Thy Light

164.
Sweet and Low

Words: Alfred Tennyson

Music: Joseph Barnby

Other versions of this song:
Sweet and Low

166.
Sing With Joy

Words: C. Austin Miles

Music: John J. Thomas

Other versions of this song:
Sing with Joy

168.
The First Christmas

Words: Emilie Poulsson

Music: Margaret Bradford Morton

Other versions of this song:
The First Christmas

169.
Tell Me, Dear Lord (A Prayer)

Words: M. E. P.

Music: C. Harold Lowden

Other versions of this song:
Tell Me, Dear Lord

170.
The Festal Days

Words: Elsie Duncan Yale

Music: Adam Geibel

Other versions of this song:
The Festal Days

172.
The Message of His Love

Words: Grace L. Hosmer

Music: Adam Geibel

Other versions of this song:
The Message of His Love

174.
Praise Ye the Father

Words: Elsie Duncan Yale

Music: Adam Geibel

Other versions of this song:
Praise Ye the Father

176.
Wave the Standard Royal

Words: James Rowe

Music: Charles H. Marsh

178.
When the Little Children Sleep

Words: Anon.

Music: Anon.

Other versions of this song:
When the Little Children Sleep

179.
Lord, Dismiss Us With Thy Blessing

Words: John Fawcett; Walter Shirley

Music: Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Other versions of this song:
Lord, Dismiss Us with Thy Blessing

180.
Flowers and Children

Words: A. E. D.

Music: Unknown

Other versions of this song:
In pleasant sheltered places

182.
Thy Word is Like a Garden, Lord

Words: Edwin Hodder

Music: E. Lester Thurman

Other versions of this song:
Thy Word Is Like a Garden, Lord

183.
Suppose

Words: Anon.

Music: J. B. Wekerlin

Other versions of this song:
Suppose

184.
Ye Merry Birds

Words: Elsie Duncan Yale

Music: Adam Geibel

Other versions of this song:
Ye merry birds on pinions light

186.
The Army of the Living God

Words: C. Austin Miles

Music: C. Austin Miles

Other versions of this song:
Hark! On the highway of life a sound

188.
Welcome Sunshine

Words: Harriet J. Lewis

Music: Clarence Kohlmann

Other versions of this song:
Welcome Sunshine

190.
The Call of Love

Words: C. Austin Miles

Music: C. Austin Miles

Other versions of this song:
The Call of Love

192.
The Lily and the Bee

Words: Orson F. Whitney

Music: Tracy Y. Cannon

Other versions of this song:
A lily in a desert land

198.
Two Little Hands

Words: Bertha A. Kleinman

Music: William Frederick Hanson

Other versions of this song:
I Have Two Little Hands

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200.
A Dream

Words: N/A

Music: J. L. Battman

Instrumental

202.
Grant’s March

Words: N/A

Music: E. Mack

Instrumental

205.
March in Norma

Words: N/A

Music: Vincenzo Bellini

Instrumental

206.
A Prayer

Words: N/A

Music: J. L. Battman

Instrumental

208.
Calisthenic March

Words: N/A

Music: Henry E. Giles

Instrumental

210.
Dr. Maeser’s Favorite March

Full credits not available

Instrumental

212.
Impromptu

Words: N/A

Music: Franz Schubert

Instrumental

214.
Marathon

Words: N/A

Music: T. H. Wallis

Instrumental

216.
Reverie

Words: N/A

Music: Frederick Scotson Clark

Instrumental

218.
Reverie

Words: N/A

Music: J. L. Battman

Instrumental

220.
Reverie

Words: N/A

Music: R. F. Raymond

Instrumental

222.
Andante

Words: N/A

Music: J. L. Battman

Instrumental

225.
Prayer from der Freischutz

Words: N/A

Music: Carl Maria von Weber

Instrumental

226.
Summer Song

Words: N/A

Music: George Rosenkrans

Instrumental

228.
The Pilgrim’s Song of Hope (A Celebrated Andante)

Words: N/A

Music: Édouard Batiste

Instrumental

230.
Voluntary

Words: N/A

Music: J. L. Battman

Instrumental

232.
Willow Brook

Words: N/A

Music: Charles Lysberg

Instrumental

234.
Cradle Song

Words: N/A

Music: Alberto Randegger

Instrumental

235.
President Young’s Funeral Hymn

Words: N/A

Music: George Careless

Arr.: Henry E. Giles

Instrumental

236.
Prelude No. 1

Words: N/A

Music: George Rosenkrans

Instrumental

238.
Prelude No. 2

Words: N/A

Music: George Rosenkrans

Instrumental

240.
Moonlight Thoughts

Words: N/A

Music: Sidney Smith

Instrumental

242.
Nephite Lamentation

Words: N/A

Music: Thomas L. Durham

Arr.: Henry E. Giles

Instrumental