Oh, What Songs of the Heart

First line: O what songs of the heart We shall sing all the day / Oh, what songs of the heart / O what songs of the heart / Oh what songs of the heart We shall sing / Oh what songs of the heart We shall sing all the day

Original language: English

Words: Joseph L. Townsend
Music: William Clayson


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1. Oh, what songs of the heartWe shall sing all the day,When again we assemble at home,When we meet ne’er to partWith the blest o’er the way,There no more from our loved ones to roam!When we meet ne’er to part,Oh, what songs of the heartWe shall sing in our beautiful home.
2. Tho our rapture and blissThere’s no song can express,We will shout, we will sing o’er and o’er,As we greet with a kiss,And with joy we caressAll our loved ones that passed on before;As we greet with a kiss,In our rapture and bliss,All our loved ones that passed on before.
3. Oh, the visions we’ll seeIn that home of the blest,There’s no word, there’s no thought can impart,But our rapture will beAll the soul can attest,In the heavenly songs of the heart;But our rapture will beIn the vision we’ll seeBest expressed in the songs of the heart.
4. Oh, what songs we’ll employ!Oh, what welcome we’ll hear!While our transports of love are complete,As the heart swells with joyIn embraces most dearWhen our heavenly parents we meet!As the heart swells with joy,Oh, what songs we’ll employ,When our heavenly parents we meet!

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1. Oh what songs of the heartWe shall sing all the day,When again we assemble at home;When we meet ne’er to partWith the blest o’er the way,There no more from our loved ones to roam!When we meet ne’er to part,O what songs of the heartWe shall sing in our beautiful home.
2. Though our rapture and blissThere’s no song can express,We will shout, we will sing o’er and o’er,As we greet with a kiss,And with joy we caressAll our loved ones that passed on before;As we greet with a kiss,In our rapture and bliss,All our loved ones that passed on before.
3. Oh the visions we’ll seeIn that home of the blest,There’s no word, there’s no thought can impart,But our rapture will beAll the soul can attestIn the heavenly songs of the heart;But our rapture will beIn the vision we’ll seeBest expressed in the songs of the heart.
4. Oh what songs we’ll employ!Oh what welcome we’ll hear!While our transports of love are complete;As the heart swells with joyIn embraces most dearWhen our heavenly parents we meet!As the heart swells with joyO what songs we’ll employ,When our heavenly Parents we meet.

These charts show the use of this song in English hymnbooks and other collections published by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. If a song appears in multiple editions of the same hymnbook, it is only counted once. [undetermined] means that tune information has not yet been entered in.

Tunes that have appeared with this song in English

Appearances of this song over time in English

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Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

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Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square; Jeannine Goeckeritz (flute); Tiffany McCleary (flute); Jennifer Gremillion (flute); Lisa Smith (flute); Tamara Oswald (harp)

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

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Artist: Family choir

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

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Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

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Artist: Mormon Youth Chorus

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O What Songs of the Heart (Transposed)

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Arr.: B. Cecil Gates

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Arr.: B. Cecil Gates

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Arr.: B. Cecil Gates

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Arr.: B. Cecil Gates

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Songs of the Heart

, May 1878

Unofficial or Local Publications

Songs of the Heart

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