The Mormon Pioneer Songbook


Arranged by Carl S. Miller
Text by
F. W. Keller
George Hicks
Richard P. Condie
George Careless
John Taylor
Isaac B. Nash
Charles L. Walker
Eliza R. Snow
Myron Crandall
Thomas E. Cheney
Levi Hancock
William Clayton
William W. Phelps
Edited by William I. Kaufman
Piano Reduction/Vocal Score
Item Number: 411-41076
Number of Pages: 48
Publisher: Theodore Presser Company
Print Status: In Print


Quick Overview

The story of the Mormon Pioneers in word and song. Compiled and edited by William I. Kaufman; with musical commentary by Thomas E. Cheney, American Folklore Society of Utah; and an introduction by Richard P. Condie, Emeritus Conductor of the Morman Tabernacle Choir. A superb treasury of thirty-three folksongs expressing the spirit and zeal of those early Mormon Pioneers. Splendidly produced, this book brings together in one collection hitherto scattered folk material, and chronologically arranges of the Trek West; 2. Colonization of the Great Basin; and 3. Mormon Customs and Thought. Includede are guitar chord symbols for each song, and illustrations produced especially for the book by artist Ric Estrada. 47pp. Softcover. For churches, schools, colleges, libraries, related institutions. Very easy.

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Arranger Miller, Carl S.
Editor Kaufman, William I.


A Poor Wayfaring Man of Grief
The Upper California
On the Way to California
Come, Come Ye Saints
The Ox-Team Trail
Root, Hog, or Die
Whoa, Haw, Buck and Jerry Boy
The Mormon Battalion Song
The Bullfight on the San Pedro
The Lonesome Roving Wolves
This is the Place
The Handcart Song
The Campfire Meeting
St. George and the Drag-on
Brighter Days in Store
The Seagullts and Crickets
Johnston's Army Song
Once I Lived in Cottonwood
Echo Canyon
The Utah Iron Horse
All Are Talking of Utah
Pioneer Day 1870
Mottos on the Wall
Blue Mountain
Don't Marry the Mormon Boys
Waste Not, Want Not
Passing Through
Curtains of Night
None Can Preach the Gospel Like the Mormons Do
Just Set a Light
The Spirit of God Like a Fire is Burning
Zack, the Mormon Engineer