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Music: LDS: Primary Music

LDS music for children in the HBLL

The Music section of the HBLL collects vocal music for children. Arangements or compositions by church members can be found by searching "Mormon Music Collection" in a general keyword search.

M 1990  M 1998 = secular vocal music for children

M 2190 – M 2196 = sacred vocal music for children

Compositions by LDS composers are designated by a .8 after the call number (so, for example: M 2190.8, or M 1990.8).

Primary Music Online

Helpful websites for Primary music leaders

Jolly Jenn offers illustrated flipcharts in English, Spanish and Portuguese.

DeeAnn Stone has an aggregated list of all the songs in the Children's Songbook with links to various flipcharts. Scroll to the bottom for Spanish versions. Alphabetical list of Primary Flip Charts also available here.

Sharla Dance gives Primary music workshops and shares her ideas on her blog, where you can also sign up to receive her newsletter.

Camille's Primary Ideas : lesson plans to teach various songs in the Children's songbook and more.

Betsy Lee Bailey offers "Teaching Strategies and Visual Aids for the Primary Music Leader"

There is a Facebook group for LDS Primary Music Leaders in which 24,000+ people share their ideas. It is a closed group, so you will have to join it to use it.


Performing Arts Librarian

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Myrna Layton
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Phone or Text 801-422-4334
Subjects: Music & Dance, Theatre