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April 1971 General Conference Music

Apr 3–6, 1971

Talks and media from this conference are available at LDS.org or in Gospel Library.
Streaming video is on the LDS General Conference YouTube channel.
A PDF conference report is available at Archive.org.

Regular Sessions

Saturday Morning Session
Saturday, Apr 3, 1971, 10:00 AM

Saturday Afternoon Session
Saturday, Apr 3, 1971, 2:00 PM

Sunday Morning Session
Sunday, Apr 4, 1971, 10:00 AM

Sunday Afternoon Session
Sunday, Apr 4, 1971, 2:00 PM

Tuesday Morning Session
Tuesday, Apr 6, 1971, 10:00 AM

Tuesday Afternoon Session
Tuesday, Apr 6, 1971, 2:00 PM

Other Sessions

Welfare-Agricultural Meeting
Saturday, Apr 3, 1971, 7:30 AM

General Priesthood Meeting
Saturday, Apr 3, 1971, 7:00 PM

Summary of Conference Music

The Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir furnished the musical numbers for the Saturday morning, the Sunday morning and the Sunday afternoon sessions of the conference, with Richard P. Condie conductor, and Jay E. Welch, assistant conductor.

The Combined Male Choruses of Seminary and Institute personnel of faculty and students from the University of Utah, Ogden and Logan Institutes of Religion furnished the special musical numbers at the General Priesthood meeting on Saturday night. The chorus was directed by Douglas W. Stott, Ladd R. Cropper, and James R. Bradley.

The choral music for the Saturday afternoon session was provided by a chorus from the Institutes of Religion at Idaho State College, Boise State College, College of Southern Idaho, and Treasure Valley Community College, Ontario, Oregon, singing under the direction of Rodger Porter, Marjo Beckstead and Don B. Castleton.

The Mormon Youth Chorus, with Jay E. Welch and Had Gunderson conducting, furnished the special musical numbers at the Tuesday morning meeting.

On Tuesday afternoon, a Primary Children’s Chorus, with Patricia C. Maughan conducting, sang the choral numbers.

Richard P. Condie directed the singing of the Tabernacle Choir on the Choir and Organ Broadcast on Sunday morning, with Alexander Schreiner at the organ console.

Accompaniments on the Tabernacle Organ throughout the conference sessions were played by Alexander Schreiner, Robert Cundick, and Roy M. Darley, Tabernacle Organists.


From the April 1971 Conference Report booklet


Saturday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Glory to God in the Highest

Words: Sergei Rachmaninoff

Music: Sergei Rachmaninoff

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Praise God From Whom All Blessings Flow

Words: Thomas Ken

Music: Louis Bourgeois; Genevan Psalter

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

For the Beauty of the Earth

Words: Folliott S. Pierpoint

Music: Conrad Kocher

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Come Unto Jesus

Words: Orson Pratt Huish

Music: Orson Pratt Huish

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Gloria

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

The Palms

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

I Stand All Amazed

Words: Charles H. Gabriel

Music: Charles H. Gabriel

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

I Know That My Redeemer Lives (Congregational)

Words: Samuel Medley

Music: Lewis D. Edwards

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

By Babylon’s Wave

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Come, Come, Ye Saints

Words: William Clayton

Music: English folk song

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Of the Father’s Love Begotten

Words: Aurelius Prudentius

Music: Unknown

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Saturday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

King of Love My Shepherd Is

Words: Henry W. Baker

Music: Alfred Beirly

Artist: Combined Institute choir

For the Strength of the Hills

Words: Felicia D. Hemans

Music: Evan Stephens

Artist: Combined Institute choir

O Say What Is Truth (Congregational)

Words: John Jaques

Music: Ellen Knowles Melling

Artist: Combined Institute choir

Beatitudes

Artist: Combined Institute choir

General Priesthood Meeting(Return to top) Download Stream Online

The Lord Is My Light

Words: James Nicholson

Music: John R. Sweney

Artist: Combined male chorus

Seek Ye the Lord

Artist: Combined male chorus

Do What Is Right (Congregational)

Words: Anon.

Music: George Kaillmark

Artist: Combined male chorus

Eternal Life

Artist: Combined male chorus

Sunday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Rejoice the Lord Is King

Words: Charles Wesley

Music: Horatio Parker

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Sing Unto God

Words: George Frideric Handel

Music: George Frideric Handel

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Thy Word Is a Lantern

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Peace and Holy Silence

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Solo: Marion Vance

Come O Thou King of Kings (Congregational)

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: Anon.

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Arise O Glorious Zion

Words: William G. Mills

Music: George Careless

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Sing Alleluia Forth

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Lord, Thou Alone Art God

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Sunday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

But the Lord Is Mindful of His Own

Words: Felix Mendelssohn

Music: Felix Mendelssohn

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

I Will Greatly Rejoice

Words: Joseph Roff

Music: Joseph Roff

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

How Firm a Foundation (Congregational)

Words: Robert Keen

Music: J. Ellis

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

O Divine Redeemer

Words: Charles Gounod

Music: Charles Gounod

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Tuesday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Out of the Silence

Artist: Mormon Youth Chorus

Oh How Lovely Was the Morning

Words: George A. Manwaring

Music: Sylvanus Billings Pond

Artist: Mormon Youth Chorus

We Thank Thee O God for a Prophet (Congregational)

Words: William Fowler

Music: Caroline E. Sheridan Norton

Artist: Mormon Youth Chorus

Go, Song of Mine

Artist: Mormon Youth Chorus

Tuesday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

I Know My Father Lives

Words: Reid N. Nibley

Music: Reid N. Nibley

Artist: Primary Children’s Chorus

The Still Small Voice

Words: Merrill Bradshaw

Music: Merrill Bradshaw

Artist: Primary Children’s Chorus

The Sacred Grove

Words: Joan D. Campbell

Music: Hal K. Campbell

Artist: Primary Children’s Chorus

In Perfect Faith

Words: Wallace F. Bennett

Music: Margaret Cornwall Richards

Artist: Primary Children’s Chorus

O Ye Mountains High (Congregational)

Words: Charles W. Penrose

Music: H. S. Thompson

Artist: Primary Children’s Chorus

Teach Me to Walk in the Light

Words: Clara W. McMaster

Music: Clara W. McMaster

Artist: Primary Children’s Chorus

Solo: Diane McCoun; Walter Boyden

I Am a Child of God

Words: Naomi Ward Randall

Music: Mildred Tanner Pettit

Artist: Primary Children’s Chorus