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October 1971 General Conference Music

Oct 1–3, 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

Friday Morning Session
Friday, Oct 1, 1971, 10:00 AM

Friday Afternoon Session
Friday, Oct 1, 1971, 2:00 PM

Saturday Morning Session
Saturday, Oct 2, 1971, 10:00 AM

Saturday Afternoon Session
Saturday, Oct 2, 1971, 2:00 PM

Sunday Morning Session
Sunday, Oct 3, 1971, 10:00 AM

Sunday Afternoon Session
Sunday, Oct 3, 1971, 2:00 PM

Other Sessions

Welfare-Agricultural Meeting
Saturday, Oct 2, 1971, 7:30 AM

General Priesthood Meeting
Saturday, Oct 2, 1971, 7:00 PM

Summary of Conference Music

The Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir furnished the choral 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 Promised Valley Chorus, a group comprising present and former members of the annual Promised Valley presentation, with Crawford Gates conducting, furnished the special musical numbers at the Friday morning meeting.

The choral music for the Friday afternoon session was provided by the Relief Society Chorus, combined choruses of the Blackfoot, Pocatello, and Pocatello North Regions, conducted by Ellen Neilson Barnes.

The Ricks College Combined Choirs and Choruses furnished special musical numbers at the Saturday afternoon meeting. Richard Robison and Clyde Luke served as conductors.

At the General Priesthood Session on Saturday evening, the choral numbers were sung by the Tabernacle Choir Men’s Chorus, with Richard P. Condie conducting.

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 October 1971 Conference Report booklet


Friday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

And the Glory of the Lord

Artist: Promised Valley Chorus

Come, Come Ye Saints

Words: William Clayton

Music: English folk song

Artist: Promised Valley Chorus

High on the Mountain Top (Congregational)

Words: Joel H. Johnson

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

Artist: Promised Valley Chorus

The Lord Is My Shepherd

Words: James Montgomery

Music: Thomas Koschat

Artist: Promised Valley Chorus

Friday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Come Ye Blessed

Artist: Relief Society choir

An Angel from on High

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: John E. Tullidge

Artist: Relief Society choir

We Thank Thee, O God, for a Prophet (Congregational)

Words: William Fowler

Music: Caroline E. Sheridan Norton

Artist: Relief Society choir

Old Things Are Done Away

Words: Leroy J. Robertson

Music: Leroy J. Robertson

Artist: Relief Society choir

Saturday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

How Excellent Thy Name

Words: Howard Hanson

Music: Howard Hanson

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Praise to the Lord

Words: Joachim Neander

Music: Stralsund Gesangbuch

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Coronation Anthem—Glory and Praise to God

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

In My Father’s House

Words: James G. MacDermid

Music: James G. MacDermid

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Solo: George Behunin

How Wondrous and Great

Words: Henry U. Onderdonk

Music: Joseph Martin Kraus

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Come, Come, Ye Saints (Congregational)

Words: William Clayton

Music: English folk song

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Thanks Be to God

Words: Felix Mendelssohn

Music: Felix Mendelssohn

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Jesus Name of Wondrous Love

Words: W. Walsham How

Music: Everett Titcomb

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

He Who Would Valiant Be

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Crossing the Bar

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Saturday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

We Are Watchmen

Artist: Combined choir from Ricks College

The Lord’s Prayer

Artist: Combined choir from Ricks College

Now Let Us Rejoice (Congregational)

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Henry Tucker

Artist: Combined choir from Ricks College

And Then Shall Your Light Break Forth

Artist: Combined choir from Ricks College

General Priesthood Meeting(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Prayer at Evening

Artist: Tabernacle Choir Men’s Chorus

Thou Art Repose

Artist: Tabernacle Choir Men’s Chorus

Do What Is Right (Congregational)

Words: Anon.

Music: George Kaillmark

Artist: Tabernacle Choir Men’s Chorus

Praise the Lord

Artist: Tabernacle Choir Men’s Chorus

Sunday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Glory to God on High

Words: James Allen

Music: Felice de Giardini

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Send Forth Thy Spirit

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Sing the Lord, Ye Voices All

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

God So Loved the World

Words: John Stainer

Music: John Stainer

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

I Stand All Amazed (Congregational)

Words: Charles H. Gabriel

Music: Charles H. Gabriel

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Lead Kindly Light

Words: John Henry Newman

Music: John B. Dykes

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Now We Sing Thy Praise

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

148th Psalm—Lord Who Hast Made Us for Thine Own

Words: Gustav Holst

Music: Gustav Holst; L. Bourgeois

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Sunday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Hear My Cry, O God

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Arise, Shine for Thy Light Is Come

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Solo: Albert Fallows

Come, O Thou King of Kings (Congregational)

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: Anon.

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

How Beautiful Upon the Mountains

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

I Need Thee Every Hour

Words: Annie S. Hawks

Music: Robert Lowry

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir