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April 1972 General Conference Music

Apr 6–9, 1972

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

Thursday Morning Session
Thursday, Apr 6, 1972, 10:00 AM

Thursday Afternoon Session
Thursday, Apr 6, 1972, 2:00 PM

Saturday Morning Session
Saturday, Apr 8, 1972, 10:00 AM

Saturday Afternoon Session
Saturday, Apr 8, 1972, 2:00 PM

Sunday Morning Session
Sunday, Apr 9, 1972, 10:00 AM

Sunday Afternoon Session
Sunday, Apr 9, 1972, 2:00 PM

Other Sessions

Welfare-Agricultural Meeting
Saturday, Apr 8, 1972, 7:30 AM

General Priesthood Meeting
Saturday, Apr 8, 1972, 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 Brigham Young University Combined Choruses, with Ralph Woodward conducting, furnished the special musical numbers at the opening session on Thursday morning.

The choral music for the Thursday afternoon session was provided by the Primary Leaders Chorus, made up of the combined choruses of the Utah North Regions, conducted by Patricia Maughan.

The Combined Seminary Chorus of the Salt Lake Valley, with Jay E. Welch conducting, and Paul Hanks, assistant conductor, furnished special musical numbers at the Saturday afternoon meeting.

At the General Priesthood Session on Saturday evening, the choral numbers were sung by the Brigham Young University Faculty Priesthood Chorus. A. Harold Goodman was the conductor.

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 1972 Conference Report booklet


Thursday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

The Morning Breaks; the Shadows Flee

Artist: Combined choir from BYU

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: George Careless

We Ever Pray for Thee

Artist: Combined choir from BYU

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Henry A. Tuckett

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

Artist: Combined choir from BYU

Words: William Fowler

Music: Caroline E. Sheridan Norton

Behold the Lamb of God

Artist: Combined choir from BYU

Words: Matthew Bridges

Music: Lowell Mason

Thursday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Come, Come Ye Saints

Artist: Primary Leaders Chorus

Words: William Clayton

Music: English folk song

Sweet Is the Work

Artist: Primary Leaders Chorus

Words: Isaac Watts

Music: John J. McClellan Jr.

Oh Say, What Is Truth? (Congregational)

Artist: Primary Leaders Chorus

Words: John Jaques

Music: Ellen Knowles Melling

The 23rd Psalm

Artist: Primary Leaders Chorus

Words: Unknown

Music: Unknown

Saturday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

How Firm a Foundation

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: Robert Keen

Music: J. Ellis

Sing Unto God

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: George Frideric Handel

Music: George Frideric Handel

Lead Kindly Light

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: John Henry Newman

Music: John B. Dykes

Come O Thou King of Kings

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: Anon.

Arise, Shine, Thy Light Is Come

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

How Lovely Are the Messengers

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: Felix Mendelssohn

Music: Felix Mendelssohn

The Spirit of God Like a Fire Is Burning (Congregational)

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Anon.

How Wondrous and Great

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: Henry U. Onderdonk

Music: Joseph Martin Kraus

Keep My Words

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Praise the Lord

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Redeemed of the Lord

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Saturday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

An Angel from on High

Artist: Combined Seminary Chorus

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: John E. Tullidge

By the Waters of Babylon

Artist: Combined Seminary Chorus

Words: Philip James

Music: Philip James

Now Let Us Rejoice (Congregational)

Artist: Combined Seminary Chorus

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Henry Tucker

Dear to the Heart of the Shepherd

Artist: Combined Seminary Chorus

Words: Mary B. Wingate

Music: William J. Kirkpatrick

General Priesthood Meeting(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Praise to the Man

Artist: BYU Faculty Priesthood Chorus

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Scottish folk song

How Great the Wisdom and the Love

Artist: BYU Faculty Priesthood Chorus

Words: Eliza R. Snow

Music: Thomas McIntyre

Do What Is Right (Congregational)

Artist: BYU Faculty Priesthood Chorus

Words: Anon.

Music: George Kaillmark

The Soul of Man Is Free

Artist: BYU Faculty Priesthood Chorus

Sunday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Guide Us, O Thou Great Jehovah

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: William Williams

Music: John Hughes

With a Voice of Singing

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

O Divine Redeemer

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: Charles Gounod

Music: Charles Gounod

King of Glory, King of Peace

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Come, Come Ye Saints (Congregational)

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: William Clayton

Music: English folk song

I Stand All Amazed

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: Charles H. Gabriel

Music: Charles H. Gabriel

We Are Watchmen

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

The Voice of God Again Is Heard

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

The Hallelujah Chorus

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: George Frideric Handel

Music: George Frideric Handel

Sunday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

The Seer, Joseph the Seer

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: John Taylor

Music: Neukomm

Oh How Lovely Was the Morning

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: George A. Manwaring

Music: Sylvanus Billings Pond

Israel, Israel, God Is Calling (Congregational)

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: Richard Smyth

Music: Charles C. Converse

Still, Still With Thee

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: Harriet B. Stowe

Music: Harry Shelley