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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

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: George Careless

Artist: Combined choir from BYU

We Ever Pray for Thee

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Henry A. Tuckett

Artist: Combined choir from BYU

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

Words: William Fowler

Music: Caroline E. Sheridan Norton

Artist: Combined choir from BYU

Behold the Lamb of God

Words: Matthew Bridges

Music: Lowell Mason

Artist: Combined choir from BYU

Thursday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Come, Come Ye Saints

Words: William Clayton

Music: English folk song

Artist: Primary Leaders Chorus

Sweet Is the Work

Words: Isaac Watts

Music: John J. McClellan

Artist: Primary Leaders Chorus

Oh Say, What Is Truth? (Congregational)

Words: John Jaques

Music: Ellen Knowles Melling

Artist: Primary Leaders Chorus

The 23rd Psalm

Words: Unknown

Music: Unknown

Artist: Primary Leaders Chorus

Saturday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

How Firm a Foundation

Words: Robert Keen

Music: J. Ellis

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Sing Unto God

Words: George Frideric Handel

Music: George Frideric Handel

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Lead Kindly Light

Words: John Henry Newman

Music: John B. Dykes

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Come O Thou King of Kings

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: Anon.

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Arise, Shine, Thy Light Is Come

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

How Lovely Are the Messengers

Words: Felix Mendelssohn

Music: Felix Mendelssohn

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

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

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Anon.

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

How Wondrous and Great

Words: Henry U. Onderdonk

Music: Joseph Martin Kraus

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

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

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: John E. Tullidge

Artist: Combined Seminary Chorus

By the Waters of Babylon

Words: Philip James

Music: Philip James

Artist: Combined Seminary Chorus

Now Let Us Rejoice (Congregational)

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Henry Tucker

Artist: Combined Seminary Chorus

Dear to the Heart of the Shepherd

Words: Mary B. Wingate

Music: William J. Kirkpatrick

Artist: Combined Seminary Chorus

General Priesthood Meeting(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Praise to the Man

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Scottish folk song

Artist: BYU Faculty Priesthood Chorus

How Great the Wisdom and the Love

Words: Eliza R. Snow

Music: Thomas McIntyre

Artist: BYU Faculty Priesthood Chorus

Do What Is Right (Congregational)

Words: Anon.

Music: George Kaillmark

Artist: BYU Faculty Priesthood Chorus

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

Words: William Williams

Music: John Hughes

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

With a Voice of Singing

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

O Divine Redeemer

Words: Charles Gounod

Music: Charles Gounod

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

King of Glory, King of Peace

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Come, Come Ye Saints (Congregational)

Words: William Clayton

Music: English folk song

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

I Stand All Amazed

Words: Charles H. Gabriel

Music: Charles H. Gabriel

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

We Are Watchmen

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

The Voice of God Again Is Heard

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

The Hallelujah Chorus

Words: George Frideric Handel

Music: George Frideric Handel

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Sunday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

The Seer, Joseph the Seer

Words: John Taylor

Music: Neukomm

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Oh How Lovely Was the Morning

Words: George A. Manwaring

Music: Sylvanus Billings Pond

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Israel, Israel, God Is Calling (Congregational)

Words: Richard Smyth

Music: Charles C. Converse

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Still, Still With Thee

Words: Harriet B. Stowe

Music: Harry Shelley

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir