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October 1973 General Conference Music

Oct 5–7, 1973

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 5, 1973, 10:00 AM

Friday Afternoon Session
Friday, Oct 5, 1973, 2:00 PM

Saturday Morning Session
Saturday, Oct 6, 1973, 10:00 AM

Saturday Afternoon Session
Saturday, Oct 6, 1973, 2:00 PM

Sunday Morning Session
Sunday, Oct 7, 1973, 10:00 AM

Sunday Afternoon Session
Sunday, Oct 7, 1973, 2:00 PM

Other Sessions

Welfare Meeting
Saturday, Oct 6, 1973, 7:00 AM

General Priesthood Meeting
Saturday, Oct 6, 1973, 7:00 PM

Summary of Conference Music

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

The Relief Society Chorus, under the direction of Sister Ellen N. Barnes, sang at the Friday afternoon session.

The choral music for the Saturday afternoon session was provided by the Wilford Region Choir, with Lowell Durham conducting.

At the General Priesthood Meeting on Saturday evening, the Mormon Youth Men’s Chorus furnished the music, directed by Jay E. Welch and Had Gundersen.

Prelude, postlude and interlude music, and 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 1973 Conference Report booklet


Friday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Glory to God

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Achieved Is the Glorious Work

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Lord, Accept Our True Devotion

Words: Richard Alldridge

Music: Joseph J. Daynes

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

How Beautiful Upon the Mountain

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Sing Unto God

Words: George Frideric Handel

Music: George Frideric Handel

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Redeemer of Israel (Congregational)

Words: Joseph Swain

Music: Freeman Lewis

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

God So Loved the World

Words: John Stainer

Music: John Stainer

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Come, Come Ye Saints

Words: William Clayton

Music: English folk song

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Hallelujah Chorus

Words: Ludwig van Beethoven

Music: Ludwig van Beethoven

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Friday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

O My Father

Artist: Relief Society choir

Omnipotence

Artist: Relief Society choir

How Firm a Foundation (Congregational)

Words: Robert Keen

Music: J. Ellis

Artist: Relief Society choir

Come, Come Ye Saints

Words: William Clayton

Music: English folk song

Artist: Relief Society choir

Saturday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

The Morning Breaks, the Shadows Flee

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: George Careless

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Welcome, Welcome Mighty King

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

O Lord Most Holy

Words: Arthur Ryder

Music: César Franck

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Softly Beams the Sacred Dawning

Words: John Jaques

Music: George Careless

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Hope of Israel (Congregational)

Words: Joseph L. Townsend

Music: William Clayson

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Link Divine

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

By the Waters of Babylon

Words: Philip James

Music: Philip James

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

How Excellent Thy Name

Words: Howard Hanson

Music: Howard Hanson

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Saturday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

God of Our Fathers We Come Unto Thee

Words: Charles W. Penrose

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

Artist: Wilford Region Choir

The Heavens Are Telling

Artist: Wilford Region Choir

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

Words: William Fowler

Music: Caroline E. Sheridan Norton

Artist: Wilford Region Choir

O My Father

Artist: Wilford Region Choir

General Priesthood Meeting(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Awake Ye Saints of God

Words: Eliza R. Snow

Music: Evan Stephens

Artist: Mormon Youth Men’s Chorus

That Story of Old

Artist: Mormon Youth Men’s Chorus

Praise to the Man (Congregational)

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Scottish folk song

Artist: Mormon Youth Men’s Chorus

O Home Beloved, Where’er I Wander

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Joseph Parry

Artist: Mormon Youth Men’s Chorus

Sunday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Arise, Shine Thy Light Is Come

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Lovely Appear

Words: Charles Gounod

Music: Charles Gounod

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Glorious Is the King

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Ye Simple Souls Who Stray

Words: Charles Wesley

Music: Evan Stephens

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

High on the Mountain Top (Congregational)

Words: Joel H. Johnson

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Thou Art Repose

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Lead Kindly Light

Words: John Henry Newman

Music: John B. Dykes

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

O Divine Redeemer

Words: Charles Gounod

Music: Charles Gounod

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Sunday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Of the Father’s Love Begotten

Words: Aurelius Prudentius

Music: Unknown

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Praise to the Man

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Scottish folk song

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

Glorious Everlasting

Words: M. Thomas Cousins

Music: M. Thomas Cousins

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir