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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

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: Richard Alldridge

Music: Joseph J. Daynes

How Beautiful Upon the Mountain

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Sing Unto God

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: George Frideric Handel

Music: George Frideric Handel

Redeemer of Israel (Congregational)

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: Joseph Swain

Music: Freeman Lewis

God So Loved the World

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: John Stainer

Music: John Stainer

Come, Come Ye Saints

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: William Clayton

Music: English folk song

Hallelujah Chorus

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: Ludwig van Beethoven

Music: Ludwig van Beethoven

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)

Artist: Relief Society choir

Words: Robert Keen

Music: J. Ellis

Come, Come Ye Saints

Artist: Relief Society choir

Words: William Clayton

Music: English folk song

Saturday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

The Morning Breaks, the Shadows Flee

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: George Careless

Welcome, Welcome Mighty King

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

O Lord Most Holy

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: Arthur Ryder

Music: César Franck

Softly Beams the Sacred Dawning

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Hope of Israel (Congregational)

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: Joseph L. Townsend

Music: William Clayson

Link Divine

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

By the Waters of Babylon

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: Philip James

Music: Philip James

How Excellent Thy Name

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: Howard Hanson

Music: Howard Hanson

Saturday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

God of Our Fathers We Come Unto Thee

Artist: Wilford Region Choir

Words: Charles W. Penrose

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

The Heavens Are Telling

Artist: Wilford Region Choir

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

Artist: Wilford Region Choir

Words: William Fowler

Music: Caroline E. Sheridan Norton

O My Father

Artist: Wilford Region Choir

General Priesthood Meeting(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Awake Ye Saints of God

Artist: Mormon Youth Men’s Chorus

Words: Eliza R. Snow

Music: Evan Stephens

That Story of Old

Artist: Mormon Youth Men’s Chorus

Praise to the Man (Congregational)

Artist: Mormon Youth Men’s Chorus

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Scottish folk song

O Home Beloved, Where’er I Wander

Artist: Mormon Youth Men’s Chorus

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Joseph Parry

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

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: Charles Gounod

Music: Charles Gounod

Glorious Is the King

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Ye Simple Souls Who Stray

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: Charles Wesley

Music: Evan Stephens

High on the Mountain Top (Congregational)

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: Joel H. Johnson

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

Thou Art Repose

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Lead Kindly Light

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: John Henry Newman

Music: John B. Dykes

O Divine Redeemer

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: Charles Gounod

Music: Charles Gounod

Sunday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Of the Father’s Love Begotten

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: Aurelius Prudentius

Music: Unknown

Praise to the Man

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Scottish folk song

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

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Anon.

Glorious Everlasting

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: M. Thomas Cousins

Music: M. Thomas Cousins