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April 1974 General Conference Music

Apr 5–7, 1974

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, Apr 5, 1974, 10:00 AM

Friday Afternoon Session
Friday, Apr 5, 1974, 2:00 PM

Saturday Morning Session
Saturday, Apr 6, 1974, 10:00 AM

Saturday Afternoon Session
Saturday, Apr 6, 1974, 2:00 PM

Sunday Morning Session
Sunday, Apr 7, 1974, 10:00 AM

Sunday Afternoon Session
Sunday, Apr 7, 1974, 2:00 PM

Other Sessions

Welfare Services Session
Saturday, Apr 6, 1974, 7:00 AM

General Priesthood Meeting
Saturday, Apr 6, 1974, 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 Brigham Young University Priesthood Choir, under the direction of Ralph Woodward, sang at the Friday afternoon session.

The choral music for the Saturday afternoon session was provided by the Combined Primary Children’s Chorus of the Granger, Hunter, and Taylorsville Regions, with Sister Patricia Maughan conducting.

At the General Priesthood Meeting on Saturday evening the Mormon Youth Men’s Choir 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 April 1974 Conference Report booklet


Friday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

The Heavens Resound

Words: Anon.

Music: Ludwig van Beethoven

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Thanks Be to God

Words: Felix Mendelssohn

Music: Felix Mendelssohn

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

How Great the Wisdom and the Love

Words: Eliza R. Snow

Music: Thomas McIntyre

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Father in Heaven

Words: Angus S. Hibbard

Music: Friedrich F. Flemming

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

I Need Thee Every Hour

Words: Annie S. Hawks

Music: Robert Lowry

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

He Who Would Valiant Be

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

How Firm a Foundation (Congregational)

Words: Robert Keen

Music: J. Ellis

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Turn Back O Man

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Crossing the Bar

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Friday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

We Praise Thee, We Bless Thee, O Lord

Artist: Priesthood choir from BYU

Solo: Brandt Curtis

Come, O Thou King of Kings

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: Anon.

Artist: Priesthood choir from BYU

Redeemer of Israel (Congregational)

Words: Joseph Swain

Music: Freeman Lewis

Artist: Priesthood choir from BYU

Let Nothing Ever Grieve Thee

Artist: Priesthood choir from BYU

Saturday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Awake, Ye Saints of God, Awake!

Words: Eliza R. Snow

Music: Evan Stephens

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

An Angel from on High

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: John E. Tullidge

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

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

Words: William Fowler

Music: Caroline E. Sheridan Norton

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Still, Still with Thee

Words: Harriet B. Stowe

Music: Harry Shelley

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Saturday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

The Light Divine

Words: Matilda Watts Cahoon

Music: Mildred Tanner Pettit

Artist: Combined Primary Children’s Chorus

Beautiful Savior

Words: Anon.

Music: Silesian folk song

Artist: Combined Primary Children’s Chorus

Do What Is Right (Congregational)

Words: Anon.

Music: George Kaillmark

Artist: Combined Primary Children’s Chorus

Come, Listen to a Prophet’s Voice

Words: Joseph S. Murdock; Bruce R. McConkie

Music: Joseph J. Daynes

Artist: Combined Primary Children’s Chorus

Solo: Ricky Tanner

We Thank Thee, O God, for a Prophet

Words: William Fowler

Music: Caroline E. Sheridan Norton

Artist: Combined Primary Children’s Chorus

Solo: Ricky Tanner

General Priesthood Meeting(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Rise Up O Men of God

Artist: Mormon Youth Men’s Choir

A Poor Wayfaring Man of Grief

Words: James Montgomery

Music: George Coles

Artist: Mormon Youth Men’s Choir

Praise to the Man (Congregational)

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Scottish folk song

Artist: Mormon Youth Men’s Choir

Come Unto Me

Artist: Mormon Youth Men’s Choir

Sunday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Sleepers, Wake, A Voice Is Calling

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

The Palms

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

The Last Words of David

Words: Randall Thompson

Music: Randall Thompson

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

I Will Lift Up Mine Eyes

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

O My Father

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Hope of Israel (Congregational)

Words: Joseph L. Townsend

Music: William Clayson

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Jesus, Our Lord, We Adore Thee

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

How Wondrous and Great

Words: Henry U. Onderdonk

Music: Joseph Martin Kraus

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Psalm 148

Words: Gustav Holst

Music: Gustav Holst; L. Bourgeois

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

God Moves in A Mysterious Way

Words: William Cowper

Music: William B. Bradbury

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Sunday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

The Lord Hath Been My Support

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

We Ever Pray for Thee

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Henry A. Tuckett

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

High on the Mountain Top (Congregational)

Words: Joel H. Johnson

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Hallelujah Chorus

Words: George Frideric Handel

Music: George Frideric Handel

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

The Lord Bless You and Keep You

Words: Peter Lutkin

Music: Peter Lutkin

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir