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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

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: Anon.

Music: Ludwig van Beethoven

Thanks Be to God

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: Felix Mendelssohn

Music: Felix Mendelssohn

How Great the Wisdom and the Love

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: Eliza R. Snow

Music: Thomas McIntyre

Father in Heaven

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: Angus S. Hibbard

Music: Friedrich F. Flemming

I Need Thee Every Hour

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: Annie S. Hawks

Music: Robert Lowry

He Who Would Valiant Be

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

How Firm a Foundation (Congregational)

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: Robert Keen

Music: J. Ellis

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

Artist: Priesthood choir from BYU

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: Anon.

Redeemer of Israel (Congregational)

Artist: Priesthood choir from BYU

Words: Joseph Swain

Music: Freeman Lewis

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!

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: Eliza R. Snow

Music: Evan Stephens

An Angel from on High

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: John E. Tullidge

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

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: William Fowler

Music: Caroline E. Sheridan Norton

Still, Still with Thee

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: Harriet B. Stowe

Music: Harry Shelley

Saturday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

The Light Divine

Artist: Combined Primary Children’s Chorus

Words: Matilda Watts Cahoon

Music: Mildred Tanner Pettit

Beautiful Savior

Artist: Combined Primary Children’s Chorus

Words: Anon.

Music: Silesian folk song

Do What Is Right (Congregational)

Artist: Combined Primary Children’s Chorus

Words: Anon.

Music: George Kaillmark

Come, Listen to a Prophet’s Voice

Artist: Combined Primary Children’s Chorus

Solo: Ricky Tanner

Words: Joseph S. Murdock; Bruce R. McConkie

Music: Joseph J. Daynes

We Thank Thee, O God, for a Prophet

Artist: Combined Primary Children’s Chorus

Solo: Ricky Tanner

Words: William Fowler

Music: Caroline E. Sheridan Norton

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

Artist: Mormon Youth Men’s Choir

Words: James Montgomery

Music: George Coles

Praise to the Man (Congregational)

Artist: Mormon Youth Men’s Choir

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Scottish folk song

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

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: Randall Thompson

Music: Randall Thompson

I Will Lift Up Mine Eyes

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

O My Father

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Hope of Israel (Congregational)

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: Joseph L. Townsend

Music: William Clayson

Jesus, Our Lord, We Adore Thee

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

How Wondrous and Great

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: Henry U. Onderdonk

Music: Joseph Martin Kraus

Psalm 148

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: Gustav Holst

Music: Gustav Holst; L. Bourgeois

God Moves in A Mysterious Way

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: William Cowper

Music: William B. Bradbury

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

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Henry A. Tuckett

High on the Mountain Top (Congregational)

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: Joel H. Johnson

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

Hallelujah Chorus

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: George Frideric Handel

Music: George Frideric Handel

The Lord Bless You and Keep You

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Words: Peter Lutkin

Music: Peter Lutkin