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October 1975 General Conference Music

Oct 3–5, 1975

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 3, 1975, 10:00 AM

Friday Afternoon Session
Friday, Oct 3, 1975, 2:00 PM

Saturday Morning Session
Saturday, Oct 4, 1975, 10:00 AM

Saturday Afternoon Session
Saturday, Oct 4, 1975, 2:00 PM

Sunday Morning Session
Sunday, Oct 5, 1975, 10:00 AM

Sunday Afternoon Session
Sunday, Oct 5, 1975, 2:00 PM

Other Sessions

Welfare Services Session
Saturday, Oct 4, 1975, 7:00 AM

General Priesthood Meeting
Saturday, Oct 4, 1975, 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 session of the Conference, with Jerold Ottley, conductor and Donald H. Ripplinger, Associate Conductor.

A Relief Society Choir composed of stakes from the Ogden area, under the direction of Sister Anna Jean B. Skidmore and Sister Ellen N. Barnes, sang at the Friday afternoon session.

The choral music for the Saturday afternoon session was provided by the Mormon Youth Chorus, with Brother Robert C. Bowden conducting.

At the General Priesthood meeting on Saturday evening, the Combined Mormon Youth and Tabernacle Choir Men’s Chorus furnished the music, directed by Robert C. Bowden and Donald H. Ripplinger.

Prelude, postlude and interlude music, and accompaniments on the Tabernacle Organ throughout the conference sessions were played by Alexander Schreiner, Robert Cundick, and Rom M. Darley, Tabernacle Organists.


From the October 1975 Conference Report booklet


Friday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Arise, O Glorious Zion

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: William G. Mills

Music: George Careless

Sing to the Lord

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Truth Eternal

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: Alexander Schreiner

O Splendor of God’s Glory Bright

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: St. Ambrose

Music: Jolley

For the Beauty of the Earth

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Folliott S. Pierpoint

Music: Conrad Kocher

O Rejoice Ye Christians Loudly

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Come, Come, Ye Saints (Congregational)

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: William Clayton

Music: English folk song

Fight the Good Fight

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: J. S. B. Monsell

Music: John Garnder

Eternal Life

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

O Clap Your Hands

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Friday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Holy, Holy

Artist: Relief Society choir

If With All Your Hearts

Artist: Relief Society choir

Words: Julius Schubring

Music: Felix Mendelssohn

How Firm a Foundation (Congregational)

Artist: Relief Society choir

Words: Anon.; Robert Keen

Music: Anon.; J. Ellis

Ever We Pray for Thee

Artist: Relief Society choir

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Henry A. Tuckett

Saturday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Come, Thou Glorious Day of Promise

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Pratt’s Collection

Music: A. C. Smyth

Sing Praise to God

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Hope of Israel (Congregational)

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Joseph L. Townsend

Music: William Clayson

Almighty God of Our Fathers

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Saturday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

I Know That My Redeemer Lives

Artist: Mormon Youth Chorus

Words: Samuel Medley

Music: Lewis D. Edwards

The Last Words of David

Artist: Mormon Youth Chorus

Words: Randall Thompson

Music: Randall Thompson

Now Let Us Rejoice (Congregational)

Artist: Mormon Youth Chorus

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Henry Tucker

The Lord’s Prayer

Artist: Mormon Youth Chorus

General Priesthood Meeting(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Come, O Thou King of Kings

Artist: Men of the Tabernacle Choir; Men of the Mormon Youth Chorus

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: Anon.

Swell the Full Chorus

Artist: Men of the Tabernacle Choir; Men of the Mormon Youth Chorus

The World Has Need of Willing Men (Congregational)

Artist: Men of the Tabernacle Choir; Men of the Mormon Youth Chorus

Words: Will L. Thompson

Music: Will L. Thompson

Though Deepening Trials

Artist: Men of the Tabernacle Choir; Men of the Mormon Youth Chorus

Words: Eliza R. Snow

Music: George Careless

Sunday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Awake, Ye Saints of God, Awake

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Eliza R. Snow

Music: Evan Stephens

We Find Them Happy Which Endure

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Lord, Thou Alone Art God

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

O How Lovely Was the Morning

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: George Manwaring

Music: Sylvanus Billings Pond

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

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Anon.

Let the Whole Creation Cry

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Come We That Love the Lord

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Isaac Watts

Music: Aaron Williams

Serve the Lord with Gladness

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Sunday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Awake the Harp

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

The Lord’s Prayer

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

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

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: William Fowler

Music: Caroline E. Sheridan Norton

I Need Thee Every Hour

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Annie S. Hawks

Music: Robert Lowry