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April 1976 General Conference Music

Apr 3–6, 1976

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

Saturday Morning Session
Saturday, Apr 3, 1976, 10:00 AM

Saturday Afternoon Session
Saturday, Apr 3, 1976, 2:00 PM

Sunday Morning Session
Sunday, Apr 4, 1976, 10:00 AM

Sunday Afternoon Session
Sunday, Apr 4, 1976, 2:00 PM

Tuesday Morning Session
Tuesday, Apr 6, 1976, 10:00 AM

Tuesday Afternoon Session
Tuesday, Apr 6, 1976, 2:00 PM

Other Sessions

Welfare Services Session
Saturday, Apr 3, 1976, 7:00 AM

General Priesthood Meeting
Saturday, Apr 3, 1976, 7:00 PM

Summary of Conference Music

The Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir furnished the choral numbers for the Saturday morning, Sunday Morning, Sunday afternoon and Tuesday morning sessions of the Conference with Jerold D. Ottley and Donald H. Ripplinger conducting.

A Primary Children’s Choir from the Provo-Orem area under the direction of Sister Patricia C. Maughan sang at the Saturday afternoon session.

The music for the Tuesday afternoon session was provided by the BYU Combined Choirs with John R. Halliday conducting.

At the General Priesthood Meeting on Saturday evening, a combined Institute Priesthood Choir from Southern Utah and Las Vegas furnished the music, directed by J. Phillip Hanks and Paul Searle.

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 1976 Conference Report booklet


Saturday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Thanks Be to God

Words: Felix Mendelssohn

Music: Felix Mendelssohn

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

The Heavens Resound

Words: Anon.

Music: Ludwig van Beethoven

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

God Bless Our Prophet Dear

Words: Bernard Snow

Music: Harry A. Dean

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

The Lord My Pasture Will Prepare

Words: Joseph Addison

Music: Dmitri Bortniansky

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

True to the Faith

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Now Let Us Rejoice (Congregational)

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Henry Tucker

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

The Lord is My Light

Words: James Nicholson

Music: John R. Sweney

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

O God Our Help in Ages Past

Words: Isaac Watts

Music: William Croft

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Come Follow Me

Words: John Nicholson

Music: Samuel McBurney

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Saturday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Oh, How Lovely Was The Morning

Words: George A. Manwaring

Music: Sylvanus Billings Pond

Artist: Primary Children’s Choir

I Wonder When He Comes Again

Words: Mirla Greenwood Thayne

Music: Mirla Greenwood Thayne

Artist: Primary Children’s Choir

We Thank Thee, O God, For A Prophet (Congregational)

Words: William Fowler

Music: Caroline E. Sheridan Norton

Artist: Primary Children’s Choir

The Lord Gave Me a Temple

Words: Donnell Hunter

Music: Darwin Wolford

Artist: Primary Children’s Choir

Teach Me to Walk in the Light

Words: Clara W. McMaster

Music: Clara W. McMaster

Artist: Primary Children’s Choir

General Priesthood Meeting(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Come, O Thou King of Kings

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: Anon.

Artist: Combined Institute priesthood choir

The Lord’s Prayer

Artist: Combined Institute priesthood choir

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

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Anon.

Artist: Combined Institute priesthood choir

O Say, What Is Truth?

Words: John Jaques

Music: Ellen Knowles Melling

Artist: Combined Institute priesthood choir

Sunday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

See the Mighty Angel Flying

Words: Robert B. Thompson

Music: Evan Stephens

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

A Marvelous Work Has Been Revealed

Words: Alexander Schreiner

Music: Alexander Schreiner

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

There Is a Green Hill Far Away

Words: Cecil Frances Alexander

Music: John H. Gower

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Ye Simple Souls Who Stray

Words: Charles Wesley

Music: Evan Stephens

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

The Voice of God Again is Heard

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

How Firm a Foundation (Congregational)

Words: Robert Keen

Music: J. Ellis

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Reverently and Meekly Now

Words: Joseph L. Townsend

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

What Was Witnessed in the Heavens

Words: John S. Davis

Music: Evan Stephens

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Praise

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Sunday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Arise, My Soul, Arise

Words: Charles Wesley; Wesley’s Collection

Music: George Careless

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Faith of Our Fathers

Words: Frederick W. Faber

Music: Henri F. Hemy; James G. Walton

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Come, Come Ye Saints (Congregational)

Words: William Clayton

Music: English folk song

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Our God is A God of Love

Words: Delbert L. Stapley

Music: Robert Cundick

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Tuesday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Praise Ye the Lord

Words: Isaac Watts

Music: Evan Stephens

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Hail Thou King of Glory, Mayest Thou Ever Hear Us

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Love at Home (Congregational)

Words: John Hugh McNaughton

Music: John Hugh McNaughton

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Great God, Attend While Zion Sings

Words: Isaac Watts

Music: Joseph J. Daynes

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Tuesday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

The Morning Breaks

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: George Careless

Artist: Combined choir from BYU

O Lord I Would Hear Thy Word

Words: Merrill Bradshaw

Music: Merrill Bradshaw

Artist: Combined choir from BYU

I Know That My Redeemer Lives (Congregational)

Words: Samuel Medley

Music: Lewis D. Edwards

Artist: Combined choir from BYU

I Need Thee Every Hour

Words: Annie S. Hawks

Music: Robert Lowry

Artist: Combined choir from BYU