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October 1976 General Conference Music

Oct 1–3, 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

Friday Morning Session
Friday, Oct 1, 1976, 10:00 AM

Friday Afternoon Session
Friday, Oct 1, 1976, 2:00 PM

Saturday Morning Session
Saturday, Oct 2, 1976, 10:00 AM

Saturday Afternoon Session
Saturday, Oct 2, 1976, 2:00 PM

Sunday Morning Session
Sunday, Oct 3, 1976, 10:00 AM

Sunday Afternoon Session
Sunday, Oct 3, 1976, 2:00 PM

Other Sessions

Welfare Services Session
Saturday, Oct 2, 1976, 7:00 AM

General Priesthood Meeting
Saturday, Oct 2, 1976, 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 Jerold Ottley and Donald H. Ripplinger conducting.

A Relief Society Combined Choir from the Provo-Orem area under the direction of Anna Jean Skidmore sang at the Friday afternoon session.

The choral music for the Saturday afternoon session was provided by the Mormon Youth Chorus under the direction of Robert C. Bowden.

At the General Priesthood Meeting on Saturday evening, a Combined Men’s Choir from the Tabernacle Choir and the Mormon Youth Chorus furnished the music, directed by Jerold Ottley and Robert C. Bowden.

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 1976 Conference Report booklet


Friday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Keller’s Hymn

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Eternal Life

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Go, Ye Messengers of Glory

Words: John Taylor

Music: Leroy J. Robertson

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

God of Our Fathers, We Come Unto Thee

Words: Charles W. Penrose

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

How Firm a Foundation (Congregational)

Words: Robert Keen

Music: J. Ellis

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Thanks Be to God

Words: Felix Mendelssohn

Music: Felix Mendelssohn

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Great Is the Lord: ’Tis Good to Praise

Words: Eliza R. Snow

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

All People That on Earth Do Dwell

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Friday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

I Need Thee Every Hour

Words: Annie S. Hawks

Music: Robert Lowry

Artist: Relief Society choir

In A Safe Place

Artist: Relief Society choir

High on The Mountain Top (Congregational)

Words: Joel H. Johnson

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

Artist: Relief Society choir

Abide With Me

Words: Henry F. Lyte

Music: William H. Monk

Artist: Relief Society choir

Saturday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Lo! The Mighty God Appearing

Words: William Goode

Music: Evan Stephens

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Let Us All Press On (Congregational)

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

The Morning Breaks

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: George Careless

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

This is a Choice Land

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Sing We Now at Parting

Words: George A. Manwaring

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Saturday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

How Gentle God’s Commands

Words: Philip Doddridge

Music: Hans Georg Nägeli

Artist: Mormon Youth Chorus

Shall The Youth of Zion Falter?

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

Artist: Mormon Youth Chorus

Now Let Us Rejoice (Congregational)

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Henry Tucker

Artist: Mormon Youth Chorus

O Lord God

Words: Paul Chesnokov

Music: Paul Chesnokov

Artist: Mormon Youth Chorus

General Priesthood Meeting(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Praise Thou the Lord

Words: Joachim Neander

Music: Stralsund Gesangbuch

Artist: Combined Men’s Choir from the Tabernacle Choir and the Mormon Youth Chorus

Ye Who Are Called to Labor

Words: Mary Judd Page

Music: Daniel B. Towner

Artist: Combined Men’s Choir from the Tabernacle Choir and the Mormon Youth Chorus

Redeemer of Israel (Congregational)

Words: Joseph Swain

Music: Freeman Lewis

Artist: Combined Men’s Choir from the Tabernacle Choir and the Mormon Youth Chorus

Pilgrim’s Chorus

Words: Richard Wagner

Music: Richard Wagner

Artist: Combined Men’s Choir from the Tabernacle Choir and the Mormon Youth Chorus

Sunday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

God is In His Holy Temple

Words: Anon.

Music: Frank W. Asper

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Lovely Appear Over the Mountains

Words: Charles Gounod

Music: Charles Gounod

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Lead, Kindly Light

Words: John Henry Newman

Music: John B. Dykes

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

How Wondrous and Great

Words: Henry U. Onderdonk

Music: Joseph Martin Kraus

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Hope of Israel (Congregational)

Words: Joseph L. Townsend

Music: William Clayson

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

For I Am Called by Thy Name

Words: Crawford Gates

Music: Crawford Gates

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Lead Me into Life Eternal

Words: John A. Widtsoe

Music: Alexander Schreiner

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

O Great Is The Depth

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Sunday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Come, Ye Children Of The Lord

Words: James H. Wallis

Music: Spanish melody

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Psalm 149

Words: Robert Manookin

Music: Robert Manookin

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Sweet is the Work (Congregational)

Words: Isaac Watts

Music: John J. McClellan

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Love at Home

Words: John Hugh McNaughton

Music: John Hugh McNaughton

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir