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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: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Eternal Life

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Go, Ye Messengers of Glory

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: John Taylor

Music: Leroy J. Robertson

God of Our Fathers, We Come Unto Thee

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Charles W. Penrose

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

How Firm a Foundation (Congregational)

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Anon.; Robert Keen

Music: Anon.; J. Ellis

Thanks Be to God

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Felix Mendelssohn

Music: Felix Mendelssohn

Great Is the Lord: ’Tis Good to Praise

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Eliza R. Snow

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

All People That on Earth Do Dwell

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Friday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

I Need Thee Every Hour

Artist: Relief Society choir

Words: Annie S. Hawks

Music: Robert Lowry

In A Safe Place

Artist: Relief Society choir

High on The Mountain Top (Congregational)

Artist: Relief Society choir

Words: Joel H. Johnson

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

Abide With Me

Artist: Relief Society choir

Words: Henry F. Lyte

Music: William H. Monk

Saturday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Lo! The Mighty God Appearing

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: William Goode

Music: Evan Stephens

Let Us All Press On (Congregational)

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

The Morning Breaks

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: George Careless

This is a Choice Land

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Sing We Now at Parting

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: George Manwaring

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

Saturday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

How Gentle God’s Commands

Artist: Mormon Youth Chorus

Words: Philip Doddridge

Music: Hans Georg Nägeli

Shall The Youth of Zion Falter?

Artist: Mormon Youth Chorus

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

Now Let Us Rejoice (Congregational)

Artist: Mormon Youth Chorus

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Henry Tucker

O Lord God

Artist: Mormon Youth Chorus

Words: Paul Chesnokov

Music: Paul Chesnokov

General Priesthood Meeting(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Praise Thou the Lord

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

Words: Joachim Neander

Music: Stralsund Gesangbuch

Ye Who Are Called to Labor

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

Words: Mary Judd Page

Music: Daniel B. Towner

Redeemer of Israel (Congregational)

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

Words: Joseph Swain

Music: Freeman Lewis

Pilgrim’s Chorus

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

Words: Richard Wagner

Music: Richard Wagner

Sunday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

God is In His Holy Temple

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Anon.

Music: Frank W. Asper

Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Lovely Appear Over the Mountains

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Charles Gounod

Music: Charles Gounod

Lead, Kindly Light

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: John Henry Newman

Music: John B. Dykes

How Wondrous and Great

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Henry U. Onderdonk

Music: Joseph Martin Kraus

Hope of Israel (Congregational)

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Joseph L. Townsend

Music: William Clayson

For I Am Called by Thy Name

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Crawford Gates

Music: Crawford Gates

Lead Me into Life Eternal

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: John A. Widtsoe

Music: Alexander Schreiner

O Great Is The Depth

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Sunday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Come, Ye Children Of The Lord

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: James H. Wallis

Music: Spanish melody

Psalm 149

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Robert P. Manookin

Music: Robert P. Manookin

Sweet is the Work (Congregational)

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Isaac Watts

Music: John J. McClellan Jr.

Love at Home

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: John Hugh McNaughton

Music: John Hugh McNaughton