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October 1977 General Conference Music

Oct 1–2, 1977

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, Oct 1, 1977, 10:00 AM

Saturday Afternoon Session
Saturday, Oct 1, 1977, 2:00 PM

Sunday Morning Session
Sunday, Oct 2, 1977, 10:00 AM

Sunday Afternoon Session
Sunday, Oct 2, 1977, 2:00 PM

Other Sessions

Welfare Services Session
Saturday, Oct 1, 1977, 7:00 AM

General Priesthood Meeting
Saturday, Oct 1, 1977, 7:00 PM

Summary of Conference Music

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

A Young Women’s Choir from the North Utah regions, under the direction of Sisters Bonnie Winterton and LaVonne Van Orden, sang at the Saturday afternoon session.

At the General Priesthood Meeting on Saturday evening, a combined Choir of male voices from the Mormon Youth Chorus and the Tabernacle Choir 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, Roy M. Darley, and John Longhurst, Tabernacle Organists.


From the October 1977 Conference Report booklet


Saturday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Hail to the Brightness of Zion’s Glad Morning

Words: Thomas Hastings

Music: Edwin F. Parry

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

We Pray As One for All Mankind

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

One of God’s Best Mornings

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

God of Power, God of Right

Words: Wallace F. Bennett

Music: Tracy Y. Cannon

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Jehovah, Lord of Heaven and Earth

Words: Anon.

Music: Oliver Holden

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Guide Us, O Thou Great Jehovah (Congregational)

Words: William Williams

Music: John Hughes

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

A Marvelous Work Has Been Revealed

Words: Alexander Schreiner

Music: Alexander Schreiner

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Praise to the Lord

Words: Joachim Neander

Music: Stralsund Gesangbuch

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

O God, Our Help in Ages Past

Words: Isaac Watts

Music: William Croft

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Serve the Lord with Gladness

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: Young Women choir

Eternal Life

Artist: Young Women choir

Shall the Youth of Zion Falter? (Congregational)

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

Artist: Young Women choir

As the Dew from Heaven Distilling

Words: Thomas Kelly

Music: Joseph J. Daynes

Artist: Young Women choir

General Priesthood Meeting(Return to top) Download Stream Online

For the Strength of the Hills

Words: Felicia D. Hemans

Music: Evan Stephens

Artist: Combined Choir of male voices from the Mormon Youth Chorus and the Tabernacle Choir

Discovery

Artist: Combined Choir of male voices from the Mormon Youth Chorus and the Tabernacle Choir

The World Has Need of Willing Men (Congregational)

Words: Will L. Thompson

Music: Will L. Thompson

Artist: Combined Choir of male voices from the Mormon Youth Chorus and the Tabernacle Choir

Come, O Thou King of Kings

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: Anon.

Artist: Combined Choir of male voices from the Mormon Youth Chorus and the Tabernacle Choir

Sunday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Arise, O Glorious Zion

Words: William G. Mills

Music: George Careless

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

The Lord’s Prayer

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

The Voice of God Again is Heard

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

O Hark! A Glorious Sound is Heard

Words: W. O. Robinson

Music: Frank W. Asper

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Onward Ye Peoples

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Song of Thanks

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

I Need Thee Every Hour (Congregational)

Words: Annie S. Hawks

Music: Robert Lowry

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Achieved Is the Glorious Work

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Truth Eternal

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: Alexander Schreiner

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

All People That on Earth Do Dwell

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Sunday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

The Heavens Resound

Words: Anon.

Music: Ludwig van Beethoven

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Our God Is a God of Love

Words: Delbert L. Stapley

Music: Robert Cundick

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

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

Words: William Fowler

Music: Caroline E. Sheridan Norton

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir

Abide With Me, ’Tis Eventide

Words: M. Lowrie Hofford

Music: Harrison Millard

Artist: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir