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October 1982 General Conference Music

Oct 2–3, 1982

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 2, 1982, 10:00 AM

Saturday Afternoon Session
Saturday, Oct 2, 1982, 2:00 PM

Sunday Morning Session
Sunday, Oct 3, 1982, 10:00 AM

Sunday Afternoon Session
Sunday, Oct 3, 1982, 2:00 PM

Other Sessions

General Women’s Meeting
Saturday, Sep 25, 1982, 6:00 PM

General Welfare Session
Saturday, Oct 2, 1982, 7:00 AM

General Priesthood Meeting
Saturday, Oct 2, 1982, 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 Ottley and Donald H. Ripplinger conducting.

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

At the general priesthood meeting, a combined men’s choir from the Tabernacle Choir and the Mormon Youth Chorus directed by Jerold Ottley and Robert C. Bowden furnished the music.

Prelude, postlude, and interlude music and accompaniments on the Tabernacle organ throughout the conference sessions were played by Robert Cundick, Roy M. Darley, John Longhurst, and Clay Christiansen, Tabernacle organists.


From the October 1982 Conference Report booklet


General Women’s Meeting(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Redeemer of Israel (Congregational)

Words: Joseph Swain

Music: Freeman Lewis

Let Us All Press On (Congregational)

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

Do What Is Right (Congregational)

Words: Anon.

Music: George Kaillmark

General Welfare Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the November 1982 Ensign — Under the direction of Jerold Ottley, with Clay Christiansen as organist, the congregation sang three hymns: “Redeemer of Israel” by Lewis (Hymns, no. 195), “Let Us All Press On” by Stephens (Hymns, no. 98), and “Do What Is Right” by Kaillmark (Hymns, no. 27).

All Creatures of Our God and King

Artist: Congregation

Words: St. Francis of Assisi

Music: German hymn

Lead, Kindly Light

Artist: Congregation

Words: John Henry Newman

Music: John B. Dykes

Arr.: Robert Cundick

Praise to the Lord

Artist: Congregation

Words: Joachim Neander

Music: Stralsund Gesangbuch

Arr.: John Longhurst

Come unto Jesus

Artist: Congregation

Words: Orson Pratt Huish

Music: Orson Pratt Huish

Jesus, Mighty King in Zion

Artist: Congregation

Words: John Fellows

Music: Tracy Y. Cannon

Faith of Our Fathers, Living Still

Artist: Congregation

Words: Frederick W. Faber

Music: Henri F. Hemy; James G. Walton

Arr.: John Longhurst

High on the Mountain Top (Congregational)

Artist: Congregation

Words: Joel H. Johnson

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

Arise, Shine, Thy Light Is Come

Artist: Congregation

The Lord Is My Shepherd

Artist: Congregation

Words: James Montgomery

Music: Thomas Koschat

Saturday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the November 1982 Ensign — The Salt Lake Mormon Tabernacle Choir, directed by Jerold Ottley and Donald Ripplinger, with organist John Longhurst, sang “All Creatures of Our God and King” by Francis of Assisi (Hymns, no. 4), “Lead, Kindly Light” by Dykes, arr. Cundick (Sonos), “Praise to the Lord” by Neader, arr. Longhurst (Sonos), “Come unto Jesus” by Huish (Hymns, no. 22), “Jesus, Mighty King in Zion” by Cannon (Hymns, no. 108), “Faith of Our Fathers” by Hemy and Walton, arr. Longhurst (Sonos), “Arise, Shine, Thy Light Is Come” by Saint-Saens (Ditson), and “The Lord Is My Shepherd” by Koschat (Hymns, no. 104). The congregation sang “High on the Mountain Top” by Beesley (Hymns, no. 62).

Onward Christian Soldiers

Artist: Salt Lake Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Sabine Baring-Gould

Music: Arthur S. Sullivan

Arr.: Harry Simeone

O My Father

Artist: Salt Lake Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Eliza R. Snow

Music: James McGranahan

Arr.: Crawford Gates

I Know That My Redeemer Lives (Congregational)

Artist: Salt Lake Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Samuel Medley

Music: Lewis D. Edwards

The Lord’s Prayer

Artist: Salt Lake Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Albert Hay Malotte

Music: Albert Hay Malotte

Saturday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the November 1982 Ensign — The Mormon Youth Chorus, directed by Robert C. Bowden, with organist Roy M. Darley, sang “Onward Christian Soldiers” by Sullivan, arr. Simeone (Shawnee Press, Inc.), “O My Father” by McGranahan, arr. Gates (Dumac), and “The Lord’s Prayer” by Malotte (G. Schirmer). The congregation sang “I Know That My Redeemer Lives” by Edwards (Hymns, no. 95).

For the Strength of the Hills

Artist: Mormon Youth Chorus

Words: Felicia D. Hemans

Music: Evan Stephens

Arr.: Alfred M. Durham

Thou Wilt Keep Him in Perfect Peace

Artist: Mormon Youth Chorus

Come, Come, Ye Saints (Congregational)

Artist: Mormon Youth Chorus

Words: William Clayton

Music: English folk song

I Need Thee Every Hour

Artist: Mormon Youth Chorus

Words: Annie S. Hawks

Music: Robert Lowry

General Priesthood Meeting(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the November 1982 Ensign — The combined Tabernacle Choir and Mormon Youth Men’s Choir, directed by Jerold Ottley and Robert Bowden, with organist Roy M. Darley, sang “For the Strength of the Hills” by Stephens, arr. Durham (unpublished), “Thou Wilt Keep Him in Perfect Peace” by Williams (Novello), and “I Need Thee Every Hour” by Lowry (Hymns, no. 320). The congregation sang “Come, Come, Ye Saints” by Clayton (Hymns, no. 13).

Praise the Lord With Heart and Voice

Artist: Combined Tabernacle Choir and Mormon Youth Men’s Choir

Words: Tracy Y. Cannon

Music: Tracy Y. Cannon

To God Be Praise and Glory

Artist: Combined Tabernacle Choir and Mormon Youth Men’s Choir

Arr.: Katherine Davis

God Is in His Holy Temple

Artist: Combined Tabernacle Choir and Mormon Youth Men’s Choir

Words: Anon.

Music: Frank W. Asper

Praise to the Man

Artist: Combined Tabernacle Choir and Mormon Youth Men’s Choir

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Scottish folk song

Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring

Artist: Combined Tabernacle Choir and Mormon Youth Men’s Choir

Words: Johann Schop

Music: Johann Sebastian Bach

Arr.: Richard G. Appel

Shall the Youth of Zion Falter? (Congregational)

Artist: Combined Tabernacle Choir and Mormon Youth Men’s Choir

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

God of Our Fathers, Whose Almighty Hand

Artist: Combined Tabernacle Choir and Mormon Youth Men’s Choir

Words: Daniel C. Roberts

Music: George W. Warren

Arr.: Robert Cundick

On Great Lone Hills

Artist: Combined Tabernacle Choir and Mormon Youth Men’s Choir

Arr.: H. Alexander Matthews

Father in Heaven, We Do Believe

Artist: Combined Tabernacle Choir and Mormon Youth Men’s Choir

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: Jane Romney Crawford

Sunday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the November 1982 Ensign — The Tabernacle Choir, directed by Jerold Ottley and Donald Ripplinger, with organist Robert Cundick, sang “Praise the Lord With Heart and Voice” by Cannon (Hymns, no. 149), “To God Be Praise and Glory” (“Sing Praise to Him”) arr. Davis (C. Fisher), “God Is in His Holy Temple” by Asper (Hymns, no. 246), “Praise to the Man” by Phelps (Hymns, no. 147), “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring” by Bach, arr. Appel (Ditson), “God of Our Fathers” by Warren, arr. Cundick (Sonos), “On Great Lone Hills” by Sibelius, arr. Matthews (Ditson), and “Father in Heaven, We Do Believe” by Crawford (Hymns, no. 41). The congregation sang “Shall the Youth of Zion Falter?” by Stephens (Hymns, no. 157).

In Hymns of Praise

Artist: Salt Lake Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Ada Blenkhorn

Music: Alfred Beirly

Turn Back O Man

Artist: Salt Lake Mormon Tabernacle Choir

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

Artist: Salt Lake Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: William Fowler

Music: Caroline E. Sheridan Norton

For I Am Called by Thy Name

Artist: Salt Lake Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Crawford Gates

Music: Crawford Gates

Come, Follow Me

Artist: Salt Lake Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: John Nicholson

Music: Samuel McBurney

Arr.: Robert P. Manookin