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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 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 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).

Redeemer of Israel (Congregational)

Words: Joseph Swain

Music: Freeman Lewis

Artist: Congregation

Let Us All Press On (Congregational)

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

Artist: Congregation

Do What Is Right (Congregational)

Words: Anon.

Music: George Kaillmark

Artist: Congregation

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).

All Creatures of Our God and King

Words: St. Francis of Assisi

Music: German hymn

Artist: Salt Lake Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Lead, Kindly Light

Words: John Henry Newman

Music: John B. Dykes

Artist: Salt Lake Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Arr.: Robert Cundick

Praise to the Lord

Words: Joachim Neander

Music: Stralsund Gesangbuch

Artist: Salt Lake Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Arr.: John Longhurst

Come unto Jesus

Words: Orson Pratt Huish

Music: Orson Pratt Huish

Artist: Salt Lake Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Jesus, Mighty King in Zion

Words: John Fellows

Music: Tracy Y. Cannon

Artist: Salt Lake Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Faith of Our Fathers, Living Still

Words: Frederick W. Faber

Music: Henri F. Hemy; James G. Walton

Artist: Salt Lake Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Arr.: John Longhurst

High on the Mountain Top (Congregational)

Words: Joel H. Johnson

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

Artist: Salt Lake Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Arise, Shine, Thy Light Is Come

Artist: Salt Lake Mormon Tabernacle Choir

The Lord Is My Shepherd

Words: James Montgomery

Music: Thomas Koschat

Artist: Salt Lake Mormon Tabernacle Choir

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).

Onward Christian Soldiers

Words: Sabine Baring-Gould

Music: Arthur S. Sullivan

Artist: Mormon Youth Chorus

Arr.: Harry Simeone

O My Father

Words: Eliza R. Snow

Music: James McGranahan

Artist: Mormon Youth Chorus

Arr.: Crawford Gates

I Know That My Redeemer Lives (Congregational)

Words: Samuel Medley

Music: Lewis D. Edwards

Artist: Mormon Youth Chorus

The Lord’s Prayer

Words: Albert Hay Malotte

Music: Albert Hay Malotte

Artist: Mormon Youth Chorus

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).

For the Strength of the Hills

Words: Felicia D. Hemans

Music: Evan Stephens

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

Arr.: Alfred M. Durham

Thou Wilt Keep Him in Perfect Peace

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

Come, Come, Ye Saints (Congregational)

Words: William Clayton

Music: English folk song

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

I Need Thee Every Hour

Words: Annie S. Hawks

Music: Robert Lowry

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

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).

Praise the Lord With Heart and Voice

Words: Tracy Y. Cannon

Music: Tracy Y. Cannon

Artist: Salt Lake Mormon Tabernacle Choir

To God Be Praise and Glory

Artist: Salt Lake Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Arr.: Katherine Davis

God Is in His Holy Temple

Words: Anon.

Music: Frank W. Asper

Artist: Salt Lake Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Praise to the Man

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Scottish folk song

Artist: Salt Lake Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring

Words: Johann Schop

Music: Johann Sebastian Bach

Artist: Salt Lake Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Arr.: Richard G. Appel

Shall the Youth of Zion Falter? (Congregational)

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

Artist: Salt Lake Mormon Tabernacle Choir

God of Our Fathers, Whose Almighty Hand

Words: Daniel C. Roberts

Music: George W. Warren

Artist: Salt Lake Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Arr.: Robert Cundick

On Great Lone Hills

Artist: Salt Lake Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Arr.: H. Alexander Matthews

Father in Heaven, We Do Believe

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: Jane Romney Crawford

Artist: Salt Lake Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Sunday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the November 1982 Ensign — The Tabernacle Choir, directed by Jerold Ottley and Donald Ripplinger, with organist John Longhurst, sang “In Hymns of Praise” by Beirly (Hymns, no. 9), “Turn Back O Man” by Holst (Galaxy), “For I Am Called by Thy Name” by Gates (Sonos), and “Come, Follow Me” by McBurney, arr. Manookin (Sonos). The congregation sang “We Thank Thee, O God, for a Prophet” by Norton (Hymns, no. 196).

In Hymns of Praise

Words: Ada Blenkhorn

Music: Alfred Beirly

Artist: Salt Lake Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Turn Back O Man

Artist: Salt Lake Mormon Tabernacle Choir

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

Words: William Fowler

Music: Caroline E. Sheridan Norton

Artist: Salt Lake Mormon Tabernacle Choir

For I Am Called by Thy Name

Words: Crawford Gates

Music: Crawford Gates

Artist: Salt Lake Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Come, Follow Me

Words: John Nicholson

Music: Samuel McBurney

Artist: Salt Lake Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Arr.: Robert P. Manookin