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April 1985 General Conference Music

Apr 6–7, 1985

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, Apr 6, 1985, 10:00 AM

Saturday Afternoon Session
Saturday, Apr 6, 1985, 2:00 PM

Sunday Morning Session
Sunday, Apr 7, 1985, 10:00 AM

Sunday Afternoon Session
Sunday, Apr 7, 1985, 2:00 PM

Other Sessions

General Priesthood Meeting
Saturday, Apr 6, 1985, 6:00 PM

Summary of Conference Music

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

The music for the Saturday afternoon session was provided by a Primary children’s choir from the Jordan Utah Region directed by Sister Susan Kenney.

At the general priesthood meeting a priesthood choir from Brigham Young University under the direction of Ronald Staheli and Mack Wilberg furnished the music.

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


From the April 1985 Conference Report booklet


Saturday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Jehovah, Lord of Heaven and Earth

Artist: Tabernacle Choir

Words: Anon.

Music: Oliver Holden

How Gentle God’s Commands

Artist: Tabernacle Choir

Words: Philip Doddridge

Music: Hans Georg Nägeli

Blessing, Glory, Wisdom, and Strength

Artist: Tabernacle Choir

Redeemer of Israel (Congregational)

Artist: Tabernacle Choir

Words: Joseph Swain

Music: Freeman Lewis

Thy Spirit, Lord, Has Stirred Our Souls

Artist: Tabernacle Choir

Words: Frank I. Kooyman

Music: Alexander Schreiner

Saturday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Jesus Once Was a Little Child

Artist: Primary children’s choir

Words: James R. Murray

Music: Joseph Ballantyne

Keep the Commandments

Artist: Primary children’s choir

Words: Barbara A. McConochie

Music: Barbara A. McConochie

Seek the Lord Early

Artist: Primary children’s choir

Words: Joanne Bushman Doxey

Music: Joanne Bushman Doxey

If with All Your Hearts

Artist: Primary children’s choir

Words: Julius Schubring

Music: Felix Mendelssohn

Oh, How Lovely Was the Morning

Artist: Primary children’s choir

Solo: Clark Utterback

Words: George A. Manwaring

Music: Sylvanus Billings Pond

Let Us All Press On (Congregational)

Artist: Primary children’s choir

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

Jesus Has Risen

Artist: Primary children’s choir

Words: Thelma Johnson Ryser

Music: Thelma Johnson Ryser

He Sent His Son

Artist: Primary children’s choir

Words: Mabel Jones Gabbott

Music: Michael F. Moody

General Priesthood Meeting(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Come, O Thou King of Kings

Artist: Priesthood choir from BYU

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: Anon.

The Priesthood Gift

Artist: Priesthood choir from BYU

Words: Keith Engar

Music: Robert Cundick

Praise to the Man (Congregational)

Artist: Priesthood choir from BYU

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Scottish folk song

Rise Up, O Men of God

Artist: Priesthood choir from BYU

Sunday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Rejoice, the Lord Is King

Artist: Tabernacle Choir

Words: Charles Wesley

Music: Horatio Parker

I Believe in Christ

Artist: Tabernacle Choir

Words: Bruce R. McConkie

Music: John Longhurst

O Savior, Thou Who Wearest a Crown

Artist: Tabernacle Choir

Words: Paul Gerhardt

Music: Hans Leo Hassler

I Know That My Redeemer Lives (Congregational)

Artist: Tabernacle Choir

Words: Samuel Medley

Music: Lewis D. Edwards

Love Divine

Artist: Tabernacle Choir

Words: Roland Hugh Prichard

Music: Charles Wesley

Sweet Is the Peace the Gospel Brings

Artist: Tabernacle Choir

Words: Mary Ann Morton

Music: Alfred M. Durham

Sunday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Arise, O God, and Shine

Artist: Tabernacle Choir

Words: William Hurn

Music: John Darwall

Consolation: I Am a Child of God

Artist: Tabernacle Choir

Words: A. Laurence Lyon; Lloyd Hansen; Naomi Ward Randall

Music: A. Laurence Lyon; Mildred Tanner Pettit

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

Artist: Tabernacle Choir

Words: William Fowler

Music: Caroline E. Sheridan Norton

Testimony

Artist: Tabernacle Choir

Words: Loren C. Dunn

Music: Michael Finlinson Moody