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October 1993 General Conference Music

Oct 2–3, 1993

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, 1993, 10:00 AM

Saturday Afternoon Session
Saturday, Oct 2, 1993, 2:00 PM

Sunday Morning Session
Sunday, Oct 3, 1993, 10:00 AM

Sunday Afternoon Session
Sunday, Oct 3, 1993, 2:00 PM

Other Sessions

General Relief Society Meeting
Saturday, Sep 25, 1993

General Priesthood Session
Saturday, Oct 2, 1993, 6:00 PM

Summary of Conference Music

The Mormon Youth Chorus, conducted by Robert C. Bowden, sang at the Saturday morning session of the conference.BonnieL.Goodliffeand Linda S. Margetts were the organists.

Music for the Saturday afternoon session was provided by the Brigham Young University combined choirs, directed by Ronald J. Staheli and Mack J. Wilberg. Clay Christiansen was the organist.

At the general priesthood session, a combined men’s choir from the Tabernacle Choir and Mormon Youth Chorus provided the music. Jerold Ottley and Robert C. Bowden conducted the choir, and John Longhurst was the organist.

The Tabernacle Choir, directed by Jerold Ottley and Donald Ripplinger, provided music for the Sunday morningandafternoonsessions.Richard L. Elliott and John Longhurst were the organists.

Throughout the conference sessions, prelude, postlude, and interlude music and accompaniments on the Tabernacle organ were played by John Longhurst, Clay Christiansen, Richard L. Elliott, Bonnie L. Goodliffe, and Linda S. Margetts.


From the October 1993 Conference Report booklet


Saturday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the November 1993 Ensign — Music by the Mormon Youth Chorus, directed by Robert C. Bowden, with organists Bonnie L. Goodliffe and Linda S. Margetts. “Our Savior’s Love” (Hymns, 1985, no. 113); “Jesus, Lover of My Soul” (Hymns, 1985, no. 102); “Sweet Is the Work” (Hymns, 1985, no. 147); “The Spirit of God” (Hymns, 1985, no. 2); “The Morning Breaks” (Hymns, 1985, no. 1); “What Glorious Scenes Mine Eyes Behold” (Hymns, 1985, no. 16); “I Need Thee Every Hour” (Hymns, 1985, no. 98).

Our Savior’s Love

Words: Edward L. Hart

Music: Crawford Gates

Artist: Mormon Youth Chorus

Jesus, Lover of My Soul

Words: Charles Wesley

Music: Joseph P. Holbrook

Artist: Mormon Youth Chorus

Sweet Is the Work

Words: Isaac Watts

Music: John J. McClellan

Artist: Mormon Youth Chorus

The Spirit of God (Congregational)

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Anon.

Artist: Mormon Youth Chorus

The Morning Breaks

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: George Careless

Artist: Mormon Youth Chorus

What Glorious Scenes Mine Eyes Behold

Words: Anon.

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

Artist: Mormon Youth Chorus

I Need Thee Every Hour

Words: Annie S. Hawks

Music: Robert Lowry

Artist: Mormon Youth Chorus

Saturday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the November 1993 Ensign — Music by Brigham Young University Combined Choirs, directed by Ronald J. Staheli and Mack J. Wilberg, with organist Clay Christiansen. “The Lord Is My Shepherd” (Hymns, 1985, no. 108); “Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee” (Hymns, 1985, no. 141); “Redeemer of Israel” (Hymns, 1985, no. 6); “Awake, Ye Saints of God, Awake!” (Hymns, 1985, no. 17).

The Lord Is My Shepherd

Words: James Montgomery

Music: Thomas Koschat

Artist: Combined choir from BYU

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

Words: Bernard of Clairvaux

Music: John B. Dykes

Artist: Combined choir from BYU

Redeemer of Israel (Congregational)

Words: Joseph Swain

Music: Freeman Lewis

Artist: Combined choir from BYU

Awake, Ye Saints of God, Awake!

Words: Eliza R. Snow

Music: Evan Stephens

Artist: Combined choir from BYU

General Priesthood Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the November 1993 Ensign — Music by combined Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Mormon Youth Men, directed by Jerold D. Ottley and Robert C. Bowden, with organist John Longhurst. “High on the Mountain Top” (Hymns, 1985, no. 333); “Go, Ye Messengers of Heaven” (Hymns, 1985, no. 327); “Ye Elders of Israel” (Hymns, 1985, no. 319); “Thy Servants Are Prepared” (Hymns, 1985, no. 261).

High on the Mountain Top

Words: Joel H. Johnson

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

Artist: Combined Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Mormon Youth Men

Go, Ye Messengers of Heaven

Words: John Taylor

Music: F. Christensen

Artist: Combined Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Mormon Youth Men

Ye Elders of Israel (Congregational)

Words: Cyrus H. Wheelock

Music: Thomas H. Bayly

Artist: Combined Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Mormon Youth Men

Thy Servants Are Prepared

Words: Marilyn McMeen Brown

Music: Willy Reske

Artist: Combined Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Mormon Youth Men

Sunday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the November 1993 Ensign — Music by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, directed by Jerold D. Ottley and Donald H. Ripplinger, with organist Richard Elliott. “In Hymns of Praise” (Hymns, 1985, no. 75); “Joseph Smith’s First Prayer” (Hymns, 1985, no. 26); “Come, Thou Glorious Day of Promise” (Hymns, 1985, no. 50); “Praise to the Man” (Hymns, 1985, no. 27); “I Stand All Amazed” (Hymns, 1985, no. 193); “I Know My Father Lives” (Hymns, 1985, no. 302); “We Love Thy House, O God” (Hymns, 1985, no. 247).

In Hymns of Praise

Words: Ada Blenkhorn

Music: Alfred Beirly

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Joseph Smith’s First Prayer

Words: George A. Manwaring

Music: Sylvanus Billings Pond

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Come, Thou Glorious Day of Promise

Words: Pratt’s Collection

Music: A. C. Smyth

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Praise to the Man

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Scottish folk song

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

I Stand All Amazed (Congregational)

Words: Charles H. Gabriel

Music: Charles H. Gabriel

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

I Know My Father Lives

Words: Reid N. Nibley

Music: Reid N. Nibley

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

We Love Thy House, O God

Words: William Bullock

Music: Leroy J. Robertson

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Sunday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the November 1993 Ensign — Music by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, directed by Jerold D. Ottley and Donald H. Ripplinger, with organist John Longhurst. “Come, Rejoice” (Hymns, 1985, no. 9); “Let Zion in Her Beauty Rise” (Hymns, 1985, no. 41); “Let Us All Press On” (Hymns, 1985, no. 243); “We Thank Thee, O God, for a Prophet” (Hymns, 1985, no. 19).

Come, Rejoice

Words: Tracy Y. Cannon

Music: Tracy Y. Cannon

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Let Zion in Her Beauty Rise

Words: Edward Partridge

Music: Anon.

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Let Us All Press On (Congregational)

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

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

Words: William Fowler

Music: Caroline E. Sheridan Norton

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir