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April 1995 General Conference Music

Apr 1–2, 1995

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 1, 1995, 10:00 AM

Saturday Afternoon Session
Saturday, Apr 1, 1995, 2:00 PM

Sunday Morning Session
Sunday, Apr 2, 1995, 10:00 AM

Sunday Afternoon Session
Sunday, Apr 2, 1995, 2:00 PM

Other Sessions

General Young Women Meeting
Saturday, Mar 25, 1995

General Priesthood Session
Saturday, Apr 1, 1995, 6:00 PM

Summary of Conference Music

The Mormon Youth Chorus, conducted by Robert C. Bowden, provided music for the Saturday morning session of the conference. Linda Margetts was the organist.

Music for the Saturday afternoon session was provided by an Aaronic Priesthood choir from the Springville Utah Region. James Kasen conducted thechoir,and Clay Christiansen was the organist.

At the general priesthood session a men’s choir from the Logan, Ogden, Salt Lake University, and Orem institutes provided the music. Duane Huff conducted the choir, and John Longhurst was the organist.

The Tabernacle Choir, directed by Jerold Ottley and Donald Ripplinger, provided music for the Sunday morning and afternoon sessions. Richard 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 Elliott, and Linda Margetts.


From the April 1995 Conference Report booklet


Saturday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the May 1995 Ensign — Music by the Mormon Youth Chorus, directed by Robert C. Bowden, with organist Linda S. Margetts: “Christ the Lord Is Risen Today” (Hymns, 1985, no. 200); “The Lord Is My Shepherd” (Hymns, 1985, no. 108); “Sweet Is the Work” (Hymns, 1985, no. 147); “Do What Is Right” (Hymns, 1985, no. 237); “Hark, All Ye Nations!” (Hymns, 1985, no. 264); “More Holiness Give Me” (Hymns, 1985, no. 131).

Christ the Lord Is Risen Today

Words: Charles Wesley

Music: Henry Carey

Artist: Mormon Youth Chorus

The Lord Is My Shepherd

Words: James Montgomery

Music: Thomas Koschat

Artist: Mormon Youth Chorus

Sweet Is the Work

Words: Isaac Watts

Music: John J. McClellan

Artist: Mormon Youth Chorus

Do What Is Right (Congregational)

Words: Anon.

Music: George Kaillmark

Artist: Mormon Youth Chorus

Hark, All Ye Nations!

Words: Louis F. Mönch

Music: George F. Root

Artist: Mormon Youth Chorus

More Holiness Give Me

Words: Philip Paul Bliss

Music: Philip Paul Bliss

Artist: Mormon Youth Chorus

Saturday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the May 1995 Ensign — Music by an Aaronic Priesthood choir from the Springville Utah Region, directed by James Kasen, with organist Clay Christiansen: “As Zion’s Youth in Latter Days” (arr. Kasen, pub. by Jackman Music, Hymns, 1985, no. 256); “Hope of Israel” (arr. Kasen, Hymns, 1985, no. 259); “Come, Come, Ye Saints” (Hymns, 1985, no. 30); “We Ever Pray for Thee” (arr. Kasen, Hymns, 1985, no. 23).

As Zion’s Youth in Latter Days

Words: Susan Evans McCloud

Music: Irish melody

Artist: Aaronic Priesthood choir

Arr.: James C. Kasen

Hope of Israel

Words: Joseph L. Townsend

Music: William Clayson

Artist: Aaronic Priesthood choir

Arr.: James C. Kasen

Come, Come, Ye Saints (Congregational)

Words: William Clayton

Music: English folk song

Artist: Aaronic Priesthood choir

We Ever Pray for Thee

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Henry A. Tuckett

Artist: Aaronic Priesthood choir

Arr.: James C. Kasen

General Priesthood Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the May 1995 Ensign — Music by a combined institute men’s choir from the Logan, Ogden, Salt Lake University, and Orem institutes, directed by Duane Huff, with organist John Longhurst: “Lo, the Mighty God Appearing!” (arr. Morgan, Hymns, 1985, no. 55); “Brightly Beams Our Father’s Mercy” (Hymns, 1985, no. 335); “High on the Mountain Top” (Hymns, 1985, no. 333); “Where Can I Turn for Peace?” (arr. Morgan, Hymns, 1985, no. 129).

Lo, the Mighty God Appearing!

Words: William Goode

Music: Evan Stephens

Artist: Combined Institute men’s choir

Arr.: Morgan

Brightly Beams Our Father’s Mercy

Words: Philip Paul Bliss

Music: Philip Paul Bliss

Artist: Combined Institute men’s choir

High on the Mountain Top (Congregational)

Words: Joel H. Johnson

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

Artist: Combined Institute men’s choir

Where Can I Turn for Peace?

Words: Emma Lou Thayne

Music: Joleen Grant Meredith

Artist: Combined Institute men’s choir

Arr.: Morgan

Sunday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the May 1995 Ensign — Music by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, directed by Jerold D. Ottley, with organist Richard Elliott: “Guide Us, O Thou Great Jehovah” (Hymns, 1985, no. 83); “Oh, May My Soul Commune with Thee” (Hymns, 1985, no. 123); “Come unto Him” (Hymns, 1985, no. 114); “Precious Savior, Dear Redeemer” (arr. Manookin, pub. by Sonos, Hymns, 1985, no. 103); “We Thank Thee, O God, for a Prophet” (Hymns, 1985, no. 19); “I Know My Father Lives” (Hymns, 1985, no. 302); “Our Savior’s Love” (Hymns, 1985, no. 113).

Guide Us, O Thou Great Jehovah

Words: William Williams

Music: John Hughes

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Oh, May My Soul Commune with Thee

Words: Lorin F. Wheelwright

Music: Lorin F. Wheelwright

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Come unto Him

Words: Theodore E. Curtis

Music: Hugh W. Dougall

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Precious Savior, Dear Redeemer

Words: H. R. Palmer

Music: H. R. Palmer

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Arr.: Robert P. Manookin

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

Words: William Fowler

Music: Caroline E. Sheridan Norton

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

I Know My Father Lives

Words: Reid N. Nibley

Music: Reid N. Nibley

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Our Savior’s Love

Words: Edward L. Hart

Music: Crawford Gates

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Sunday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the May 1995 Ensign — Music by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, directed by Donald H. Ripplinger, with organist John Longhurst: “Come, Thou Glorious Day of Promise” (Hymns, 1985, no. 50); “Faith of Our Fathers” (Hymns, 1985, no. 84); “Now Let Us Rejoice” (Hymns, 1985, no. 3); “God Bless Our Prophet Dear” (Hymns, 1985, no. 24).

Come, Thou Glorious Day of Promise

Words: Pratt’s Collection

Music: A. C. Smyth

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Faith of Our Fathers

Words: Frederick W. Faber

Music: Henri F. Hemy; James G. Walton

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Now Let Us Rejoice (Congregational)

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Henry Tucker

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

God Bless Our Prophet Dear

Words: Bernard Snow

Music: Harry A. Dean

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir