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October 1999 General Conference Music

Oct 2–3, 1999

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, 1999, 10:00 AM

Saturday Afternoon Session
Saturday, Oct 2, 1999, 2:00 PM

Sunday Morning Session
Sunday, Oct 3, 1999, 10:00 AM

Sunday Afternoon Session
Sunday, Oct 3, 1999, 2:00 PM

Other Sessions

General Relief Society Meeting
Saturday, Sep 25, 1999, 6:00 PM

General Priesthood Session
Saturday, Oct 2, 1999, 6:00 PM

Summary of Conference Music

A choir from the Salt Lake and Orem institutes of religion provided music for the Saturday morning session of the conference. Douglas Brenchley conducted the choir, and Bonnie Goodliffe was the organist.

A Primary choir from Lehi, Utah, provided music for the Saturday afternoon session. Beverly Wilson directed the choir, and Linda Margetts was the organist.

A combined men’s choir from the Tabernacle Choir and Brigham Young University provided music for the general priesthood session. Barlow Bradford and Ronald Staheli directed the choir, and John Longhurst was the organist.

The Tabernacle Choir, directed by Jerold Ottley, Craig Jessop, and Mack Wilberg provided music for the Sunday morning and afternoon sessions. Clay Christiansen and Richard Elliott 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, Bonnie Goodliffe, and Linda Margetts.


From the October 1999 Conference Report booklet


General Relief Society Meeting(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Rejoice, the Lord Is King!

Words: Charles Wesley

Music: Horatio Parker

Now Let Us Rejoice (Congregational)

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Henry Tucker

I Stand All Amazed

Words: Charles H. Gabriel

Music: Charles H. Gabriel

On This Day of Joy and Gladness

Words: Leroy J. Robertson

Music: Leroy J. Robertson

Saturday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the November 1999 Ensign — Music by combined institute choirs from Salt Lake, Orem, and Ephraim, directed by Douglas Brenchley, with organist Bonnie Goodliffe: “Glory to God on High” (arr. Manookin, published by Sonos; Hymns, no. 67); “Oh, May My Soul Commune with Thee” (arr. Dayley, published by Sonos; Hymns, no. 123); “Thy Holy House” (Perry, unpublished); “High on the Mountain Top” (Hymns, no. 5); “Our Savior’s Love” (Hymns, no. 113); “Lord, I Would Follow Thee” (arr. Beebe, published by Larice; Hymns, no. 220).

Glory to God on High

Artist: Combined Institute choir

Words: James Allen

Music: Felice de Giardini

Arr.: Robert P. Manookin

Oh, May My Soul Commune with Thee

Artist: Combined Institute choir

Words: Lorin F. Wheelwright

Music: Lorin F. Wheelwright

Arr.: K. Newell Dayley

Thy Holy House

Artist: Combined Institute choir

Words: Janice Kapp Perry

Music: Janice Kapp Perry

Arr.: Janice Kapp Perry

High on the Mountain Top (Congregational)

Artist: Combined Institute choir

Words: Joel H. Johnson

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

Our Savior’s Love

Artist: Combined Institute choir

Words: Edward L. Hart

Music: Crawford Gates

Lord, I Would Follow Thee

Artist: Combined Institute choir

Words: Susan Evans McCloud

Music: K. Newell Dayley

Arr.: Larry R. Beebe

Saturday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the November 1999 Ensign — Music by the Lehi Primary Choir, directed by Beverly Wilson, with organist Linda S. Margetts: “Faith” (Children’s Songbook, 96); medley of “I Will Be Valiant” (Children’s Songbook, 162), “Nephi’s Courage” (Children’s Songbook, 120), “The Church of Jesus Christ” (Children’s Songbook, 77); “Let Us All Press On” (Hymns, no. 243); “Come, Follow Me” (Hymns, no. 116); “I Feel My Savior’s Love” (Children’s Songbook, 74).

Faith

Artist: Lehi Primary Choir

Words: Beatrice Goff Jackson

Music: Michael F. Moody

Medley: I Will Be Valiant; Nephi’s Courage; The Church of Jesus Christ

Artist: Lehi Primary Choir

Words: Vanja Y. Watkins; Bill N. Hansen Jr.; Lisa T. Hansen; Janice Kapp Perry

Music: Vanja Y. Watkins; Bill N. Hansen Jr.; Lisa T. Hansen; Janice Kapp Perry

Let Us All Press On (Congregational)

Artist: Lehi Primary Choir

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

Come, Follow Me

Artist: Lehi Primary Choir

Words: John Nicholson

Music: Samuel McBurney

I Feel My Savior’s Love

Artist: Lehi Primary Choir

Words: Ralph Rodgers Jr.; K. Newell Dayley; Laurie A. Huffman

Music: K. Newell Dayley

General Priesthood Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the November 1999 Ensign — Music by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir/BYU Combined Men’s Choir, directed by Barlow Bradford and Ronald Staheli, with organist John Longhurst: “I Love the Lord” (Tanner, arr. Staheli, unpublished); “Sweet Is the Peace the Gospel Brings” (arr. Staheli, unpublished; Hymns, no. 14); “Now Let Us Rejoice” (Hymns, no. 3); “I Know That My Redeemer Lives” (arr. Bradford, unpublished; Hymns, no. 136).

I Love the Lord

Artist: Men of the Tabernacle Choir; Combined men’s choir from BYU

Words: John Sears Tanner

Music: Jean Sibelius

Arr.: Ronald Staheli

Sweet Is the Peace the Gospel Brings

Artist: Men of the Tabernacle Choir; Combined men’s choir from BYU

Words: Mary Ann Morton

Music: Alfred M. Durham

Arr.: Ronald Staheli

Now Let Us Rejoice (Congregational)

Artist: Men of the Tabernacle Choir; Combined men’s choir from BYU

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Henry Tucker

I Know That My Redeemer Lives

Artist: Men of the Tabernacle Choir; Combined men’s choir from BYU

Words: Samuel Medley

Music: Lewis D. Edwards

Arr.: Barlow Bradford

Sunday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the November 1999 Ensign — Music by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, directed by Jerold D. Ottley and Craig Jessop, with organist Richard Elliott: “Hail to the Brightness of Zion’s Glad Morning!” (Hymns, no. 42); “Sabbath Day” (Hymns, no. 148); “Did You Think to Pray?” (arr. Wilberg, unpublished; Hymns, no. 140); “Thanks for the Sabbath School” (arr. Wilberg, unpublished; Hymns, no. 278); “Redeemer of Israel” (Hymns, no. 6); “Take Time to Be Holy” (Longstaff, arr. Longhurst, published by Jackman); “Prayer Is the Soul’s Sincere Desire” (Hymns, no. 145).

Hail to the Brightness of Zion’s Glad Morning!

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Thomas Hastings

Music: Edwin F. Parry

Sabbath Day

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Paul L. Anderson

Music: Lynn R. Carson

Did You Think to Pray?

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Mary A. Pepper Kidder

Music: William O. Perkins

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

Thanks for the Sabbath School

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: William Willes

Music: James R. Murray

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

Redeemer of Israel (Congregational)

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Joseph Swain

Music: Freeman Lewis

Take Time to Be Holy

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: William D. Longstaff

Music: Old Irish hymn tune

Arr.: John Longhurst

Prayer Is the Soul’s Sincere Desire

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: James Montgomery

Music: George Careless

Sunday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the November 1999 Ensign — Music by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, directed by Jerold D. Ottley and Mack Wilberg, with organist Clay Christiansen: “Guide Us, O Thou Great Jehovah” (arr. Wilberg, unpublished; Hymns, no. 83); “Lead, Kindly Light” (arr. Wilberg, unpublished; Hymns, no. 97); “We Thank Thee, O God, for a Prophet” (Hymns, no. 19); “Abide with Me!” (arr. Ripplinger, published by Jackman; Hymns, no. 166).

Guide Us, O Thou Great Jehovah

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: William Williams

Music: John Hughes

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

Lead, Kindly Light

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: John Henry Newman

Music: John B. Dykes

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

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

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: William Fowler

Music: Caroline E. Sheridan Norton

Abide with Me!

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Henry F. Lyte

Music: William H. Monk

Arr.: Donald H. Ripplinger