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October 2000 General Conference Music

Oct 7–8, 2000

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 7, 2000, 10:00 AM

Saturday Afternoon Session
Saturday, Oct 7, 2000, 2:00 PM

Sunday Morning Session
Sunday, Oct 8, 2000, 10:00 AM

Sunday Afternoon Session
Sunday, Oct 8, 2000, 2:00 PM

Other Sessions

General Relief Society Meeting
Saturday, Sep 30, 2000

General Priesthood Session
Saturday, Oct 7, 2000, 6:00 PM

Summary of Conference Music

The Tabernacle Choir provided music for the Saturday morning, Sunday morning, and Sunday afternoon sessions. Craig Jessop, Mack Wilberg, and Barlow Bradford directed the choir. John Longhurst, Richard Elliott, and Bonnie Goodliffe were the organists.

Music for the Saturday afternoon session was provided by a combined Missionary Training Center choir. The choir was directed by Douglas Brenchley. Linda Margetts was the organist.

Music for the general priesthood session was provided by an Aaronic Priesthood choir from stakes in Roy,Hooper, Kanesville, and Riverdale, Utah. Michael Huff directed the choir, and Clay Christiansen was the organist.

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


From the October 2000 Conference Report booklet


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

Sweet Is the Work

Words: Isaac Watts

Music: John J. McClellan

Come, Come, Ye Saints

Words: William Clayton

Music: English folk song

Medley: As Sisters in Zion; We’ll Bring the World His Truth

Words: Emily H. Woodmansee; Janice Kapp Perry

Music: Janice Kapp Perry

Go Forth with Faith

Words: Ruth Muir Gardner

Music: Lyall J. Gardner

Saturday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the November 2000 Ensign — Music by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, directed by Craig Jessop and Mack Wilberg, with organist Richard Elliott: “Glory to God on High” (Hymns, no. 67); “I Know That My Redeemer Lives” (Hymns, no. 136); “Father in Heaven” (Hymns, no. 133); “Redeemer of Israel” (Hymns, no. 6); “Oh, What Songs of the Heart” (arr. Wilberg, unpublished; Hymns, no. 286); “I Believe in Christ” (arr. Wilberg, unpublished; Hymns, no. 134).

Glory to God on High

Words: James Allen

Music: Felice de Giardini

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

I Know That My Redeemer Lives

Words: Samuel Medley

Music: Lewis D. Edwards

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Father in Heaven

Words: Angus S. Hibbard

Music: Friedrich F. Flemming

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Redeemer of Israel (Congregational)

Words: Joseph Swain

Music: Freeman Lewis

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Oh, What Songs of the Heart

Words: Joseph L. Townsend

Music: William Clayson

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

I Believe in Christ

Words: Bruce R. McConkie

Music: John Longhurst

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

Saturday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the November 2000 Ensign — Music by a combined Missionary Training Center choir, directed by Douglas Brenchley, with organist Linda Margetts: “We Will Sing of Zion” (Hymns, no. 47); “Hark, All Ye Nations!” (Hymns, no. 264); “We Thank Thee, O God, for a Prophet” (Hymns, no. 19); “Called to Serve” (Hymns, no. 249); “Jesus, Once of Humble Birth” (arr. Kasen, published by Jackman; Hymns, no. 196).

We Will Sing of Zion

Words: Merrill Bradshaw

Music: Merrill Bradshaw

Artist: Combined choir from the Provo MTC

Hark, All Ye Nations!

Words: Louis F. Mönch

Music: George F. Root

Artist: Combined choir from the Provo MTC

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

Words: William Fowler

Music: Caroline E. Sheridan Norton

Artist: Combined choir from the Provo MTC

Called to Serve

Words: Elsie Duncan Yale

Music: Adam Geibel

Artist: Combined choir from the Provo MTC

Jesus, Once of Humble Birth

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: Giacomo Meyerbeer; English Chorister

Artist: Combined choir from the Provo MTC

Arr.: James C. Kasen

General Priesthood Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the November 2000 Ensign — Music by an Aaronic Priesthood choir from stakes in Roy, Hooper, Kanesville, and Riverdale, Utah, directed by Michael Huff, with organist Clay Christiansen: “See the Mighty Priesthood Gathered” (arr. Huff; Hymns, no. 325); “My Redeemer Lives” (Hymns, no. 135); “Hope of Israel” (Hymns, no. 259); “Carry On” (arr. Huff; Hymns, no. 255).

See the Mighty Priesthood Gathered

Words: Jean L. Kaberry

Music: Robert P. Manookin

Artist: Aaronic Priesthood choir

Arr.: Michael Huff

My Redeemer Lives

Words: Gordon B. Hinckley

Music: G. Homer Durham

Artist: Aaronic Priesthood choir

Hope of Israel (Congregational)

Words: Joseph L. Townsend

Music: William Clayson

Artist: Aaronic Priesthood choir

Carry On

Words: Ruth May Fox

Music: Alfred M. Durham

Artist: Aaronic Priesthood choir

Arr.: Michael Huff

Sunday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the November 2000 Ensign — Music by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, directed by Craig Jessop, with organist John Longhurst: “The Morning Breaks” (Hymns, no. 1); “Sabbath Day” (Hymns, no. 148); “The Lord Is My Shepherd” (Hymns, no. 108); “High on the Mountain Top” (Hymns, no. 5); “Hosannah Anthem” (Evan Stephens, arr. Wolford; Choirbook, 69).

The Morning Breaks

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: George Careless

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Sabbath Day

Words: Paul L. Anderson

Music: Lynn R. Carson

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

The Lord Is My Shepherd

Words: James Montgomery

Music: Thomas Koschat

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

High on the Mountain Top (Congregational)

Words: Joel H. Johnson

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Hosannah Anthem

Words: Evan Stephens; William W. Phelps

Music: Evan Stephens

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Arr.: Darwin Wolford

Sunday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the November 2000 Ensign — Music by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, directed by Craig Jessop and Barlow Bradford, with organist Bonnie Goodliffe: “Praise to the Lord, the Almighty” (Hymns, no. 72); “I Need Thee Every Hour” (Hymns, no. 98); “How Firm a Foundation” (Hymns, no. 85); “Be Thou Humble” (Hymns, no. 130); “Lord, Dismiss Us with Thy Blessing” (arr. Wilberg; Hymns, no. 163).

Praise to the Lord, the Almighty

Words: Joachim Neander

Music: Stralsund Gesangbuch

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

I Need Thee Every Hour

Words: Annie S. Hawks

Music: Robert Lowry

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

How Firm a Foundation (Congregational)

Words: Robert Keen

Music: J. Ellis

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Be Thou Humble

Words: Grietje Terburg Rowley

Music: Grietje Terburg Rowley

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Lord, Dismiss Us with Thy Blessing

Words: John Fawcett; Walter Shirley

Music: Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Arr.: Mack Wilberg