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April 2001 General Conference Music

Mar 31–Apr 1, 2001

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, Mar 31, 2001, 10:00 AM

Saturday Afternoon Session
Saturday, Mar 31, 2001, 2:00 PM

Sunday Morning Session
Sunday, Apr 1, 2001, 10:00 AM

Sunday Afternoon Session
Sunday, Apr 1, 2001, 2:00 PM

Other Sessions

General Young Women Meeting
Saturday, Mar 24, 2001, 6:00 PM

General Priesthood Session
Saturday, Mar 31, 2001, 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. Clay Christiansen, Richard Elliott, and Linda Margetts were the organists.

A combined choir from Ricks College provided music for the Saturday afternoon session. The choir was directed by Eda Ashby and Randy Kempton, and Bonnie Goodliffe was the organist.

Music for the priesthood session was provided by a Melchizedek Priesthood choir from stakes in Salt Lake City. Paul Broomhead directed the choir, and John Longhurst 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 April 2001 Conference Report booklet


General Young Women Meeting(Return to top) Download Stream Online

I Know That My Redeemer Lives

Words: Samuel Medley

Music: Lewis D. Edwards

Let the Holy Spirit Guide

Words: Penelope Moody Allen

Music: Martin Shaw

Our Savior’s Love

Words: Edward L. Hart

Music: Crawford Gates

We Ever Pray for Thee

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Henry A. Tuckett

Oh, May My Soul Commune with Thee

Words: Lorin F. Wheelwright

Music: Lorin F. Wheelwright

Saturday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the May 2001 Ensign — Music by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, directed by Craig Jessop and Barlow Bradford, with organist Clay Christiansen: “Come, Ye Children of the Lord” (Hymns, no. 58); “For the Beauty of the Earth” (Hymns, no. 92); “We Are Sowing” (arr. Wilberg, unpublished; Hymns, no. 216); “Come, Come, Ye Saints” (Hymns, no. 30); “Come unto Jesus” (Hymns, no. 117); “I Know That My Redeemer Lives” (arr. Bradford, unpublished; Hymns, no. 136).

Come, Ye Children of the Lord

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: James H. Wallis

Music: Spanish melody

For the Beauty of the Earth

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Folliott S. Pierpoint

Music: Conrad Kocher

We Are Sowing

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Anon.

Music: Henry A. Tuckett

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

Come, Come, Ye Saints (Congregational)

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: William Clayton

Music: English folk song

Come unto Jesus

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Orson Pratt Huish

Music: Orson Pratt Huish

I Know That My Redeemer Lives

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Samuel Medley

Music: Lewis D. Edwards

Arr.: Barlow Bradford

Saturday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the May 2001 Ensign — Music by a combined choir from Ricks College, directed by Eda Ashby and Randy Kempton, with organist Bonnie Goodliffe: “Come, Rejoice” (Hymns, no. 9); “Let Zion in Her Beauty Rise” (Hymns, no. 41); “We Thank Thee, O God, for a Prophet” (Hymns, no. 19); “Come, Follow Me” (Hymns, no. 116); “Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee” (arr. Staheli, published by Jackman Music Corp.; Hymns, no. 141).

Come, Rejoice

Artist: Combined choir from Ricks College

Words: Tracy Y. Cannon

Music: Tracy Y. Cannon

Let Zion in Her Beauty Rise

Artist: Combined choir from Ricks College

Words: Edward Partridge

Music: Anon.

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

Artist: Combined choir from Ricks College

Words: William Fowler

Music: Caroline E. Sheridan Norton

Come, Follow Me

Artist: Combined choir from Ricks College

Words: John Nicholson

Music: Samuel McBurney

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

Artist: Combined choir from Ricks College

Words: Bernard of Clairvaux

Music: John B. Dykes

Arr.: Ronald Staheli

General Priesthood Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the May 2001 Ensign — Music by a Melchizedek Priesthood choir from stakes in Salt Lake City, directed by Paul Broomhead, with organist John Longhurst: “Come, O Thou King of Kings” (arr. Ipson, unpublished; Hymns, no. 59); “I Need Thee Every Hour” (Hymns, no. 334); “Praise to the Man” (Hymns, no. 27); “As the Dew from Heaven Distilling” (arr. Dalton, published by Plum Publishing, Inc.; Hymns, no. 149).

Come, O Thou King of Kings

Artist: Melchizedek Priesthood choir

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: Anon.

Arr.: Douglas L. Ipson

I Need Thee Every Hour

Artist: Melchizedek Priesthood choir

Words: Annie S. Hawks

Music: Robert Lowry

Praise to the Man (Congregational)

Artist: Melchizedek Priesthood choir

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Scottish folk song

As the Dew from Heaven Distilling

Artist: Melchizedek Priesthood choir

Words: Thomas Kelly

Music: Joseph J. Daynes

Arr.: Amy Dalton

Sunday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the May 2001 Ensign — Music by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, directed by Craig Jessop, with organist Richard Elliott: “Praise the Lord with Heart and Voice” (Hymns, no. 73); “Oh, May My Soul Commune with Thee” (© Wheelwright; Hymns, no. 123); “Joseph Smith’s First Prayer” (Hymns, no. 26); “Redeemer of Israel” (Hymns, no. 6); “O My Father” (arr. Gates, published by Jackman Music Corp.; Hymns, no. 292); “High on the Mountain Top,” (arr. Wilberg, unpublished; Hymns, no. 5).

Praise the Lord with Heart and Voice

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Tracy Y. Cannon

Music: Tracy Y. Cannon

Oh, May My Soul Commune with Thee

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Lorin F. Wheelwright

Music: Lorin F. Wheelwright

Joseph Smith’s First Prayer

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: George A. Manwaring

Music: Sylvanus Billings Pond

Redeemer of Israel (Congregational)

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Joseph Swain

Music: Freeman Lewis

O My Father

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Eliza R. Snow

Music: James McGranahan

Arr.: Crawford Gates

High on the Mountain Top

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Joel H. Johnson

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

Sunday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the May 2001 Ensign — Music by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, directed by Craig Jessop and Mack Wilberg, with organist Linda Margetts: “Arise, O God, and Shine” (arr. Wilberg, unpublished; Hymns, no. 265); “The Lord Is My Shepherd” (arr. Wilberg, unpublished; Hymns, no. 108); “Guide Us, O Thou Great Jehovah” (Hymns, no. 83); “Abide with Me; ’Tis Eventide” (Hymns, no. 165).

Arise, O God, and Shine

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: William Hurn

Music: John Darwall

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

The Lord Is My Shepherd

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: James Montgomery

Music: Thomas Koschat

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

Guide Us, O Thou Great Jehovah (Congregational)

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: William Williams

Music: John Hughes

Abide with Me; ’Tis Eventide

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: M. Lowrie Hofford

Music: Harrison Millard