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October 2001 General Conference Music

Oct 6–7, 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, Oct 6, 2001, 10:00 AM

Saturday Afternoon Session
Saturday, Oct 6, 2001, 2:00 PM

Sunday Morning Session
Sunday, Oct 7, 2001, 10:00 AM

Sunday Afternoon Session
Sunday, Oct 7, 2001, 2:00 PM

Other Sessions

General Relief Society Meeting
Saturday, Sep 29, 2001, 6:00 PM

General Priesthood Session
Saturday, Oct 6, 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. John Longhurst, Clay Christiansen, and Bonnie Goodliffe were the organists.

A combined choir from Utah County provided music for the Saturday afternoon session. Steven Kapp Perry directed the choir, and Linda Margetts was the organist.

Music for the priesthood session was provided by men of the Tabernacle Choir joined by Melchizedek Priesthood holders from the Salt Lake area. Craig Jessop and Barlow Bradford directed the choir, and Richard Elliott 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 2001 Conference Report booklet


General Relief Society Meeting(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the November 2001 Ensign — Music by a combined Relief Society choir from stakes in Sandy and Brighton, Utah, directed by Rebecca Wilberg, with organist Linda Margetts: “Guide Us, O Thou Great Jehovah” (arranged by Wilberg, unpublished; Hymns, no. 83); “From Homes of Saints Glad Songs Arise,” (arranged by Wilberg, unpublished; Hymns, no. 297); “Be Still, My Soul” (arranged by Wilberg, unpublished; Hymns, no. 124); “Lord, I Would Follow Thee” (Hymns, no. 220).

Guide Us, O Thou Great Jehovah

Artist: Relief Society choir

Words: William Williams

Music: John Hughes

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

From Homes of Saints Glad Songs Arise

Artist: Relief Society choir

Words: Vernald W. Johns

Music: G. William Richards

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

Be Still, My Soul

Artist: Relief Society choir

Words: Katharina von Schlegel

Music: Jean Sibelius

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

Lord, I Would Follow Thee

Artist: Relief Society choir

Words: Susan Evans McCloud

Music: K. Newell Dayley

Saturday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the November 2001 Ensign — Music by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, directed by Craig Jessop and Mack Wilberg, with organists Clay Christiansen and John Longhurst: “Come, Listen to a Prophet’s Voice” (Hymns, no. 21); “The Lord Is My Light” (arranged by Kasen, published by Jackman; Hymns, no. 89); “Baptism” (Children’s Songbook, 100); “Now Let Us Rejoice” (Hymns, no. 3); “I Saw a Mighty Angel Fly” (arranged by Wilberg, unpublished; Hymns, no. 15); “We Thank Thee, O God, for a Prophet” (arranged by Wilberg, unpublished; Hymns, no. 19).

Come, Listen to a Prophet’s Voice

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Joseph S. Murdock; Bruce R. McConkie

Music: Joseph J. Daynes

The Lord Is My Light

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: James Nicholson

Music: John R. Sweney

Arr.: James C. Kasen

Baptism

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Mabel Jones Gabbott

Music: Crawford Gates

Now Let Us Rejoice (Congregational)

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Henry Tucker

I Saw a Mighty Angel Fly

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Anon.

Music: English melody

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

We Thank Thee, O God, for a Prophet

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: William Fowler

Music: Caroline E. Sheridan Norton

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

Saturday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the November 2001 Ensign — Music by a combined choir from Pleasant Grove and Lindon, Utah, directed by Steven Kapp Perry, with organist Linda Margetts: “Home Can Be a Heaven on Earth” (Hymns, no. 298); “I Am a Child of God” (unpublished; Hymns, no. 301); “Come, Ye Children of the Lord” (Hymns, no. 58); “Testimony” (arranged by Dalton, published by Plum; Hymns, no. 137).

Home Can Be a Heaven on Earth

Artist: Combined choir

Words: Carolyn Hamilton Klopfer

Music: W. Herbert Klopfer

I Am a Child of God

Artist: Combined choir

Words: Naomi Ward Randall

Music: Mildred Tanner Pettit

Come, Ye Children of the Lord (Congregational)

Artist: Combined choir

Words: James H. Wallis

Music: Spanish melody

Testimony

Artist: Combined choir

Words: Loren C. Dunn

Music: Michael Finlinson Moody

Arr.: Amy Dalton

General Priesthood Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the November 2001 Ensign — Music by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir with selected Melchizedek Priesthood holders, directed by Craig Jessop and Barlow Bradford, with organist Richard Elliott: “Come, Rejoice” (arranged by Bradford, unpublished; Hymns, no. 9); There Is a Green Hill Far Away” (arranged by Bradford, unpublished; Hymns, no. 194); “Come, O Thou King of Kings” (Hymns, no. 59); “Lord, I Would Follow Thee” (arranged by Dayley, published by Jackman; Hymns, no. 220).

Come, Rejoice

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir with selected Melchizedek Priesthood holders

Words: Tracy Y. Cannon

Music: Tracy Y. Cannon

Arr.: Barlow Bradford

There Is a Green Hill Far Away

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir with selected Melchizedek Priesthood holders

Words: Cecil Frances Alexander

Music: John H. Gower

Arr.: Barlow Bradford

Come, O Thou King of Kings (Congregational)

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir with selected Melchizedek Priesthood holders

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: Anon.

Lord, I Would Follow Thee

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir with selected Melchizedek Priesthood holders

Words: Susan Evans McCloud

Music: K. Newell Dayley

Arr.: K. Newell Dayley

Sunday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the November 2001 Ensign — Music by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, directed by Craig Jessop, with organist Clay Christiansen: “The Morning Breaks” (Hymns, no. 51); “Cast Thy Burden upon the Lord” (Hymns, no. 110); “If You Could Hie to Kolob” (arranged by Plain, published by ITM Music; Hymns, no. 284); “Redeemer of Israel” (Hymns, no. 6); “Did You Think to Pray?” (arranged by Wilberg, unpublished; Hymns, no. 140); “Praise to the Lord, the Almighty” (arranged by Wilberg, unpublished; Hymns, no. 72).

The Morning Breaks

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: George Careless

Cast Thy Burden upon the Lord

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Julius Schubring

Music: Felix Mendelssohn

If You Could Hie to Kolob

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: English melody

Arr.: Kenneth Plain

Redeemer of Israel (Congregational)

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Joseph Swain

Music: Freeman Lewis

Did You Think to Pray?

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Mary A. Pepper Kidder

Music: William O. Perkins

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

Praise to the Lord, the Almighty

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Joachim Neander

Music: Stralsund Gesangbuch

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

Sunday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the November 2001 Ensign — Music by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, directed by Craig Jessop and Barlow Bradford, with organists Linda Margetts and Bonnie Goodliffe: “High on the Mountain Top” (Hymns, no. 5); “Nearer, My God, to Thee” (arranged by Bradford, published by Deseret Book; Hymns, no. 100); “Let Us All Press On” (Hymns, no. 243); “God Be with You Till We Meet Again” (arranged by Wilberg, unpublished; Hymns, no. 152).

High on the Mountain Top

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Joel H. Johnson

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

Nearer, My God to Thee

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Sarah F. Adams

Music: Lowell Mason

Arr.: Barlow Bradford

Let Us All Press On (Congregational)

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

God Be with You Till We Meet Again

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Jeremiah E. Rankin

Music: William G. Tomer

Arr.: Mack Wilberg