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October 2003 General Conference Music

Oct 4–5, 2003

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 4, 2003, 10:00 AM

Saturday Afternoon Session
Saturday, Oct 4, 2003, 2:00 PM

Sunday Morning Session
Sunday, Oct 5, 2003, 10:00 AM

Sunday Afternoon Session
Sunday, Oct 5, 2003, 2:00 PM

Other Sessions

General Relief Society Meeting
Saturday, Sep 27, 2003, 6:00 PM

General Priesthood Session
Saturday, Oct 4, 2003, 6:00 PM

Summary of Conference Music

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

Music for the Saturday afternoon session was provided by a single adult choir from the Utah South Area. The choir was directed by James C. Kasen, and Linda Margetts was the organist.

Music for the priesthood session was provided by a priesthood choir from the Provo Missionary Training Center. Douglas Brenchley 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, Linda Margetts, and Bonnie Goodliffe.


From the October 2003 Conference Report booklet


General Relief Society Meeting(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the November 2003 Ensign — Music by a Relief Society choir from the Temple Square mission, Family History mission, and Brigham Young University; Vicki McMurray, director; Linda Margetts, organist: “Lord, I Would Follow Thee,” Hymns, no. 220, arr. Hoffman, unpublished; “Choose That Good Part,” Ashby and Johnson, unpublished, accompanied by English horn and organ; “Precious Savior, Dear Redeemer,” Hymns, no. 103, arr. Lund, pub. Jackman; “Our Savior’s Love,” Hymns, no. 113.

Lord, I Would Follow Thee

Artist: Relief Society choir

Words: Susan Evans McCloud

Music: K. Newell Dayley

Arr.: Roger Hoffman

Choose That Good Part

Artist: Relief Society choir

Accomp.: Unknown (English horn); Unknown (organ)

Words: Eda V. Ashby; Alice W. Johnson

Music: Eda V. Ashby; Alice W. Johnson

Precious Savior, Dear Redeemer

Artist: Relief Society choir

Words: H. R. Palmer

Music: H. R. Palmer

Arr.: Lynn S. Lund

Our Savior’s Love

Artist: Relief Society choir

Words: Edward L. Hart

Music: Crawford Gates

Saturday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the November 2003 Ensign — Music by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir; Craig Jessop and Mack Wilberg, directors; Richard Elliott and John Longhurst, organists: “Let Zion in Her Beauty Rise,” Hymns, no. 41; “I Know That My Redeemer Lives,” Hymns, no. 136; “We Thank Thee, O God, for a Prophet,” Hymns, no. 19, arr. Wilberg, unpublished; “Come, Ye Children of the Lord,” Hymns, no. 58; “I Saw a Mighty Angel Fly,” Hymns, no. 15, arr. Wilberg, unpublished; “A Child’s Prayer,” Children’s Songbook, 12–13, arr. Perry, pub. Jackman; “Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing,” Hymns (1948), no. 70, arr. Wilberg, unpublished.

Let Zion in Her Beauty Rise

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Edward Partridge

Music: Anon.

I Know That My Redeemer Lives

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Samuel Medley

Music: Lewis D. Edwards

We Thank Thee, O God, for a Prophet

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: William Fowler

Music: Caroline E. Sheridan Norton

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

Come, Ye Children of the Lord (Congregational)

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: James H. Wallis

Music: Spanish melody

I Saw a Mighty Angel Fly

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Anon.

Music: English melody

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

A Child’s Prayer

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Janice Kapp Perry

Music: Janice Kapp Perry

Arr.: Janice Kapp Perry

Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Robert Robinson

Music: John Wyeth

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

Saturday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the November 2003 Ensign — Music by a single adult choir from the Utah South Area; James C. Kasen, director; Linda Margetts, organist: “Count Your Blessings,” Hymns, no. 241, arr. Kasen, pub. Jackman; “Be Thou Humble,” Hymns, no. 130; “Let Us All Press On,” Hymns, no. 243; “Come, Ye Disconsolate,” Hymns, no. 115, arr. Kasen, pub. Jackman.

Count Your Blessings

Artist: Single adult choir

Words: Johnson Oatman Jr.

Music: Edwin O. Excell

Arr.: James C. Kasen

Be Thou Humble

Artist: Single adult choir

Words: Grietje Terburg Rowley

Music: Grietje Terburg Rowley

Let Us All Press On (Congregational)

Artist: Single adult choir

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

Come, Ye Disconsolate

Artist: Single adult choir

Words: Thomas Moore; Thomas Hastings

Music: Samuel Webbe

Arr.: James C. Kasen

General Priesthood Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the November 2003 Ensign — Music by a priesthood choir from the Provo Missionary Training Center; Douglas Brenchley, director; Clay Christiansen, organist: “Hark, All Ye Nations!” Hymns, no. 264; “I’ll Go Where You Want Me to Go,” Hymns, no. 270; “Redeemer of Israel,” Hymns, no. 6; “Praise to the Man,” Hymns, no. 27, arr. Wilberg, unpublished.

Hark, All Ye Nations!

Artist: Priesthood choir from the Provo MTC

Words: Louis F. Mönch

Music: George F. Root

I’ll Go Where You Want Me to Go

Artist: Priesthood choir from the Provo MTC

Words: Mary Brown

Music: Carrie E. Rounsefell

Redeemer of Israel (Congregational)

Artist: Priesthood choir from the Provo MTC

Words: Joseph Swain

Music: Freeman Lewis

Praise to the Man

Artist: Priesthood choir from the Provo MTC

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Scottish folk song

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

Sunday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the November 2003 Ensign — Music by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir; Craig Jessop, director; John Longhurst, organist: “Guide Us, O Thou Great Jehovah,” Hymns, no. 83; “Sabbath Day,” Hymns, no. 148, arr. Bradford, pub. Deseret Book; “I Feel My Savior’s Love,” Children’s Songbook, 74–75, arr. Bradford, unpublished; “Now Let Us Rejoice,” Hymns, no. 3; “My Redeemer Lives,” Hymns, no. 135; “O Divine Redeemer,” Gounod.

Guide Us, O Thou Great Jehovah

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: William Williams

Music: John Hughes

Sabbath Day

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Paul L. Anderson

Music: Lynn R. Carson

Arr.: Barlow Bradford

I Feel My Savior’s Love

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

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

Music: K. Newell Dayley

Arr.: Barlow Bradford

Now Let Us Rejoice (Congregational)

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Henry Tucker

My Redeemer Lives

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Gordon B. Hinckley

Music: G. Homer Durham

O Divine Redeemer

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Charles Gounod

Music: Charles Gounod

Sunday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the November 2003 Ensign — Music by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir; Craig Jessop and Mack Wilberg, directors; Bonnie Goodliffe and Linda Margetts, organists: “From All That Dwell below the Skies,” Hymns, no. 90, arr. Wilberg, unpublished; “Lead, Kindly Light,” Hymns, no. 97, arr. Wilberg, pub. Deseret Book, accompanied by flute, oboe, harp, and organ; “How Firm a Foundation,” Hymns, no. 85; “My Shepherd Will Supply My Need,” arr. Wilberg, unpublished, accompanied by flute, oboe, harp, and organ; “Come, Let Us Anew,” Hymns, no. 217, arr. Wilberg, unpublished.

From All That Dwell Below the Skies

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Isaac Watts

Music: John Hatton

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

Lead, Kindly Light

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Accomp.: Unknown (flute); Unknown (oboe); Unknown (harp); Unknown (organ)

Words: John Henry Newman

Music: John B. Dykes

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

How Firm a Foundation (Congregational)

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Robert Keen

Music: J. Ellis

My Shepherd Will Supply My Need

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Accomp.: Unknown (flute); Unknown (oboe); Unknown (harp); Unknown (organ)

Words: Isaac Watts

Music: Mack Wilberg

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

Come, Let Us Anew

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Charles Wesley

Music: James Lucas

Arr.: Mack Wilberg