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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

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 Hoffman, unpublished; “Choose That Good Part,” Ashby and Johnson, unpublished, accompanied by English horn and organ; “Precious Savior, Dear Redeemer,” Hymns, no. 103, arr.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

Words: Susan Evans McCloud

Music: K. Newell Dayley

Artist: Relief Society choir

Arr.: Roger Hoffman

Choose That Good Part

Words: Eda V. Ashby; Alice W. Johnson

Music: Eda V. Ashby; Alice W. Johnson

Artist: Relief Society choir

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

Precious Savior, Dear Redeemer

Words: H. R. Palmer

Music: H. R. Palmer

Artist: Relief Society choir

Arr.: Lynn S. Lund

Our Savior’s Love

Words: Edward L. Hart

Music: Crawford Gates

Artist: Relief Society choir

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

Words: Edward Partridge

Music: Anon.

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

I Know That My Redeemer Lives

Words: Samuel Medley

Music: Lewis D. Edwards

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

We Thank Thee, O God, for a Prophet

Words: William Fowler

Music: Caroline E. Sheridan Norton

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

Come, Ye Children of the Lord (Congregational)

Words: James H. Wallis

Music: Spanish melody

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

I Saw a Mighty Angel Fly

Words: Anon.

Music: English melody

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

A Child’s Prayer

Words: Janice Kapp Perry

Music: Janice Kapp Perry

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Arr.: Janice Kapp Perry

Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing

Words: Robert Robinson

Music: John Wyeth

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

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

Words: Johnson Oatman Jr.

Music: Edwin O. Excell

Artist: Single adult choir

Arr.: James C. Kasen

Be Thou Humble

Words: Grietje Terburg Rowley

Music: Grietje Terburg Rowley

Artist: Single adult choir

Let Us All Press On (Congregational)

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

Artist: Single adult choir

Come, Ye Disconsolate

Words: Thomas Moore; Thomas Hastings

Music: Samuel Webbe

Artist: Single adult choir

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!

Words: Louis F. Mönch

Music: George F. Root

Artist: Priesthood choir from the Provo MTC

I’ll Go Where You Want Me to Go

Words: Mary Brown

Music: Carrie E. Rounsefell

Artist: Priesthood choir from the Provo MTC

Redeemer of Israel (Congregational)

Words: Joseph Swain

Music: Freeman Lewis

Artist: Priesthood choir from the Provo MTC

Praise to the Man

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Scottish folk song

Artist: Priesthood choir from the Provo MTC

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

Words: William Williams

Music: John Hughes

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Sabbath Day

Words: Paul L. Anderson

Music: Lynn R. Carson

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Arr.: Barlow Bradford

I Feel My Savior’s Love

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

Music: K. Newell Dayley

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Arr.: Barlow Bradford

Now Let Us Rejoice (Congregational)

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Henry Tucker

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

My Redeemer Lives

Words: Gordon B. Hinckley

Music: G. Homer Durham

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

O Divine Redeemer

Words: Charles Gounod

Music: Charles Gounod

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

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

Words: Isaac Watts

Music: John Hatton

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

Lead, Kindly Light

Words: John Henry Newman

Music: John B. Dykes

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

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

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

How Firm a Foundation (Congregational)

Words: Robert Keen

Music: J. Ellis

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

My Shepherd Will Supply My Need

Words: Isaac Watts

Music: Mack Wilberg

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

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

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

Come, Let Us Anew

Words: Charles Wesley

Music: James Lucas

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Arr.: Mack Wilberg