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October 2004 General Conference Music

Oct 2–3, 2004

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 2, 2004, 10:00 AM

Saturday Afternoon Session
Saturday, Oct 2, 2004, 2:00 PM

Sunday Morning Session
Sunday, Oct 3, 2004, 10:00 AM

Sunday Afternoon Session
Sunday, Oct 3, 2004, 2:00 PM

Other Sessions

General Relief Society Meeting
Saturday, Sep 25, 2004, 6:00 PM

General Priesthood Session
Saturday, Oct 2, 2004, 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, Clay Christiansen, Richard Elliott, Linda Margetts, and Bonnie Goodliffe were the organists.

Music for the Saturday afternoon session was provided by a Primary choir from stakes in West Jordan, Utah. Jane Knudsen Poulsen directed the choir, and Linda Margetts was the organist.

Music for the priesthood session was provided by the men of the Tabernacle Choir, joined by members of the Orchestra at Temple Square. Mack Wilberg and Craig Jessop directed the choir, and Richard Elliott and John Longhurst were the organists.

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 2004 Conference Report booklet


General Relief Society Meeting(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the November 2004 Ensign — Music by women of the Tabernacle Choir, joined by their daughters, members of the Orchestra at Temple Square, and former choir members; Rebecca Wilberg, director; Bonnie Goodliffe and Linda Margetts, organists: “Let Zion in Her Beauty Rise,” Hymns, no. 41, arr. Wilberg, unpublished; “There Is Sunshine in My Soul Today,” Hymns, no. 227, arr. Wilberg, unpublished; “Consider the Lilies,” Hoffman, arr. Lyon, pub. Jackman; “As Sisters in Zion,” Hymns, no. 309; “Sing Praise to Him,” Hymns, no. 70, arr. Wilberg, unpublished.

Let Zion in Her Beauty Rise

Words: Edward Partridge

Music: Anon.

Artist: Women of the Tabernacle Choir with their daughters, members of the Orchestra at Temple Square, and former choir members

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

There Is Sunshine in My Soul Today

Words: Eliza E. Hewitt

Music: John R. Sweney

Artist: Women of the Tabernacle Choir with their daughters, members of the Orchestra at Temple Square, and former choir members

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

Consider the Lilies

Words: Roger Hoffman

Music: Roger Hoffman

Artist: Women of the Tabernacle Choir with their daughters, members of the Orchestra at Temple Square, and former choir members

Arr.: A. Laurence Lyon

As Sisters in Zion

Words: Emily H. Woodmansee

Music: Janice Kapp Perry

Artist: Women of the Tabernacle Choir with their daughters, members of the Orchestra at Temple Square, and former choir members

Sing Praise to Him

Words: Johann J. Schütz

Music: Bohemian Brethren’s Songbook

Artist: Women of the Tabernacle Choir with their daughters, members of the Orchestra at Temple Square, and former choir members

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

Saturday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the November 2004 Ensign — Music by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir; Craig Jessop and Mack Wilberg, directors; John Longhurst and Clay Christiansen, organists: “Rejoice, the Lord Is King,” Hymns, no. 66; “The Morning Breaks,” Hymns, no. 1, arr. Wilberg, unpublished; “Each Life That Touches Ours for Good,” Hymns, no. 293, arr. Cundick, pub. Jackman; “We Thank Thee, O God, for a Prophet,” Hymns, no. 19; “Put Your Shoulder to the Wheel,” Hymns, no. 252, arr. Wilberg, unpublished; “Come, Let Us Anew,” Hymns, no. 217, arr. Wilberg, unpublished.

Rejoice, the Lord Is King!

Words: Charles Wesley

Music: Horatio Parker

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

The Morning Breaks

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: George Careless

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

Each Life That Touches Ours for Good

Words: Karen Lynn Davidson

Music: A. Laurence Lyon

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Arr.: Robert Cundick

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

Words: William Fowler

Music: Caroline E. Sheridan Norton

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Put Your Shoulder to the Wheel

Words: Will L. Thompson

Music: Will L. Thompson

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

Come, Let Us Anew

Words: Charles Wesley

Music: James Lucas

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

Saturday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the November 2004 Ensign — Music by a Primary choir from stakes in West Jordan, Utah; Jane Knudsen Poulsen, director; Linda Margetts, organist: “Beautiful Savior,” Children’s Songbook, 62; medley, arr. Margetts, unpublished (“Jesus Once Was a Little Child,” Children’s Songbook, 55; “I Think When I Read That Sweet Story,” Children’s Songbook, 56; “I Feel My Savior’s Love,” Children’s Songbook, 74); “Come, Come, Ye Saints,” Hymns, no. 30; medley, arr. Margetts, unpublished (“My Heavenly Father Loves Me,” Children’s Songbook, 228; “I Will Follow God’s Plan,” Children’s Songbook, 164).

Beautiful Savior

Words: Anon.

Music: Silesian folk song

Artist: Primary choir

Medley: Jesus Once Was a Little Child; I Think When I Read That Sweet Story; I Feel My Savior’s Love

Words: James R. Murray; Jemima Luke; Ralph Rodgers Jr.; K. Newell Dayley; Laurie A. Huffman

Music: Joseph Ballantyne; Leah Ashton Lloyd; K. Newell Dayley

Medleyist: Linda Margetts

Artist: Primary choir

Arr.: Linda Margetts

Come, Come, Ye Saints (Congregational)

Words: William Clayton

Music: English folk song

Artist: Primary choir

Medley: My Heavenly Father Loves Me; I Will Follow God’s Plan

Words: Clara W. McMaster; Vanja Y. Watkins

Music: Clara W. McMaster; Vanja Y. Watkins

Medleyist: Linda Margetts

Artist: Primary choir

Arr.: Linda Margetts

General Priesthood Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the November 2004 Ensign — Music by men of the Tabernacle Choir, joined by members of the Orchestra at Temple Square; Craig Jessop and Mack Wilberg, directors; Richard Elliott and John Longhurst, organists: “Guide Us, O Thou Great Jehovah,” Hymns, no. 83, arr. Wilberg, unpublished; “I Need Thee Every Hour,” Hymns, no. 98, arr. Wilberg, unpublished; “Praise to the Man,” Hymns, no. 27; “The Spirit of God,” Hymns, no. 2, arr. Wilberg, unpublished.

Guide Us, O Thou Great Jehovah

Words: William Williams

Music: John Hughes

Artist: Men of the Tabernacle Choir and members of the Orchestra at Temple Square

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

I Need Thee Every Hour

Words: Annie S. Hawks

Music: Robert Lowry

Artist: Men of the Tabernacle Choir and members of the Orchestra at Temple Square

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

Praise to the Man (Congregational)

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Scottish folk song

Artist: Men of the Tabernacle Choir and members of the Orchestra at Temple Square

The Spirit of God

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Anon.

Artist: Men of the Tabernacle Choir and members of the Orchestra at Temple Square

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

Sunday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the November 2004 Ensign — Music by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir; Craig Jessop and Mack Wilberg, directors; Clay Christiansen and Richard Elliott, organists: “Glory to God on High,” Hymns, no. 67; “The Lord My Pasture Will Prepare,” Hymns, no. 109, arr. Wilberg, unpublished; “Love Is Spoken Here,” Children’s Songbook, 190; “Redeemer of Israel,” Hymns, no. 6; “Still, Still with Thee,” Stowe and Shelley; “Come, Ye Thankful People,” Hymns, no. 94, arr. Wilberg, unpublished.

Glory to God on High

Words: James Allen

Music: Felice de Giardini

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

The Lord My Pasture Will Prepare

Words: Joseph Addison

Music: Dmitri Bortniansky

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

Love Is Spoken Here

Words: Janice Kapp Perry

Music: Janice Kapp Perry

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Redeemer of Israel (Congregational)

Words: Joseph Swain

Music: Freeman Lewis

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Still, Still with Thee

Words: Harriet B. Stowe

Music: Harry Shelley

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Come, Ye Thankful People

Words: Henry Alford

Music: George J. Elvey

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

Sunday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the November 2004 Ensign — Music by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir; Craig Jessop and Mack Wilberg, directors; Bonnie Goodliffe and Linda Margetts, organists: “High on the Mountain Top,” Hymns, no. 5, arr. Wilberg, unpublished; “Adam-ondi-Ahman,” Hymns, no. 49, arr. Wilberg, unpublished (flute: Jeannine Goeckeritz; oboe: Mika Brunson; harp: Tamara Oswald); “Now Let Us Rejoice,” Hymns, no. 3; “God Be with You Till We Meet Again,” Hymns, no. 152, arr. Wilberg, unpublished.

High on the Mountain Top

Words: Joel H. Johnson

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

Adam-ondi-Ahman

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Anon.

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Accomp.: Jeannine Goeckeritz (flute); Mika Brunson (oboe); Tamara Oswald (harp)

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

Now Let Us Rejoice (Congregational)

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Henry Tucker

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

God Be with You Till We Meet Again

Words: Jeremiah E. Rankin

Music: William G. Tomer

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Arr.: Mack Wilberg