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April 2005 General Conference Music

Apr 2–3, 2005

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, Apr 2, 2005, 10:00 AM

Saturday Afternoon Session
Saturday, Apr 2, 2005, 2:00 PM

Sunday Morning Session
Sunday, Apr 3, 2005, 10:00 AM

Sunday Afternoon Session
Sunday, Apr 3, 2005, 2:00 PM

Other Sessions

General Young Women Meeting
Saturday, Mar 26, 2005, 6:00 PM

General Priesthood Session
Saturday, Apr 2, 2005, 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, and Linda Margetts were the organists.

A combined choir from the Ogden and Logan Utah Institutes provided music for the Saturday afternoon session. Jonathan G. Woodstock, Jerald F. Simon, and Brent T. Cottle directed the choir, and Bonnie Goodliffe was the organist.

A priesthood choir from from Brigham Young University provided music for the priesthood session. Ronald J. Staheli 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 April 2005 Conference Report booklet


General Young Women Meeting(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the May 2005 Ensign — Music by a Young Women Choir from stakes in Spanish Fork and Salem, Utah; Kristi Frei, director; Linda Margetts, organist: “Come, Rejoice,” Hymns, no. 9, arr. Unsworth, unpublished; “An Angel from on High,” Hymns, no. 13, arr. Margetts, unpublished; “Joseph Smith’s First Prayer,” Hymns, no. 26, arr. Kasen, pub. Jackman; “We Thank Thee, O God, for a Prophet,” Hymns, no. 19, arr. Goates, unpublished; “As Zion’s Youth in Latter Days,” Hymns, no. 256.

Come, Rejoice

Artist: Young Women choir

Words: Tracy Y. Cannon

Music: Tracy Y. Cannon

Arr.: Andrew Unsworth

Video Presentation

Artist: Young Women choir

Video Presentation

Artist: Young Women choir

An Angel from on High

Artist: Young Women choir

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: John E. Tullidge

Arr.: Linda Margetts

Joseph Smith’s First Prayer

Artist: Young Women choir

Words: George A. Manwaring

Music: Sylvanus Billings Pond

Arr.: James C. Kasen

We Thank Thee, O God, for a Prophet

Artist: Young Women choir

Words: William Fowler

Music: Caroline E. Sheridan Norton

Arr.: Rachel Mecham Goates

As Zion’s Youth in Latter Days

Artist: Young Women choir

Words: Susan Evans McCloud

Music: Irish melody

Saturday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the May 2005 Ensign — Music by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir; Craig Jessop and Mack Wilberg, directors; Richard Elliott and John Longhurst, organists: “Come, Listen to a Prophet’s Voice,” Hymns, no. 21; “Redeemer of Israel,” Hymns, no. 6, arr. Wilberg, unpublished; “God Loved Us, So He Sent His Son,” Hymns, no. 187, arr. Kasen, unpublished; “Come, Ye Children of the Lord,” Hymns, no. 58; “Teach Me to Walk in the Light,” Hymns, no. 304; “How Firm a Foundation,” Hymns, no. 85, arr. Wilberg, unpublished.

Come, Listen to a Prophet’s Voice

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Joseph S. Murdock; Bruce R. McConkie

Music: Joseph J. Daynes

Redeemer of Israel

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Joseph Swain

Music: Freeman Lewis

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

God Loved Us, So He Sent His Son

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Edward P. Kimball

Music: Alexander Schreiner

Arr.: James C. Kasen

Come, Ye Children of the Lord (Congregational)

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: James H. Wallis

Music: Spanish melody

Teach Me to Walk in the Light

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Clara W. McMaster

Music: Clara W. McMaster

How Firm a Foundation

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Robert Keen

Music: J. Ellis

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

Saturday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the May 2005 Ensign — Music by a combined choir from the Ogden and Logan Utah Institutes of Religion; Jonathan G. Woodstock, Jerald F. Simon, and Brent T. Cottle, directors; Bonnie Goodliffe, organist: “I Need Thee Every Hour,” Hymns, no. 98, arr. Simon, unpublished; “As I Search the Holy Scriptures,” Hymns, no. 277; “We Thank Thee, O God, for a Prophet,” Hymns, no. 19; “Come, Come, Ye Saints,” Hymns, no. 30, arr. Wilberg, unpublished.

I Need Thee Every Hour

Artist: Combined Institute choir

Words: Annie S. Hawks

Music: Robert Lowry

Arr.: Jerald F. Simon

As I Search the Holy Scriptures

Artist: Combined Institute choir

Words: C. Marianne Johnson Fisher

Music: C. Marianne Johnson Fisher

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

Artist: Combined Institute choir

Words: William Fowler

Music: Caroline E. Sheridan Norton

Come, Come, Ye Saints

Artist: Combined Institute choir

Words: William Clayton

Music: English folk song

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

General Priesthood Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the May 2005 Ensign — Music by a priesthood choir from Brigham Young University; Ronald J. Staheli, director; Clay Christiansen, organist: “Guide Us, O Thou Great Jehovah,” Hymns, no. 83, arr. Hall, unpublished; “An Angel from on High,” Hymns, no. 328; “High on the Mountain Top,” Hymns, no. 5; “More Holiness Give Me,” Hymns, no. 131, arr. Staheli, pub. Jackman.

Guide Us, O Thou Great Jehovah

Artist: Priesthood choir from BYU

Words: William Williams

Music: John Hughes

Arr.: Rosalind Hall

An Angel from on High

Artist: Priesthood choir from BYU

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: John E. Tullidge

High on the Mountain Top (Congregational)

Artist: Priesthood choir from BYU

Words: Joel H. Johnson

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

More Holiness Give Me

Artist: Priesthood choir from BYU

Words: Philip Paul Bliss

Music: Philip Paul Bliss

Arr.: Ronald Staheli

Sunday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the May 2005 Ensign — Music by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir; Craig Jessop and Mack Wilberg, directors; John Longhurst and Clay Christiansen, organists: “Now Let Us Rejoice,” Hymns, no. 3; “Joseph Smith’s First Prayer,” Hymns, no. 26, arr. Wilberg, unpublished; “What Was Witnessed in the Heavens?” Hymns, no. 11; “Sweet Is the Work,” Hymns, no. 147; “We Ever Pray for Thee,” Hymns, no. 23, arr. Wilberg, unpublished; “Praise to the Man,” Hymns, no. 27, arr. Wilberg, unpublished.

Now Let Us Rejoice

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Henry Tucker

Joseph Smith’s First Prayer

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: George A. Manwaring

Music: Sylvanus Billings Pond

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

What Was Witnessed in the Heavens?

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: John S. Davis

Music: Evan Stephens

Sweet Is the Work (Congregational)

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Isaac Watts

Music: John J. McClellan Jr.

We Ever Pray for Thee

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Henry A. Tuckett

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

Praise to the Man

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Scottish folk song

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

Sunday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the May 2005 Ensign — Music by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir; Craig Jessop and Mack Wilberg, directors; Linda Margetts, organist: “Praise to the Lord, the Almighty,” Hymns, no. 72, arr. Wilberg, unpublished; “Where Can I Turn for Peace?” Hymns, no. 129, arr. Wilberg, unpublished; “Do What Is Right,” Hymns, no. 237; “Sing We Now at Parting,” Hymns, no. 156, arr. Wilberg, unpublished.

Praise to the Lord, the Almighty

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Joachim Neander

Music: Stralsund Gesangbuch

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

Where Can I Turn for Peace?

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Emma Lou Thayne

Music: Joleen Grant Meredith

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

Do What Is Right (Congregational)

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Anon.

Music: George Kaillmark

Sing We Now at Parting

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: George A. Manwaring

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

Arr.: Mack Wilberg