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April 2006 General Conference Music

Apr 1–2, 2006

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 1, 2006, 10:00 AM

Saturday Afternoon Session
Saturday, Apr 1, 2006, 2:00 PM

Sunday Morning Session
Sunday, Apr 2, 2006, 10:00 AM

Sunday Afternoon Session
Sunday, Apr 2, 2006, 2:00 PM

Other Sessions

General Young Women Meeting
Saturday, Mar 25, 2006, 6:00 PM

General Priesthood Session
Saturday, Apr 1, 2006, 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.

A combined choir from Brigham Young University provided music for the Saturday afternoon session. Rosalind Hall directed the choir, and Bonnie Goodliffe was the organist.

A priesthood choir from the Orem and Salt Lake institutes provided music for the priesthood session. Douglas Brenchley, Ryan Eggett, and Rick Decker 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, Linda Margetts, and Bonnie Goodliffe.


From the April 2006 Conference Report booklet


General Young Women Meeting(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the May 2006 Ensign — Music by a Young Women choir from stakes in Ogden, Utah; Merrilee Webb, director; Bonnie Goodliffe, organist: “The Lord Is My Light,” Hymns, no. 89; “Shine the Light,” medley, arr. Huff, unpublished (“Shine On,” Children’s Songbook, 144; “Teach Me to Walk in the Light,” Children’s Songbook, 177; “The Light Divine,” Hymns, no. 305); “I Know That My Redeemer Lives,” Hymns, no. 136, arr. Huff, unpublished (solo: Hillary Dodd); “High on the Mountain Top,” Hymns, no. 5, arr. Webb, unpublished.

The Lord Is My Light

Words: James Nicholson

Music: John R. Sweney

Artist: Young Women choir

Video Presentation

Artist: Young Women choir

Medley (“Shine the Light”): Shine On; Teach Me to Walk in the Light; The Light Divine

Words: Joseph Ballantyne; Clara W. McMaster; Matilda Watts Cahoon

Music: Joseph Ballantyne; Clara W. McMaster; Mildred Tanner Pettit

Medleyist: Huff

Artist: Young Women choir

Arr.: Michael Huff

I Know That My Redeemer Lives

Words: Samuel Medley

Music: Lewis D. Edwards

Artist: Young Women choir

Solo: Hillary Dodd

Arr.: Michael Huff

High on the Mountain Top (Congregational)

Words: Joel H. Johnson

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

Artist: Young Women choir

Arr.: Merrilee Webb

Saturday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the May 2006 Ensign — Music by the Tabernacle Choir; Craig Jessop and Mack Wilberg, directors; John Longhurst and Richard Elliott, organists: “The Morning Breaks,” Hymns, no. 1; “Dearest Children, God Is Near You,” Hymns, no. 96; “Did You Think to Pray?” Hymns, no. 140, arr. Wilberg, pub. Jackman; “Now Let Us Rejoice,” Hymns, no. 3; “For the Beauty of the Earth,” Hymns, no. 92, arr. Wilberg, unpublished; “Consider the Lilies of the Field,” Hoffman, arr. Lyon, pub. Jackman; “High on the Mountain Top,” Hymns, no. 5, arr. Wilberg, unpublished.

The Morning Breaks

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: George Careless

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Dearest Children, God Is Near You

Words: Charles L. Walker

Music: John Menzies Macfarlane

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Did You Think to Pray?

Words: Mary A. Pepper Kidder

Music: William O. Perkins

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

Now Let Us Rejoice (Congregational)

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Henry Tucker

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

For the Beauty of the Earth

Words: Folliott S. Pierpoint

Music: Conrad Kocher

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

Consider the Lilies

Words: Roger Hoffman

Music: Roger Hoffman

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Arr.: A. Laurence Lyon

High on the Mountain Top

Words: Joel H. Johnson

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

Saturday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the May 2006 Ensign — Music by a combined choir from Brigham Young University; Rosalind Hall, director; Bonnie Goodliffe, organist: “I Saw a Mighty Angel Fly,” Hymns, no. 15, arr. Lewis, unpublished; “Have I Done Any Good?” Hymns, no. 223, arr. Zabriskie, pub. Plum; “Come, Ye Children of the Lord,” Hymns, no. 58; “Come, Follow Me,” Hymns, no. 116, arr. Manookin, pub. Sonos.

I Saw a Mighty Angel Fly

Words: Anon.

Music: English melody

Artist: Combined choir from BYU

Arr.: Lewis

Have I Done Any Good?

Words: Will L. Thompson

Music: Will L. Thompson

Artist: Combined choir from BYU

Arr.: David A. Zabriskie

Come, Ye Children of the Lord (Congregational)

Words: James H. Wallis

Music: Spanish melody

Artist: Combined choir from BYU

Come, Follow Me

Words: John Nicholson

Music: Samuel McBurney

Artist: Combined choir from BYU

Arr.: Robert P. Manookin

General Priesthood Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the May 2006 Ensign — Music by a priesthood choir from the Orem and Salt Lake institutes; Douglas Brenchley, Ryan Eggett, and Rick Decker, directors; Richard Elliott, organist: “Awake, Ye Saints of God, Awake!” Hymns, no. 17, arr. Staheli, pub. Plum; “The Lord Is My Shepherd,” Hymns, no. 108, arr. Loose, unpublished; “We Thank Thee, O God, for a Prophet,” Hymns, no. 19; “Come, O Thou King of Kings,” Hymns, no. 59.

Awake, Ye Saints of God, Awake!

Words: Eliza R. Snow

Music: Evan Stephens

Artist: Priesthood Institute choir

Arr.: Ronald Staheli

The Lord Is My Shepherd

Words: James Montgomery

Music: Thomas Koschat

Artist: Priesthood Institute choir

Arr.: Loose

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

Words: William Fowler

Music: Caroline E. Sheridan Norton

Artist: Priesthood Institute choir

Come, O Thou King of Kings

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: Anon.

Artist: Priesthood Institute choir

Sunday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the May 2006 Ensign — Music by the Tabernacle Choir; Craig Jessop and Mack Wilberg, directors; Clay Christiansen, organist: “Rejoice, the Lord Is King!” Hymns, no. 66; “He Sent His Son,” Children’s Songbook, 34–35, arr. Bradford, pub. Nature Sings; “I Stand All Amazed,” Hymns, no. 193; “Redeemer of Israel,” Hymns, no. 6; “O Lord Most Holy,” Franck, arr. Robertson and Schreiner, unpublished; “My Redeemer Lives,” Hymns, no. 135, arr. Wilberg, unpublished.

Rejoice, the Lord Is King!

Words: Charles Wesley

Music: Horatio Parker

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

He Sent His Son

Words: Mabel Jones Gabbott

Music: Michael F. Moody

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Arr.: Barlow Bradford

I Stand All Amazed

Words: Charles H. Gabriel

Music: Charles H. Gabriel

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Redeemer of Israel (Congregational)

Words: Joseph Swain

Music: Freeman Lewis

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

O Lord Most Holy

Words: Arthur Ryder

Music: César Franck

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Arr.: Leroy J. Robertson; Alexander Schreiner

My Redeemer Lives

Words: Gordon B. Hinckley

Music: G. Homer Durham

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

Sunday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the May 2006 Ensign — Music by the Tabernacle Choir; Craig Jessop and Mack Wilberg, directors; Linda Margetts and Bonnie Goodliffe, organists: “Sing Praise to Him,” Hymns, no. 70, arr. Wilberg, unpublished; “Jesus, Lover of My Soul,” Hymns, no. 102, arr. Wilberg, unpublished; “How Firm a Foundation,” Hymns, no. 85; “Abide with Me; ’Tis Eventide,” Hymns, no. 165, arr. Gates, pub. Jackman.

Sing Praise to Him

Words: Johann J. Schütz

Music: Bohemian Brethren’s Songbook

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

Jesus, Lover of My Soul

Words: Charles Wesley

Music: Joseph P. Holbrook

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

How Firm a Foundation (Congregational)

Words: Robert Keen

Music: J. Ellis

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Abide with Me; ’Tis Eventide

Words: M. Lowrie Hofford

Music: Harrison Millard

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Arr.: Crawford Gates