April 1971 General Conference Music

Apr 3–6, 1971

Talks and media from this conference are available at ChurchofJesusChrist.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 3, 1971, 10:00 AM

Saturday Afternoon Session
Saturday, Apr 3, 1971, 2:00 PM

Sunday Morning Session
Sunday, Apr 4, 1971, 10:00 AM

Sunday Afternoon Session
Sunday, Apr 4, 1971, 2:00 PM

Tuesday Morning Session
Tuesday, Apr 6, 1971, 10:00 AM

Tuesday Afternoon Session
Tuesday, Apr 6, 1971, 2:00 PM

Other Sessions

Welfare-Agricultural Meeting
Saturday, Apr 3, 1971, 7:30 AM

General Priesthood Meeting
Saturday, Apr 3, 1971, 7:00 PM

Summary of Conference Music

The Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir furnished the musical numbers for the Saturday morning, the Sunday morning and the Sunday afternoon sessions of the conference, with Richard P. Condie conductor, and Jay E. Welch, assistant conductor.

The Combined Male Choruses of Seminary and Institute personnel of faculty and students from the University of Utah, Ogden and Logan Institutes of Religion furnished the special musical numbers at the General Priesthood meeting on Saturday night. The chorus was directed by Douglas W. Stott, Ladd R. Cropper, and James R. Bradley.

The choral music for the Saturday afternoon session was provided by a chorus from the Institutes of Religion at Idaho State College, Boise State College, College of Southern Idaho, and Treasure Valley Community College, Ontario, Oregon, singing under the direction of Rodger Porter, Marjo Beckstead and Don B. Castleton.

The Mormon Youth Chorus, with Jay E. Welch and Had Gunderson conducting, furnished the special musical numbers at the Tuesday morning meeting.

On Tuesday afternoon, a Primary Children’s Chorus, with Patricia C. Maughan conducting, sang the choral numbers.

Richard P. Condie directed the singing of the Tabernacle Choir on the Choir and Organ Broadcast on Sunday morning, with Alexander Schreiner at the organ console.

Accompaniments on the Tabernacle Organ throughout the conference sessions were played by Alexander Schreiner, Robert Cundick, and Roy M. Darley, Tabernacle Organists.


From the April 1971 Conference Report booklet


Saturday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Glory to God in the Highest

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Sergei Rachmaninoff

Music: Sergei Rachmaninoff

Praise God From Whom All Blessings Flow

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Thomas Ken

Music: Louis Bourgeois; Genevan Psalter

For the Beauty of the Earth

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Folliott S. Pierpoint

Music: Conrad Kocher

Come Unto Jesus

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Orson Pratt Huish

Music: Orson Pratt Huish

Gloria

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

The Palms

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Jean-Baptiste Faure

Music: Jean-Baptiste Faure

I Stand All Amazed

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Charles H. Gabriel

Music: Charles H. Gabriel

I Know That My Redeemer Lives (Congregational)

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Samuel Medley

Music: Lewis D. Edwards

By Babylon’s Wave

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Come, Come, Ye Saints

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: William Clayton

Music: English folk song

Of the Father’s Love Begotten

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Aurelius Prudentius

Music: Unknown

Saturday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

King of Love My Shepherd Is

Artist: Combined Institute choir

Words: Henry W. Baker

Music: Alfred Beirly

For the Strength of the Hills

Artist: Combined Institute choir

Words: Felicia D. Hemans

Music: Evan Stephens

O Say What Is Truth (Congregational)

Artist: Combined Institute choir

Words: John Jaques

Music: Ellen Knowles Melling

Beatitudes

Artist: Combined Institute choir

General Priesthood Meeting(Return to top) Download Stream Online

The Lord Is My Light

Artist: Combined male chorus

Words: James Nicholson

Music: John R. Sweney

Seek Ye the Lord

Artist: Combined male chorus

Do What Is Right (Congregational)

Artist: Combined male chorus

Words: Anon.

Music: George Kiallmark Sr.

Eternal Life

Artist: Combined male chorus

Words: St. Francis of Assisi

Music: Olive Dungan

Sunday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Rejoice the Lord Is King

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Charles Wesley

Music: Horatio Parker

Sing Unto God

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: George Frideric Handel

Music: George Frideric Handel

Thy Word Is a Lantern

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Peace and Holy Silence

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Solo: Marion Vance

Come O Thou King of Kings (Congregational)

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: Anon.

Arise O Glorious Zion

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: William G. Mills

Music: George Careless

Sing Alleluia Forth

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Lord, Thou Alone Art God

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Sunday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

But the Lord Is Mindful of His Own

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Felix Mendelssohn

Music: Felix Mendelssohn

I Will Greatly Rejoice

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Joseph Roff

Music: Joseph Roff

How Firm a Foundation (Congregational)

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Anon.; Robert Keen

Music: Anon.; J. Ellis

O Divine Redeemer

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Charles Gounod

Music: Charles Gounod

Tuesday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Out of the Silence

Artist: Mormon Youth Chorus

Oh How Lovely Was the Morning

Artist: Mormon Youth Chorus

Words: George Manwaring

Music: Sylvanus Billings Pond

We Thank Thee O God for a Prophet (Congregational)

Artist: Mormon Youth Chorus

Words: William Fowler

Music: Caroline E. Sheridan Norton

Go, Song of Mine

Artist: Mormon Youth Chorus

Tuesday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

I Know My Father Lives

Artist: Primary choir

Words: Reid N. Nibley

Music: Reid N. Nibley

The Still Small Voice

Artist: Primary choir

Words: Merrill Bradshaw

Music: Merrill Bradshaw

The Sacred Grove

Artist: Primary choir

Words: Joan D. Campbell

Music: Hal K. Campbell

In Perfect Faith

Artist: Primary choir

Words: Wallace F. Bennett

Music: Margaret Cornwall Richards

O Ye Mountains High (Congregational)

Artist: Primary choir

Words: Charles W. Penrose

Music: Henry S. Thompson

Teach Me to Walk in the Light

Artist: Primary choir

Solo: Diane McCoun; Walter Boyden

Words: Clara W. McMaster

Music: Clara W. McMaster

I Am a Child of God

Artist: Primary choir

Words: Naomi W. Randall

Music: Mildred Tanner Pettit