October 1971 General Conference Music

Oct 1–3, 1971

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

Friday Morning Session
Friday, Oct 1, 1971, 10:00 AM

Friday Afternoon Session
Friday, Oct 1, 1971, 2:00 PM

Saturday Morning Session
Saturday, Oct 2, 1971, 10:00 AM

Saturday Afternoon Session
Saturday, Oct 2, 1971, 2:00 PM

Sunday Morning Session
Sunday, Oct 3, 1971, 10:00 AM

Sunday Afternoon Session
Sunday, Oct 3, 1971, 2:00 PM

Other Sessions

Welfare-Agricultural Meeting
Saturday, Oct 2, 1971, 7:30 AM

General Priesthood Meeting
Saturday, Oct 2, 1971, 7:00 PM

Summary of Conference Music

The Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir furnished the choral 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 Promised Valley Chorus, a group comprising present and former members of the annual Promised Valley presentation, with Crawford Gates conducting, furnished the special musical numbers at the Friday morning meeting.

The choral music for the Friday afternoon session was provided by the Relief Society Chorus, combined choruses of the Blackfoot, Pocatello, and Pocatello North Regions, conducted by Ellen Neilson Barnes.

The Ricks College Combined Choirs and Choruses furnished special musical numbers at the Saturday afternoon meeting. Richard Robison and Clyde Luke served as conductors.

At the General Priesthood Session on Saturday evening, the choral numbers were sung by the Tabernacle Choir Men’s Chorus, with Richard P. Condie conducting.

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 October 1971 Conference Report booklet


Friday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

And the Glory of the Lord

Artist: Promised Valley Chorus

Come, Come Ye Saints

Artist: Promised Valley Chorus

Words: William Clayton

Music: English folk song

High on the Mountain Top (Congregational)

Artist: Promised Valley Chorus

Words: Joel H. Johnson

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

The Lord Is My Shepherd

Artist: Promised Valley Chorus

Words: James Montgomery

Music: Thomas Koschat

Friday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Come Ye Blessed

Artist: Relief Society choir

An Angel from on High

Artist: Relief Society choir

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: John E. Tullidge

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

Artist: Relief Society choir

Words: William Fowler

Music: Caroline E. Sheridan Norton

Old Things Are Done Away

Artist: Relief Society choir

Words: Leroy J. Robertson

Music: Leroy J. Robertson

Saturday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

How Excellent Thy Name

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Howard Hanson

Music: Howard Hanson

Praise to the Lord

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Joachim Neander

Music: Stralsund Gesangbuch

Coronation Anthem—Glory and Praise to God

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

In My Father’s House

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Solo: George Behunin

Words: James G. MacDermid

Music: James G. MacDermid

How Wondrous and Great

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Henry U. Onderdonk

Music: Joseph Martin Kraus

Come, Come, Ye Saints (Congregational)

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: William Clayton

Music: English folk song

Thanks Be to God

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Felix Mendelssohn

Music: Felix Mendelssohn

Jesus Name of Wondrous Love

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: W. Walsham How

Music: Everett Titcomb

He Who Would Valiant Be

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Crossing the Bar

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Saturday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

We Are Watchmen

Artist: Combined choir from Ricks College

The Lord’s Prayer

Artist: Combined choir from Ricks College

Now Let Us Rejoice (Congregational)

Artist: Combined choir from Ricks College

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Henry Tucker

And Then Shall Your Light Break Forth

Artist: Combined choir from Ricks College

General Priesthood Meeting(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Prayer at Evening

Artist: Men of the Tabernacle Choir

Thou Art Repose

Artist: Men of the Tabernacle Choir

Do What Is Right (Congregational)

Artist: Men of the Tabernacle Choir

Words: Anon.

Music: George Kiallmark Sr.

Praise the Lord

Artist: Men of the Tabernacle Choir

Sunday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Glory to God on High

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: James Allen

Music: Felice de Giardini

Send Forth Thy Spirit

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Sing the Lord, Ye Voices All

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

God So Loved the World

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: John Stainer

Music: John Stainer

I Stand All Amazed (Congregational)

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Charles H. Gabriel

Music: Charles H. Gabriel

Lead Kindly Light

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: John Henry Newman

Music: John B. Dykes

Now We Sing Thy Praise

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

148th Psalm—Lord Who Hast Made Us for Thine Own

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Gustav Holst

Music: Gustav Holst; Louis Bourgeois

Sunday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Hear My Cry, O God

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Arise, Shine for Thy Light Is Come

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Solo: Albert Fallows

Come, O Thou King of Kings (Congregational)

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: Anon.

How Beautiful Upon the Mountains

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

I Need Thee Every Hour

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Annie S. Hawks

Music: Robert Lowry