April 1973 General Conference Music

Apr 6–8, 1973

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

Friday Morning Session
Friday, Apr 6, 1973, 10:00 AM

Friday Afternoon Session
Friday, Apr 6, 1973, 2:00 PM

Saturday Morning Session
Saturday, Apr 7, 1973, 10:00 AM

Saturday Afternoon Session
Saturday, Apr 7, 1973, 2:00 PM

Sunday Morning Session
Sunday, Apr 8, 1973, 10:00 AM

Sunday Afternoon Session
Sunday, Apr 8, 1973, 2:00 PM

Other Sessions

Welfare Meeting
Saturday, Apr 7, 1973, 7:30 AM

General Priesthood Meeting
Saturday, Apr 7, 1973, 7:00 PM

Summary of Conference Music

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

The Ogden Institute of Religion Combined Choruses, directed by Ladd Cropper, furnished the music at the Friday afternoon session.

The choral music for the Saturday afternoon session was provided by the Combined Primary Children’s Chorus from the Bountiful, Kaysville, and Woods Cross Regions, with Sister Pat Maughan conducting.

An Aaronic Priesthood Chorus from the Oquirrh and Tooele Regions, with Jerold Ottley conducting, furnished the music at the General Priesthood Meeting on Saturday night.

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.

Prelude and postlude music, and 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 1973 Conference Report booklet


Friday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

The Heavens Resound

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Christian Fürchtegott Gellert

Music: Ludwig van Beethoven

With a Voice of Singing

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Martin Shaw

Music: Martin Shaw

Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Thomas Ken

Music: Louis Bourgeois; Genevan Psalter

I Stand All Amazed at the Love Jesus Offers Me

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Charles H. Gabriel

Music: Charles H. Gabriel

Still, Still With Thee

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Harriet B. Stowe

Music: Harry Shelley

Hallelujah, Amen

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: George Frideric Handel

Music: George Frideric Handel

I Know That My Redeemer Lives (Congregational)

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Samuel Medley

Music: Lewis D. Edwards

Seek Him Who Made the Seven Stars

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Crossing the Bar

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Friday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

The Morning Breaks, the Shadows Flee

Artist: Ogden Institute of Religion Combined Choruses

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: George Careless

O How Lovely Was the Morning

Artist: Ogden Institute of Religion Combined Choruses

Words: George Manwaring

Music: Sylvanus Billings Pond

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

Artist: Ogden Institute of Religion Combined Choruses

Words: William Fowler

Music: Caroline E. Sheridan Norton

The Creation

Artist: Ogden Institute of Religion Combined Choruses

Saturday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Carry On

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Ruth May Fox

Music: Alfred M. Durham

Behold, the Lamb of God

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Anon.

Music: Lowell Mason

Souls of the Righteous

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Though Deepening Trials

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Eliza R. Snow

Music: George Careless

The Spirit of God Like A Fire Is Burning (Congregational)

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: Anon.

Arise, My Soul, Arise

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Charles Wesley; Wesley’s Collection

Music: George Careless

God So Loved the World

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: John Stainer

Music: John Stainer

The Lord Is My Shepherd

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: James Montgomery

Music: Thomas Koschat

Saturday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Reverence

Artist: Primary choir

Words: Ruth H. Chadwick

Music: Leah Ashton Lloyd

I Think When I Read that Sweet Story

Artist: Primary choir

Words: Jemima Luke

Music: Leah Ashton Lloyd

I Wonder When He Comes Again

Artist: Primary choir

Words: Mirla Greenwood Thayne

Music: Mirla Greenwood Thayne

Christ and His Little Ones

Artist: Primary choir

Words: Orson F. Whitney

Music: Evan Stephens

Redeemer of Israel (Congregational)

Artist: Primary choir

Words: Joseph Swain

Music: Freeman Lewis

Where Love Is

Artist: Primary choir

Words: Joanne Bushman Doxey; Norma Smith

Music: Joanne Bushman Doxey; Marjorie Castleton Kjar

General Priesthood Meeting(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Joseph Smith’s First Prayer

Artist: Aaronic Priesthood choir

Words: George Manwaring

Music: Sylvanus Billings Pond

I Know That My Redeemer Lives

Artist: Aaronic Priesthood choir

Words: Samuel Medley

Music: Lewis D. Edwards

Israel, Israel, God Is Calling (Congregational)

Artist: Aaronic Priesthood choir

Words: Richard Smyth

Music: Charles C. Converse

Abide With Me

Artist: Aaronic Priesthood choir

Words: Henry F. Lyte

Music: William H. Monk

Sunday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Awake, Ye Saints

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Eliza R. Snow

Music: Evan Stephens

Eternal Father

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

The King of Love My Shepherd Is

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Henry W. Baker

Music: Alfred Beirly

Thy Will Be Done

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Charlotte Elliott

Music: A. H. D. Troyte

An Angel from on High

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: John E. Tullidge

Come, O Thou King of Kings (Congregational)

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: Anon.

Reverently and Meekly Now

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Joseph L. Townsend

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

The 148th Psalm

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Gustav Holst

Music: Gustav Holst; Louis Bourgeois

Sunday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Our God Is a God of Love

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Delbert L. Stapley

Music: Robert Cundick

What Was Witnessed in the Heavens

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: John S. Davis

Music: Evan Stephens

Come, Come Ye Saints (Congregational)

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: William Clayton

Music: English folk song

The Link Divine

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square