October 1977 General Conference Music

Oct 1–2, 1977

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, Oct 1, 1977, 10:00 AM

Saturday Afternoon Session
Saturday, Oct 1, 1977, 2:00 PM

Sunday Morning Session
Sunday, Oct 2, 1977, 10:00 AM

Sunday Afternoon Session
Sunday, Oct 2, 1977, 2:00 PM

Other Sessions

Welfare Services Session
Saturday, Oct 1, 1977, 7:00 AM

General Priesthood Meeting
Saturday, Oct 1, 1977, 7:00 PM

Summary of Conference Music

The Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir furnished the choral numbers for the Saturday morning, Sunday morning, and Sunday afternoon sessions of the conference, with Jerold D. Ottley and Donald H. Ripplinger conducting.

A Young Women’s Choir from the North Utah regions, under the direction of Sisters Bonnie Winterton and LaVonne Van Orden, sang at the Saturday afternoon session.

At the General Priesthood Meeting on Saturday evening, a combined Choir of male voices from the Mormon Youth Chorus and the Tabernacle Choir furnished the music, directed by Jerold Ottley and Robert C. Bowden.

Prelude, postlude, and interlude music, and accompaniments on the Tabernacle organ throughout the conference sessions were played by Alexander Schreiner, Robert Cundick, Roy M. Darley, and John Longhurst, Tabernacle Organists.


From the October 1977 Conference Report booklet


Saturday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Hail to the Brightness of Zion’s Glad Morning

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Thomas Hastings

Music: Edwin F. Parry

We Pray As One for All Mankind

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

One of God’s Best Mornings

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

God of Power, God of Right

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Wallace F. Bennett

Music: Tracy Y. Cannon

Jehovah, Lord of Heaven and Earth

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Anon.

Music: Oliver Holden

Guide Us, O Thou Great Jehovah (Congregational)

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: William Williams

Music: John Hughes

A Marvelous Work Has Been Revealed

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Alexander Schreiner

Music: Alexander Schreiner

Praise to the Lord

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Joachim Neander

Music: Stralsund Gesangbuch

O God, Our Help in Ages Past

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Isaac Watts

Music: William Croft

Serve the Lord with Gladness

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Saturday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Oh, How Lovely Was the Morning

Artist: Young Women choir

Words: George Manwaring

Music: Sylvanus Billings Pond

Eternal Life

Artist: Young Women choir

Words: St. Francis of Assisi

Music: Olive Dungan

Shall the Youth of Zion Falter? (Congregational)

Artist: Young Women choir

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

As the Dew from Heaven Distilling

Artist: Young Women choir

Words: Thomas Kelly

Music: Joseph J. Daynes

General Priesthood Meeting(Return to top) Download Stream Online

For the Strength of the Hills

Artist: Men of the Tabernacle Choir; Men of the Mormon Youth Chorus

Words: Felicia D. Hemans

Music: Evan Stephens

Discovery

Artist: Men of the Tabernacle Choir; Men of the Mormon Youth Chorus

The World Has Need of Willing Men (Congregational)

Artist: Men of the Tabernacle Choir; Men of the Mormon Youth Chorus

Words: Will L. Thompson

Music: Will L. Thompson

Come, O Thou King of Kings

Artist: Men of the Tabernacle Choir; Men of the Mormon Youth Chorus

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: Anon.

Sunday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Arise, O Glorious Zion

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: William G. Mills

Music: George Careless

The Lord’s Prayer

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

The Voice of God Again is Heard

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Evan Stephens

Music: Evan Stephens

O Hark! A Glorious Sound is Heard

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: W. O. Robinson

Music: Frank W. Asper

Onward Ye Peoples

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Viktor Rydberg

Music: Jean Sibelius

Song of Thanks

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

I Need Thee Every Hour (Congregational)

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Annie S. Hawks

Music: Robert Lowry

Achieved Is the Glorious Work

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Truth Eternal

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: Alexander Schreiner

All People That on Earth Do Dwell

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Sunday Afternoon 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

Our God Is a God of Love

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: Delbert L. Stapley

Music: Robert Cundick

We Thank Thee, O God, For A Prophet (Congregational)

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: William Fowler

Music: Caroline E. Sheridan Norton

Abide With Me, ’Tis Eventide

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Words: M. Lowrie Hofford

Music: Harrison Millard