I stand on Zion's mount

I stand on Zion's mount

Author: Joseph Swain
Tune: RIALTO
Published in 43 hymnals

Author: Joseph Swain

Swain, Joseph, was born at Birmingham in 1761, and after being apprenticed to an engraver, removed to London. After a time he became a decided Christian, and being of an emotional poetic temperament, began to give expression to his new thoughts and feelings in hymns. In 1783 he was baptized by the Rev. Dr. Rippon, and in 1791 became minister of a Baptist congregation in East Street, Walworth. After a short but popular and very useful ministry, he died April 16, 1796 Swain published the following:— (1) A Collection of Poems on Several Occasions, London, 1781; (2) Redemption, a Poem in five Books, London, 1789; (3) Experimental Essays on Divine Subjects, London, 1791; (4) Walworth Hymns, by J. Swain, Pastor of the Baptist Church Meeting… Go to person page >

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First Line: I stand on Zion's mount
Author: Joseph Swain

Tune

RIALTO

George Frederick Root (b. Sheffield, MA, 1820; d. Bailey's Island, ME, 1895), who is better known for his Civil War songs, composed RIALTO in 1859; the tune is named after an island and bridge in Venice and a theater district in New York City (where Root worked for some years). An energetic tune (wi…

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Instances

Instances (1 - 43 of 43)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for the Church and the Choir #545Page Scan
Asaph: or, The Choir Book #d124
Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d389
Chapel Hymns #d251
Congregational Hymn and Tune Book; containing the Psalms and Hymns of the General Association of Connecticut, adapted to Suitable Tunes #745Page Scan
Hymn-Book of the Evangelical Association #510Page Scan
Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs ancient & modern (Abr. ed.) #350Page Scan
Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs ancient and modern #721Page Scan
Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #614Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: a manual of worship for the church of Christ #765Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H319Page Scan
Schools Lyrics #d97
Social Hymn and Tune Book: for the Lecture Room, Prayer Meeting, Family Circle, and Mission Church #d177
Social Hymn Book: Being the Hymns of the Social Hymn and Tune Book for the Lecture Room, Prayer Meeting, Family, and Congregation (2nd ed.) #317Page Scan
Songs for Social and Public Worship #553Page Scan
Songs for the New Life #d277
Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad480
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #659Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #659Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #659Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #659Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #659Page Scan
Songs of the Church: or, hymns and tunes for Christian worship #415Page Scan
Songs of Zion Enlarged: a manual of the best and most popular hymns and tunes, for social and private devotion #194Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #438Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #193.438Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book: being "The Plymouth Collection" enlarged and adapted to the use of Baptist churches #614Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book #438Page Scan
The Book of Worship #d214
The Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for use in social meetings. #296Page Scan
The Choral Friend #d31
The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d382
The Church-Book #d178
The Congregational Hymn Book: for the service of the sanctuary #707Page Scan
The Evangelical Hymn and Tune Book #d313
The Manual of Praise for Sabbath and Social Worship #390Page Scan
The Mozart Collection of Sacred Music: containing melodies, chorals, anthems and chants, harmonized in four parts; together with the celebrated Christus and Miserere by ZIngarelli #134Page Scan
The New Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in Baptist churches #759Page Scan
The Palm: a collection of sacred music, for choirs, singing schools and conventions #151aPage Scan
The Public School Hymnal, for the Use of High Schools and Seminaries. New and enl. ed. #d108
The Public School Hymnal: for the use of high schools and seminaries #135Page Scan
The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book: for the service of song in the house of the Lord #374cPage Scan
The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d450



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