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I stand on Zion's mount

I stand on Zion's mount

Author: Joseph Swain
Tune: RIALTO
Published in 45 hymnals

Author: Joseph Swain

Joseph Swain born in 1723 in Reading, Mass, graduated at Harvard College in 1744; was schoolmaster at Reading in 1746; was ordained as pastor of the Congregationalist Church at Wenham, Mass in 1750. He was the author of several hymns. He was pastor of his church for forty-two years, until he died June 27, 1792. Swain and allied families, compiled by William C. Swain, Milwaukee,Wis: Press of Swain & Tate Company, 1896 Go to person page >

Text Information

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

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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Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 45 of 45)
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A Selection of Spiritual Songs #545

Asaph #d124

Chapel Hymns #d251

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Hymn-Book of the Evangelical Association #510

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Laudes Domini #350

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Laudes Domini #721

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Plymouth Collection #a614

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs #765

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H319

Schools Lyrics #d97

Social Hymn and Tune Book #d177

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Social Hymn Book #317

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Songs for Social and Public Worship #553

Songs for the New Life #d277

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad480

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Songs for the Sanctuary #659

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Songs for the Sanctuary #659

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Songs for the Sanctuary #659

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #659

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Songs of the Church #415

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Songs of Zion Enlarged #194

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #438

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #193.438

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #614

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The Baptist Hymn Book #438

The Book of Worship #d214

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The Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs #296

The Choral Friend #d31

The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d382

The Church-Book #d178

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The Congregational Hymn Book #707

The Evangelical Hymn and Tune Book #d313

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The Manual of Praise for Sabbath and Social Worship #390

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The Mozart Collection of Sacred Music #134

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The New Laudes Domini #759

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The Palm #151a

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The Public School Hymnal #135

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The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book #374c

The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d450

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