Lord, may our sympathizing breasts

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First Line: Lord, may our sympathizing breasts
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



MARTYRDOM was originally an eighteenth-century Scottish folk melody used for the ballad "Helen of Kirkconnel." Hugh Wilson (b. Fenwick, Ayrshire, Scotland, c. 1766; d. Duntocher, Scotland, 1824) adapted MARTYRDOM into a hymn tune in duple meter around 1800. A triple-meter version of the tune was fir…

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Lowell Mason (PHH 96) adapted AZMON from a melody composed by Carl G. Gläser in 1828. Mason published a duple-meter version in his Modern Psalmist (1839) but changed it to triple meter in his later publications. Mason used (often obscure) biblical names for his tune titles; Azmon, a city south of C…

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Songs for the Service of Prayer #265

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The Devotional Hymn and Tune Book #26

The Devotional Hymn Book #d276

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The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book #239a

The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d606

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Young Singer's Friend #a119

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