Young, J. Under this signature two hymns are given in the American Baptist Psalmist, 1843: (1) "O for a shout of joy" (God's Eternal Love), No. 157, in 5 stanzas of 6 lines; and (2) "O Holy Lord, our God" (On behalf of Ministers), No. 952, in 4 stanzas of 7 lines. Both are still in common use.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)
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MASON, by William F. Sherwin (PHH 8), was published as a setting for the first three stanzas of Psalm 86 in the 1912 Psalter and in all previous editions of the Psalter Hymnal. Since he studied with Lowell Mason (PHH 96), Sherwin could well have named the tune after him. Dale Grotenhuis (PHH 4) harm…