Psalm 150

O praise God in his holiness; praise him in the firmament of his power

Author: Lowell Mason
Tune: Chant (Stanford 16121)
Published in 23 hymnals

Representative Text

1 O praise God in his holiness:
praise him in the firmament of his power.

2 Praise him in his noble acts:
praise him according to his excellent greatness.

3 Praise him in the sound of the trumpet:
praise him upon the lute and harp.

4 Praise him in the cymbals and dances:
praise him upon the strings and pipe.

5 Praise him upon the well-tuned cymbals:
praise him upon the loud cymbals.

6 Let everything that hath breath:
praise the Lord.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son:
and to the Holy Ghost;

as it was in the beginning, is now and ever shall be;
world without end. Amen.

Author: Lowell Mason

Dr. Lowell Mason (the degree was conferred by the University of New York) is justly called the father of American church music; and by his labors were founded the germinating principles of national musical intelligence and knowledge, which afforded a soil upon which all higher musical culture has been founded. To him we owe some of our best ideas in religious church music, elementary musical education, music in the schools, the popularization of classical chorus singing, and the art of teaching music upon the Inductive or Pestalozzian plan. More than that, we owe him no small share of the respect which the profession of music enjoys at the present time as contrasted with the contempt in which it was held a century or more ago. In fact, the… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O praise God in his holiness; praise him in the firmament of his power
Title: Psalm 150
Author: Lowell Mason
Source: The Book of Common Prayer
Copyright: Public Domain



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