ANVERN

ANVERN

Composer: Lowell Mason
Published in 27 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Composer: 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 >

Tune Information

Composer: Lowell Mason
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Incipit: 55131 27111 35342
Key: F Major

Texts

Triumphant Zion, lift Thy head

Arm of the Lord, awake! awake!

The Enjoyment of Heaven

Thine earthly Sabbaths, Lord, we love,
But there's a nobler rest above;
To that our longing souls aspire,
With ardent pangs of strong desire.

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #919
Text: Come, Let Us Sing unto the Lord
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #6904
Text: Triumphant Zion! Lift Thy Head
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
Small Church Music #6790
Text: Ny teny masina sy to (The holy and truthful word)
  • PDF Score (PDF)

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Protestant Madagascar Hymnal, 2001 #215b

Audio

Small Church Music #6790

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #919

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #6904

The New Harp of Columbia, Restored Edition #34t

Include 22 pre-1979 instances
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