ASHWELL (Mason)

ASHWELL (Mason)

Composer: Lowell Mason
Published in 10 hymnals


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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: 33333 43254 53654
Key: D Major

Texts

Oh, Why Not Tonight?

When we our wearied limbs to rest

Lord Jesus! when we stand afar

Lord Jesus! when we stand afar,
And gaze upon Thy holy cross,
In love of Thee, and scorn of self,
Oh, may we count the world as loss!

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #2204
Text: How Blest the Righteous When He Dies
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