COWPER (Mason)

COWPER (Mason)

Composer: Lowell Mason
Published in 95 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

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

Title: COWPER (Mason)
Composer: Lowell Mason
Incipit: 35653 16512 3433
Notes: Also known as FOUNTAIN
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Praise for the Fountain opened

There is a fountain filled with blood
Drawn from Immanuel's veins;
And sinners, plunged beneath that flood,
Lose all their guilty stains:
Lose all their guilty stains,
Lose all their guilty stains;
And sinners, plunged beneath that flood,
Lose all their guilty stains.

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Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Easy Hymn Accompaniments for Organ or Piano: Set III
    Composer/Editor Edward H. Myer
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1996) pp. 23-24
  • Favorite Hymn Tunes in Dual Settings Book 3: For All Organs
    Composer/Editor Arthur E. Bergman
    Published By: King Music Publishing Co. (1964) pp. 41

Organ Solo

  • The Concordia Hymn Prelude Series Volume 22: General: Conv - Die guldne
    Composer/Editors Herbert Gotsch; Hugo J. Gehrke
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1983) pp. 16


Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
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African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymnal #256


Christian Worship #112

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Dakota Odowan. Hymns in the Dakota Language with tunes. #T36

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Lutheran Worship #506

Include 91 pre-1979 instances
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