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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 >

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Composer: Lowell Mason (1832)
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Incipit: 13565 54356 15451
Key: D Major

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The Cyber Hymnal #976

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The Cyber Hymnal #6172

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The Cyber Hymnal #6378

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The Cyber Hymnal #9676

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The Cyber Hymnal #11124

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The Cyber Hymnal #11129

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The Cyber Hymnal #11752

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