DOWNS (Mason)

DOWNS (Mason)

Composer: Lowell Mason (1832)
Published in 115 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 (1832)
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Incipit: 13565 54356 15451
Key: D Major

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #827
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #375
Text: Blest Are the Undefiled in Heart
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #976
Text: Come, Ye That Know and Fear the Lord
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #4416
Text: My God, My Everlasting Hope
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #6172
Text: So Did the Hebrew Prophet Raise
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #6378
Text: The Steps of Those Whom He Approves
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #9492
Text: Prepare, Ye Saints, To Meet Your Lord
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #9676
Text: But Few Among The Carnal Wise
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #11124
Text: Lord, At Thy Table I Behold
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #11129
Text: Lord, I Esteem Thy Judgments Right
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

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Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #827ScoreAudio
Small Church Music #3660Audio
The Cyber Hymnal #375TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #976TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #4416TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #6172TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #6378TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #9492TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #9676TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #11124TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #11129TextScoreAudio
Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #506Text
Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #557TextFlexScorePage Scan
Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #624TextPage Scan
Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #637TextPage Scan
Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #720Text
Include 99 pre-1979 instances



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